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March 29, 2012

Waterloo Lutheran Seminary Press Release: March 27, 2012


WATERLOO – A respected parish pastor and an experienced church leader has been appointed by the Waterloo Lutheran Seminary Board of Governors. Dr. Mark Harris has been appointed by the WLS Board of Governors to the... full post »

March 28, 2012

A series of four bulletin inserts have been designed for congregational use on the structural renewal process. Bishop Susan Johnson has invited us to use this as communication pieces in the lead up to the Eastern Synod Assembly.  They are deisgned so that they can be reprinted as bulletin... full post »

March 23, 2012

Dear friends,

Could you run your household on 45% of your 1986 income? It’s unlikely. And yet, that is precisely the case for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. While offerings to the most local expression of the church – congregations – have kept pace with the rate of inflation,... full post »

March 22, 2012

The Atlantic Great Lakes Synod is the recommended name for the new synodical expression that will be constituted in 2014.

The Eastern Synod Council considered the question of the new name in the context of a weekend of work arising from the ELCIC Structural Renewal process which was... full post »

March 16, 2012

Survey Shows 70.5 Million Members in LWF-Affiliated Churches
Slight Increase Globally with Growth in Africa and Asia


GENEVA, 14 March 2012 (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) member churches continued to show slight growth globally in 2011, according to statistics... full post »

March 05, 2012

"A wave of cattle raids in Jonglei State had left hundreds of people dead and thousands more homeless. The LWF response to those affected by the violence was in full swing, and Mading left Juba the next day for Bor, Jonglei’s capital, to help coordinate emergency operations on behalf of the... full post »

February 29, 2012

Please see Bishop Pryse's letter regarding the 2012 Praise Appeal.  There is some good information and resources that can be used for your congregation.

Letter

February 22, 2012

During this season of Lent, National Bishop Susan Johnson encourages a Call to Spiritual Renewal and deeper discipleship within our church. This can include: regular attendance at worship;... full post »

February 14, 2012

This information may be benefical to those who are interested in the development of their prison ministry. 

Please see the following letter sent by Rev Hugh Kirkegaard, Correctional Service Canada - Regional Chaplain - Atlantic


Dear Colleagues,
 
As many of... full post »
February 09, 2012

Waterloo Lutheran Seminary has two upcoming Information Sessions for prospective students: one later this month for prospective Doctor of Ministry students and one early March for prospective masters students. For more information please see the attachment.

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