Connections.  They are essential to every aspect of our lives - personal, spiritual and professional.  While they tie us to our past and ground us in tradition and identity, connections are key to moving forward.  As Christians, we value connections to our past, to the larger community and to each other.  These connections tie us together in community and move us forward in faith for service in and to the world.

Bushel Campaign GraphicALDE has launched a summer membership drive: HIDE IT UNDER A BUSHEL - NO! The focus is to garner names and contact information of prospective members in time to send ALDE IGNITE International Conference: Norfolk 2017 registration materials in early fall.

If you submit a name along with the organization, mailing address, phone number and email address, you will be entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card to use anywhere. You will receive one entry for every name you submit between now and August 15.

Think of people in your circles of influence who could benefit from ALDE and share ALDE with them. Perhaps someone who works at your kids' sports association. Or the director of the local food bank. Then submit names via the prospect form.

"Truly, ALDE members will rally around you to help you and your mission succeed. It is an organization that serves you so you can best serve others. What you learn through IGNITE, webinars and the website is something that’s going to stay with you in your current position and throughout your career. ALDE works."

Quinton Klabon - Development and Communications Associate, St. Marcus Lutheran Church and School
Milwaukee, Wisconsin


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