Monthly Archives: November 2016

Response to Presiding Bishop’s Statement on Standing Rock

    November 17, 2016 Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This week the Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America released a statement regarding events which are happening at Standing Rock.  I am not writing to support, condemn,

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Invitation to A Season of Listening. . .

Over the next few months, we invite congregations and members of this synod to enter into “A Season of Listening. . .” – a time of intentional conversation about engaging racial diversity across the synod and how we strengthen bonds

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ELCA Presiding Bishop Issues Statement on Standing Rock

CHICAGO (Nov. 14, 2016) – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has issued the following statement on Standing Rock. Statement from ELCA Presiding Bishop Eaton on Standing Rock When we come

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Thoughts on Standing Rock – Nov. 1, 2016

November 1, 2016 – by Bishop Mark Narum We stand witness to historic events.  A gathering of native peoples from around the world gather along the flood plain of an ancestral home.  Historic in that, for the first time in

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