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    ELCA Receives Lilly Grant to Support Compelling Preaching Initiative

    The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has received a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish the ELCA Compelling Preaching: Transformed Listeners Initiative.

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    ELCA Vice President Imran Siddiqui

    ELCA Church Council Welcomes New Vice President And 18 New Members

    The Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) met at the Lutheran Center in Chicago, Nov. 10–Nov. 13. The council welcomed ELCA Vice President Imran Siddiqui and 18 new members, elected by the 2022 Churchwide Assembly. The council serves as the ELCA churchwide organization’s board of directors and interim legislative authority between meetings of the Churchwide Assembly.

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    Update From the Office of the Bishop Staff

    Assistant to the Bishop, The Rev. Kevin Vandiver, will be leaving the MNYS Office of the Bishop to pursue a new Call to the Lutheran Church of the Reformation in Washington, D.C.

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    MNYS Vaccination Clinic | Fall 2022

    According to the CDC, vaccine and booster doses are lowest among Black and Hispanic Americans. In an effort to continue to care for our most vulnerable communities, MNYS will host a vaccination clinic every Sunday throughout the month of November.

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    2022 Bishop's Retreat | Highlights

    Thank you to all who attended our retreat, and we invite you to view the highlights from our 2022 Bishop’s Retreat!

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    A Message from Our Presiding Bishop: We are Woven Together

    “Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life. For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we will certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his” (Romans 6:3-5).

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    Highlights from the 2022 ELCA "Becoming Conference"

    From August 21 to August 28, the ELCA Service and Justice Home Area, celebrated the Becoming Conference, an event aiming to strategize and prioritize their work around five core justice foci: Migration Justice, Economic Justice, Racial Justice, Gender Justice, and Environmental Justice.

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    2022 Churchwide Assembly Highlights and Elections

    This year's triennial gathering of the 2022 Churchwide Assembly hosted more than 900 voting members serving on behalf of the 3.3 million members of the ELCA, representing each of our 65 synods. Representatives – lay and clergy alike – met under the theme “Embody the Word,” participating in worship and plenary discussions to do the work and fulfill God's plan for this Church. Here's what you need to know:

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