RESULTS OF THE SPECIAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING 1/26/2020

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RESULTS OF THE SPECIAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING
ST. MATTHEW’S EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH
612 S COLLEGE RD
WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA 28403
JANUARY 26, 2020
1 P.M.
Ballot vote on conveying St. Matthew’s Ev. Lutheran Church’s intent to terminate its relationship with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. (First Vote)

187 Voting Members Present

Number of Votes Necessary for Adoption (2/3) = 125

Votes for Motion: 154

Votes against Motion: 30

Illegal votes: 0

Motion passed by 82%.

Motion adopted with results to be communicated by mail to Bishop Tim Smith and Acting Bishop Phil Tonnesen of the North Carolina Synod of the ELCA.

A second vote will be taken at a Special Congregational Meeting on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 1 p.m. in the St. Matthew’s nave.

 

 

 

St Matthew's Pastor Sam Zumwalt

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The Rev. Dr. Samuel Zumwalt has worked in churches for 43 years and in May 2019 celebrated the 38th anniversary of his ordination to the holy ministry. He is a member of the Society of the Holy Trinity (www.societyholytrinity.org). In 2004, Pr. Zumwalt moved with his family to Wilmington from Texas, where he served for 23 years as pastor of small, midsize, and large congregations.