News Releases

ELCA news releases are detailed accounts describing events and ministries of the ELCA

Paul Erickson reelected bishop of ELCA Greater Milwaukee Synod

05/24/2022

​The Rev. Paul D. Erickson, Milwaukee, was reelected May 21 to a six-year term as bishop of the Greater Milwaukee Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

ELCA bishops urge Congress to support funds for Augusta Victoria Hospital

05/20/2022

​In a May 18 letter, bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) urged congressional leaders to support the transfer of much-needed funds to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to cover debt owed to Augusta Victoria Hospital (AVH) in East Jerusalem.

William Gohl reelected bishop of ELCA Delaware-Maryland Synod

05/19/2022

​The Rev. William J. Gohl Jr., Baltimore, was reelected May 12 to serve a second six-year term as bishop of the Delaware-Maryland Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election took place during the synod assembly May 12-14 at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Md.