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August 21, 2009 - Courtsey of World Faith News.com

ELCA Assembly Opens Ministry to Partnered Gay and Lesbian Lutherans

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MINNEAPOLIS (ELCA) - The 2009 Churchwide Assembly of the Evangelical

Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) voted today to open the ministry of the

church to gay and lesbian pastors and other professional workers living

in committed relationships.

The action came by a vote of 559-451 at the highest legislative body

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