Over its 25 years, the ELCA Fund for Leaders has provided money to over 1,100 promising deacon and pastoral candidates so they could attend ELCA seminaries. For many, the Fund for Leaders’ help was the primary factor that enabled them to receive the practical training and advanced degrees they needed to serve our congregations and specialized ministries.

Download a free three-page study guide for “A dream comes true, 25 years of Fund for Leaders,” which appeared in the August 2022 print issue of Living Lutheran. Access the guide by clicking on “Download Now” in the “Study Guide” box to the right.

Robert C. Blezard
Robert C. Blezard is pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, Md., and editor of Living Lutheran's study guides. Previously he served as an assistant to the bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod.

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