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News Releases

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

Anne Edison-Albright elected bishop of the ELCA East Central Synod of Wisconsin

09/30/2020

The Rev. Anne Edison-Albright, Decorah, Iowa, was elected Sept. 26 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the East Central Synod of Wisconsin of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election took place during an online synod assembly.

Patricia Lull reelected bishop of the ELCA Saint Paul Area Synod

09/29/2020

The Rev. Patricia J. Lull was elected Sept. 25 to serve a second six-year term as bishop of the Saint Paul Area Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election took place during an online synod assembly.

Bishop Eaton and Rick Steves host ELCA World Hunger virtual fundraiser

09/21/2020

The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), along with Rick Steves, guidebook author and travel television host, and the Rev. Shelley Bryan Wee, bishop of the ELCA Northwest Washington Synod, will host  “Hunger in the Time of COVID-19: Life for Today, Hope for Tomorrow” to benefit ELCA World Hunger. 

Laura Barbins elected bishop of the ELCA Northeastern Ohio Synod

09/16/2020

The Rev. Dr. Laura Barbins, Mentor, Ohio, was elected Sept. 12 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the Northeastern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election took place during an online synod assembly.