2013 CHURCHWIDE ASSEMBLY OF THE ELCA, AUGUST 12-17, 2013
DAVID L. LAWRENCE CONVENTION CENTER, PITTSBURGH, PA
ALWAYS BEING MADE NEW - 25 YEARS TOGETHER IN CHRIST
This link provides registration information, schedule, information for voting members, and other pertinent material.
We need to get ready for our guests from across the USA and beyond.
The smooth operation of the Churchwide Assembly and the spirit of Pittsburgh hospitality depend on hundreds of volunteers who contribute their time, effort and considerable talent.
What tasks will the volunteers be asked to do? There are many different tasks from ironing albs and washing communion service pieces, greeting guests at the airport and directing them to transportation, to assisting with worship, registration, and on and on.
To volunteer, please go to the website www.micahscall.org/elca2013 and register on the volunteer page. You will be able to choose a task, day and time. PLEASE SIGN UP TODAY!
NOT SINCE 1964! By the time the Churchwide Assembly meets in Pittsburgh in August, 2013, it will have been almost 50 years since such an event last took place. In July 1964, the Lutheran Church in America, one of the predecessor churches to the ELCA, met in Pittsburgh. It was an exciting convention. Less than a year after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s. “I Have a Dream” speech . . . READ MORE!