A Message from our Presiding Bishop

ELCA

In the following video message, Presiding Bishop of the ELCA Elizabeth Eaton offers words of encouragement to our communities of faith in this difficult time.

This is an opportunity for us to pause and reflect, to breathe, and to think about what it means to be the body of Christ.

Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton

Let us pray

God, our peace and our strength, we pray for our nation and the world as we face new uncertainties around coronavirus. Protect the most vulnerable among us, especially all who are currently sick or in isolation. Grant wisdom, patience, and clarity to health care workers, especially as their work caring for others puts them at great risk. Guide us as we consider how best to prepare and respond in our families, congregations, workplaces, and communities. Give us courage to face these days not with fear but with compassion, concern, and acts of service, trusting that you abide with us always, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Rev. Sarah Teichmann

Pastor of Christian Formation

I love working in a staff where we are able to use each other’s strengths for the glory of God. I am energized by the lay leaders of the church and the creative ways they can extend the mission of Jesus to congregational members and our community.

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