1/13/2016 7:15:00 AM
CHICAGO (ELCA) – Portico Benefit Services, a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has launched what it calls the ELCA wellness reformation and is inviting ELCA pastors and church leaders to pursue healthier lifestyles in 2016 through its annual wellness program, the GO! Challenge. Portico provides benefits and services to enhance the well-being of ELCA rostered leaders and lay employees.
In an email to ELCA pastors introducing this year’s GO! Challenge, the Rev. Jeffrey Thiemann, Portico president and CEO, said, “We’re not as healthy as we need to be, and it’s compromising our ministry.”
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