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August 31, 1991 | Associated Press
Bishop Herbert W. Chilstrom was overwhelmingly reelected as head of the nation's largest Lutheran denomination Friday. He got 885 ballots of 1,025 cast in a second round of balloting at the biennial assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The total, 86.3%, was well beyond the 75% needed to keep him at the helm another four years. Chilstrom, 59, has guided the 5.
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May 31, 2013 | By Catherine Saillant, This post has been corrected. See note below.
A North Hollywood theology professor ordained just two years ago after the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America dropped its ban on same-sex ministers was elected Friday as the church's first openly gay bishop. The Rev. R. Guy Erwin won a six-year term to the Southwest California Synod, which encompasses the greater Los Angeles area, according to church officials. The historic vote came Friday during a three-day assembly of the synod held in Woodland Hills. FOR THE RECORD: Lutheran bishop: An article in the June 1, 2013, LATextra section about the election of an openly gay bishop in Southern California incorrectly described the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America as the largest denomination in the United States.
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May 31, 2013 | By Catherine Saillant, This post has been corrected. See note below.
A North Hollywood theology professor ordained just two years ago after the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America dropped its ban on same-sex ministers was elected Friday as the church's first openly gay bishop. The Rev. R. Guy Erwin won a six-year term to the Southwest California Synod, which encompasses the greater Los Angeles area, according to church officials. The historic vote came Friday during a three-day assembly of the synod held in Woodland Hills. FOR THE RECORD: Lutheran bishop: An article in the June 1, 2013, LATextra section about the election of an openly gay bishop in Southern California incorrectly described the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America as the largest denomination in the United States.
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August 31, 1991 | Associated Press
Bishop Herbert W. Chilstrom was overwhelmingly reelected as head of the nation's largest Lutheran denomination Friday. He got 885 ballots of 1,025 cast in a second round of balloting at the biennial assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The total, 86.3%, was well beyond the 75% needed to keep him at the helm another four years. Chilstrom, 59, has guided the 5.
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