May 2024 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.


Travels in Slovakia

May 03, 2024
Greetings in this Easter season, dear siblings in Christ. I love this season because it reminds me that we are, by God’s grace through the Resurrection of Jesus, an Easter people! I recently had an opportunity to experience a little of what this means for the Church. On the Tuesday after Easter Sunday, Marianne and I left for a week-long trip to Slovakia. Not an anticipated vacation destination? It wasn’t a vacation in the typical sense. Let me explain.