Articles on the "Churchwide Assembly"
The Churchwide Assembly: Reform and Reorganization
by Walter R. Bouman and Donald Huber
Reforms are greatly needed if the Churchwide Assembly is to fulfill the role and responsibility given it by the ELCA Constitution.
The Churchwide Assembly: "Marvelous Experience"
by Lowell G. Almen
Responding to Bouman and Huber, ELCA Secretary Almen says one must have an understanding and appreciation for the polity and organizational structure of this church in order to understand the Churchwide Assembly.