Shortly after St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Marion, Iowa, voted to dual roster with the ELCA and LCMC, Bishop Michael Burk and the Council of the Southeastern Synod placed St. Mark's (2500 baptized members) under admonishment and censure. They also removed senior pastor the Rev. Perry Fruhling from the clergy roster.
St. Mark's Church Council, in a letter to the congregation, stated their intentions to remain a dual-rostered congregation and retain Pastor Fruhling as their senior pastor regardless. They also stated the next step is in the hands of Bishop Burk and the synod council.
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