The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Brooklyn: 'A good place to do God's work'

Elisabeth Fedde was nothing less than a pioneer when she came to Brooklyn, N.Y., from Norway in 1883 to minister to Norwegian seafarers, but extended her ministry to Irish Roman Catholics as well.

The hospital she founded also continues to be a pioneer. The Fedde spirit of compassion and community drives Lutheran Medical Center's ministry to Brooklyn's immigrant neighborhoods.

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