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August 17, 2010
The ELCA: a denomination in flux
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...
August 17, 2010 - 7:32am
January 30, 2010
Fargo's Hope Lutheran allocates funds to ELCA
FARGO -- Months after it suspended funding to the national offices of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Fargo's Hope Lutheran Church approved a $10,000 fund for the national organization. The $10,000 designated for the national office was not in the original budget presented...
January 30, 2010 - 8:55am
December 17, 2009
Long Prairie church nears ELCA exodus
LONG PRAIRIE -- Congregants at American Lutheran Church in Long Prairie, Minn., have voted in favor of a resolution to leave the nation's largest...
December 17, 2009 - 8:50am
December 14, 2009
Wisconsin man invents sanitary communion wafer dispenser
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - The current panic over the H1N1 flu pandemic couldn't have happened at a better time for a local inventor here. Doug Henricksen...
December 14, 2009 - 6:54am
October 29, 2009
Hope Lutheran in Fargo suspends funding to ELCA
FARGO -- Fargo's largest Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregation has suspended its funding to the ELCA. A letter dated Oct. 20 on the Hope Lutheran Church Web site states that the "leadership has suspended all financial support to the ELCA and will develop a process...
October 29, 2009 - 1:53pm
October 28, 2009
Another church suspends ELCA funding
FARGO -- The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's decision to change its policy on gays in the clergy continues to have a local impact,...
October 28, 2009 - 9:43am
October 26, 2009
Alexandria priest's grave has healing powers, some say
ALEXANDRIA -- He listens to those in need. He is there when people want to cry on his shoulder. He loves unconditionally. He gives hope to people in despair. Some think he helps heal the sick. And he does it all from his grave. Even in death, Darin Didier continues to touch people's...
October 26, 2009 - 9:08am
Regional churches discuss ECLA decisions on gay clergy
MOORHEAD -- Lutheran congregations in Moorhead and Hawley, each engaged in passionate, yet polite, discussions on recent controversial decisions made regarding gays serving in the clergy. The meetings at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Moorhead and Hawley Lutheran Church...
October 26, 2009 - 8:38am
October 18, 2009
Bishops not seeing any effects of ELCA vote
FARGO -- Despite all the noise surrounding controversial decisions made at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Churchwide Assembly, the eight weeks since haven't seen a stampede of local congregations voting to sever ties with the denomination. It appears that only one...
October 18, 2009 - 5:59pm
October 5, 2009
Lutheran group kicks off annual gathering in Fargo
FARGO -- Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ kicked off its annual gathering Sunday in Fargo - a homecoming for some and something...
October 5, 2009 - 9:53am
October 3, 2009
Fargo Lutheran gathering may draw unhappy members
FARGO -- Fargo will be ground zero for the Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ annual gathering, and some of those attending may use it as a way to find a new church that reflects their values. Of the 600 people registered for the event, which starts Sunday at Atonement...
October 3, 2009 - 12:15pm
Fargo-area churches make changes to prevent spread of H1N1
FARGO -- Fargo-area churches are doing their part to prevent the spread of H1N1 influenza. The Catholic Diocese of Fargo issued guidelines this week of voluntary actions parishioners and clergy can take to stay healthy. Some guidelines are: Shaking hands during mass is dis...
October 3, 2009 - 12:09pm
August 26, 2009
Waubun priest vies for spot on Episcopalian bishop ballot
PARK RAPIDS -- A small Episcopal church - so tiny it had to merge with a Presbyterian church to survive - has offered one of its own priests...
August 26, 2009 - 11:47am
August 21, 2009
ELCA assembly approves allowing congregations to recognize gay relationships
MINNEAPOLIS - The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Churdchwide Assembly passed a resolution, 619-402, Friday morning that allows congregations to recognize gay relationships. But an even more historic vote regarding whether the ELCA will allow non-celibate gays to become clergy...
August 21, 2009 - 3:08pm
August 17, 2009
ELCA meets this week, likely to vote on rules involving gay pastors
GRAND FORKS - The largest U.S. Lutheran denomination looks to be set to decide this week if it's going to change its rules and allow gays and lesbians in committed relationships to be pastors. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, like other mainline Protestant denominations,...
August 17, 2009 - 10:13am