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Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton

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Presiding Bishop

Local Address: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
8765 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, Illinois 60631
United States

Company Description: About the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) The ELCA is one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States, with approximately 4.5...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts degree , music education
    College of Wooster
  • Master of Divinity degree
    Harvard Divinity School
  • Bachelor's degree , music education
    College of Wooster
  • Master's of Divinity degree
    Harvard Divinity School
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"He was creative and bright ...
www.southernohiosynod.org, 26 Feb 2014 [cached]
"He was creative and bright and faithful," said ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton. "One of Peter's innovations was to reconfigure the chapel" at the churchwide organization, she said.
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Perella is survived by his parents, Thomas and Margaret Perella; his spouse, Kathryn (Deveney) Perella; and their three children -- Elizabeth, Cecilia and Peter.
ELCA News Blog | First Lutheran Nashville
www.first-lutheran-nashville.org, 20 Jan 2014 [cached]
In a Dec. 19 letter addressed to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton, along with three ELCA synod bishops, expressed concern for "the grave state of human insecurity in the Central African Republic.
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ELCA Presiding Bishop Eaton also sent a letter Dec. 20 to the president of the Central African Republic.
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Elizabeth A. Eaton
Presiding Bishop
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Visit http://bit.ly/1eb2wxh for a video version of the 2013 Christmas Message.
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Eaton said that Mandela "was one of the greatest leaders of our generation, a valiant campaigner for justice for all but especially against racial discrimination of any kind.
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"Mandela's Christian values of love and forgiveness were again clearly evident when, as president of his nation's first multiracial government in the 1990s, he oversaw the formation and implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which investigated crimes committed by both the Afrikaner-led regime and the African National Congress during the anti-apartheid struggle," Eaton said.
Mandela's efforts to end poverty and other forms of inequality unite racially divided societies and restore the dignity of the oppressed were also hallmarks of his leadership, said Eaton, adding that the values that Mandela embodied should continue to be emulated.
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"I invite you to pause wherever you find yourself at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 10, and join a worldwide wave of prayer," said Eaton in a Dec. 5 video message. "Prayer for the hungry, prayer for justice, prayer that we might share our food. Prayer that citizens and world leaders work to find just and equitable solutions to end hunger."
In her message, Eaton said Advent is "a season of hopeful longing" when Christians anticipate the birth of Christ and "the abundant life Christ promised. She emphasized the ELCA's work in helping provide that abundant life for people who are hungry and living in poverty.
"We know many in our communities and around the world are hungry. You know this because of the work you do in your communities, through your food pantries, and in your community meals. And the work we do together through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's World Hunger program," said Eaton.
ELCA World Hunger works to address the root causes of poverty and hunger through a comprehensive approach of relief, education, advocacy and development. ELCA World Hunger works with and through congregations, synods, partner churches and companions.
"We worship the one who is the true bread for the world, who taught us to pray for our daily bread. Let us pray that this may be so," said Eaton in closing.
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"I invite you to pause wherever you find yourself at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 10, and join a worldwide wave of prayer," said Eaton in a Dec. 5 video message. "Prayer for the hungry, prayer for justice, prayer that we might share our food. Prayer that citizens and world leaders work to find just and equitable solutions to end hunger."
In her message, Eaton said Advent is "a season of hopeful longing" when Christians anticipate the birth of Christ and "the abundant life Christ promised. She emphasized the ELCA's work in helping provide that abundant life for people who are hungry and living in poverty.
"We know many in our communities and around the world are hungry. You know this because of the work you do in your communities, through your food pantries, and in your community meals. And the work we do together through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's World Hunger program," said Eaton.
ELCA World Hunger works to address the root causes of poverty and hunger through a comprehensive approach of relief, education, advocacy and development. ELCA World Hunger works with and through congregations, synods, partner churches and companions.
"We worship the one who is the true bread for the world, who taught us to pray for our daily bread. Let us pray that this may be so," said Eaton in closing.
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"I invite you to pause wherever you find yourself at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 10, and join a worldwide wave of prayer," said Eaton in a Dec. 5 video message. "Prayer for the hungry, prayer for justice, prayer that we might share our food. Prayer that citizens and world leaders work to find just and equitable solutions to end hunger."
In her message, Eaton said Advent is "a season of hopeful longing" when Christians anticipate the birth of Christ and "the abundant life Christ promised. She emphasized the ELCA's work in helping provide that abundant life for people who are hungry and living in poverty.
"We know many in our communities and around the world are hungry. You know this because of the work you do in your communities, through your food pantries, and in your community meals. And the work we do together through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's World Hunger program," said Eaton.
ELCA World Hunger works to address the root causes of poverty and hunger through a comprehensive approach of relief, education, advocacy and development. ELCA World Hunger works with and through congregations, synods, partner churches and companions.
"We worship the one who is the true bread for the world, who taught us to pray for our daily bread. Let us pray that this may be so," said Eaton in closing.
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Eaton and Jefferts Schori urge members to consider ways to work together to bring hope and healing.
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Eaton and Jefferts Schori urge members to consider ways to work together to bring hope and healing.
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cjonline.com, 27 Dec 2013 [cached]
¦ Elizabeth Eaton, bishop of Northeast Ohio, becomes the first female head bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America after defeating the incumbent by 2-1.
Born in Cleveland on April 2, ...
www.elca.net, 7 Oct 2013 [cached]
Born in Cleveland on April 2, 1955, Eaton earned a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard Divinity School... Read More >
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Elizabeth Eaton installed as ELCA presiding bishop
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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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Eaton served as presiding minister after the installation rite.
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     Crist said that those gathered came "to install Bishop Eaton, and to welcome her and empower her to sow in this wider field that she now gets to traverse. And we are also here to pledge to Bishop Eaton and to one
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     Eaton was elected Aug. 14 at the 2013 ELCA Churchwide Assembly in Pittsburgh. She will serve a six-year term.      Born April 2, 1955, in Cleveland, Eaton earned a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass., and a Bachelor of Arts degree in music education from the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio.      Ordained June 4, 1981, Eaton served as assistant pastor of All Saints Lutheran Church in Worthington, Ohio; interim pastor of Good Hope Lutheran Church in Boardman, Ohio; and pastor of Messiah Lutheran Church in Ashtabula, Ohio. She was elected bishop of the ELCA Northeastern Ohio Synod in 2006 and re-elected in May 2013.      Eaton is involved in a number of boards and committees. She is a board member of Trinity Lutheran Seminary and Capital University, both based in Columbus, Ohio. She is a member of the Lutheran Episcopal Coordinating Committee and the ELCA Conference of Bishops Executive Committee. She also serves on the Conference of Bishops Domestic Ready Bench and serves in roles with the ELCA Malaria Campaign, the Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry, PORTICO Philosophy of Benefits Task Force, Ohio Council of Churches and Lutheran Planned Giving in Ohio.      Prior to her election, Eaton was the liaison bishop to the ELCA Church Council and a member of the ELCA Memorials Committee for the 2007, 2011 and 2013 ELCA Churchwide Assemblies. She served as a delegate to The Lutheran World Federation Assembly in Budapest in 1984, on the review team for Lutheran Episcopal dialogues in 1982, and she was a part of the delegation from the ELCA's predecessor church bodies to the German
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www.amightyfortress.org, 23 Oct 2013 [cached]
Elizabeth Eaton
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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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