Via de Cristo is a Spanish phrase meaning Way of Christ. Via de Cristo is a highly structured three-day weekend designed to strengthen and renew the faith of Christian people and bring them to a new awareness of living in God’s grace. It is a combined effort of lay people and clergy toward renewal of the church.
The ELCA is a nation-wide community of faith that shares a passion for making positive changes in the world. Our faith is built around a strong belief in God as made known to us in Jesus Christ. Through worship, service, and education, we practice our faith, grow our relationship with God and experience God’s grace in our lives.
Thrivent Financial is a faith-based, not-for-profit membership organization nearly 2.5 million members strong. A Fortune 500 financial services organization with the strength of more than $73 billion in assets under management, Thrivent is the merger of Aid Association for Lutherans and Lutheran Brotherhood.
Luther Seminary is a community centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It is a place where theological learning is engaged with heart, mind and spirit. Luther Seminary listens to the needs of the 21st century church and responds by sending leaders trained with a deep biblical and missional understanding to lead and serve in God’s world.
Faith Lutheran is the home to Mundo de Arcoiris, a Spanish immersion day-care academy. Their mission is to help children develop their ability to expand their minds by emerging them in the Spanish language. Please check out their web site for further information.
The Mission Investment Fund is an ELCA ministry which supports many congregations with great work throughout the community.