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 2018 Winter WELCA Newsletter

  • Please be aware that the dates for the Synodical Convention dates for the South Dakota Women of the ELCA are: June 29 -30 at the Abbey of the Hills in Summit, SD.
  • Pre-convention activities on Thursday, June 28 at American Lutheran Church, Milbank.


Download the 2017 WELCA Convention Booklet

Download the South Dakota Synod WELCA Constitution

Learn more about the Women of the ELCA.