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Lund Lutheran joins LCMC

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On Sunday, Lund Lutheran Church in rural Detroit Lakes had its final vote to disaffiliate with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.

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The congregation followed the procedures laid out by the ELCA for disaffiliation, by having two votes and with meetings with the ELCA bishops.

A two-thirds majority is required for a vote to pass. Following the vote to leave the ELCA, which passed, a vote was taken to become an associate with the Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ. All provisions are in place for Lund to become a part of LCMC.

Lund Lutheran Church has been part of a three-point parish, with Bakke and Richwood churches. Lund is now a stand-alone church that will be looking for a pastor to serve its congregation.

Pulpit Supply is in place for services. Services at Lund Lutheran will be at 9:45 a.m. Sundays and Sunday School 8:30 a.m.

Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ have been growing across the United States, with several churches in this area -- Pelican Rapids, Erhard, Perham, Moorhead and more voting to join.

Please check the church website: www.lundlutheran.org for information on church, Sunday School and Confirmation class times.

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