Pastoral Messages

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Resources & Information for Congregations

May 22, 2020
Pastoral Letter Responding to
White House Statement on Public Worship

from Interim Bishop Rev. Peter Rogness

May 14, 2020
Pastoral Letter Regarding
State Supreme Court Ruling

from Interim Bishop Rev. Peter Rogness

May 14, 2020
Wisconsin ELCA Synod Bishops
Joint Pastoral Letter Regarding
State Supreme Court Safer-at-Home Ruling

May 13, 2020
Pastoral Message on COVID-19 Racism
and White Supremacy
from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

May 5, 2020
Our Journey Together Monthly Reflection
Including reflections on in-person gatherings
from Interim Bishop Rev. Peter Rogness

April 14, 2020
ELCA Churchwide Council
Takes Special Actions in Response to COVID-19
From ELCA News

April 14, 2020
Earth Day Message
from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

April 11, 2020
2020 Easter Message
“Easter Is Not Gone”
from Interim Bishop Rev. Peter Rogness

April 9, 2020
2020 Easter Message
from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

April 3, 2020
Holy Week Video Message
from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

April 1, 2020
Our Journey Together Monthly Reflection
Including COVD-19 & CARES Act Resources
from Interim Bishop Rev. Peter Rogness

March 25, 2020
Update from our Synod Council
Regarding Synod Assembly,
Bishop Election, and Events in 2020.

March 20, 2020
Regarding Holy Communion 
from Interim Bishop Rev. Peter Rogness

March 12, 2020
Update Regarding LEAD & COVID-19
from Interim Bishop Rev. Peter Rogness

March 8, 2020
ELCA Church Council Votes to Remove
“Visions & Expectations”
from ELCA News

March 7, 2020
Response Regarding COVID-19
from Interim Bishop Rev. Peter Rogness

March 3, 2020
Our Journey Together Monthly Reflection
from Interim Bishop Rev. Peter Rogness

February 5, 2020
Statement on New Travel Ban
from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

February 4, 2020
Our Journey Together Monthly Reflection
from Interim Bishop Rev. Peter Rogness

February 4, 2020
ELCA Announces “Total Inclusion!” Program to
Increace Inclusivity of Outdoor Ministry Programs
from ELCA News

January 28, 2020
Response to President Trump’s Middle East
“Peace to Prosperity” Document

from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

January 19, 2020
Pastoral Message on Death of Herbert Chilstrom
from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

January 9, 2020
Pastoral Message on Iran Conflict
from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

January 9, 2020
Pastoral Letter on United Methodist Church
from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

December 23, 2019
2020 Mission Support Letter
from Synod V.P. Jane Cahill Wolfgram

December 19, 2019
Year End Reflections
from Interim Bishop Rev. Peter Rogness

December 11, 2019
2019 Christmas Message
from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

November 19, 2019
Statement on Israeli Civilian
Settlements
from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

October 4, 2019
Request to Urge Release of Funds for
East Jerusalem Hospitals
from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA
and ELCA
 Conference of Bishops

October 1, 2019
ELCA, Church of Sweden and
The Episcopal Church
issue climate commitment

October 1, 2019
We Are To Be Bold
by Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

September 17, 2019
Rev. Peter Rogness Appointed
Interim Bishop

September 13, 2019
Pastoral Message on Racism
& White Supremacy

from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

August 14, 2019
2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly
Summary of Actions

 

May 28, 2019
Statement on Children in Detention Centers
from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

2019 Easter Message
from Rev. Elizabeth Eaton,
Presiding Bishop, ELCA

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