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“Hazy Hopes Taking Clear Incarnations”

The Lutheran Episcopal Coordinating Committee met in Marriottsville, Maryland, May 9-11, 2016. This Committee is charged with encouraging and assisting efforts in The Episcopal Church (TEC) and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) as they live into their relationship of full communion provided for in “Called to Common Mission.” This meeting included visits to three joint Lutheran Episcopal ministries in addition to discussions of ongoing implementation of CCM.

“The hazy hopes for CCM that we had at the beginning have taken clear incarnations. We saw this today.” This evaluation was expressed after the Committee visited three very different local ministries established during the last three years with the support of the Delaware-Maryland Synod of the ELCA and the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland:

The Churches of the Nativity and the Holy Comforter, “An Episcopal Lutheran Community in Baltimore,” The Rev. Stewart Lucas, Episcopal Rector, and the Rev. David Eisenhuth, Luthera…

Consignment copies of Engaging Others: Knowing Ourselves

If you are planning to introduce Engaging Others: Knowing Ourselves at your synod assembly or another event, here's good news from the publisher, Lutheran University Press! You may contact Karen Walhof at or 888-696-1828 and order books on consignment for your event. LUP will ship them, and you can sell them at the $10 rate, returning any unsold copies to LUP. There is no need to pay upfront.
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