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Herchurch is another name used for the Ebenezer Lutheran Church in San Francisco. Ebenezer herchurch is part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Evangelical and Ecumenical Women's Caucus and the San Francisco Council of Lutheran Churches.
Stacy Boorn, the minister for herchurch, uses feminist theology in the church's expression of faith, worship, learning, mutual care, and acts of justice. Megan Rohrer is the Associate Pastor and is openly gay. Rohrer was ordained extraordinarily in defiance of ELCA rules. Rohrer is rostered by Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries, which is "committed to the full participation of persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities in the life and ministry of the Lutheran church."
Since 2007, Ebenezer Lutheran has annually on the first weekend in November sponsored a three-day conference on faith and feminism, often with a focus on reviving traditions of honoring the sacred feminine as manifested in the Hellenistic and Jewish concept of Sophia, and in the faith-traditions of minorities. The 2009 conference focused on the idea held by various dissenting Christian groups over history that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene, an idea featured prominently in Dan Brown's famous novel The DaVinci Code.
Ebenezer herchurch is a member of the Evangelical and Ecumenical Women's Caucus.
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