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  • John 1:6-8, 19-28
    ​Third Sunday of AdventThere was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him. He himself was not the light, but he came to testify to the light. This is the testimony given by John when the Jews […]
  • Matthew 21:28-32
    ​What do you think? A man had two sons; he went to the first and said, 'Son, go and work in the vineyard today.' He answered, 'I will not'; but later he changed his mind and went. The father went to the second and said the same; and he answered, 'I go, sir'; but he […]
  • Psalm 126
    ​When the LORD restored the fortunes of Zion,  we were like those who dream.  Then our mouth was filled with laughter,  and our tongue with shouts of joy;  then it was said among the nations,  "The LORD has done great things for them."  The LORD has done great things for us,  and we rejoiced.  Restore […]

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  • A Christmas message from the ELCA presiding bishop December 14, 2017
    CHICAGO – In her Christmas message, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), reminds us that Advent is a time to be present and still, to be aware of the promise to come.​
  • ELCA presiding bishop responds to decision to move U.S. Embassy in Israel December 6, 2017
    CHICAGO  – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has issued the following statement in response to the decision to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. December 6, 2017I am deeply disturbed to learn of the Trump administration's plans to move the U.S. Embassy […]
  • Lori Fedyk elected treasurer of the ELCA December 5, 2017
    CHICAGO – Lori Fedyk, a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Libertyville, Ill., was elected to a six-year term as treasurer of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by the ELCA Church Council at its November meeting. Her term will begin Feb. 1.Fedyk has been employed by Lutheran Life Communities in Arlington Heights, […]
  • ELCA Church Council’s fall meeting looks to the future November 15, 2017
    CHICAGO (Nov. 15, 2017) – The Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) met at The Lutheran Center in Chicago, Nov. 9-12. The council, which serves as the ELCA's board of directors, focused on the goals of ELCA Future Directions 2025 and the church's priorities around congregational vitality and leadership.The council, addressing […]
  • ELCA presiding bishop delivers Veterans Day message November 7, 2017
    CHICAGO – In honor of Veterans Day, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), calls the church to prayer and action in support of our military, veterans and their families. Watch Eaton’s message.​

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