The following information is being streamed from the ELCA web site.

  • News
  • Daily Bible Reading
  • Daily Bible Verse
  • RSS ELCA News

    • ELCA receives grant through Lilly Endowment’s Thriving Congregations Initiative October 15, 2020
      ​CHICAGO – The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has received a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish the "Congregations Lead: Innovation Denomination" initiative.The program is funded through Lilly Endowment's Thriving Congregations Initiative. The aim of this national initiative is to strengthen Christian congregations so they can help people deepen their relationships with God, […]
    • ELCA Presiding Bishop issues Indigenous Peoples Day statement October 12, 2020
      ​In the name of the God who creates every human being out of love, this church teaches human dignity is God's gift to every person and that the commitment to universal rights protects that dignity.—ELCA social message "Human Rights," 2017 (p. 2)We cannot advance justice today by forgetting injustice yesterday.—Rev. Dr. R. Guy Erwin, Osage […]
    • ELCA Conference of Bishops holds virtual meeting October 9, 2020
      ​CHICAGO — The Conference of Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) gathered virtually Oct. 1-2. This is the first time the conference has held a meeting online. The conference, an advisory body of the ELCA, comprises 65 synod bishops, the presiding bishop and the secretary."Our Conference of Bishops meetings are important times for […]
    • 2020 Hein-Fry Book of Faith Challenge October 6, 2020
      ​CHICAGO — In an increasing polarized world, biblical citations do not always serve their primary intent of reflecting God's love. Under the theme "The Bible – Word, Not Weapon," the 2020 Hein-Fry Book of Faith Challenge will address how Bible verses taken out of context can become weapons that discredit others or justify cruel treatment of […]
    • A Pastoral Message for the People of Armenia and Artsakh October 6, 2020
      ​Dear church,One of our ecumenical partners, the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, has requested our prayers and support amid the increased hostilities between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The recent surprise attack on the people of Armenia and Artsakh has resulted in violence and death, buttressed by cyberattacks and disinformation. The nation of Armenia has been launched into a state of […]
    • A Prayer for the President and First Lady October 2, 2020
      ​Today, we ask our Evangelical Lutheran Church in America family and friends to join together in prayer for the president, first lady and all who are affected by COVID-19 in the White House, as well as all the people and their families in our nation and around the world who are continuing to suffer or who […]

  • RSS ELCA – Daily Bible Reading

    • Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 October 25, 2020
      ​Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost1The LORD spoke to Moses, saying: 2Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them: You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy. 15You shall not render an unjust judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great: […]
    • Proverbs 24:23-34 October 24, 2020
      ​23These also are sayings of the wise: Partiality in judging is not good. 24Whoever says to the wicked, "You are innocent," will be cursed by peoples, abhorred by nations; 25but those who rebuke the wicked will have delight, and a good blessing will come upon them. 26One who gives an honest answer gives a kiss […]
    • Deuteronomy 9:25 -- 10:5 October 23, 2020
      9:25Throughout the forty days and forty nights that I lay prostrate before the LORD when the LORD intended to destroy you, 26I prayed to the LORD and said, "Lord GOD, do not destroy the people who are your very own possession, whom you redeemed in your greatness, whom you brought out of Egypt with a […]
    • Numbers 5:5-10 October 22, 2020
      ​5The LORD spoke to Moses, saying: 6Speak to the Israelites: When a man or a woman wrongs another, breaking faith with the LORD, that person incurs guilt 7and shall confess the sin that has been committed. The person shall make full restitution for the wrong, adding one-fifth to it, and giving it to the one […]
    • Psalm 98 October 21, 2020
      ​1O sing to the LORD a new song, for he has done marvelous things. His right hand and his holy arm have gotten him victory. 2The LORD has made known his victory; he has revealed his vindication in the sight of the nations. 3He has remembered his steadfast love and faithfulness to the house of […]
    • Revelation 18:21-24 October 20, 2020
      ​21Then a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone and threw it into the sea, saying, "With such violence Babylon the great city will be thrown down, and will be found no more; 22and the sound of harpists and minstrels and of flutists and trumpeters will be heard in you no more; […]

  • RSS ELCA – Daily Bible Verse

    • Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 October 25, 2020
      ​1The LORD spoke to Moses, saying: 2Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them: You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.
    • Proverbs 24:23-34 October 24, 2020
      ​27Prepare your work outside, get everything ready for you in the field; and after that build your house.
    • Deuteronomy 9:25 -- 10:5 October 23, 2020
      ​10:1At that time the LORD said to me, "Carve out two tablets of stone like the former ones, and come up to me on the mountain, and make an ark of wood. 2I will write on the tablets the words that were on the former tablets, which you smashed, and you shall put them in […]
    • Numbers 5:5-10 October 22, 2020
      ​9Among all the sacred donations of the Israelites, every gift that they bring to the priest shall be his. 10The sacred donations of all are their own; whatever anyone gives to the priest shall be his.
    • Psalm 98 October 21, 2020
      ​1O sing to the LORD a new song, for he has done marvelous things. His right hand and his holy arm have gotten him victory.
    • Revelation 18:21-24 October 20, 2020
      ​21Then a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone and threw it into the sea, saying, "With such violence Babylon the great city will be thrown down, and will be found no more;