Asian Lutherans


The Association of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the ELCA is the association for and led by Asians in the ELCA. Its mission is:

  1. To encourage the expression of Christian faith from an Asian Pacific Islander perspective.
  2. To support the unique gifts of Asian Pacific Islanders as they give witness to the gospel of Jesus Christ.
  3. To encourage Asian Pacific Islander members of the ELCA to participate fully in all expressions of the ELCA.
  4. To support the implementation of the ELCA national Asian and Pacific Islander Ministry Strategy.
  5. To support the growth and development of ordained and lay leadership within the Asian Pacific Islander communities within the ELCA.