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September 20, 2010
Hawley church votes to leave ELCA
HAWLEY - More than 70 percent of Hawley (Minn.) Lutheran Church members who took part in a Sunday vote backed cutting ties with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. That was the first of two votes yielding a two-thirds majority the church needs to secede from the ELCA.
September 20, 2010 - 12:13pm
Letter: Oppose ELCA changes; withhold money
Forty five years ago, I became a Lutheran as an adult. I had been brought up in a fundamental Christian church. The synod of this church was the American Lutheran Synod, known by some people as "German Lutheran." During the past 45 years, many dynamic changes in the church have changed....
opinion / letters
January 20, 2010 - 12:00am
January 18, 2010
Two NW Minn. churches vote to leave ELCA: another vote required
ERSKINE - Two churches in the Northwestern Minnesota Synod have voted in favor of leaving the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, while a congregation near Pelican Rapids recently canceled a Dec. 6 vote on its own status with the ELCA. In Erskine, 80 percent of congregants at...
January 18, 2010 - 1:00pm
January 6, 2010
Letter: Time for ELCA members to take action
Members, the ELCA has left us. The leadership of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) turned its back on members of ELCA churches and threatens the very existence of the church by allowing non-celibate pastors in homosexual relationships to be ordained into the ELCA....
opinion / letters
January 6, 2010 - 12:00am
December 5, 2009
ELCA to have Web town hall meeting
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- It's not quite Martin Luther nailing his 95 theses to the Wittenberg cathedral door. But the head of the nation's largest Lutheran church might feel like he's being hammered on by some during a new kind of online public exchange of controversial topics with...
December 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 26, 2009
ELCA tackles sexuality issues
WORTHINGTON -- The recent release of two documents from the Task Force for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Studies on Sexuality generated both support and opposition from organizations such as Lutherans Concerned/North America, WordAlone and the Lutheran Church-Missouri...
February 26, 2009 - 8:27am
February 20, 2009
ELCA weighs gay clergy issue
A report dealing with homosexuality and the clergy released Thursday by a task force of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America generated divergent opinions. One Fargo pastor favored the resolutions it contains, saying he's for "equal rights." But a former Fargo pastor sees them...
February 20, 2009 - 4:00pm
February 19, 2009
ELCA proposal could pave way for clergy to lead active homosexual lifestyles
A report released at noon today by a task force for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America contains a proposal that, if adopted by the church-wide Assembly in August, would clear the way for individuals in "publicly accountable, lifelong, monogamous, same-gender relationships"...
February 19, 2009 - 5:00pm