The 2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly continued Aug. 6 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. Day two included the second plenary session, at which Elizabeth Eaton was re-elected on the first ballot as presiding bishop; “Faith, Sexism and Justice: A Lutheran Call to Action” was introduced; and a presentation was given of the “Declaration of the ELCA to People of African Descent.” It also included the third plenary session, at which, among other items, a new interreligious policy statement was introduced and Silvía Genz, pastor president of the Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Brazil, offered greetings.

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