John 3:21

John 3:21
"It is the nature of all hypocrites and false prophets to create a conscience where there is none, and to cause conscience to disappear where it does exist." Martin Luther

Monday, May 17, 2010

We've been released!

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May 17, 2010

Original Letter Sent Via USPS

The Reverend Mark Gehrke
 and Congregation Council
Faith Lutheran Church
1611 41st Street
Moline, IL 61265

Dear Pastor Gehrke and Congregation Council Members:

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ

At the Northern Illinois Synod Council meeting held this past Saturday, May 15, 2010, the following actions were approved which are relevant to Faith Lutheran Church:

1.      Faith Lutheran Church, Moline, Illinois, is granted approval to terminate its relationship with the Northern Illinois Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Americaeffective May 15, 2010.

2.      Pastor Mark Gehrke, Faith Lutheran Church, Moline, Illinois, is removed from the roster of the Northern Illinois Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America effective May 15, 2010.

By copy of this letter, I am notifying Mr. David Swartling, Secretary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America of this information.   

God bless you.

In Christ,

Bishop Gary M. Wollersheim

Certified Mail

c:  Mr. David Swartling, Secretary
       Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

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