News Releases

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

David Nagler elected bishop of ELCA Pacifica Synod

05/31/2022

​The Rev. David C. Nagler, San Diego, was elected May 20 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the Pacifica Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election took place during the synod assembly, May 20-21 at the Irvine Marriott in Irvine, Calif. 

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.