evangelical lutheran church in america

Ethiopian church, LCMS agree to formal discussions

Leaders of the 6 million-member Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus and the LCMS agree to future discussions about the relationship between the two church bodies.

LCMS, LCC, NALC reps address common public-square witness

During the Dec. 16-17 consultation in St. Louis, participants also share about the work of each church body and discuss a range of other topics.

ELCA elects first woman presiding bishop

The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton is elected on the fifth ballot to serve as presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America during the church body’s churchwide assembly.