Vision Series 3: Christ has Risen!

“Christ has risen!  He has risen indeed! Alleluia!!”

My wife Gretchen is an end of life advance planner. If she has been to your congregation you know her passion is for a full life and a dignified death. Once the question of healers was “How can we keep this person alive?” Now, when […]

ELCA presiding bishop delivers Easter message

In her Easter message, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), reminds us that Easter makes it possible, even at the grave, to sing alleluia.

Listen to Eaton’s message.


View the message in English. View the message in Spanish.

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ELCA Church Council Proposes Passage of Women and Justice Statement

**CHICAGO (April 9, 2019) – The Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) met at the Lutheran Center in Chicago April 4-7. The council, which serves as the ELCA’s board of directors, took action on a variety of matters designed to help move the church’s mission and ministries forward.

Council members voted to […]

Welcome Krish!

We are SOOOoooo blessed and excited to be hosting Krish Vignarajah, the new LIRS President and CEO, as our keynote speaker for our 2019 Oregon Synod Assembly.

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