2016 Churchwide Assembly ASSEMBLY ACTION CA16.05.24 To adopt Motion C. ­­­ WHEREAS, Holy Scripture reminds us that “the Holy Habitation of the Most High” includes “a river whose streams make glad the city of God,” and that “waters of the sea may become fresh, so everything will live where the riverRead More →

By Nathan Detweiler “Climate change is the biggest challenge that we face. Because of climate change we are forced to relocate within three decades,” Esau Sinnok said during a recent phone interview about Shishmaref. Esau was born and raised in this village in Alaska. He has recently become an outspokenRead More →

Churchwide Votes Towards a Fossil-Free Future US LUTHERANS VOTE TO DISCONTINUE FOSSIL-FUEL INVESTMENTS, TO WORK TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE **FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** Contact: Gerry Falco gafsail@gmail.com 914-548-3108 Kim Winchell kwinchelldm@aol.com 989-326-1960 Rev. Barbara Rossing brossing@lstc.edu 509-548-7278 New Orleans – On August 13, 2016 the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)Read More →