Office ofCongregation Relations

Online Resources

Listed below are sites that may be helpful when looking for information about the ELCA, Region 1 and our continuing education programs.

About the ELCA

Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA)

"We work hard to put our faith into action. In today’s complex world, we strive to make a difference in practical, realistic ways."

Region 1 Synod Websites

Southwestern Washington Synod

"The mission of the Southwestern Washington synod is to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ by empowering congregations and church leaders to grow in worship, education, stewardship and other ministries."

Northwest Washington Synod

"Every day members of congregations in the Northwest Washington Synod are making the world a better place. In far reaches of the globe, and right here in our neighborhoods, we reach out to our neighbors who are in need."

Oregon Synod

"We of the Oregon Synod, firmly rooted in the gospel of God's grace in Christ embrace our partnership with the whole church and freely give ourselves to worship, witness and service."

Montana Synod

"Marked by the cross of Christ forever, abundantly blessed, we faithfully serve God and neighbor."

Alaska Synod

"The Alaska Synod of the ELCA is all of us working together as interdependent congregations to invite, welcome, grow, and serve in Christ by helping each other through sharing prayer, encouragement, financial and pastoral support."

Eastern Washington/Idaho Synod

"The Eastern Washington-Idaho Synod has a number of publications that are provided to support congregational mission."

Lutheran Lifelong Learning

Book of Faith

"This site is a place for sharing all that is happening across the ELCA in relation to the Book of Faith Initiative."