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  • John 1:19-28
    This is the testimony given by John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?" He confessed and did not deny it, but confessed, "I am not the Messiah." And they asked him, "What then? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the prophet?" He […]
  • Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19
    ​Give the king your justice, O God, and your righteousness to a king's son. May he judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice. May the mountains yield prosperity for the people, and the hills, in righteousness. May he defend the cause of the poor of the people, give deliverance to the needy, […]
  • Acts 1:12-17, 21-26
    Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a sabbath day's journey away. When they had entered the city, they went to the room upstairs where they were staying, Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, and Simon the […]

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  • ELCA presiding bishop and Episcopal Church presiding bishop World AIDS Day statement December 1, 2016
         CHICAGO - The Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, presiding bishop and primate of the Episcopal Church, have issued the following joint statement on 2016 World AIDS Day.World AIDS Day StatementDecember 1: As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus, […]
  • ELCA presiding bishop urges Obama to support Palestinian U.N. membership November 30, 2016
         CHICAGO – In a letter to President Barack Obama, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), asked the president to allow Palestine's application for full membership in the United Nations to move forward before he leaves office in January.     "I write to you as a Christian […]
  • ELCA Church Council approves strategic directions plan November 21, 2016
         CHICAGO – The Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) took action that will help determine the future directions and priorities of this church when it met here Nov. 10-13.      The council, which serves as the ELCA's board of directors, adopted Called Forward Together in Christ – ELCA Strategic Directions […]
  • Rare 9th century manuscript of New Testament returned to Greek Orthodox Church November 16, 2016
         CHICAGO (Nov. 16, 2016) – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), participated in a ceremony Nov. 15 at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) at which the seminary returned a rare 9th century Greek manuscript of the complete New Testament to the Greek […]
  • ELCA presiding bishop issues statement on Standing Rock November 14, 2016
         CHICAGO – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has issued the following statement on Standing Rock. Statement from ELCA Presiding Bishop Eaton on Standing RockWhen we come together for worship, we often begin with confession and forgiveness using these words: "We confess that we are captive […]

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