Publicly Engaged Church

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Accessed February 11, 2020.

This web resource compiles a variety of tools and information on the many aspects of the outreach and mission of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, including community organizing and advocacy tools, as well as opportunities to volunteer, emphasizing that God is present in every aspect of life.



Best For

clergy and lay leaders



Suggested Uses

  • Offer help and encouragement in building partnerships for action and impact within your congregation.
  • Address topics such as hunger and poverty, the environment, health and wellness, corporate social responsibility, peace-building, racial justice, women’ s rights, and science and technology.

About the Contributor
Melissa Spas

Melissa Spas is the managing director of the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, where she develops and leads educational programs and partnerships with religious organizations and the people who lead them. She has also worked for leadership education at Duke Divinity, where she contributed to the development, design, and delivery of strategic leadership programs and resources for Christian institutions. 

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