For Such A Time As This – October 2017

The October day of fasting and action is Saturday, Oct. 21. As the seasons transition and the days become colder, we answer the call this month by supporting action for people facing homelessness, unaffordable heating bills, and extreme housing insecurity. Only a...

Pedro Suarez elected bishop of the ELCA Florida-Bahamas Synod

By Candice Hill Buchbinder, ELCA News The Rev. Pedro Manuel Suarez, Pompano Beach, Fla., was elected Oct. 13 to a six-year term as bishop of the Florida-Bahamas Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election was held during the Synod Assembly...

Former Lutheran bishop, the Rev. Rudolph P.F. Ressmeyer, 93, dies

The following press release was first published by the ELCA Metropolitan New York Synod. The Reverend Rudolph P.F. Ressmeyer, D.D., of Oviedo,Florida passed away on October 6, 2017 of natural causes at the age of 93. Dr. Ressmeyer was elected Bishop of the East Coast...

California Fires

Be a part of the response: Pray Please pray for the people who have been affected and are in the path of wildfires in California. May God’s healing presence give them peace and hope in their time of need. Pray that God might deliver comfort to those who mourn the loss...