February 2021 Archive for From a Bishop's Desk

A series of opinion articles and essays from bishop's of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and ecumenical partners.


Black History Month: A Message

Feb 05, 2021
February is Black History Month. Pause with me and consider thoughtfully and faithfully what this means. This month is an opportunity for us to hear again the words of Jesus in his proclamation in the synagogue. As I consider those words, I realize that the perceptions and prejudices of white people have caused and continue to cause immense harm to our African-Descent siblings.