The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


'Imagine Eleven'

In an ecumenical approach to bringing the gospel out of the church and into the community, Roger Lenander, pastor of First Lutheran Church, St. Joseph, Mo., organized a concert series titled "Imagine Eleven" during his sabbatical. The series featured Christian musicians performing in a public arena and was supported by more than 20 congregations. "The Imagine Eleven series is meant to be a working example of the faith community going outside [its] walls to serve the majority of people we live with ... while respecting our individual identities and traditions," he said.


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