Our Ministry Partners
Family Promise of Las Vegas
Family Promise (formerly Interfaith Hospitality Network) is committed to helping homeless families in the Las VegasValley to achieve lasting independence.  We do this by helping our community mobilize to provide safe shelter, meals and support services for homeless families.  Partnering with faith houses and community organizations, we assist families in the Las VegasValley to transition from homelessness to stability and independence through compassionate guidance, shelter and education.
Hope 4 Kids, International
Providing hope to kids around the world since 1973.
Mission: To Eliminate Homelessness Among Nevada's Youth 

Vision: All homeless youth in Nevada share the same 
opportunities for a quality future enjoyed by 
others in our community. 

We are the only youth service provider in Nevada with a continuum of care extending from street outreach and 24-hour crisis intervention services to a full-time drop-in center and an independent living program.
Lutheran Episcopal Advocacy in Nevada (LEAN)
A joint advocacy ministry between the Sierra Pacifi Synod and Grand Canyon Synod of the ELCA and the Episcopal Diocese of Nevada.
Lutheran Social Services of Nevada (LSSN)
LSSN expresses the love of Christ by serving and caring for people in need.
The ONE Campaign to Make Poverty History
An effort to rally Americans to fight the emergency of global AIDS and extreme poverty.  A list of member organizations, articles on their issues, ways to help, and success
Religious Alliance In Nevada (RAIN)
Public-interest advocates for social justice issues before the legislature in the state of Nevada on behalf of: Roman Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas and Roman Catholic Diocese of Reno; the Nevada Presbytery of the PCUSA; the California-Nevada Conference (Nevada-Sierra District) and the Desert Southwest Conference (North District) of the United Methodist Church; Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Nevada, a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; and the Episcopal Diocese of Nevada of ECUSA.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
This is the body of Lutheran congregations in the United States with which Holy Spirit is affiliated.  The ELCA's church wide (national office) is in Chicago.

Connections with the ELCA

The Grand Canyon Synod of the ELCA
The ELCA is divided into 65 synods (geographical areas).  Holy Spirit is part of the Grand Canyon Synod, comprising over 100 congregations in Southern Nevada, Arizona and St. George, Utah.  The synod office is in Phoenix.
The Lutheran Magazine
This is the magazine of the ELCA.  It is published monthly to inspire and equip subscribers in their faith walks.
Augsburg Fortress Publishing
This is the publishing house of the ELCA, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

" is us. It's the face of the ELCA."

"There is a lot of diversity of opinion. Something for everyone. A way to feel connected and encouraged but also challenged -- which is rare."

" gives a chance for many to express their voice."


ELCA - Affiliated Schools Nearby

Faith Lutheran Jr./Sr.High School of Las Vegas
Faith is focused on providing excellent education in a Christ-centered environment.  Faith is a partnered ministry of congregations of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod (LC-MS) and the ELCA in Southern Nevada.
California Lutheran University
One of the ELCA's 28 colleges and universities, CLU is located just west of Los Angeles in Thousand Oaks, California.
Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
One of the ELCA's eight seminaries, PLTS is located in Berkeley, California.
  Ancillary Organizations
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
Thrivent is the largest fraternal insurance and investment non-profit company in the world, and is affiliated with the ELCA.  Thrivent is committed to giving back to congregations and supporting community needs.
Nevadans for the Common Good
Nevadans for the Common Good's goal is to build relational power for collective action in the pursuit of justice and the common good. They act to strengthen family and community in solidarity with others across the lines of race, class and religion.