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Sunday, August 22, 2010
ZION LUTHERAN, CLEAR LAKE, IOWA
Zion Lutheran Church met Sunday August 22 for their second vote to withdraw from the ELCA. There were 478 votes cast--317 in favor of leaving 161 in favor of staying. The required 2/3s vote was missed by 2 votes. Zion remains in the ELCA.