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Trans pastor makes history as Lutheran bishop

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A longtime spiritual leader in San Francisco made history when they were installed as the first transgender bishop in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

The Reverend Dr. Megan Rohrer is now officially the bishop of ELCA's Sierra Pacific Synod, which oversees nearly 200 congregations in Central and Northern California and Northern Nevada.

Rohrer previously made history in 2014, when they were installed as pastor at Grace Lutheran Church in San Francisco as the first openly transgender person to lead a congregation in the denomination.

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