The Reverend Sunitha Mortha

Contract Staff

smortha_small.jpgPr. Sunitha Mortha, through preaching and teaching, has been building capacity and equipping communities for mission and ministry within the ELCA for over 20 years. In addition to her work in mission interpretation, she provides assessments and training on diversity, inclusion and equity.

Pr. Mortha was born in India and received her undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science in Hyderabad, India. She is ordained through the Andhra Evangelical Lutheran Church in India. After coming to the United States, she attended Luther Seminary where she earned a master’s degree in cross-cultural ministry.

Earlier in her career, she served as: International Team Director for Youth Encounter; ELCA Global Mission Program Director for Events; ELCA Director for Mission Formation and Interpretation; and she launched the "Glocal" education program in the ELCA.

Ph: 773-248-0021 - Extension #215


  • Antiracism Team
  • Campus Ministry
  • Companion Synod
  • Conference Deans
  • Youth
  • Young Adults
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