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Lutheran Church ends anti-gay policies

Posted in Religion with tags , , , , , , , on April 19, 2010 by Chase

One can only hope someday others will follow suit. I optimistically envision a large rainbow snowball rolling down a mountain…

(From HuffingtonPost) “After twenty-five years of deliberation, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Church Council has abolished its anti-gay policies, effective immediately. Following from discussions at the ELCA Churchwide Assembly last summer, the ELCA will now allow people in same-sex relationships to serve as rostered leaders. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) human beings are no longer considered abominations but blessed church members with full standing. Same-sex partners and families can now fully participate in the ELCA Pension Plan.” Read more

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