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News from ELCA Advocacy - November 12, 2020

Most eyes were on Election Day as the end of the campaign season, and Lutherans were busy getting ready. In Washington, faith leaders held virtual town halls with candidates to talk about their positions on police reform, the economy and the environment. In Ohio, Lutherans did voter registration through food pantries to ensure that the […]

Advocacy in action - June 3, 2019

The 2019 ELCA Advocacy Convening was held April 29–May 1 in Washington, D.C., gathering bishops and community leaders around the theme “Prepared to Care: Our Advocacy in Light of Disasters Intensified by Climate Change.” In her welcome letter to participants, Amy Reumann, ELCA Advocacy director, said this topic requires urgent action. “The earth is groaning […]

ELCA and Episcopal Church issue call for prayer, fasting and advocacy - May 18, 2017

CHICAGO (May 18, 2017) – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church, have issued a joint statement calling for prayer, fasting and advocacy addressing cuts to public programs that are vital to hungry people […]

ELCA, Luther on advocacy - October 7, 2016

Luther and Reformation leaders on advocacy The Forgotten Luther: Reclaiming the Social-Economic Dimension of the Reformation, edited by Carter Lindberg and Paul Wee (Lutheran University Press, 2016) Chapters in this book come from theologians who have looked at Reformation-era attitudes toward the “social ministry” and “advocacy” side of church life. They contend that many have […]

Study guide: Advocacy as witness - September 30, 2016

The ELCA is committed to being a public church—not only directly assisting the poor, the oppressed, the sick, the imprisoned and other disadvantaged people, but also raising our voices and working to make the world’s complex systems of law, economics and social order work to promote the welfare and safety for people and God’s creation. […]

Advocacy as witness - September 29, 2016

The ELCA is committed to being a public church—not only directly assisting the poor, the oppressed, the sick, the imprisoned and other disadvantaged people, but also raising our voices and working to make the world’s complex systems of law, economics and social order work to promote the welfare and safety for people and God’s creation.

Songs of blessings - November 29, 2021

Adults with intellectual and physical disabilities share their musical talents through the Triangle Alliance Chorus (TAC) at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Cary, N.C. The choir is a “splendid example” to the congregation and community that a person always has gifts to give and share with others, said Mike Harris, TAC director and minister of […]

ADLA president, LuMin director to participate in U.N. fellowship program - November 18, 2021

Lamont Anthony Wells, president of the African Descent Lutheran Association (ADLA), has been selected as one of 18 international participants in the United Nations’ (U.N.) Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent. Wells’ acceptance marks the first time an ELCA member has participated in the program. Established within the framework of the U.N. International Decade […]

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