Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

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For Such a Time as This

Interim Bishop Donald J. McCoid

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ELCA Presiding Bishop Responds to Supreme Court Decision on Travel Ban

6/26/2018 1:03:00 PM

"I am dismayed by the Supreme Court’s recent decision concerning the president’s authority to restrict travel into the United States. Strong vetting procedures...

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Statement form Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton on Executive Order

"This executive order will expand the detention of families. The ELCA opposed the detention of families policy during the George W. Bush and Barack Obama...

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ELCA Presiding Bishop Issues Pastoral Message on Gaza Situation

5/15/2018 3:01:00 PM

"Like so many here in our country and around the world, I am appalled and saddened by yesterday’s escalation of Israeli military action against protestors...

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Jul 18

2018 URBAN LEADERS INSTITUTE

For clergy refreshment (Wednesday through Friday) and leader empowerment (Thursday & Friday) with worship sessions and two-day anti-internalized racism training.
Jul 21

Spanish/English Anti-Racism Training

The Metropolitan New York Synod is committed to confronting the sin of racism and dismantling the personal and systemic walls that divide, hurt and oppress God’s children.
Jul 21

Spanish/English Anti-Racism Training

The Metropolitan New York Synod is committed to confronting the sin of racism and dismantling the personal and systemic walls that divide, hurt and oppress God’s children.

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