Nadine Robinson, a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church, San Francisco, sat in a comfortable chair at the Women of the ELCA Seventh Triennial Gathering, July 10-13 in Salt Lake City, knitting a soft yellow cap to benefit a premature baby.
Under the gathering theme, “Come to the Waters,” dozens of women worked at a sewing cottage and eight “docks” knitting caps, crocheting scarves, quilting blankets, assembling health or school kits, exploring what it’s like to be a woman without access to running water and more. “The Landing” offered women from around the world the opportunity to host hour-long, small-forum discussions.
|“God doesn’t call us to survival,” Elizabeth Eaton, bishop of the Northeastern Ohio Synod, preaches at the closing worship service of the Women of the ELCA Seventh Triennial Gathering in Salt Lake City.|
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