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ELCA-LCMS Discussion Panel Holds Third of Three Meetings

CHICAGO — Representatives of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) discussed their churches’ ecumenical goals and views on the “Church Growth Movement” here Oct. 2-3. The last of three scheduled meetings included talk about the possibilities of publishing papers from the meetings and of future discussions between the
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Posted: October 19, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4724
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Lutheran Ecumenism at Center of Workshop on Christian Unity

SAN DIEGO (ELCA) — Fifty of about 300 participants at the National Workshop on Christian Unity (NWCU) here April 30-May 3 were members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). A list of ecumenical dialogues and agreements put the ELCA at the center of many of the workshop’s seminars, plenary and luncheon speeches, and
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Posted: May 15, 2001 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4783
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ELCA Assembly Affirms CUIC Relationship

INDIANAPOLIS (ELCA) — The Churchwide Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) affirmed by a vote of 892-25 that the ELCA accept an invitation to become a “partner in mission and dialogue” with Churches Uniting in Christ (CUIC). The churchwide assembly, the chief legislative authority of the ELCA, is meeting here Aug. 8-14
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Posted: August 12, 2001 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4786
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ELCA Bishops Hear Presiding Bishop-Elect’s Support for Ecumenism

CHICAGO (ELCA) — In a report to the Conference of Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Rev. Mark S. Hanson, ELCA presiding bishop-elect, said he is “deeply committed” to ecumenical cooperation globally. However, he left open the possibility of revisiting the church’s 10-year-old ecumenical statement, noting that a change in leadership
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Posted: October 11, 2001 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4789
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ELCA Bishop Convenes Consultation of Ecumenical Advisors

ROSEMONT, Ill. (ELCA) — The Rev. Mark S. Hanson, presiding bishop and chief ecumenical officer of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), gathered staff of the ELCA Department for Ecumenical Affairs and 15 advisors here Feb. 8-9 to discuss the church’s ecumenical priorities for the next 10 years. Hanson began a six-year term as
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Posted: February 13, 2002 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4791
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ELCA Ecumenical Affairs Staff Seeks Advice on Priorities

DENVER, Colo. (ELCA) — The Department for Ecumenical Affairs of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) was advised to continue current bilateral church dialogues, build on positive signs from recent meetings with officials of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) and maintain funding for the Lutheran World Federation (LWF). The department’s advisory committee discussed those
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Posted: February 10, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4793
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ELCA Presiding Bishop Meets Pope John Paul II

VATICAN CITY (ELCA) — The Rev. Mark S. Hanson, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), called for the possibility of “limited interim Eucharistic sharing” between Lutherans and Roman Catholics in a brief meeting here March 24 with Pope John Paul II. Currently, it is not possible for Lutherans to commune in
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Posted: March 25, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4795
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Reception, Unity Key Topics of ELCA Visit to the Vatican

VATICAN CITY (ELCA) — Lutheran and Roman Catholic congregations must engage in a “reception” process for the agreement reached in the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (JDDJ), and the document should be presented in terms that members can understand, said Cardinal Walter Kasper, president of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian
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Posted: March 28, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4799
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ELCA Presiding Bishop Meets Archbishop of Canterbury

LONDON, England (ELCA) — The Rev. Mark S. Hanson, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), expressed hope that the ELCA may one day enter into full communion with Anglican churches with whom other Lutheran churches are in full communion. Hanson made the comment to the Most Rev. Rowan Williams, archbishop of
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Posted: March 31, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4801
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ELCA Presiding Bishop Addresses Workshop on Christian Unity

SAVANNAH, Ga. (ELCA) — The Rev. Mark S. Hanson, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), addressed the closing luncheon of the National Workshop on Christian Unity, which met here May 12-15. He expressed gratitude to those who work for Christian unity and named a series of “factors, forces and questions which
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Posted: May 23, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4804
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