Category Archives: ELCA

News about churchwide business, mission, or events.

Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld elected bishop of South-Central Synod of Wisconsin

The Rev. Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld, Beloit, Wis., was elected May 6 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Thomas-Breitfeld is the second African American woman to be … Continue reading

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‘Palestine: Unlimited’ Exhibit

Prize-winning photos from Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture on exhibit May 20-June 15 The photos, reflecting Palestinians’ view of their culture and way of life, will be on display at four Madison-area churches. The display is open … Continue reading

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News from Hong Kong: April 2018

Dear Friends at Trinity in Wisconsin and in Texas, St. Peter’s, Triumphant, United, First United, and Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, I thank God with you in this season of Easter that Christ has arisen and we, too, were raised … Continue reading

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ELCA bishops issue statement of solidarity with youth

At the recent conference of bishops held in Chicago, this joint statement was issued by ELCA bishops in solidarity with our children and youth. “Our children and youth are like a young Jeremiah prophesying to the people: For I know the … Continue reading

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Epiphany Issue of LTS News

Dear Friends at Trinity in Madison, In the light of the Christmas star we begin a new year of growing with the child Jesus. Happy new year to you! I am looking forward to seeing your artwork on the wall … Continue reading

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