HERE I STAND AND HERE, AND HERE: THE ELCA ASSEMBLY
- Across Christendom, churches strengthen ties. Lampman, Jane // Christian Science Monitor;7/6/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 157, p1
Reports that the members of the Episcopal Church in the United States are expected to approve a proposal for a 'full communion' with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, opening the way for sharing sacraments and clergy.
- America's Lutherans: Where they are going. Maudlin, M.G. // Christianity Today;11/3/89, Vol. 33 Issue 16, p26
Reports on issues facing America's two Lutheran denominations, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Doctrinal debates; Struggling with the issue of inclusivity; Declining membership; Role of women in church leadership; Involvement in politics. ...
- Interchurch journey. // Christian Century;01/24/2001, Vol. 118 Issue 3, p5
Focuses on the joint renewal and communion agreement between the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Details on the preaching of Episcopal Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold about the reconciliation of the two churches; Differences between the two religions;...
- Lutheran disquiet. // Christian Century;4/16/86, Vol. 103 Issue 13, p383
Describes the merger of the Lutheran Church in America, the American Lutheran Church and the Association of Evangelical Lutheran Churches to become the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and the controversy over its new location and constitution.
- ELCA apologizes for persecution of Anabaptists. // Christian Century;12/12/2006, Vol. 123 Issue 25, p16
The article reports that the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has formally apologized for Lutheran persecution of Anabaptists in 16th-century Europe. Descendants of Anabaptist are now found in such religious groups as the Amish, Hutterites, and Mennonites. The Anabaptists trace their roots...
- Financial worries darken ELCA assembly. Lehmann, D.J. // Christian Century;9/20/89, Vol. 106 Issue 26, p804
Reports on the August assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Church financial problems; Decision to remain a part of the World Council of Churches and National Council of Churches; Addressing social issues.
- ELCA faces bleak future. // Christianity Today;6/22/92, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p55
Comments on developments in two Christian denominations. Critical concerns facing the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), as reported by Bishop Herbert Chilstrom; Recent personnel changes in the Southern Baptist Association and its affiliates.
- Updates. // Christianity Today;01/10/2000, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p22
Provides update on some Christian denominations as of January 2000. Rejection of the 1998 submission statement of the Southern Baptist Convention by the Baptist General Association of Virginia; Financial support provided by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to National Council of...
- ELCA tinkers with ecumenism. Lyles, Jean Caffey // Christian Century;9/12/2001, Vol. 118 Issue 25, p6
Discusses the threat posed by the approval of a bylaw by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) to its ecumenical concord with the Episcopal Church. Details of the bylaw; Objections raised by a minority of ELCA clergy and laity concerning a provision in the concord; Terms of the...