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Tonawanda Lutherans leave church after rift

Buffalo News: After a September vote, more than 120 members of Augustana Lutheran Church broke from Evangelical Lutheran Church in America after services on Oct. 6 and renamed their congregation Church of the Apostles, Lutheran, according to former Augustana ...
Ways to be Lutheran

- 3 months ago @ christiancentury.org: Though Lutheran numbers generally plateaued through the 1970s and 1980s, both the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod have declined markedly over the past 25 years. The ELCA went from 5.2 million ...

ELCA Church Council Receives Final Report on 'Ecology' of ELCA

- 3 months ago @ insurancenewsnet.com: The Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America received a final report from a committee charged with overseeing resolutions that addressed the organizational "ecology" of the ELCA. Under the banner of "Living into the Future Together: ...

Ex-ELCA synod bookkeeper to serve 4 years under plea deal for embezzling

- 3 months ago @ wdaz.com: Larson took the stand Wednesday and admitted writing hundreds of forged checks from his employer, the Northwestern Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, to Rural Life Outreach, a nonprofit for needy farmers that operated under ...

Presiding ELCA Bishop Elizabeth Eaton visits service in Kent

- 3 months ago @ cleveland.com: CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), came in with the snow in Kent Tuesday morning, but received a warm welcome at a special renewal of vows service at Trinity ...

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Religion: Church related events for the local area planned for the week

Sunday at 9 a.m., the sesquicentennial of St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, 129 Charles St., Hanover, will be celebrated at a Festival Eucharist with the Rev. James Dunlop, Bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod, preaching, and the Rev. Kirk Griffin ...

George G. Seehusen (1922-2014)

He was born in Emden, Germany, on Oct. 14, 1922, son of George and Marie Wilts Seehusen. He married Bernice DeBower on March 14, 1947, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church-Vilmar; she preceded him in death. George farmed for many years and ...

Neighbors: Church news, classes, community events and more in Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County for the ...

Following is a partial list of events and other news of note in the area. To add information to this list, email weekly@ydr.com . Concert: featuring the Carroll County Ramblers, 7 p.m. July 27, outside weather permitting.

Betty J. Christensen, Janesville, WI (1934-2014)

Gazettextra: She was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church from 1965, until the time of her death, where she served on the Altar Guild, member of Adult Fellowship Club for many years, along with attending Bible Classes. She was a Room Mother for all ...

Mark Retzlaff, long-time owner of local hardware store, dies

NUjournal: Retzlaff's funeral service is 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 16 at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Ulm with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, South ...

Lutheran Archbishop apologises to gays for "cruel treatment"

YLE News: Lutheran Archbishop apologises to gays for "cruel treatment". Kari Mäkinen, the Archbishop of Finland's Evangelical Lutheran Church has apologised to homosexuals and other sexual minorities for the cruel treatment meted out to them. Mäkinen's comments ...

Faith Lutheran Church undergoes rebuilding, facelift

WATERLOO | The roaring of drills and smell of sawdust tickle the air as workers labor outside Faith Lutheran Evangelical Church on the corner of West Ridgeway Avenue and West Fourth Street. Retired church members from the group Laborers for Christ ...

Christ Lutheran hosts songwriter

“An Evening with a Christian Songwriter and Former Atheist” is scheduled at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 7 pm. This concert features singer/songwriter/recording artist Chris Driesbach. read more

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Local Lutheran church changes affiliation

The Star: Staff Photo by Scott Rodgers Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, on Carolina Avenue, changed its denominational affiliation from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to the North American Lutheran Church. There have been a lot of changes happening at ...

Nursery school students at Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence welcomes

Independent Press: At a Eucharistic, liturgical service on June 7 at the church, Rev. McCready was ordained as a pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America by Bishop Tracie L. Bartholomew, Bishop of the New Jersey Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church.

North Augusta church changes affiliation

Aiken Standard: Staff Photo by Scott Rodgers Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, on Carolina Avenue in North Augusta, changed its affiliation from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to the North American Lutheran Church. NORTH AUGUSTA — There have been a lot of ...

Wyomissing church tabs gay woman to serve as pastor

Reading Eagle: In 2009 the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America voted to allow noncelibate gays to become ordained ministers in the church. Recher had met with members of the church earlier in June for meet-and-greet sessions so people could learn more about her ...

Reverend Eric C. Shafer To Join Santa Monica's Mt Olive Lutheran Church

Reverend Eric C. Shafer will be installed as Senior Pastor of Santa Monica's Mt Olive Lutheran Church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) on Sunday, July 13. Bishop Guy Erwin will preside and Rabbi Joshua Stanton will preach. A luncheon for all will follow in the parish hall. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend starting at 10 am. “I was attracted to Mt. Olive Church ...

Church Briefs

Friday, April 25, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 12:38 am, Fri Apr 25, 2014. ALBION – The 2014 Spring Gathering for the Nebraska Synodical Women's Organization's Central Conference of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America will be held Saturday, April 26 at Zion Lutheran Church in Albion.

Daily Bible Reading - Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

If you follow my statutes and keep my commandments and observe them faithfully, I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its produce, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. Your threshing shall overtake the ...

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Rural western Pennsylvania pastor to lead Allegheny Synod of Evangelical

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pennsylvania — The pastor of a tiny two-church parish in west-central Pennsylvania has been elected as bishop of the Allegheny Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The Altoona Mirror (http://bit.ly/1mwDBT8 ) reports ...

Rural pastor picked to lead Allegheny Synod

witf.org: img; Comments: 0. church pews. (Hollidaysburg) -- The pastor of a tiny two-church parish in west-central Pennsylvania has been elected as bishop of the Allegheny Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The Altoona Mirror reports the Rev.

Rural western Pennsylvania pastor to lead Allegheny Synod of Evangelical

The Republic: HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pennsylvania — The pastor of a tiny two-church parish in west-central Pennsylvania has been elected as bishop of the Allegheny Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The Altoona Mirror (http://bit.ly/1mwDBT8 ) reports ...

Ex-ELCA synod bookkeeper to serve 4 years under plea deal for embezzling

WDAZ: Larson took the stand Wednesday and admitted writing hundreds of forged checks from his employer, the Northwestern Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, to Rural Life Outreach, a nonprofit for needy farmers that operated under ...

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Dorothea Long White, 88, founding member of Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran

ColaDaily.com: Mrs. White was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who was blessed to be a founder and member of Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church for 49 years. For over 30 years she was an employee of Thompson Dental and Patterson ...

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church celebrates Easter Sunday with special Mass

Christians throughout the borough gathered at their respective churches for Easter Mass, including those at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Pastor Matthew Gonzalez says the goal of his sermon was to make sure everyone in the church knew how ...

Magnolia Trinity Lutheran Church to hold outdoor worship July 20

Magnolia Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold its annual outdoor worship service.

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Some Indy churches ready to perform same-sex marriages

Indianapolis Star: Many Indiana churches must follow their national or international denominational guidelines. For example, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Episcopal, Presbyterian and United Church of Christ denominations allow same-sex marriage.

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