Educación Popular en Salud, or Popular Education in Health, (EPES) was founded by Karen Anderson, ELCA mission personnel, as a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chile in the early 1980s. In 2002, EPES became an independent foundation, continuing and expanding its support of communities in the Latin American country of Chile. This […]
En la escuela secundaria tuve un amigo que decía: “¿No sería genial si nuestras vidas tuvieran una banda sonora y pudiéramos oírla?” De esa manera siempre sabríamos lo que nos espera. Música de suspenso, música ominosa, música alegre, música dolorosa, música heroica —todas éstas nos alertarían sobre lo que está a la vuelta de la […]
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Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvellous things (Psalm 98:1a).
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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. Friday, May 7 Remember in prayer […]
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By Kristen Opalinski A Look Back at the 2021 National Workshop on Christian Unity Abide in my love … you shall bear much fruit. It was the theme of this year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, and in turn, became an echo for this year’s National Workshop on Christian Unity (NWCU). […]
Exercise your freedom by serving God, not by breaking the rules (1 Peter 2:16).
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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, May 6 Pray for leaders […]
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Every year on the second Sunday of May, people across the U.S. honor the sacrificial love of mothers. It’s a time for family and festivities. Many celebrate by buying flowers, greeting cards and brunch. Although a secular holiday, Mother’s Day is observed in certain ELCA congregations. Some churches give carnations or ask mothers to stand […]
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We are excited to share that the at-home guide for ELCA World Hunger’s “River of Life” Vacation Bible School program for 2021 is now available for download! This at-home guide is a supplemental resource for the full “River of Life VBS leader’s guide and includes modified activities, suggestions for online and at-home VBS, links […]
If we live by the Spirit, let us also be guided by the Spirit (Galatians 5:25).
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A record turnout of more than 650 members and friends of our LCANZ family walked or cycled up to 26 kilometres through South Australia’s Barossa Valley on Saturday 1 May to support thousands of refugee children to go to school.
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Editor’s note: May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Read the ELCA’s social message “The Body of Christ and Mental Illness.” Finally, all of you, have unity of spirit, sympathy, love for one another, a tender heart, and a humble mind (1 Peter 3:8). Ever since my diagnosis of bipolar disorder in 2006, I’ve been trying […]
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