social statement

Who gets a seat?

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen I actually met the Pope this year! In preparing my synod assembly report, I reviewed last year’s pictures and was delighted to see the one with Archbishop Bernard Hebda from St. Paul, Bishop Peter Bartimeaus from Nigeria, and myself visiting with Pope Francis. We were the key religious leaders accompanying a [...]

Where do we find ourselves?

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen What does one say after the events of the past 10 days? What does one write when events have affected you more deeply than you could have imagined? To watch the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh was heart wrenching for me. Though I have not been [...]

Synodical Hearing on the Draft Social Statement on Women and Justice

The Minneapolis Area Synod will host an opportunity to participate in a critical step in the development of the ELCA social statement on women and justice. This social statement will be voted on at the 2019 Churchwide Assembly in Milwaukee. How can the draft be strengthened? What is the statement missing? A representative of the [...]

Synodical Hearing on the ELCA Draft Social Statement on Women and Justice

The Minneapolis Area Synod will host an opportunity to participate in a critical step in the development of the ELCA social statement on women and justice. This social statement will be voted on at the 2019 Churchwide Assembly in Milwaukee. How can the draft be strengthened? What is the statement missing? A representative of the [...]

2018-07-05T15:03:41-05:00September 11th, 2018|Tags: , , , |