Faith Leaders At Capitol To Urge Help For Poor, People Of ColorA multi-racial, multi-denominational group of clergy gathered at the State Capitol Thursday. They announced their commitment to engage Minnesota's elected leaders, and promote policies that they say will eliminate racial and economic inequities.
Plea Deal For Ex-ELCA Synod BookkeeperProsecutors have reached a plea deal with a former bookkeeper accused of embezzling $700,000 from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America synod in northwestern Minnesota. The agreement calls for Robert Larson of Wolverton to serve four years in prison and to pay back the stolen money.
Politics Mailbag: Lutheran Leaders On Marriage Amendment It was another event-filled political week, but by far the political story most WCCO viewers wrote in about top Minnesota religious leaders urging a "yes" vote on the marriage amendment.
Mpls. Lutherans Elect 1st Female Bishop In Minn. Minneapolis-area Lutherans have elected the first female bishop in Minnesota to lead the nation's largest Lutheran synod.
Lutherans May Voice Opposition To Marriage AmendmentLutherans in Minnesota plan to officially voice their opposition to the proposed state constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage.
Bishop Steps In After Death Of Mount Olivet LeaderThe Minneapolis bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is resigning to become interim pastor at the largest ELCA congregation in the U.S.