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    ELCA: Statement on Ordination of First Female Palestinian Pastor in the Holy Land

    The ordination of the first woman in Palestine is no accident. It is the result of the prayerful discernment, theological reflection and concerted effort of the ELCJHL — the first member of the Lutheran World Federation to adopt its Gender Justice Policy.

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    ELCA: A Statement on Anti-Transgender Legislation

    We must stand together, dear church, faithfully advocating for the full humanity and dignity of all people. Let us recognize and affirm the humanity of our transgender and nonbinary siblings. Let us advocate for their dignity. Let us continue to be guided by God’s love and compassion as we seek justice and equality for everyone.

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  • ELCA and Catholic Church Meet for 13th National Ecumenical Dialogue

    Theologians and scholars representing the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) met Dec. 6-8, 2022, to engage in an ecumenical, theological dialogue at St. Mary’s Seminary & University in Baltimore.

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    ELCA Presiding Bishop Eaton

    Presiding Bishop Eaton Issues Message on Death of Pope Benedict XVI

    Pope Benedict lived in the surety that "whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord's" (Romans 14:8). Now, Lord, you let your servant go in peace: your word has been fulfilled. Amen

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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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