The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


One bread we share

"Strengthen us in the one bread we share, so that all may be fed and nourished. Unite us in your cup of blessing, so that we never suffer or rejoice alone. ... Awaken us with your calling, so that we may be companions throughout the earth in common witness and service."

So begins a petition intended for use on Lutheran World Federation Sunday, the first Sunday in October, when Lutherans in many different homelands gather to worship in more than 100 languages, sharing the joy, pain and hope of our Lutheran family worldwide.

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