The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Americaâ€™s 2009 Churchwide Assembly was a landmark gathering.
After years of debate, voting members at last Augustâ€™s assembly opened the door for non-celibate gays to serve in the clergy. They also approved a much-debated social statement on human sexuality. Those actions were met with jubilation and grief.
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