The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Journey to full communion

We can keep theological integrity and witness to unity

If we enter into full communion with the Episcopal Church and members of the Reformed tradition, there are critical questions to answer: Do we agree on the gospel and the sacraments? What is the validity of churchwide agreements with a church body that locates the highest level of authority with the congregation? These questions have been raised with the Conference of Bishops, our synod assembly and in adult forums.

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