ELCA and Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) leaders signed an agreement committing the churches to information exchange and care for German-speaking congregations in the U.S. and English-speaking congregations in Germany during a Sept. 24 worship service at the Lutheran Center in Chicago.
|A cooperative agreement between the ELCA and the Evangelical Church in Germany is signed Sept. 24 in Chicago. Attending the ceremony are: Wolfgang Huber (left), bishop of the Protestant Church of Berlin-Brandenburg-Silesian Oberlausitz; Robert Smith, ELCA continental desk director for Europe and the Middle East; ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark. S. Hanson; Michael Trice, ELCA director for ecumenical formation and interreligious relations; and Martin Schindehuette, bishop and head of the EKG Church Office section of Ecumenical Relations and Ministries Abroad.|
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