Statement of Purpose

As a community of women created in the image of God, called to discipleship in Jesus Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves to grow in faith, affirm our gifts, support one another in our callings, engage in ministry and action, and promote healing and wholeness in the church, the society, and the world.

Mission statement

The mission of Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is to mobilize women to act boldly on their faith in Jesus Christ.

Goals of this mission

1. To achieve sustainable intergenerational connections that are meaningful and relevant.
2. To build communities that are cohesive, diverse, dynamic, compassionate and just, based on common interests, concerns and commitments.
3. To authentically name, voice and respond to issues affecting women through awareness,
education, action and advocacy.
4. To asses our present structure, relationships, and programs in terms of the mission: to
mobilize women to act boldly on their faith in Jesus Christ.
5. To use demographic information and organizational research as a basis for all mission
planning.

WELCA meets meets in homes of women in the group. Hostesses are listed in The Reporter along with current WELCA news.