Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton has requested that The Lutheran distribute her monthly column to synods to be shared each month after the issue has been delivered to in-home to subscribers. Her message is free for use by synods and congregations in their communications efforts. This column originally appeared in the February issue of The Lutheran. Reprinted with permission.
The Rev. Dr. Leonard Bolick, bishop of the NC Synod ELCA, is pleased to announce that the ELCA Church Council has called the Rev. John W. Mocko, currently pastor of Holly Grove Lutheran Church, Lexington, N.C., to serve as Director for Evangelical Mission. Pastor Mocko succeeds Pastor Ernie Hinojosa who previously served in this position..
Trinity Lutheran’s With God We Can! ministry provides area Soup Kitchen with nutritious vegetables and fruit for use during the cold winter months.
Paige Krier of Raleigh is the newest member of the Lutheran Service Carolinas boards, serving as the Bishop’s representative for the North Carolina Synod.
Breaking Down Barriers: Individuals with Mental Illness Move Forward with LSC’s Help
John* wanted what a lot of adults want – a place to call his own. But for John, who suffers from a severe and persistent mental illness, this was a challenging goal to accomplish. Helping John and others who are diagnosed with a mental illness work toward their goals is just one of the initiatives of ACTT, a program of Lutheran Services Carolinas.