The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton

The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton

Oct. 32 and beyond

Oct. 32 and beyond A MONTHLY MESSAGE FROM THE ELCA PRESIDING BISHOP* This is the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. For the past year it has been “All Reformation All the Time!” Everything Martin Luther. The really observant have branched out to Philipp Melanchthon Read More →

At the table together / Juntos a la mesa

At the table together / Juntos a la mesa A MONTHLY MESSAGE FROM THE ELCA PRESIDING BISHOP* Old recipes are precious things. They give instructions about how to prepare a dish, but they are so much more. They are filled with memories. They connect families as they are passed Read More →

Live in the freedom of Christ

Live in the freedom of Christ A MONTHLY MESSAGE FROM THE ELCA PRESIDING BISHOP Recently I discovered Google Earth. I know, I’m a little late to the dance. But this is fascinating. You type in an address and up pops a photo. You can zoom in Read More →

Serving the neighbor in charged times

A MONTHLY MESSAGE FROM THE ELCA PRESIDING BISHOP Across this church I’ve heard stories of parishioners disturbed by the Gospel read on Sundays, believing the pastor chose the passage as a critique of the current administration. The Beatitudes seemed to Read More →

I wonder …

A MONTHLY MESSAGE FROM THE ELCA PRESIDING BISHOP Recently, I heard the Bach cantata O heilges Geist und Wasserbad. The cantata’s text is based on John 3:1-15, which was the Gospel lesson at the service where the cantata was first Read More →

Falling and not afraid

A MONTHLY MESSAGE FROM THE ELCA PRESIDING BISHOP Our living and our dying are great mysteries. Not long ago a young reporter contacted me wanting to talk about death. She had suddenly come to the realization that she would one Read More →