A so-called protest meeting of opponents of the Denver-passed altar and pulpit fellowship declaration of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod with the American Lutheran Church (see August 1 issue, page 34) ended with participants affirming their loyalty to the synod and its president.

The meeting was held quietly in Chicago, September 1, with about 150 persons from all but two districts attending. An ongoing seven-member committee was formed, chaired by the Rev. Marcus Lang of Lafayette, Indiana.

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