Like so many here in our country and around the world, I am appalled and saddened by yesterday’s escalation of Israeli military action against protestors in Gaza.
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As you know, a year ago at our synod assembly, we announced the challenge for members of our congregations to raise $1/day for the ELCA. $ 10,083.03 has been generously donated in support of the Campaign for the ELCA. Thank you for your generosity for the ELCA mission and ministry!
A reception and banquet in her honor were held at the synod assembly where guests were regaled with stories of her ministry and life as told by colleagues and family. We are grateful for her faithful service serving as both a congregational pastor and bishop of our synod!
The Rev. Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld, Beloit, Wis., was elected May 6 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).
The Rev. Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld, Beloit, Wis., was elected May 6 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Thomas-Breitfeld is the second African American woman to be a bishop in the ELCA.
Available on the Synod Assembly page or as a bulletin insert to share with your congregation. (pdf)
Bishop Felipe Lozada-Montañez of our partner synod, the Caribbean Synod of the ELCA, gave an update of the challenges still facing the people and congregations of Puerto Rico and what we can do to continue to walk with them through their recovery efforts.
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All the information you need such as timelines, forms, meetings, and more can be found on the synod website.
The ELCA strongly supports actions to reduce climate change and calls congregations and individuals to environmental stewardship. Some first steps to get your congregation started: