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J. Shane Mercer, Published April 18 2010

Eastern N.D. synod addressing gay clergy issue

The Eastern North Dakota Synod is, again, taking up the issue of homosexuality and the clergy at its annual assembly this morning.

Voting members are discussing a resolution that would call on the national denomination to reverse its decision to allow individuals in same-gender relationships to serve in the ministry.

More than 500 are in attendence at the assembly this morning. The assembly opened yesterday and closes this afternoon.