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Female Lutheran Pastor Mounts Uphill Bid for Ohio Congressional Seat

posted on November 2, 2012

For Religion News Service, David Yonke reports that Angela Zimmann, an ordained Lutheran minister, is currently running as the Democratic challenger in the race for Ohio’s 5th Congressional District. Zimmann, the pastor of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Riga, Michigan, stated, “Being from the Christian faith, our values are to care for the needy. The Bible talks about helping the elderly and the widows, and I see that as an analogy for helping anyone who doesn’t have their needs met.”

Read at Religion News Service