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What does ELCIA stand for?

ELCIA stands for Evangelical Lutheran Church In America


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7, comes at a time when other churches are leaving the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America after it decided last year to permit noncelibate gay clergy and the blessing of same-sex unions.
Eight-seven churches in total have publicly vowed to leave the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the largest Lutheran denomination in America with nearly 5 million members, and join the conservative group Lutheran Coalition for Renewal (Lutheran CORE) after the ELCA voted in favor of several gay issues.
Unlike the larger Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Missouri Synod does not allow its clergy to lead prayer services with other religions.
George Anderson, presiding bishop, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Florence Kimball, legislative education secretary, Friends Committee on National Legislation Dr.
In August, representatives of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the largest Lutheran denomination in America with nearly 5 million members, voted in favor of eliminating its 20-year-old ban against partnered gay and lesbian clergy.