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  • Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12
    ​Nineteenth Sunday after PentecostLong ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom he also created the worlds. He is the reflection of God's glory and the exact […]
  • Genesis 23:1-20
    Sarah lived one hundred twenty-seven years; this was the length of Sarah's life. And Sarah died at Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan; and Abraham went in to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her. Abraham rose up from beside his dead, and said to the Hittites, "I am a stranger […]
  • Psalm 8
    ​O LORD, our Sovereign, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. Out of the mouths of babes and infants you have founded a bulwark because of your foes, to silence the enemy and the avenger. When I look at your heavens, the work of your […]


  • Lutherans move into next phase of recovery in Nepal September 30, 2015
                CHICAGO (ELCA) – As the monsoon season comes to an end in Nepal, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will continue to work with partners there to resume earthquake reconstruction efforts and prepare for the winter season.             Six months ago two earthquakes struck Nepal within weeks of one […]
  • ELCA bishop joins North American heads of churches for annual meeting September 24, 2015
    ​     CHICAGO (ELCA) – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), is gathering with North American Lutheran and Episcopal leaders in Washington, D.C., Sept. 24-25 for the annual heads of church meeting. Joining Eaton are the Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of The Episcopal […]
  • ELCA support continues to aid European partners assisting refugees September 23, 2015
                CHICAGO (ELCA) – As ministers of the European Union consider a plan this week for countries to receive and settle refugees streaming in from the Middle East and Africa, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) continues to support the humanitarian efforts of its European companion Lutheran churches and partners, […]
  • Lutheran, Episcopal leaders to meet in Washington to address role of faith and politics September 22, 2015
    ​     WASHINGTON (ELCA) – In an effort to deepen relationships and strengthen the intersection of faith and social issues, Lutheran and Episcopal U.S. church leaders will gather in Washington, D.C., Sept. 22-24 for an advocacy convening. As part of this event, leaders will meet with more than 60 congressional offices to advocate for federal funding […]
  • First class of ELCA International Women Leaders begins studies this fall September 22, 2015
                CHICAGO (ELCA) – Six international women have received scholarships to pursue higher education at Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) colleges and universities as part of the first year of the denomination's International Women Leaders initiative.             These women, nominated by ELCA global companion churches, are joined by seven women […]

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