When Visitation Church ceases to be a Catholic parish in coming weeks, there's sure to be plenty of tears and sadness shared by members of the 66-year-old church. But there will be eating, music and dancing, too.
Updated: May 25, 2012, - 11:38 PM
ELCA synod delegates voted overwhelmingly to oppose the proposed amendment.
Updated: May 19, 2012, - 06:41 PM
The vote Saturday by the ELCA group comes as both sides mobilize to get out the Nov. 6 vote on the measure that would, in effect, ban gay marriage.
Updated: May 17, 2012, - 09:34 PM
It's not every day a religious worship service offers biking, swimming and jogging alongside the prayers, hymns and sermons.
Updated: May 04, 2012, - 10:58 PM
Independent congregations burgeoned as mainline churches lost members.
Updated: May 01, 2012, - 09:47 PM
The Rev. Ann Svennungsen is about to become the head of the nation's largest ELCA synod
Updated: April 30, 2012, - 05:52 AM
When Israeli forces occupied the Palestinian city of Bethlehem a few years ago, they used the Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church as a staging ground, breaking the church's stained glass in the process.
Updated: April 27, 2012, - 05:45 PM
He spoke to Mayo Mind Body Medicine Initiative.
Updated: April 24, 2012, - 08:48 PM
To raise awareness of youth homelessness, close to 400 teenagers planned to sleep outside Friday night in cardboard boxes in the parking lot of Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis as part of "A Night on the Street," a fundraising event organized by the foundation.
Updated: April 20, 2012, - 07:12 PM