October 2021

Boldcafe Monthly Dinner: We are better together
There have been tears, laughter and recipes for signature drinks. People have gathered virtually and shared meaningful conversations during a difficult time. The Boldcafe Monthly Dinner, based on content from Women of the ELCA’s online magazine, boldcafe.org, has proven that connecting over shared faith cannot be diminished, even during a pandemic. Read the story.
Join the next Cafe's B.Y.O.D.
The Rev. Lisa Heffernan, advocate and Boldcafe writer, will lead the Thursday, Oct. 7, discussion about creating authentic community through accessibility in honor of Spina Bifida Awareness Month. You can eat your dinner, nibble on dessert, or enjoy a drink during the one-hour session.

Register here to join the group at 7 p.m. CDT. Don't miss this exciting and easy way to connect with new friends.
Devotion: Now thank we all our God
Have you ever wondered where the popular hymn, "Now we thank we all our God" came from and what inspired the writer? This beautiful hymn of thanksgiving didn't come about when times were easy. Learn more and read Women of the ELCA's October's devotion.
Join Gather for Bible study!
From fall Bible study videos, to an Advent devotional celebrating our spiritual grandmothers, to a four-session study on the kingdom of God, Gather has something for everyone in the coming months. Learn more about what's coming up here.
Sign up for Daily Grace
Daily Grace is an on-the-go companion for your spiritual journey, offering a faith reflection every day. Encounter God’s extravagant, boundless, and often surprising grace by signing up for a daily email message. You can also download the app for your IOS and Android devices. Learn more at welca.org/dailygrace.
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