The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


No Christmas hymns

"Silent Night" and other religious songs will remain off the playlist at holiday concerts in a New Jersey school district after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of a ban on religious holiday music.

The court's October decision ended a six-year legal battle begun when parent Michael Stratechuk sued the School District of South Orange and Maplewood over a policy banning religious songs at public concerts.


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