Day: July 1, 2015

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America releases letter on SCOTUS marriage ruling

From a release posted late yesterday afternoon: The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), offered a pastoral letter June 30 to the 3.8 million members of the denomination in response to the recent Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples may now exercise the right to marry. The …

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Marriage: all may, some should, none must

In the Magazine this month we’ve been exploring the lived experience of marriage from within and without. This post is from powerful remarks offered at General Convention by Katrina Hamilton, deputy from the Diocese of Olympia, questioning the implicit trajectory of relationships towards marriage