Elizabeth Eaton Installed as ELCA Presiding Bishop

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From the ELCA News Service: Marking a new, historic season of ministry in the life of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), more than 1,500 people gathered Oct. 5 at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel here for the installation of the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton as ELCA presiding bishop. Eaton is the ELCA’s fourth presiding bishop and the first woman to lead the 4 million-member church. She will assume office Nov. 1.

“I found it beautiful and deeply moving that this new ministry was begun in worship; that as a church, we were ‘lost in wonder, love and praise,'” Eaton said of the installation service.

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