North American Church Leaders Call for Peace in Holy Land in Advent Prayer Resource

November 30th, 2023|

CHICAGO (Nov. 30, 2023) — The leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC) and The Episcopal Church (TEC) have released the Churches Beyond Borders 2023 Advent Cycle of Prayer. The prayer resource calls for justice

PA House Passes Hate Crimes Legislation

November 2nd, 2023|

In the midst of rising violence and expressions of hatred, particularly toward Jewish and Muslim communities in the U.S. in the wake of conflict in the Middle East,  the state House of Representatives on Tuesday passed three bills to strengthen the Commonwealth’s hate crime laws. Supported by votes from both

ELCA Releases Draft Social Message on Gun-Related Violence and Trauma

October 20th, 2023|

The ELCA is developing a social message about gun-related violence and trauma. Social messages are ELCA teaching documents that draw from existing social teaching but throw a fuller and sharper spotlight on a particular social issue. The draft’s themes focus on trauma, public health, and an ethic of shared responsibility

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