ELCA Northwestern Minnesota Synod bishop comments on Hawley Lutheran Church vote

Bishop Larry Wohlrabe - from www.prettygoodlutherans.com

Forum reporter Mila Koumpilova reported today that Hawley Lutheran Church in Hawley, Minn., had passed the first of two votes required to leave the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Read the story here: http://www.inforum.com/event/article/id/291776/

Northwestern Minnesota Synod Bishop Larry Wohlrabe made a comment for the story that couldn’t be included in the story because of deadline constraints. Here is his comment: “Hawley Lutheran Church is a strong, active congregation. We would hate to lose them from our fellowship in the ELCA. I look forward to the consultation I’ll be having with them, which is a required part of the disaffiliation process. This will be an opportunity for me to hear their concerns and urge them to remain in the ELCA.”

Talk about the Hawley Lutheran vote here: http://topics.areavoices.com/2010/09/19/hawley-church-votes-to-leave-elca/

2 thoughts on “ELCA Northwestern Minnesota Synod bishop comments on Hawley Lutheran Church vote

  1. Said Gerhardson, “I might have joined the Catholic Church or something – anything but what the ELCA was trying to do to us.”

    Hilarious. But quite forgivable.

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