Over 65 in the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic

By Bishop Michael Rinehart On April 16, the White House released its document, “Guidelines for Opening Up America Again” which gives specific recommendations on re-opening public spaces in the United States. It includes gating criteria before beginning opening, and...

More Than Just Virtual Worship

By The Rev. Chris Markert, Bishop’s Associate for Mission We’ve seen seismic shifts in how the Church “does” worship during this COVID-19 pandemic. Families, business, schools and other organizations have also had to adapt and pivot during this time. As churches learn...

Grace, New Orleans Supporting Food Drives

By Tina Guillot, Media Director, Grace Lutheran, New Orleans, LA Hello!  We are sharing a story about our drive up food drive a couple of weeks ago: Grace Lutheran in New Orleans is supporting two food drives. We collected non-perishables on April 18 for the Bethlehem...

United in baptism

By Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding Bishop, ELCA There is an Irish saying: “It is in the shelter of each other that the people live.” I am writing this at the end of March. I don’t know what the world will look like when you read this at the beginning of May. COVID-19...

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