CHICAGO (RNS) — The lighting of Bishop Eaton’s Luther rose was accompanied by the buzz of neon, the trumpet blast of Luther’s hymn ‘A Mighty Fortress’ and enthusiasm from Lutherans on social media.
CHICAGO (RNS) — Dinner churches are popping up across the country in churches in a number of denominations, conservative and progressive, urban and rural and everything in between.
(RNS) — The Rev. Lenny Duncan recently decided to challenge his denomination in a new book, titled 'Dear Church: A Love Letter from a Black Preacher to the Whitest Denomination in the U.S.'
MILWAUKEE (RNS) — The ELCA Churchwide Assembly kicked off a year of celebrations: 50 years of women's ordination, 40 years of women of color being ordained and 10 years of LGBTQ people serving freely in the mainline Lutheran denomination.
MILWAUKEE (RNS) — The ELCA's newly approved social statement — titled 'Faith, Sexism, and Justice: A Call to Action' — names patriarchy and sexism as sins and acknowledges the church’s complicity in them.
MILWAUKEE (RNS) — 'Marching is fun, words are great, but action makes a difference,' Bishop Paul Erickson of the Greater Milwaukee Synod said.
(RNS) — This week's ELCA Churchwide Assembly offers a window into the issues important to many progressive Christians across the United States.
CHICAGO (RNS) — At Emaus ELCA Church in Racine, Wis., student pastor Betty Rendón was 'very well loved,' and a lot of people are feeling the loss, said the church's pastor.
CHICAGO (RNS) — The Rev. Paul Erickson, bishop of the ELCA’s Greater Milwaukee Synod, said the student pastor’s arrest may be 'legal, but it is immoral.'
(RNS) — 'I’m tired of being afraid to go to synagogue,' one worshipper posted on Twitter this week.
(RNS) — Several Protestant denominations have repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery, the idea laid out in a series of 15th-century papal bulls that justified appropriating native land. But what are they doing now to act on that?
CHICAGO (RNS) — The ELCA has elected the largest number of female bishops in one year to lead the mainline denomination.
CHICAGO (RNS) President Trump's executive order would have more than halved the number of refugees accepted by the United States from the current ceiling of 110,000.
(RNS) The declaration comes as the Lutheran and Catholic churches prepare to kick off a year of celebrations to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.
(RNS) The Rev. Elizabeth Eaton will take over from Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson, who will step down after 12 years of overseeing the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, one of the country’s largest denominations.
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