ELCA Convention approves allowing homosexuals as pastors
August 21, 2009 - Courtsey of World Faith News.com
ELCA Assembly Opens Ministry to Partnered Gay and Lesbian Lutherans
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