Marriage Policy


On Sunday, January 24, 2016, Triumphant held a Congregational Meeting to vote on the issue regarding same-sex weddings and marriages.

We as a church need to have a stated policy on this topic because the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriages are legal in July of 2015. And as the Call Committee works diligently toward finding our next Senior Pastor, a policy needs to be in place.

At the May 2016 Council Meeting, the Church Council discussed and approved TLC's Marriage Policy based on the results of the congregational vote: 112 against same-sex marriage, 52 for same-sex marriage.


Resources relating to the Marriage Policy Task Force discussions:


TLC Seven Statements


Letter from Bishop Tiemann

Human Sexuality -- Gift and Trust

Human Sexuality -- Gift and Trust Summary

Talking Together as Christians about Tough Social Issues

Three Expressions of ELCA Leadership

Call Process

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