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2013 Proclaim Retreat Registration Open

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ELM donors have helped build Proclaim, a vibrant community of nearly 120 publicly identified LGBTQ Lutheran rostered leaders and seminarians.

Early registration is now open for the 2013 Proclaim Retreat!

The retreat will be held at Bishop’s Ranch in Healdsburg, CA.  This retreat is open to members of Proclaim, significant others, and children.   There are 117 people in Proclaim.  This is the third annual Proclaim retreat.   For information on joining Proclaim go here.

Anyone who would like to learn more about Proclaim or attending the retreat can email ELM Executive Director Amalia Vagts (

This year’s retreat, Wade in the Water, will feature keynote speaker, Bishop Yvette Flunder.

You support this work through your contributions to Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries.  Every dollar makes experiences like the Proclaim retreat a reality–and in turn you are affecting ministry throughout the church.  Thank you to our wonderful supporters for making this happen!  We give thanks especially to the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation for their  support of the Proclaim program.

ELM provides a scholarships to help defray the cost of registration for seminarians and those without call.   If you are interested in supporting a scholarship, please contact Amalia Vagts (

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