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Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton addresses an audience Friday from Bethel Lutheran Church. She said congregations need to remember that each church is “one pixel that makes up the entire picture” and that the ELCA synod is “all of us together.” Tribune photo by Ron Adams

ELCA presiding bishop visits Willmar


WILLMAR –– Since being elected as the fourth presiding bishop — and the first female presiding bishop — of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America last year, Elizabeth Eaton has been traveling across the country to meet with some of the 10,000 ELCA congregations in the country.

On Friday she was in Willmar.

During a talk and open forum with church leaders from the Southwestern Minnesota Synod, Eaton talked about the role of the ELCA in local and worldwide communities.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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