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    • Hymn of the Month – Lift Every Voice and Sing June 13, 2024
      Each month, Living Lutheran will share history and fun facts behind some hymns beloved by Lutherans. This month’s hymn is Lift Every Voice and Sing.    The post Hymn of the Month – Lift Every Voice and Sing appeared first on Living Lutheran.
      Rachel Kingsley
    • Halom elected bishop of the Northwest Synod of Wisconsin June 13, 2024
      Martin R. Halom, Bloomer, Wis., was elected June 8 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the Northwest Synod of Wisconsin. The election took place during the synod assembly, June 7-8 at the W.R. Davies Student Center of the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. Halom was elected on the fourth ballot, with 241 votes. Karen […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Prayer ventures: June 13 June 13, 2024
      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, June 13 We pray for […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Graham elected bishop of the Indiana-Kentucky Synod June 12, 2024
      Timothy M. Graham, Fort Wayne, Ind., was elected June 8 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the Indiana-Kentucky Synod. The election took place during the synod assembly, June 7-9 at the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Expo Center in Louisville, Ky. Graham was elected on the fifth ballot, with 206 votes. Adrianne M. Meier, […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Pipho elected bishop of the New England Synod June 12, 2024
      Nathan D. Pipho, Worcester, Mass., was elected June 7 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the New England Synod. The election took place during the synod assembly, June 6-8, at the DCU Center in Worcester. Pipho was elected on the fifth ballot, with 261 votes. Sara J. Anderson, associate to the bishop of […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Building a longer table June 12, 2024
      Editor’s note: This article was originally published in the Leadership Circle interactive newsletter. Shepherd’s Table in Sioux Falls, S.D., formed around the idea of a dinner church, is leading with a radical welcome to all under the vision of “building a longer table.” The community’s name is meant to remind us of Jesus as the […]
      Rachel Kingsley
    • Prayer ventures: June 12 June 12, 2024
      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, June 12 What do you […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • ELCA Youth Gathering to bring thousands to New Orleans June 11, 2024
      Meeting under the theme “Created to Be,” nearly 16,000 youth, adult leaders and others from the ELCA will participate in the ELCA Youth Gathering in New Orleans, La., July 16-20. The Gathering brings together high school age Lutherans from across the country and overseas for faith formation, worship, fellowship and service. Over three days, youth […]
      John Potter
    • A conversation with Vica-Etta Henrietta Steel June 11, 2024
      June is Pride Month! We are excited to affirm and embrace everyone in the church, and to amplify the voices of our ELCA siblings in the LGBTQIA+ community. Today we are speaking with Vica-Etta Henrietta Steel (she/her). How are you connected to the ELCA? I was outside of the Christian faith for decades. Most of […]
      Kelly Wilkerson
    • Prayer ventures: June 11 June 11, 2024
      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, June 11 We ask God […]
      Andrea Kulik