Webcasts with Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton

Ecumenical webcast Oct.27

Ecumenical witness and the Reformation anniversary webcast on Oct. 27, 7-8 p.m. CDT

Join Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 7-8 p.m. CDT for a live webcast that will explore ecumenical and interreligious witness on the eve of the Reformation anniversary. Tune in by visiting this page on October 27 or via Facebook Live (Facebook.com/Lutherans).

  • What was the Reformation, and what does it mean for Lutherans and ecumenical partners?
  • What is “Declaration on the Way,” and why is it significant for Lutheran-Catholic relations?
  • How might we understand our ecumenical and inter-religious relationships as part of our participation in the ongoing Reformation?

American Lutheran religious scholar, Martin Marty, Khadijah Islam, and Dr. Susan K. Wood, SCL, Ph.D. will be joining us for this discussion. Chime in with live questions and join the conversation by using #ELCAwebcast on social media

You are also encouraged to view the webcast with your congregation, group or committee. This may help conversation as you plan for and discuss your observation of the Reformation in 2017. Find additional information on how ELCA synods and congregations are observing the Reformation here.

Joining Bishop Eaton for this conversation are:

Martin E. Marty

Martin Marty

One of the most prominent interpreters of religion and culture today.

Martin E. Marty

Dr. Susan K. Wood, SCL, Ph.D.

Sister of Charity and professor of systematic theology.

Khadijah Islam

Khadijah Islam

A psychology major at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse; member of Journey Lutheran Church.

We encourage you to invite a group to view the webcast together. If you are unable to view it live, the webcast will be recorded and available on this page or at: http://livestream.com/elca.

Resources and related links

Ecumenical webcast

Declaration on the Way

A unique ecumenical document that makes visible a pathway to Christian unity between Catholics and Lutherans.

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Ecumenical and Interreligious

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