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  • Psalm 113
    ​Visit of Mary to ElizabethPraise the LORD! Praise, O servants of the LORD; praise the name of the LORD. Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time on and forevermore. From the rising of the sun to its setting the name of the LORD is to be praised. The LORD is high above […]
  • Acts 8:26-40
    ​Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, "Get up and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza." (This is a wilderness road.) So he got up and went. Now there was an Ethiopian eunuch, a court official of the Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, in charge […]
  • Galatians 1:1-12
    Second Sunday after PentecostPaul an apostle — sent neither by human commission nor from human authorities, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead — and all the members of God's family who are with me,To the churches of Galatia: Grace to you and peace from God our Father […]

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  • Lutheran-Episcopal Coordinating Committee meets May 18, 2016
              CHICAGO (ELCA) – Members from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), joined their colleagues from The Episcopal Church for a meeting of the Lutheran-Episcopal Coordinating Committee in Marriottsville, Md., May 9-11. The committee is charged with encouraging and assisting efforts between the ELCA and The Episcopal Church as the two denominations live into […]
  • Andrew Taylor elected bishop of ELCA Pacifica Synod May 17, 2016
              CHICAGO (ELCA) – The Rev. Andrew Taylor, San Diego, was elected May 6 to a six-year term as bishop of the Pacifica Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election was held during the Synod Assembly May 5-7 at the Irvine Marriott Hotel in Irvine, Calif.          Taylor was elected on the […]
  • Erik Gronberg elected bishop of ELCA Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana Mission Area May 11, 2016
              CHICAGO (ELCA) – The Rev. Erik Gronberg, Fort Worth, Texas, was elected April 23 to a six-year term as bishop of the Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana Mission Area of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election was held during the synod assembly April 22-24 at the Sheraton Arlington Hotel in Arlington, Texas.          Gronberg […]
  • ELCA presiding bishop joins faith leaders at peace summit May 3, 2016
              CHICAGO (ELCA) – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), joined leaders of Christian churches and church-related organizations from the United States and the Holy Land in Atlanta April 19-20 for "Pursuing Peace and Strengthening Presence: The Atlanta Summit of American and Palestinian Churches."          This first-ever gathering […]
  • ELCA invites members to consider future priorities and directions April 26, 2016
    ​          CHICAGO (ELCA) – In anticipation of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has introduced "Called Forward Together in Christ," an initiative that invites its 3.7 million members to consider what kind of church God is calling the ELCA to become.          Led by ELCA Presiding Bishop […]

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