Juiana vs. United States

The Juliana vs. United States court hearing has been rescheduled and is now on the court’s docket for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 4. The Our Children’s Trust rally to support the hearing and the plaintiffs is now scheduled to begin at 1:30 […]

Vision Series 4: Let the River Run

Living at the “convergence of opportunity, need and change” the Oregon Synod voted May 11, 2019 to call the Rev. Laurie Larson Caesar to the office of synodical bishop. Congratulations to our new Bishop Elect!  She will assume her office August 1, 2019.

The picture to the left is of the former Elwha […]

Greetings from Sen. Merkley

I had the opportunity to chat with Sen. Merkley today during an office open house. The ELCA has been advocating on the Hill this week around Disaster Response to Climate Change related catastrophies. Jeff,  course, is an Oregon Synod, ELCA, Lutheran and reflects our values courageously in the Senate. I […]

ELCA Advocacy in Washington D.C.

“What is past is prologue.” Bp. Brauer-Rieke is in Washington D.C. this week for ELCA Advocacy. Our advocates are focusing on climate change related disasters, working with our congressional representatives on root causes of migration, and hurricane, flood and drought concerns for us in the U.S. See (and like) the

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