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Save the Date for the Fall ELMM Retreats! Hebrews, James, and 1 Peter Dr. Walter Taylor, Trinity Lutheran Seminary As the Christian church continued to grow, it found itself in new witness settings that raised new questions. What does it mean to be faithful witnesses when enthusiasm is lagging, people are in need, or Christians […]
In the past few weeks, there have been a lot of questions regarding the Trump Administration’s immigration policies and decision to separate children from their families. Learn more about the ELCA’s response and how you can be an advocate for these children and their families.
On Sunday, June 17, Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula was devastated by 6-8 inches of rain in a short amount of time, causing at least 60 sinkholes, numerous washed out roads, and one home that collapsed on a twelve year old boy. Hundreds of businesses and homes are affected in Houghton and the surrounding area. Residents will […]
The ELCA Youth Gathering has recognized the need to lift up literacy in Houston. The Houston Independent School District estimates that 74% of the students in the district come from families who struggle to provide books for their children, which means they begin each school year at a disadvantage. To ensure bright futures for all of Houston’s students, book donations are being collected through the Gathering’s Blast […]
Propelled by a commitment to Lutheran traditions and to being a community of faith that is always forming and being renewed, the ELCA’s presiding bishop, Church Council and Conference of Bishops initiated a process to engage the ELCA in conversation about future directions–to help this church journey faithfully and effectively together in the years ahead. […]