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George Kelley, congregational president at Family of God Lutheran Church in East Grand Forks, says the congregation is still deciding whether to allow same-sex marriages to be conducted at the church. Photo by John Stennes/Grand Forks Herald.

Minnesota same-sex marriage: A Lutheran congregation in East Grand Forks decides

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As a law legalizing same-sex marriage goes into effect Thursday, Family of God Lutheran Church in East Grand Forks is deciding whether it will allow such marriages to be conducted in the church.


The congregation of about 75 members is currently undergoing a lengthy discernment process, according to congregational president George Kelley. A vote most likely will take place in January.

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