Membership Brochure

Who Can Apply


Membership in ELEA is open to:

  • ELCA congregations which operate a school or ECE center.
  • Schools and centers operated by an association of congregations with at least one being affiliated with ELCA.
  • Individuals who are current or former educators and support the purpose of ELEA.
  • ELCA full communion partner schools and ECE centers that do not receive support services from their church body for its educational ministry.

Membership Fees



Institutional Membership

Covers the entire church and school community.


Individual Memberships

Individual members are not eligible to participate in employee benefits plans, and must NOT be employed at an ELCA or full communion partner school or center.
*Your membership may be paid monthly, quarterly or semi-annually by setting up automatic payments. 

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