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Prayer ventures: Sept. 24

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Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These daily petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church. Friay, Sept. 24 Remember in prayer […]

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Bishop Eaton, other Churches Beyond Borders leaders issue letter on Doctrine of Discovery

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Churches Beyond Borders

Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the ELCA, has co-signed with other heads of churches from Churches Beyond Borders a letter on the legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery. In addition to the ELCA, Churches Beyond Borders includes the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Anglican Church of Canada and the Episcopal Church. “As another school […]

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Prayer ventures: Sept. 23

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Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These daily petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church. Thursday, Sept. 23 Pray that our […]

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“Presente”

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Series editor’s note:  Throughout 2021, “Deeper understandings” will continue to engage the ELCA’s commitment to authentic diversity. Kenneth Wheeler will carry on this theme in the next issue. Established by law in 1988, National Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15-Oct. 15 every year. Many of us have heard the phrase “say their names” used to […]

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Grounds for forgiveness

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Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. My father taught me how to pray the Lord’s Prayer when I was a little girl—much too young to understand what trespasses or forgiveness meant and too young to read the words in the Bible for myself. I’ve also taught the Lord’s Prayer […]

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Prayer ventures: Sept. 22

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Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These daily petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church. Wednesday, Sept 22 Pray that, when […]

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The gods we worship

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When the crowd saw what Paul had done, they shouted in the Lycaonian language, ‘The gods have come down to us in human form!’ (Acts 14:11)

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September 26, 2021–Mission First

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Sami Johnson, Andalucia, Spain Warm-up Questions Briefly describe a time you received help, kindness, or support from someone you didn’t expect. Have you ever had the chance to offer help, kindness, or support to someone who didn’t expect it from you? Why did you do it? How does our faith factor into your decision to serve […]

Seeing the human in each other

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The morning after the 2016 presidential election, Bruce MacKenzie had a line from the “Prayer of St. Francis” running through his mind: “Seek as much … to be understood as to understand.” “When a phrase or some type of message like that keeps repeating, I try to pay attention,” said MacKenzie, a member of Bethlehem […]

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Prayer ventures: Sept. 21

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Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These daily petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church. Tuesday, Sept. 21 Matthew, apostle and […]

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Beauty (and soul) therapy

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Are planned church programs or congregational community outreach efforts essential to effective cross-cultural ministry? Or can we work for the Lord’s harvest with people of all nations in everyday life? LCANZ member Beverley Heidenreich thinks God often provides opportunities for evangelism.

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A Pastoral Note to Members of the LCANZ: COVID Vaccines and Passports

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We are in the midst of a pandemic, a disease which is likely to be with us for quite some time… For now, we are responding as best we can.

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