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  • 1 Corinthians 7:10-16
    To the married I give this command — not I but the Lord — that the wife should not separate from her husband (but if she does separate, let her remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband), and that the husband should not divorce his wife.To the rest I say — I and […]
  • 1 Corinthians 7:1-9
    Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: "It is well for a man not to touch a woman." But because of cases of sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband. The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her […]
  • Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12
    ​Nineteenth Sunday after PentecostLong ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom he also created the worlds. He is the reflection of God's glory and the exact […]


  • ELCA companions in Asia and Pacific region gather for HIV and AIDS conference October 6, 2015
    ​     CHICAGO (ELCA) – Recognizing the distinct role faith communities play in helping restore the dignity of those infected and affected by HIV and AIDS, Asian and Pacific companion churches and organizations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) gathered in Chiang Mai, Thailand, Sept. 21-25 for a conference on HIV and AIDS hosted […]
  • Lutherans move into next phase of recovery in Nepal September 30, 2015
                CHICAGO (ELCA) – As the monsoon season comes to an end in Nepal, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will continue to work with partners there to resume earthquake reconstruction efforts and prepare for the winter season.             Six months ago two earthquakes struck Nepal within weeks of one […]
  • ELCA bishop joins North American heads of churches for annual meeting September 24, 2015
    ​     CHICAGO (ELCA) – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), is gathering with North American Lutheran and Episcopal leaders in Washington, D.C., Sept. 24-25 for the annual heads of church meeting. Joining Eaton are the Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of The Episcopal […]
  • ELCA support continues to aid European partners assisting refugees September 23, 2015
                CHICAGO (ELCA) – As ministers of the European Union consider a plan this week for countries to receive and settle refugees streaming in from the Middle East and Africa, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) continues to support the humanitarian efforts of its European companion Lutheran churches and partners, […]
  • Lutheran, Episcopal leaders to meet in Washington to address role of faith and politics September 22, 2015
    ​     WASHINGTON (ELCA) – In an effort to deepen relationships and strengthen the intersection of faith and social issues, Lutheran and Episcopal U.S. church leaders will gather in Washington, D.C., Sept. 22-24 for an advocacy convening. As part of this event, leaders will meet with more than 60 congressional offices to advocate for federal funding […]

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