Joint call to Prayer, Fasting, & Advocacy

Yesterday, the presiding bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Episcopal Church issued a joint invitation to a season of prayer, fasting and advocacy. The Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, presiding bishop of the ELCA and The Most Reverend Michael Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, extended this call out of concern for

“Captain of the Bible Quiz Team”: Director’s Note.

“Captain of the Bible Quiz Team” is a solo show that follows a first-call pastor to his home congregation in the midst of the 2009 ELCA decision on LGBTQ+ clergy. Addressing familial tensions and what makes and breaks community, the script provokes us to question what structures we value. I wish this play were no

ELCA Advocacy

  “But seek the welfare of the city… and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare.”  — Jeremiah 29:7 Members of the Southeastern Michigan Synod are serving their neighbors in the wake of the lead-poisoned water crisis in Flint by addressing the immediate need for clean drinking

Confronting Racism

A live stream of the webcast will be available at www.ELCA.org/webcast and at www.Facebook.com/Lutherans. The hashtag is #ELCAConfrontRacism. If you would like to submit a question to be considered during the webcast, please send it to livinglutheran@elca.org and provide your name and your congregation’s name, city and state.

ELCA Good Gifts

Dear friend in Christ, Do you ever feel like you’re shopping for people who already have everything they need? Or that you want to give and receive something a little more meaningful? Rethink the tradition of holiday gift-giving with ELCA Good Gifts. With more than 50 gifts to choose from – from goats and chicks,