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 email@example.com and provide your name and your congregation’s name, city and state.
Dear friend in Christ, As much as Christmas is loved by so many of us, it can be a busy and expensive time. Gift-giving can be stressful and financially draining. We find ourselves turning up to the shops early, searching for promo codes on our favorite stores (you can click this to view some), and
“The act of repentance is a turning away from former actions that lead to death, division and destruction and called into a new relationship that breaths and gives life. I hope this call for action leads us to see the injustices, disadvantages and absence of relationships across race in both congregational life and society,” said Roberts.
The work is as varied as the states. From restoring relations with Cuba to child nutrition to anti-human trafficking work to clean energy education, ELCA Lutherans are there serving God & neighbor.
Each week, there are recommendations from the ELCA’s Metropolitan Chicago Synod’s Working Group on the Middle East. You can find them on their blog.
Special Offering to be Taken up this Sunday One week after Super Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the central Philippines, the situation is desperate. The most recent report from the United Nations tells us that 11.8 million children, women and men have been affected, more than 920,000 people are without homes and thousands have died as
Two Questions from our Resident Interlocutor I received three questions (all of them very good) since the first installment of “ASK GREG” and I will get to them starting next week. This week, however, I will reverse the normal flow and I will ask two questions. (Every now and then “GREG ASKS” will be the theme.)
The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton will be installed as presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Saturday, October 5, at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel in Chicago. The installation is open to the public; tickets are not required. Worship begins at 2:00pm Central; doors open at 1:00pm. A free public reception will follow. Eaton
Hey y’all! I’m Chris and I’m the new bald guy with a collar joining you in worship on Sundays and in various other ministries throughout the week. I’m one of two new Ministry in Context seminary students from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and I’m thrilled to be joining your community for the