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There has to be a way to feed all

There has to be a way to feed all by Dorothy Sorrell As a 16-year-old volunteering at a food bank, Maria Rose Belding, an ELCA member, saw food that was thrown away because of expiration dates and knew there had to be a way to stop that waste. I Read More →

A valentine gift from God

A valentine gift from God A MONTHLY MESSAGE FROM THE ELCA PRESIDING BISHOP “Love means never having to say you’re sorry” (Love Story). “Forgiveness guaranteed. Repentance optional” (sign in front of a Lutheran church). This year Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day fall on the same Read More →

Church speak

A MONTHLY MESSAGE FROM THE ELCA PRESIDING BISHOP A colleague at the Lutheran Center related this story. An unchurched friend of hers was visiting and noticed her Advent calendar. “What is Advent?” she asked. A simple question. But my colleague Read More →

Punto de referencia para nuestros viajes

Punto de referencia para nuestros viajes SALUDO NAVIDEÑO DE NUESTRO OBISPO RICHARD GRAHAM Están sucediendo muchas cosas ahora, y estamos todos muy activos. Pero aun así la gente ama el Adviento, y creo que esto se debe a que ni siquiera la actividad de ésta temporada Read More →

Landmark for our travels

Landmark for our travels A SEASON’S GREETING FROM OUR BISHOP There is a lot going on now, and we’re all bustling. But people love Advent anyway, and I believe this is because not even the seasonal busyness can detract from the news that Jesus Read More →

Building Puentes with Caribbean islands

Building Puentes with Caribbean islands Recovery on islands of the Caribbean after havoc wrought in September 2017 by Hurricane Maria is pressing and challenging. “The brightest star on its horizon is the presence and the promise of the Church,” recounts Melissa Marcia,* chair of Building Read More →