Saturday, September 28, 2013

Lutheran Church gets first Women as Leader

Elizabeth Eaton becomes the first women to serve as presiding bishop over the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America today. Here is some background:
  • Age: 58
  • Hometown: Cleveland
  • Ordained: 1981
  • Previous position: bishop of the ELCA Northeastern Ohio Synod
  • Education: Master of Divinity degree, Harvard Divinity School
About a quarter of the ELCA clergy are women.

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