Missouri Synod Lutherans end convention in Saint Louis by emphasizing unity

The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod closed its convention in downtown St. Louis on Thursday with the more than 1,000 delegates sticking to the event’s unofficial theme of unity.

That theme was stressed early in the weeklong event at America’s Center, when the president of the denomination’s New England District, the Rev. Timothy Yeadon, spoke about a “tough year” in his region. The year included Hurricane Sandy, the Sandy Hook school massacre and the bombing at the Boston Marathon.

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