Welcome to the New Website

Welcome to the Christian Education Network of the ELCA website!  If you are new to the CENetwork, please look around.  You'll find there are some things available to the general public.  You'll find there are many more things available to members.  All current members will need to sign in with their username, update their password and check their account information.  Members that were current as of August 26, the account information should have transferred. New members who joined since then, the account information was manually entered.  If members have forgotten usernames, or if the coordinator manually entered the information - the username is likely the first initial period last name (J.Doe).  Alternatively, you may log in with your registered email address. If you still have trouble, contact the coordinator via email or through the website contact form.

A Word from Debbie Streicher, president of the CENetwork

I view the Christian Education Network as an effective way to build connections, support, and grow a network partnering with other organizations in the ELCA that offer lifelong faith formation resources needed for all different age levels primarily in the local setting of our congregations.  More often than not, faith formation programming is done by volunteers especially in smaller congregations where budgets are shrinking.  Where does help come from?  Who can leadership point to for support?  The Christian Education Network of the ELCA! 

Our Facebook page is a good place to begin with questions.  Membership and our website are good places to continue.  Our Network Advocates are ready and able to address questions, concerns and other issues via emails through our website.  We are here to serve you.

Reasons to Join the CENetwork of the ELCA

Check out these benefits of joining the Christian Education Network of the ELCA!!!!

  • a monthly e-newsletter with the latest resources in Christian Education and news and events
  • full access to the CENetwork blog and website.
  • Free downloadable resources that are reviewed, tested, and theologically sound
  • A free mentoring program for experienced Christian educators, those new to the field, "first call" pastors or rostered staff, overwhelmed staff, or anyone interested in wanting support.
  • As well as other benefits... Click on the button below to read more!

The Christian Education Network of the ELCA has a great opportunity to receive matching funds for all donations!  Update on the Matching Funds Campaign: We have received $7100.

Our goal of $7500 by October 4th is within sight!  This is the last year that we will have this opportunity to earn these matching funds. We hope to raise the full amount so that we can receive the full match!

We are a non-profit organization.

Thanks to a generous donation, every dollar received before October 1, 2014 whether $15, $25, $50, or more will be matched up to $7500.

Thanks to you we continue to discover new and effective ways to help, support, and network with clergy, staff, and volunteers in congregations across the nation.

You can also donate money to our organization when you shop on Amazon!
For the time being, those donations will fall under our old name: The Lutheran Association of Christian Educators.