The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Twin Cities welcome '09 assembly

The 2009 Churchwide Assembly, the ELCA’s highest legislative authority, will gather Aug. 17-23 at the Minneapolis Convention Center to vote on a proposed social statement on human sexuality, a recommendation on ELCA ministry policies, a proposal for full communion with the United Methodist Church, and funding proposals for HIV/AIDS and malaria work.

The 2009 Churchwide Assembly meets
The 2009 Churchwide Assembly meets Aug. 17-23 in Minneapolis (skyline, above) at the Minneapolis Convention Center (below).
Hosted by the Minneapolis Area and St. Paul Area synods, the number of participants could reach 2,000, including 1,045 voting members, volunteers, churchwide staff and visitors.

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