In The News At Zion

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  • 1 Corinthians 12:27-31a
    ​Bartholomew, ApostleNow you are the body of Christ and individually members of it. And God has appointed in the church first apostles, second prophets, third teachers; then deeds of power, then gifts of healing, forms of assistance, forms of leadership, various kinds of tongues. Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? Do all […]
  • Revelation 3:7-13
    ​And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: These are the words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens: I know your works. Look, I have set before you an open door, which no […]
  • Hebrews 3:7—4:11
    ​Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, "Today, if you hear his voice,do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, as on the day of testing in the wilderness, where your ancestors put me to the test, though they had seen my works for forty years. Therefore I was angry with that generation, and I […]

RSS ELCA News

  • ELCA Churchwide Assembly key actions August 16, 2016
    CHICAGO – Voting members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) approved a number of key actions during the 2016 ELCA Churchwide Assembly held in New Orleans Aug. 8-13. The assembly is the highest legislative authority of the church. The 945 voting members:Elected William B. Horne II of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Clearwater, Fla., […]
  • ELCA elects vice president August 12, 2016
         NEW ORLEANS – William B. Horne II of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Clearwater, Fla., was elected vice president of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by the 2016 ELCA Churchwide Assembly.     Horne was elected on the fourth ballot with 565 votes to 175 votes for Cheryl G. Stuart of St. Stephen Lutheran Church, […]
  • ELCA presiding bishop reflects on work of the church and looks to future priorities August 12, 2016
         NEW ORLEANS  – In her report to the 2016 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Churchwide Assembly, ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton reflected on the ELCA's work over the past three years and lifted up future priorities for the church.     Eaton said much of her focus the past three years has been on […]
  • ELCA approves Word and Service roster August 12, 2016
         NEW ORLEANS (Aug.12, 2016) –The 2016 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Churchwide Assembly, by a vote of 811 to 55, approved adoption of the roster of Ministry of Word and Service.     Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, associates in ministry, deaconesses of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and diaconal ministers will be a single, […]
  • ELCA approves Lutheran-Catholic ecumenical document August 10, 2016
          ​NEW ORLEANS (Aug.10, 2016) – The 2016 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Churchwide Assembly took several significant steps Wednesday moving forward the mission of this church as a church for the sake of the world.      By a vote of 931 to 9, the assembly overwhelmingly accepted the "Declaration on the Way," a […]

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