Saturday, February 20, 2010

The Lutheran staff blog looks at the numbers: The Office of the Secretary confirmed that seven congregations have officially left the ELCA. Do seven congregations really constitute a new church? Apparently, the new North American Lutheran Church:

(1) Rejects killing unborn babies and paying for that murder via our church health plans.

(2) Rejects ordaining to the office of holy ministry persons who are living in homosexual relationships with others.

(3) Rejects ordaining to the office of the holy ministry, women.

(4) Affirms the historic doctrine of the holy, catholic and apostolic church and believe what we confess in the words of the Nicene Creed is actually true, not a recitation of quaint legends.

Makes me glad to be part of a church that really stands for something.

1 comment:

Rev Dr Mom said...

Sounds pretty much like the "Anglican" church my sister belongs to!

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