Here We Go: Evangelical Lutheran Church of America Installs First Openly Transgender Bishop in San Francisco

On Saturday, The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) installed its first openly transgender bishop during a service held at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.

As reported by the Associated Press, The Rev. Megan Rohrer will lead one of the ECLA’s 65 synods, which oversees close to 200 congregations in Northern California and northern Nevada.

“My call is … to be up to the same messy, loving things I was up to before,” Rohrer told worshippers Saturday. “But mostly, if you’ll let me, and I think you will, my hope is to love you and beyond that, to love what you love.”

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SOURCE: Christian Headlines, Milton Quintanilla

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