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Lutheran Church of Hope

925 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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Leadership

Pastor:
Mike Housholder
Gender:
Man
Race:
White
LGBTQIA:
Yes
Pastor:
Gender:
Race:
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LGBTQIA:
Yes
Officiates LGBTQ weddings:
Hires LGBTQ+:
Ordains LGBTQ+:
Any LGBTQIA individuals serving in church's leadership team:

LGBTQ Policy

Clear: Non-Affirming

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Same-Gender Wedding Policy: "As a Bible-based church, we turn to Scripture for direction on all matters of faith and daily life...As a result, we are unable to host same-sex weddings at Hope."

Also listed on the Weddings page: "Without hesitation, Hope loves and welcomes all people — straight and gay — and we are blessed by the large number of LGBTQ people who proudly call Hope their church home, actively taking part in the life and mission of this congregation."

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Notes

LGBTQIA in Leadership

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Women can preach:
Women can be ordained:
Women can be elders:
Women can be senior pastor:
Senior pastor is female or non-binary:
50% or more of leadership team are women and/or non-binary:
Regularity of women and/or non-binary preachers:

Women in Leadership Policy

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Last updated 11/09/2017