A new social statement from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America labels patriarchy and sexism as sins and acknowledges the church’s complicity in them.Read More »
According to a press release, Rev. Kuempel who serves as pastor of First Lutheran Church of Kennewick, WA, was elected on the fourth ballot with 133 votes.Read More »
Jesus, a carpenter, was in a boat full of fishers who, one would think, would be experts at navigating the choppy and stormy sea. But they called on him for help. In the same way, people of faith are often in the same “boat” in life.Read More »
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America on Wednesday (Aug. 14) elected the Rev. Elizabeth Eaton as the denomination’s first female presiding bishop. Eaton received 600 votes against incumbent Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson, who received 287.Read More »
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has elected its first openly gay bishop, the Rev. R. Guy Erwin, to oversee churches in Southern California, four years after the church allowed openly gay men and lesbians to serve as clergy.Read More »
Was Jesus married? Does it matter?
The Rev. Shelley Wee explores questions like this every Monday evening with a group of students at Eastern Washington University, where she leads the Lutheran Campus Ministry.Read More »