WORTHINGTON — To stay or go? The debate is being tackled with remarkable civility in southwest Minnesota, even as congregations across the nation threaten to split from the church. Some have accepted the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s controversial announcement it would allow the ordination of openly gay clergy, saying they will leave their congregations’ differences with God. Others feel compelled to fight back, contending the decision represents a break with scripture and disregard for God’s will.
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