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Husband, wife serve as dual pastors

...different communication styles."It's becoming a little bit more common, especially in the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)," Jason said.Each preaches two Sundays in a row before switching off. When one prepares the sermon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-06-28/husband-and-wife-serve-d
Leonard Price

...service will be conducted by The Reverend Doctor Herman R. Yoos III, Bishop of the South Carolina Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and Senior Pastor Paul Wollner of Good Shepherd. After the service the family will greet friends at...

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Gay pastor becomes unlikely hero

...said that when he became pastor of St. John's seven years ago his gay lifestyle was no secret to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He was single then, and he said he told Bishop Ronald Warren he'd come forward if his situation changed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/25/met_133555.shtml
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Coming into the fold

...Among more than 4 million members, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America estimates that just 1.12 percent of its...Flanigan, who handles black outreach for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. "If American society has about 12 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/26/rel_129896.shtml
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Evangelical Lutherans try to attract more black members

...think it's inauthentic - they think it's for white people." Among more than 4 million members, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America estimates that just 1.12 percent of its congregants were African-American as of 2005 _ dismal, leaders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/12/rel_128183.shtml
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Defrocked pastor appeals decision

...pastor of Atlanta's oldest Lutheran Church has appealed the decision by a disciplinary committee of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to defrock him because he's in a homosexual relationship. The Rev. Bradley Schmeling, who was ordered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/13/met_120167.shtml
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Was President Bush's Sept. 11 response un-Christian?

...denominations (e.g., the United Methodists, Christian Church-Disciples of Christ, Episcopal Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Presbyterian Church USA, United Church of Christ). The House Judiciary Committee's ranking Democrat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/23/rel_82489.shtml
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Lutheran group will split from main body

...are Lutheran pastors who were inside a Minneapolis convention hall last summer when delegates for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America voted to allow noncelibate gay and lesbian pastors.Afterward, each cried for different reasons.Mahan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2010-08-28/lutheran-group-will-spli
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Newberry ready to become 'Wolves'

...owned and supported by the South Carolina, Southeastern, Florida/Bahamas and Caribbean Synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Zais, a retired brigadier general now running for superintendent of education in the state, argued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2010-08-27/newberry-ready-become-wol
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Lutheran group reinstating two gay ministers

...and his partner, the Rev. Darin Easler, have been approved for reinstatement, the Chicago-based Evangelical Lutheran Church in America said in a news release.The approval came about eight months after the denomination voted to allow gays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2010-05-04/lutheran-group-reinstati
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