ELCA Global Mission
Click the map below to see where the ELCA works around the world.
The ELCA model for Global Mission is Accompaniment — central to which is the priority we place on relationship — that relationship which God has intended for us since the beginning of the world. When we walk together, we need to be able to talk honestly, to share with one another, to get to know one another — to undo the boundary of strangeness or suspicion between us. It takes time, thought, and commitment to learn to see how we create boundaries, to perceive the asymmetries in our relationships, and to respond to them from Christ’s reconciling mission.
“Our global missions work is a place where the ELCA really shines.” – Bishop Ann Svennungsen
Core Accompaniment Values