Lutheran Church

Lutheran World Federation Elects First Female General Secretary to Lead Global Communion

Lutheran World Federation Elects First Female General Secretary to Lead Global Communion

The Lutheran World Federation has elected the first woman as its next general secretary.

Evangelical Lutheran Church of America Elects First Transgender Person as Bishop

Evangelical Lutheran Church of America Elects First Transgender Person as Bishop

The Sierra Pacific Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) has elected a transgender person to serve as bishop of the denomination. This marks the first time a transgender person has been elected to be bishop of the ELCA.