Edina Community Lutheran Church has been striving for over 70 years to live out Jesus’ radical message of love and to make a difference in our world. Together, we experience God's grace in our lives, welcome all people without exception in Jesus' name, and reach out to our community with serving hands and voices raised for justice.
We are delighted that people from all over the Twin Cities metro area are a part of our congregation. Founded in 1948, Edina Community Lutheran Church (ECLC) is a growing, medium-sized congregation located in Edina, just across the Minneapolis line. We are an open, energetic and inclusive congregation with an historical emphasis on social justice. We are currently on a long term journey to become an anti-racist congregation. See our JUSTICE PAGE for more information.
We are an informal congregation by some standards. The physical space reflects our personality as a congregation: the sanctuary is arranged theater-in-the-round style and seats about 200 people. You'll find most of us in jeans, and some in our Sunday best.
ECLC has long been sought out for our meaningful worship, inclusive welcome and challenging opportunities for learning and mission - a leader in shaping conversations of justice. We are called to extend that welcome further by making room for those who are not yet here.
We strive to be: