Presiding Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton asks this question in her October column for The Lutheran. What we eat, what hymns we sing, what jokes we tell, what color we are … none of this binds us together or makes us Lutheran, she says. Our theology must define us. And it’s all about God’s grace.
Read her column by clicking on "Continue Reading" or her photo on the left.
Over 1,300 worshipers gathered at Christ Lutheran Church, Charlotte on September 12 to participate in the installation of The Rev. Dr. Timothy Marcus Smith as the new bishop of the NC Synod-Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA). ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton presided over the installation. Director of the liturgy and host pastor was The Rev. Dr. Scott Suskovic, senior pastor, Christ Church.
If you took the Portico/Mayo Clinic Health Assessment by April 30, the synod office would love to know. The NC Synod met the goal for Portico member participation in the Health Assessment. To thank those who took the health assessment, we're awarding $100 health grants. If your spouse is also covered by Portico health insurance and took the assessment prior to April 30, they are also eligible. Register by clicking the link below.
October 12-14, Lutheridge
All rostered leaders and professional congregational staff in the NC Synod are encouraged to attend this year's Fall Convocation.
The Rev. Jonathan Swenson is our presenter and our guest musician is the Rev. Dr. Paul Weber. Don't miss this special time together for synod leaders.