Living Lutheran Stories – September 26, 2017

ELCA staff, partners report Maria devastation

ArticleLess than two weeks after Hurricane Irma rocked the Caribbean islands and the U.S. Atlantic Coast, Hurricane Maria tore through a similar path over the last two days. Many small Caribbean islands … continue


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A hands-on first communion

ArticleFourth- and fifth-graders at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Olympia, Wash., are learning experientially what it means to say, “Give us this day our daily bread.” To prepare for their first … continue


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Matthew lectionary series: Three faithful foreign women

ArticleAs is often noted, there are five women mentioned (if not all by name—sorry, Bathsheba) in the Matthew genealogy of Jesus: Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba and Mary. I want to focus on the three … continue


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