Women of the ELCA
Women of the ELCA (WELCA), the women’s organization of this church, has thousands of participants in thousands of congregations. Together we are committed to growing in faith, affirming our gifts, supporting one another in our callings, and engaging in ministry and action that promotes justice and wholeness for all people.
Follow the South Dakota Women of the ELCA on the web:
Read the Fall 2023 WELCA Newsletter
Download the South Dakota Synod WELCA Constitution
Download the 2023 WELCA Convention Booklet
Learn more about the Women of the ELCA at its website, womenoftheelca.org.
Watch Diana Glover as Katie Luther from the 2023 Synodical Convention on YouTube (right-click on the link and select “open in a new tab” or “open in a new window” to view the video).
Save the Date!
2024 Annual WELCA Synodical Convention
Wednesday, June 19 – Friday, June 21, 2024
First Lutheran Church, Mitchell
Hosted by Prairie Rivers Conference
Sign Up for our e-newsletter by contacting the editor – Lilah Gillis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
2024 Spring Gathering Conference Schedule/Dates:
Northern Plains: April 13 at Our Saviors Lutheran, Redfield
Bear Butte: April 20th at St James Lutheran, Belle Fourche
Prairie Rivers: April 13 at St. Paul Lutheran, Stickney
Medary: April 6 at Our Savior’s in Flandreau
Prairie Coteau: April 20 at Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, Watertown
Crossroads: April 20 at Spirit of Joy, Sioux Falls
Southeastern: April 20 at TBD
Support the ministry of the Women of the ELCA in South Dakota through your financial gifts.
Clear Lake, SD
Director for Stewardship
Director for Justice
Director for Discipleship
Pastor Erika Lehmann
Sioux Falls, SD