The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical
Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and leaders of The Episcopal Church, the
Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada offer an Advent message that addresses racism and white supremacy.
The Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church
in America (ELCA) has affirmed the proposed Future Church design that is
focused on a renewed purpose to activate the entire
church so that more people may know the way of Jesus and discover community,
justice and love. The council, which serves as the ELCA’s board of
directors and legislative authority for the church between churchwide
assemblies, held its electronic meeting Nov. 12-14.
In honor of Indigenous Peoples Month, the ELCA is remembering the National Indian Lutheran Board in two separate Zoom sessions, November 9 and 10.
The Rev. Christopher deForest, Kutztown, Pa., was elected Oct. 24 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election took place during an online synod assembly.