The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


College & seminary crunch

Mission and funding collide in these economic times

In the best of times, leaders at ELCA-affiliated institutions of higher education say they rely on moral, spiritual and financial support from individuals, congregations and synods. In the worst of times, such support is a lifeline. Without it, schools would struggle to provide vital, fundamentally Lutheran educational experiences.

Now it’s the “worst of times” as the economy recovers from the stock market crashes in late 2008. What does this mean for ELCA schools?

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