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  • Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16
    ​You who live in the shelter of the Most High, who abide in the shadow of the Almighty, will say to the LORD, "My refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust." Because you have made the LORD your refuge, the Most High your dwelling place, no evil shall befall you, no scourge […]
  • Exodus 5:10-23
    So the taskmasters and the supervisors of the people went out and said to the people, "Thus says Pharaoh, 'I will not give you straw. Go and get straw yourselves, wherever you can find it; but your work will not be lessened in the least.'" So the people scattered throughout the land of Egypt, to […]
  • 2 Corinthians 5:20b—6:10
    ​Ash WednesdaySo we are ambassadors for Christ, since God is making his appeal through us; we entreat you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.As we work together with him, […]


  • Former ELCA Youth Gathering program director receives Tom Hunstad Award February 11, 2016
    ​         CHICAGO (ELCA) – Heidi Hagstrom, former program director of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Youth Gathering, was presented with the Tom Hunstad Award for Excellence in Children, Youth and Family Ministry during the ELCA Youth Ministry Network Extravaganza held Feb. 4-8 in Anaheim, Calif. The annual event provides spiritual renewal, continuing education […]
  • ELCA members support those impacted by Flint water crisis February 2, 2016
    ​           CHICAGO (ELCA) – In response to the water crisis in Flint, Mich., members from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Livonia, Mich., delivered more than 3,000 gallons of donated water Jan. 31 to the congregation of Salem Lutheran Church in Flint.             "I thought it was a tremendous outpouring of love," said the Rev. Monica […]
  • ELCA members pray for those affected by cuts at Lutheran Social Service of Illinois January 28, 2016
    ​           CHICAGO (ELCA) – Members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) offer prayers to those impacted by program and staff reductions at Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI). On Jan. 22 the nonprofit social service agency of the three ELCA Illinois synods announced the cuts due to the state's inability to pass a budget […]
  • Lutherans, Catholics plan joint commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation January 25, 2016
    ​            CHICAGO (ELCA) – Building on a path toward greater unity, The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Catholic Church will participate in a joint ecumenical commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation on Oct. 31, 2016, in Lund, Sweden.             "Just as we are concluding the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, […]
  • ELCA presiding bishop urges church to have ‘difficult conversations’ around racism January 20, 2016
    ​          CHICAGO (ELCA) – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has called on its 3.7 million members to "be the church that models for the rest of this country what it means to have these difficult conversations" about racial inequality. Eaton made her remarks during a […]

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