Dear Beloved in Christ, As most of you are well aware, many states have passed or are considering legislation to restrict access to legal abortion.
Children coming to our nation for safety and protection are still dying at our southern border while in U.S. detention.
Questions in life. In her May column for Living Lutheran, ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth takes time to reflect on one of “The Questions”—what is a life worth living? She reflects on the cruciform life, which delivers us from our constant striving to make our lives have meaning through our own efforts.”
On Saturday, the last day of Passover, another shooting occurred at a synagogue — this time, Chabad of Poway, in California.
In her Easter message, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), reminds us that Easter makes it possible, even at the grave, to sing alleluia.
The Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) met at the Lutheran Center in Chicago April 4-7. The council, which serves as the ELCA’s board of directors, took action on a variety of matters designed to help move the church’s mission and ministries forward.