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Questioning times

Noting that in suffering, as we have been in recent months, it’s normal to ask: “Oh God, where are you?” the ELCA presiding bishop recollects the Biblical story of the road to Emmaus. In this teaching we find strength to Read More →

Hurricane relief splits a pain

Bienaventurado el que sabe que compartir un dolor es dividirlo y compartir una alegría es multiplicarla. // Blessed is he who knows that sharing a pain is to split it and sharing a joy is to multiply it. The devastation Read More →

Musical celebration at Basilica

“It is a privilege for the Lutheran presenting partners in this venture to share Holy Spirit Mass with our friends of all faiths – and no faith at all. We thank the Catholic community at the National Shrine for welcoming Read More →

Reformation Sunday Worship Service

There’s room for busses! Please join us at Washington National Cathedral on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29, 2017, for the annual Reformation Sunday Worship Service – this year uniquely commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth A. Read More →

Commemoration examines yesterday & today

There’s a confetti emoji on many calendars this Oct. 31st, because the day marks 500 years since in 1517 Martin Luther posted 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, spreading ideas and events known as Read More →

No place for white supremacy

“White supremacy has no place in the kingdom of God, only the love and healing of the reign of the Prince of Peace,” asserts ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton in social media posts on August 13. In advance of events Read More →