The Commission for Global Relationships is committed to this synod’s engagement in God’s mission to the whole world.


1. Raise awareness of accompaniment

2. Affirm and enhance global ministries in congregations

3. Work in partnership with the Global Mission, at the ELCA Churchwide offices.

4. Educate congregations about our global partnerships, including The Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches

5. Set priorities and establish committees and work groups in the following areas: