Milwaukee — home of Brewers baseball, Miller beer and the Harley Hog (Harley-Davidson motorcycles), site of dozens of lakefront festivals and a blend of diverse neighborhoods and German heritage. But Milwaukee is more than beer, bratwurst and bikes, of course.
From Aug. 11-17 the city — and the Greater Milwaukee Synod — will welcome voting members and other participants to the Midwest Airlines Center for the ELCA Churchwide Assembly. This year's event follows on the heels of the Lutheran World Federation Assembly in Winnipeg, Canada, July 21-31, and builds on the LWF theme "For the Healing of the World." The ELCA theme is "Making Christ Known: For the Healing of the World."
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