The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Facts & figures: ELCA Global Mission

• The ELCA supports missionaries and programs in more than 90 countries

$30 million annual budget

265 missionaries in 48 countries

120 companion synod relationships between ELCA synods and other Lutheran World Federation member churches and dioceses

85 independent Lutheran churches around the world relate to ELCA Global Mission

700 global church leaders have completed international graduate study with ELCA financial support since 1988

• $2.52 million in International Disaster Response gifts were distributed to 21 countries in 2007

Source: ELCA Global Mission


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