"Each congregation will be encouraged to make their policy declaration and decisions around that (same-sex marriages)."Just after the vote, Bishop Elaine Sauer issued a pastoral letter to the 64 churches in the regional synod, asking them to be conscious that not all churches welcome these motions equally."I hope and pray we can be respectful of each other as we experience this dual reality both within and among our congregations and rostered leaders in the synod," writes Sauer, who was not available for comment.At the same convention, held in Saskatoon July 14 to 17, delegates also agreed that sexual orientation does not disqualify a candidate for ministry, rescinding a previous motion that did not allow practising homosexuals to be approved for ordination."We are hoping that congregations will make a big tent (where) everyone can find a place and no one is forced to extend same-sex blessings and no one is forced to call gay or lesbian pastors," explains National Bishop Susan C.
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Gianos' diet plan, Quaker Instant Oatmeal Fruit & Cream is an example of a product that does not.
Every single flavor pack that comes in the box contains ingredients on her "do not eat" list. Add fresh fruits, a touch of honey or an ounce of nuts to your bowl instead.
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Johnson, 53, who was elected to a second four-year term at the same convention.
Two years ago, the ELCIC's sister denomination in the United States, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, voted to permit non-celibate gays and lesbians to become clergy.
Johnson says she understands the ELCIC's decisions may be controversial internally and externally, but she hopes to continue their relationship with the Lutheran Church-Canada through joint efforts with the Canadian Lutheran World Relief and the Lutheran Council in Canada.