Faith in Action - Global

On Sunday, August 30, 2015 St. James Lutheran Church in Branch La Have, Nova Scotia celebrated 90 years of Praise and Worship. The day was spectacular weather wise, and members from the two other churches comprising the Northfield Parish (West Northfield and Upper... full story »

St. James, Williamsford had a great deal to celebrate on Sept 27th.  The women of the congregation, with the help of St. Mark’s in Chesley made 34 afghans and quilts and 145 teddy bears which were given to  Canadian Lutheran World Relief  (CLWR). One woman, Mona Le... full story »

St. Timothy’s Copper Cliff was the place to be when young members of a church choir from St. Stephen’s in Bloomingdale, Minnesota put on a wonderful performance of Joseph and the Technicolored Dreamcoat. On June 12, this talented group of kids from grade 7 through 12 put on a show that delighted... full story »

Gayle Thompson has found a way to use her love of glass to benefit her congregation.

Gayle has been making stained glass for 35 years and for the last decade has also been kiln fusing glass.  A few years ago she started making crosses for church fund raising. The crosses were popular at... full story »

Rev. Dr. Rebecca Larson will bring a global perspective as the guest speaker at the Bishops’ Company annual dinner at Kypreos Restaurant in Kitchener on Saturday, October 17.

Few people in North America know more about... full story »

A few months ago, Kelly, a member of St. James and I had a brief conversation while shaking hands at the back of church about Edgewood and the financial burdens that Edgewood was facing and Kelly’s first reaction was “We should do a fundraiser”.  Those five words... full story »

This past year we applied for and received a $1000.00 donation by means of the Compassionate Justice Grant initiative.

The total amount was given to the Arnprior and District Food Bank Inc. in support of their "Children'... full story »

The Eastern Synod recently donated a large print bible to St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Lochaber, Guyana. Pastor Vivian S. Rob erts is pictured dedicating the book which will be used as a pulpit/lecturn bible.

Thanks to Eric Roberts for sharing this story and pictures.

 

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The Eastern Synod Mission Committee is a group of eight people, both lay and clerical, plus our Bishop, who meet twice a year to visit some of the parishes of our Synod who are doing creative ministry, and... full story »

Members of Bethany Lutheran, Woodstock, Ontario, have created a Pollinator’s Garden, the first of a three-part project.  Our intention is to create a safe haven for pollinators; to educate our community on pollinating insects; to make the best use of our green... full story »

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