Eastern North Dakota ELCA synod won’t back gay clergy plan
Published 05/04/2009, Grand Forks Herald
Delegates at the annual assembly of the Eastern North Dakota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America on Sunday in Grand Forks narrowly defeated – 187 to 167 – a resolution asking the national convention to approve changing ELCA policy to allow clergy to be in same-sex relationships.Word count: 697
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