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The ELCA: a denomination in flux

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The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's 2009 Churchwide Assembly was a landmark gathering.

After years of debate, voting members at last August's assembly opened the door for non-celibate gays to serve in the clergy. They also approved a much-debated social statement on human sexuality. Those actions were met with jubilation and grief.

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