The ELCA has released "A Declaration of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to American Indian and Alaska Native People," a direct result of the social policy resolution “Repudiation
of the Doctrine of Discovery,” passed by the 2016 ELCA Churchwide
Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton has issued a statement urging the Biden administration to vigorously pursue actions granting protection to migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border.
ELCA Presiding Bishop Eaton has co-signed with other heads of churches from Churches Beyond Borders a letter on the legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery, inviting members to commemorate Sept. 30 as a day for truth and healing.
ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton and other members of the Circle of Protection coalition will meet today with senior officials at the White House to urge passage of economic bills the U.S. Congress is considering.
Presented by the ELCA, the 2021 Hein-Fry Book of Faith Challenge will explore the theme "Imagining Scriptural Encounters in the New Normal."
Five students were awarded 2021-22 Torrison Medical Scholarships, a program managed by the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities.