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  • Acts 4:1-4
    ​While Peter and John were speaking to the people, the priests, the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees came to them, much annoyed because they were teaching the people and proclaiming that in Jesus there is the resurrection of the dead. So they arrested them and put them in custody until the next day, […]
  • Genesis 30:24-43
    ​and she named him Joseph, saying, "May the LORD add to me another son!" When Rachel had borne Joseph, Jacob said to Laban, "Send me away, that I may go to my own home and country. Give me my wives and my children for whom I have served you, and let me go; for you […]
  • Psalm 150
    ​Praise the LORD!      Praise God in his sanctuary;      praise him in his mighty firmament! Praise him for his mighty deeds;      praise him according to his surpassing greatness! Praise him with trumpet sound;      praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance;      praise him with strings and pipe! […]


  • ELCA observes World Malaria Day as it nears $15 million campaign goal April 23, 2015
    ​     CHICAGO (ELCA) – In observance of World Malaria Day April 25, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) commemorates the global anti-malaria effort and reaffirms the church’s commitment in helping bring an end to malaria-related deaths in Africa. Through the ELCA Malaria Campaign, ELCA members and others have contributed $13.8 million toward the campaign’s […]
  • ELCA presiding bishop meets with Christian leaders in China April 22, 2015
    ​     CHICAGO (ELCA) – In her first visit to China, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), noted the importance of cooperation in deepening the relationship with Christians in China, and the ELCA’s methodology of “accompaniment is how we can relate.”     In an April 1 meeting with […]
  • Lutheran Disaster Response receives $300,000 grant for New Jersey hurricane relief April 17, 2015
                CHICAGO (ELCA) – Lutheran Disaster Response has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the American Red Cross to assist people impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey. Lutheran Disaster Response is the disaster response ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).             The grant is an addition […]
  • ELCA Church Council considers new mission funding approach and more April 15, 2015
    ​            CHICAGO (ELCA) – The Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) took action on proposals designed to examine and explore new opportunities to fund the mission of this church. The council also considered proposals on the formation of a single ELCA lay roster and more when […]
  • ELCA leaders tour immigration detention center, call on Obama to end detention April 9, 2015
                CHICAGO (ELCA) – A group of Lutheran and Catholic leaders, during a March 27 visit to the Dilley Family Detention Center in Dilley, Texas, heard the stories of women who have fled violent situations in Central America. About 400 women and children who are seeking asylum are detained at […]

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