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Latvia to get the first female Dean.
13.08.2020

On August 1st 2020 Pastor Ieva Puriņa was elected by the Synod of the LELCA in Riga to become the first Dean of the Latvian Deanery of the LELCA.

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The Association of Latvian Lutheran Women Theologians celebrates its 25th anniversary
05.08.2020

Looking back at the past 25 years, it is obvious that the path has been difficult and thorny. Several women were hurt by the sudden theological shift of LECL and the non-ordination policy. The deepest scars were left by the attitude of the leadership and male colleagues. Many women had to leave Latvia and serve in other countries in order to follow their vocations.

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Are Women Fully Accepted by the Church of England or Not? How Much Has Really Changed? Sally Barnes
22.07.2020

Yes, we have a number of female bishops, but the process involved in the consecration of male bishops who do not accept female priesthood, still remains. Women are officially allowed to be seen as,” not quite the ticket”.

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“Lutheran Spirituality Today” - International Conference in Riga
13.09.2019

from 26-27 October 2019

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Second term as the Dean of the Faculty of Theology for Dace Balode
19.07.2019

Prof. Dr. Dace Balode has been re-elected the Dean of the Faculty of Theology of the University of Latvia. She is the first female Dean of the Faculty of Theology. Since 2018 Dace Balode is also a Lutheran pastor of the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad.

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Poetry. By Your Word
01.03.2019

"tired of catching the same fish again and again" Read more...

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Poetry. The Cicada and God
01.03.2019

We would like to share with you this poem written by Latvian theologian and linguist, former ELCL evangelist Lauma Lapa

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An overview of women ordination in Latvia since 1992
05.11.2018

Photo: Reverends Vaira Bitēna and Klāvs Bērziņš. Photo credit: Ralfs Kokins

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Conference "Woman in church and society" on October 2, 2018
06.09.2018

Conference in Riga, Latvia - Woman in church and society. October 2 from 10.30-16.30. Working languages - English and Latvian.

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Latvian Churches and the Istanbul Convention
11.03.2018

We commend those Christians in Latvia who have stood up in favour of ratification, and who are, or have been penalised for doing so. We salute your solidarity with the victims of violence, and stand with you in prayer as you take your resistance, your persistence and your insistence forward.

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