A call was extended; a call was received

Congratulations to the newly called presiding bishop of the ELCA, the Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, bishop of the NE Ohio Synod!  Thank you to Bishop Mark Hanson for your gracious leadership these past 12 years, and blessings to Bishop Eaton as you embark on the next 6!  Bishop Eaton was chosen on the 5th ballot of … [Read more…]

ELCA Churchwide Assembly 2013

It’s that time again: the ELCA Churchwide Assembly began today in Pittsburgh.  Please keep the delegates and other leaders in your thoughts and prayers as they go about their important work.  For those who are interested, here is some helpful info on the Assembly: 10 Things You Should Know About the Churchwide Assembly Regular updates … [Read more…]

August 11 Special Guest Preacher: the Rev. Mary Lindberg

Pastor Lindberg comes to us from Compass Housing Alliance where she serves as the Community Engagement Coordinator. A little bit about Compass (from their website): The Compass Center was founded in 1920 when a remarkable couple from Sweden (Reverend and Mrs. Alva Karlstrom) began a little mission in Seattle – part chapel, part employment agency, … [Read more…]