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  • Galatians 5:16-26
    ​Live by the Spirit, I say, and do not gratify the desires of the flesh. For what the flesh desires is opposed to the Spirit, and what the Spirit desires is opposed to the flesh; for these are opposed to each other, to prevent you from doing what you want. But if you are led […]
  • John 15:1-8
    ​Fifth Sunday of Easter I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinegrower. He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more fruit. You have already been cleansed by the word that I have spoken to you. Abide in me […]
  • Amos 9:7-15
    ​Are you not like the Ethiopians to me,      O people of Israel? says the LORD.      Did I not bring Israel up from the land of Egypt,      and the Philistines from Caphtor and the Arameans from Kir? The eyes of the Lord GOD are upon the sinful kingdom,      and I will destroy […]


  • ELCA members called to pray, stand in solidarity with Baltimore residents April 29, 2015
    ​            CHICAGO (ELCA) – In an effort to stand in solidarity with residents of Baltimore as the unrest there continues, the Rev. Wolfgang D. Herz-Lane, bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's (ELCA) Delaware-Maryland Synod based in Baltimore, is encouraging people of faith across the country to step outside their […]
  • ELCA partners begin large-scale emergency response in Nepal April 25, 2015
    ​            CHICAGO (ELCA) – Members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) are responding to an April 25 earthquake that shook Nepal and its capital city, Kathmandu. Sections of the city's historic center lay in rubble, as aftershocks continue to rock the city valley and neighboring countries.             News reports […]
  • 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 […]

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