ELCA Exposed News on Social Justice
As with many pages on Exposing the ELCA, there is overlap with topics so not all Social Justice related articles related to the ELCA will be here.
. . .The NO BAN Act would end the harmful Muslim Ban and put in place vital protections against future discriminatory bans. . .
. . .The ELCA currently has five sanctuary synods and at least 50 sanctuary congregations connected to the AMMPARO network. AMMPARO has organized groups in 19 synods and 97 welcome and sanctuary congregations in 28 synods. . .
. . .The signers also vowed to hold "elected leaders accountable for dehumanizing those seeking protection from persecution and violence.". .
. . .Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Conference of Bishops released a statement Nov. 20 in support of President Obama’s announcement of immigration reform. . .
. . .the social statement is crafty, illogical, implicitly heretical, and undermining to civil government. It should be rescinded, and the procedure for developing social statements revised. The fact that these documents are not coercive in their teaching authority should not be a license for them to contradict the Lutheran Confessions.
. . .Divestment from Fossil Fuels resolution included the following directives:“Exclude the 200 largest fossil fuel companies as an option for ELCA retirement plan participation,” and
“That the Synod encourage its congregations and individual members to prayerfully consider their own divestment from fossil fuels, and consider re-investment of sustainable and clean energy.” . .
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. . .The Draft embraces a false religion, demands preferential treatment for women where that is not justified on the merit of the facts and treats men unfairly. It is sexist, and pitches the sexes against each other, rather than supporting them in, together, pursuing worthy aims. . .
. . . If the Draft Social Statement on Women and Justice is approved by the ELCA, then This Church neither understands, nor stands under Scripture. And the tragedy is, it seems incurious and unconcerned about what that means for the very real women and men it purports to care about, and for.
Source: Claims of Financial Mismanagement, Fraud, and Harassment at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service Spark External Investigation
. . .“The issues related to Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIaRS) are widespread but are rooted in the main areas of financial mismanagement and the incompetence of leadership,” the source who is familiar with the operations of the refugee resettlement industry tells Breitbart News. . .
. . .reveal their belief in human-caused climate change by signing a letter that states they will work to reduce climate change and also states their opposition to the United States withdrawing from the Paris Agreement. . .
. . .Evangelical Lutheran Church in America wants the U.N."to conduct an official fact-finding visit to examine the historic and present marks of racism and racial discrimination that have presented new and renewed, alarming trends of racism in the United States." . .
. . .I am convinced there is no issue more pressing or impactful on our life together. To make this a more livable world for all, our faith calls us to unite in truth-telling and hope. . .
. . .“Jesus would support the Green New Deal,” Barker said. . .
. . .a pastor before the Iraq War began, he ran a statement in the parish bulletin from the denomination’s presiding bishop saying that going into Iraq would be wrong and urging the U.S. not to do so. . .
. . .I am dismayed by the Supreme Court's recent decision concerning the president's authority to restrict travel into the United States. . .
ELCA Presiding Bishop Tweets about it - https://twitter.com/ELCABishopEaton/status/1128433937485680640
. . .Yesterday they, and the Southwest California Synod posted this supportive article about the migrant caravan heading to the United States. . .
. . .all of these ELCA agencies, the seminary and organizations are funded by money given by ELCA members. . .
(2 articles) The ELCA's Involvement in the Global Climate Action Summit and A New Report Details How Nonprofits Are Funneling Millions To Democratic Governors To Further Their Global Warming Agenda
. . .liberal nonprofits are funneling millions to Democratic governors to further their agenda. . .
. . .we advocate against further funds for immigration detention, deportation, and border militarization. . .
. . .The group and its supporters have called for an end to immigration detention in Oregon. . .
. . .The Western Iowa Synod is showing its true colors. . .
. . .See some of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service's actions and words below, as well as ELCA entities sharing this information: . .
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