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182 Voting Members: To leave ELCA: 177 Yes, 5 No = 97%; To join NALC: 175 Yes, 7 No = 96%

St. Peter's voted unanimously to leave the ELCA on the second vote. We are currently members of the North America Lutheran Church (NALC)

Resolution to leave the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (document)

Resolution to join the North American Lutheran Church (document)

NALC website:

NALC Brochure (document)

Affiliation Committee presentation to Church Council (presentation) - white background for printing

FAQ for St. Peter Member's (document)

Board of Pensions response to Pastors (document)

Also listed are resources that was used by the Affiliation Committee and Church Council. We would like to thank those churches that have spent countless hours on their own subcommittees dealing with issues just as we are to determinw what is the correct direction for their members and the future of their congregations.

The Authority Of Scripture - Richard L. Mayhue, Senior Vice President and Dean, Professor

of Theology and Pastoral Ministries; TMSJ 15/2 (Fall 2004) 227-236. (document)

Anaylsis of Luteran Church Bodies in the United Sates: Information to Support an Affiliation

Recommendation. Prepared by the Affiliation Team for St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church

Council. September 14, 2010. (document)

Be Strong In The Lord - PowerPoint Presentation, Hosanna! Lutheran Church, St. Charles,

IL. November 15, 2009. (presentation)

Hosanna! Lutheran Church Task Force - Report to Council; October 22, 2009. (document)

Brief History of Scriptural Authority Crisis in the ELCA; The Rev. Mark Chavez, Director,

Lutheran CORE. (document)

A Comparison of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the North American

Lutheran Church Denominations. ELCA/NALC Study Group Holy Trinity’s

Congregational Council, Gastonia, NC; October 18, 2010. (document)

Executive Summary of the Work of the Affiliation Committee 2010, St. Jacobs, Glenville, PA.

November, 2010. (document)

Presentation of the Affiliation Committee, St. Jacob’s, Glenville, PA. January 30, 2011. (document)

What Exactly Is Bound Conscience; Don Kriefall, Richfiled, WI. Wednesday, February 3,

2010; Common Sense for a Senseless World (document)

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Comparative Religious Class - Immanuel

Lutheran College. Professor David Lau. (what ELCA is accepting and teaching that goes

against our beliefs….salvation, resurrection, creation, virgin birth, Jesus’s words were not

actually spoken by Jesus…basically heresies and for us…non-Christian beliefs) (document)

What Is the ELCA Problem About? Rev. Gary Blobaum, Part of a 7 week course called “Sense

and Sensuality”. (document)

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