The retreat is for LGBTQIA+ individuals who are considering going into public ministry.
"The Seminaries of the ELCA" are working with a LGBT supportive ministry to find future pastors. Is there any doubt where the ELCA stands on homosexuality? They are actively seeking lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people to become pastors in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
ELM calls itself a "professional community for publicly identified gender and sexual minority ministers and candidates."
More on the ELCA and Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries:
The ELCA's Sierra Pacific Synod Vice-President wrote how they are honored to represent the synod at the "Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries 'Extraordinary Callings-Holy & Queer Resistance in the Lutheran Church' exhibit..."