Melissa Ramirez CooperRamirez Cooper is associate director for ELCA News and Information.
Articles by Melissa Ramirez Cooper:
- In Brazil: Hanson focuses on ecumenism
- Help with immigration issues
- Fields of hope
Lutherans support farm workers in their struggle for a better life
- 'Lutherans have a unique witness in Palestine'
- 'Paz para Vieques!'
Lutherans in Puerto Rico claim peace for residents living beside a bombing range
- A 'little United Nations'
At San MartÃn, St. Paul, inclusivity is a decision
- 'Las Posadas'
Hispanic tradition remembers the plight of Joseph and Mary
- The power of peace
Land mine activist led campaign that 'changed the world on this one tiny issue'
- Lutheran students hold 'Free for All'
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- Eaton calls for prayer, peace after Missouri shooting
- ELCA leaders to visit shelters for unaccompanied children
- Mandela a ‘valiant campaigner for justice’
- Eaton elected ELCA presiding bishop
- LWF asks members to be a 'communion in a fragmented world'
- Erwin is first gay, first American Indian ELCA synod bishop
- ELCA leaders respond to the shooting death of Trayvon Martin
- Haiti: Devastation worse than imagined
- Younan elected president of Lutheran World Federation
- Marj Leegard, Lutheran Woman Today Columnist, Dies
- Three ELCA members die in Okla. plane crash
- Two dismissed pastors and others welcomed to ELCA clergy roster
- Schmeling, Easler to be reinstated to ELCA clergy roster
- ELCA Church Council authorizes rite, receives 'Bound Conscience' report
- ELCA Council acts on wills campaign, genetics, more
- Members of Pennsylvania congregation "OK" after carbon monoxide poisoning
- ELCA youth return to New Orleans in 2012
- Funeral, burial for Ben Larson Feb. 6
- Scott Roeder convicted of murdering Dr. George Tiller, ELCA member
- Lutheran college students stranded in Machu Picchu
- Waldorf College no longer ELCA school
- Congregation seeks equal opportunities for calling pastors
- Assembly opens ministry to partnered gay and lesbian Lutherans
- Assembly takes first steps on ministry policies document
- Churchwide Assembly adopts 'Human Sexuality: Gift and Trust'
- Assembly learns of decrease in 2010-2011 income expectations
- H1N1 influenza confirmed among some Youth Gathering participants
- Episcopalians, Lutherans taking action on sexuality topics
- ELCA Council transmits social statement, report and recommendation
- Lutheran theologians respond to ELCA task force documents
- ELCA mission personnel evacuate Madagascar
- ELCA Task Force Releases 'Human Sexuality: Gift and Trust'
- Lutheran social ministry organizations affected by economic downturn
- Task force concludes work on social statement, ministry standards
- Lutherans provide funds to support humanitarian aid in Gaza
- ELCA will send nearly $1 million in aid for Zimbabwe
- Texas-Louisiana synod office relocates
- ELCA funds, sent Sept. 12, help storm survivors in Haiti, Cuba
- ELCA anti-racism leaders gather in Baltimore
- ELCA synod bishop and New Jersey senator visit immigration detention center
- 'All hands on deck' needed for flood recovery in Midwest
- ELCA synod bishops visit immigration detention centers
- Lutherans assess damage following storms over Memorial Day weekend
- Lutherans work to meet the needs of people in Myanmar
- Kimball named president of California Lutheran University
- Presiding bishop, others urge Secretary Rice to resolve Gaza crisis
- Lutherans offer comfort after Northern Illinois University shooting
- Draft of proposed ELCA social statement on sexuality available March 13
- ELCA continues humanitarian support in Darfur, earthquake relief in Peru
- Wisconsin: Lutherans survey tornado-affected areas