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January 19, 2012

The following letter is from Paul Gehrs, Assisant to the National Bishop - ELCIC, Justice and Leadership and also Rev Andre Lavergne, Assistant to the National Bishop - ELCIC , Ecumenical and Interfaith.

The national office would like to make you aware of the opportunity... full post »

January 12, 2012

Four Leadership Awards are presented at each biennial Synod Assembly (two to clergy and two to lay people).  This award provides a means of honouring individuals within the Eastern Synod who are providing a significant Christian witness through exemplary service to the Synod and to the wider... full post »

December 13, 2011

On Sunday, December 11, 2011, Olaf & Kristin Luana Baumann were ordained in Sudbury, Ontario.  Together, Olaf and Kristin will serve St Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sudbury... full post »

December 01, 2011

For budget purposes the following figures can be used, please note the cost does not include accommodations.  More accurate figures will be posted with other information regarding the Assembly in the New Year.

Pastors/Lay Delegates - registration fee including a banquet... full post »

October 05, 2011

The Nominating Committee for the Eastern Synod is meeting soon in preparation for next summer's Assembly 2012, July 4-8 in Waterloo, Ontario.

The committee is responsible for selecting potential candidates to serve on the Synod Council (Term 2012-2016). Two... full post »

September 22, 2011

Worship Celebration Marking the Conclusion the Eastern Synod/Waterloo Lutheran Seminary 150/100 Anniversary Celebration

This year has been a celebration of a life time - observing the 150th anniversary of the Eastern Synod and the 100th anniversary of both Waterloo Lutheran Seminary and... full post »

September 16, 2011

(TORONTO, September 19, 2011) – On the morning of Thursday, September 22nd, Bishops from the Anglican and Evangelical Lutheran Churches, dressed in their ecclesiastical vestments and mitres, will reach out to thousands of commuters across the greater Toronto area to invite them ‘Back to Church... full post »

July 27, 2011


NEWS RELEASE from the National office of the ELCIC:

Winnipeg, 26 July 2011 -- The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), through its partnership with Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR), is appealing to its members for financial support to... full post »

July 16, 2011

Following more than two hours of debate, delegates of the 2011 ELCIC National Convention approved a Social Statement on Human Sexuality. The results came late in a day and were done by written ballot, with 213 votes in favour of the motion and 134 against.  Read more... full post »

July 16, 2011

The following persons from the Eastern Synod were elected to the National Church Council by the National Convention of the ELCIC:

Ms. Pat Lovell, Rev. Jeffrey Smith and Rev. Heather Spencer.