The ELCA is a community of faith that shares a passion for making positive changes in the world. Our faith is built around a strong belief in God as made known to us in Jesus Christ. Through worship, service, and education, we practice our faith, grow our relationship with God and experience God's grace in our lives. Learn more about What We Believe. We also work hard to put our faith into action. In today’s complex world, we strive to make a difference in practical, realistic ways. With nearly 10,000 congregations across the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and nearly five million members—we welcome you to experience this church right in your community.
The Montana Synod is one of 65 synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA was formed in 1988 as a merger of the Lutheran Church in America, the American Lutheran Church and the Association of Evangelical Lutheran Churches. The roots of the Montana Synod can be traced back to 1881 when three Norwegian-American families settled along Sweet Grass Creek near the community of Melville in south central Montana.
Flathead Lutheran Bible Camp is a summer bible camp and year round retreat center located in Northwest Montana on the shores of beautiful Flathead Lake. Flathead Lutheran Bible Camp is a place for people of all ages to explore, grow and live out their faith.
Located on a scenic hilltop overlooking the city of Kalispell, Immanuel Lutheran Communities is a beacon for the growing community they serve. Since their opening 65 years ago in 1957, they have been dedicated to a non-profit Christian mission of providing warm, tender and loving care to members of the community needing special assistance in living. This loving care is provided regardless of age, race, religion or origin of financial resources. To fulfill their mission, they continually strive to affirm and sustain an atmosphere of living that supports the dignity of each life. Their sincere mission is to help all residents reach their highest physical, emotional and spiritual potential.
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. Access local times and places with this link by entering zipcode.