Martin Luther was eight years old when Christopher Columbus set sail from Europe and landed in the Western Hemisphere. Luther was a young monk and priest when Michaelangelo was painting the Sistine Chapel in Rome...
Assignment completes candidacy for all people, including those ordained in another Lutheran church or Christian tradition, moving them toward first call and admittance to the appropriate roster in the ELCA...
The ELCA Conference of Bishops' Ecumenical and Inter-Religious Liaison Committee and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs Committee commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by signing a joint statement during a Lutheran-Catholic service of Common Prayer.
Martin Luther posted his “Ninety-Five Theses” in Wittenberg on Oct. 31, 1517, and the resulting debate about Christian teaching and practice led to changes that have shaped the course of Western Christianity for almost 500 years.
Complying with tax requirements and tax reporting is the responsibility of each ELCA congregation’s treasurer. In addition, it is their responsibility to be aware of tax laws and reporting requirements as they are established and change.
The ELCA Office of the Treasurer strongly encourages congregational treasurers to consult up-to-date resource materials on tax requirements and reporting. Treasurers are also encouraged to consult with a qualified tax preparer and/or attorney familiar with tax laws, as necessary.
These resources are provided in response to frequently asked questions. If you have suggestions for additional resources related to taxes, tax reporting and congregations, please send us an email.
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