Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,
Welcome to the European American Lutheran Association website. We are Lutherans of European descent committed to living out our Gospel calling to end the hold racism and white power and privilege have on the ELCA. Please browse our pages for resources (for individuals and groups),...
EALA Members and Friends,
The following is part of a HuffPost Blog done by Jaime Grant, Director, Global Transgender Research and Advocacy Project. Included in the blog is a reference to an article by Peggy Macintosh “Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” which dealt with white privilege. The complete blog can be seen...
3rd EALA Conference and General Assembly
For education, inspiration, networking, and decision-making
Held with Asociación de Ministerios Hispanos de la ELCAhttp://aml-elca.org
Late Thursday-Saturday Noon, September 10-12
Lutheridge Conference Center
2511 Hendersonville Rd., Arden, NC 28704
Lutheridge is about 2 miles from the Asheville Regional Airport and about one hour from the airport at Greenville, SC...
“Those of us who are considered white in our society have much work to do to counter-act our society that was created to benefit white people, and marginalize others. In a country where the top 100 wealthiest people have more resources than the bottom 150 million, and where the majority...
The European American Lutheran Association is one of six ethnic associations in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. It may seem strange for White persons to think of themselves as ethnic. The EALA came into being at the invitation of the other ethnic associations so that all peoples could be represented equally at the Table of Color. If you're White European in heritage, we invite you to join us.
Collective Presence with Ethnic Groups
Connecting with African Descent, American Indian & Alaskan Native, Arab & Middle Eastern, Asian & Pacific Islander, and Latino associations.
Public Witness Circle
Networking witnesses that nurture an anti-racist society and push for racial justice in the church and throughout society.
Organizing partnership with those who want to be accountable for their privilege and power.
Developing the digital tools that inform, educate and inspire our work and witness.