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A Pastoral Message on Abortion

​Our unity as Christians is through Jesus Christ, the One who embodies God’s grace among us. Every day we dive into our baptism, through which God promises grace and mercy and draws us out to love and serve neighbors. Yet, there are times when, even in our unity, we do not agree. The people of this church and this country have various…

Acts 11:27-30

​27At that time prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch. 28One of them named Agabus stood up and predicted by the Spirit that there would be a severe famine over all the world; and this took place during the reign of Claudius. 29The disciples determined that according to their ability, each would send relief to the believers living in Judea; 30this they…

Acts 11:19-26

​19Now those who were scattered because of the persecution that took place over Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, and they spoke the word to no one except Jews. 20But among them were some men of Cyprus and Cyrene who, on coming to Antioch, spoke to the Hellenists also, proclaiming the Lord Jesus. 21The hand of the Lord was…

Acts 11:1-18

​Fifth Sunday of Easter 1Now the apostles and the believers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God. 2So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him, 3saying, "Why did you go to uncircumcised men and eat with them?" 4Then Peter began to explain it to them, step by step, saying, 5I…

Psalm 56

​Matthias, Apostle 1Be gracious to me, O God, for people trample on me; all day long foes oppress me; 2my enemies trample on me all day long, for many fight against me. O Most High, 3when I am afraid, I put my trust in you. 4In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I am not afraid; what can flesh…

Revelation 11:15

​15Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Messiah, and he will reign forever and ever.” This post was originally published on this site

Revelation 10:1-11

1And I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, with a rainbow over his head; his face was like the sun, and his legs like pillars of fire. 2He held a little scroll open in his hand. Setting his right foot on the sea and his left foot on the land, 3he gave a great shout, like…

A message from Presiding Bishop Eaton

​May 11, 2022 On March 8, 2022, I appointed a listening panel to review the interactions of Bishop Megan Rohrer with Misión Latina Luterana leading up to and on Dec. 12, 2021. The panel has thoughtfully and judiciously conducted their listening process as is appropriate for a situation as multifaceted as this. Informed by the panel’s recommendations, and with much prayerful deliberation, I…