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What does ELC stand for?

ELC stands for Evangelical Lutheran Church

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[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The Washington DC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) donated various items including clothes, toys and stationery to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia (ELCRN) s hostel programme.
A rural North Dakota-church has voted to leave the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, not only to protest its recent policies to allow gay clergy hut also its proposed statement on genetically modified foods.
Irja Askola has become the first woman to be elected as a bishop in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, a step described as a "milestone" by the general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Rev.
Jay Wiesner, who is openly gay, was installed as pastor of Bethany Lutheran Church on July 25, despite the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's policy against the ordination of noncelibate gay men and lesbians.
Unlike the larger Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Missouri Synod does not allow its clergy to lead prayer services with other religions.