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ELCA Convention approves allowing homosexuals as pastors

Published 08/21/2009, Pierce County Herald

Minnesota News - 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 Friday. The vote was taken at the Minneapolis Convention Center, site of the ELCA Assembly this past week.

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