News From The 2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly
The legislative authority of the assembly met in Milwaukee on August 5-10, 2019. Among the actions taken by more than 900 voting members: Reelected on the first ballot the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton to a six-year term as ELCA presiding bishop; Approved the triennium budget for 2020-2022; Adopted many resolutions and memorials; and Elected members to serve on the ELCA Church Council, churchwide committees and churchwide boards. (All of the details can be found at www.elca.org/cwa-2019.) The ELCA is one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States with nearly 3.5 million members. The ELCA emphasizes the saving grace of God through faith in Jesus Christ, unity among Christians and service in the world.
If you find yourself in need of pastoral care while we are without a full-time pastor, we ask you to confidentially speak with our Youth Director or office staff. We will connect you with a pastor or appropriate ministry person to assist you.
Our quilting ladies have been working on “Walker Bags” for residents of area nursing homes. They are also making them available to members of our congregation. You will find a basket full of these colorful and handy fabric bags in the Narthex. Please feel free to take one for yourself or someone you know.