April 30, 2011
ELCA publications win awards
Publications of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (including The Lutheran) took home nine awards from the Associated Church Press annual convention, which was held jointly with the Canadian Church Press annual convention in Chicago April 27-29.
At an April 29 awards ceremony, the ACP announced its "Best of the Christian Press" awards for work produced in 2010.
Café — Stirring the Spirit Within received:
• Honorable mention for www.boldcafe.org in the "Best in class: Independent website or e-zine" category. Elizabeth McBride and Kate Elliott, editors.
The ELCA News Service received:
• Award of excellence for "'He spent his last breath singing': Wife, cousin remember ELCA's Ben Larson" by John R. Brooks in the "News story: News service/newsletter/website/blog" category.
• Award of merit for "Lutheran's mobile phone technology project earns 'Time 100' honor" by John R. Brooks in the "Feature article: News service/newsletter/website/blog" category.
Lutheran Woman Today received:
• Honorable mention for "Creature kindness" by Kim Winchell in the "Reporting and writing: Personally useful article" category.
• Honorable mention for "Let us pray" by Julie Aageson in the "Column" category. Kate Elliott, editor; Terri Lackey, managing editor.
• Honorable mention for "What I like about Paul" by Robert O. Wyatt in the "Theological reflection: Long format" category.
The Lutheran received: