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New Presbyterian group opposes gay ordination

August 26, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

BLOOMINGTON (AP) A gathering of Presbyterians opposed to the ordination of actively gay clergy is drawing nearly 2,000 people from around the country to Bloomington.

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Presbyterians expected to clear way for gay clergy

May 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is poised to abolish a celibacy requirement for gay and lesbian clergy, after decades of debate that has divided the denomination and split Protestants worldwide. The Presbytery of the Twin Cities Area, based in Minneapolis and St. Paul, is expected to cast the key vote in favor of the change tonight. Continue Reading

Devils Lake church votes to exit ELCA

December 22, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Peace Lutheran Church in Devils Lake, N.D., passed the second of the two votes required to disaffiliate with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America earlier this week.
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Hawley church cuts ties with ELCA

December 19, 2010 in INFORUM

Members take deciding vote to leave denomination

Hawley Lutheran Church will split from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America after members voted overwhelmingly Sunday to leave the denomination. Continue Reading

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Erskine, Minn., church opts out of ELCA, could join new Lutheran denomination

August 30, 2010 in INFORUM

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New Lutheran group likely to rise from gay discord

August 25, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

After last year’s vote of delegates to allow non-celibate gay and lesbian pastors, leaders of 18 former Evangelical Lutheran Church in America churches are expected to be among more than 1,000 Lutherans voting Friday to create a brand new denomination they claim will follow the Scriptures more faithfully.
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Pastor likely to keep job despite report

June 23, 2010 in INFORUM

Gay magazine says he attended support group

MINNEAPOLIS A Lutheran pastor ardently critical of allowing gays into the clergy is on leave from his Minneapolis church after a gay magazine reported his attendance at a support group for men struggling with same-sex attraction.
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