It means we are connected to one another in Christ for our mission to the world. It means we believe and practice a theology of grace. It means... well, let these folks tell you! http://www.livingfaithlutheran.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/What-does-the-ELCA-mean-to-you.mp4 Living Faith is part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. We are members of the Florida-Bahamas Synod, one of 65 synods that make up the ELCA. And yes, we do have a congregation in the Bahamas!