February 14, 2010

Rev. Larry Barksdale resigns three weeks after St. Matthew Lutheran Church vote

The Rev. Larry Barksdale, pastor of St. Matthew Lutheran Church since 2003, resigned Sunday, three weeks after the church voted 99-54 to stay in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Barksdale resigned at the beginning of the monthly council meeting, held the second Sunday of the month, following the 11 a.m. service.

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