In The News At Zion

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  • Luke 9:43b-48
    And all were astounded at the greatness of God.While everyone was amazed at all that he was doing, he said to his disciples, Let these words sink into your ears: The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into human hands. But they did not understand this saying; its meaning was concealed from them, […]
  • Ephesians 2:1-10
    ​You were dead through the trespasses and sins in which you once lived, following the course of this world, following the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work among those who are disobedient. All of us once lived among them in the passions of our flesh, following the […]
  • Proverbs 22:2-16
    ​The rich and the poor have this in common: the LORD is the maker of them all. The clever see danger and hide; but the simple go on, and suffer for it. The reward for humility and fear of the LORD is riches and honor and life. Thorns and snares are in the way of […]

RSS ELCA News

  • Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities issues statement condemning hate threats September 21, 2016
    CHICAGO (ELCA) – The board of directors of the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities has issued a statement condemning hate threats made against Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan., and its president, William Jones. Earlier this month, racist messages written in chalk were discovered on the Bethany campus. Following the incident, Jones received threatening phone […]
  • ELCA endorses presidential debates standards September 20, 2016
    CHICAGO  – The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has joined faith-based groups and other organizations in endorsing standards of conduct for the upcoming U.S. presidential debates. The standards are proposed by the National Institute for Civil Discourse.The institute created standards for the presidential candidates, audience members and moderators. The standards for the candidates expect […]
  • ELCA presiding bishop issues statement in observance of 15th anniversary of 9/11 September 9, 2016
    CHICAGO – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has issued a statement in observance of the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.September 11, 2016Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,            "God is our refuge and strength, a very present help […]
  • ELCA presiding bishop issues statement addressing Dakota Access Pipeline September 9, 2016
    CHICAGO – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has released a statement addressing the situation surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline. On Sept. 9 a federal judge ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's request to halt construction of the pipeline. Three federal agencies have issued a […]
  • ELCA Churchwide Assembly addresses human rights concerns in Israel and Palestine September 8, 2016
         CHICAGO (Sept. 8, 2016) – Voting members of the 2016 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Churchwide Assembly in New Orleans Aug. 8-13 approved two memorials that address concerns over human rights in Israel and Palestine. The assembly also affirmed the ELCA's inter-religious partnerships and efforts to address anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and other forms of […]

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