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August 19, 2015

Sharon Jackson of Lutheran Homes -KW's Trinity Village joins CBC's Craig Norris to talk about a pilot project aimed at reducing the long term care home's reliance on antipsychotics as a way to manage client behaviour.

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August 18, 2015

Dear Council Chairpersons, Leaders and Rostered Ministers of the Eastern Synod,

Do we ever have some good news for you! We have lots of money we want... full post »

July 27, 2015

The Companion of the Worship Arts is an honor bestowed on individuals in recognition of significant contributions to the worship life of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) and Anglican Church of Canada (ACC... full post »

June 26, 2015

Moving to Canada from a refugee camp means huge uncertainty and carving out a new life without a home, a job or language skills.

But for one family, there will at least be a group of new neighbours in New Hamburg who are... full post »

June 15, 2015

News from CLWR

Getting an education shouldn’t depend upon having clean water.

Yet that could be the case for many young refugee students in Adjumani, Uganda, without your help.

A couple weeks ago, we asked some of you to support South Sudanese refugees who are working to... full post »

June 12, 2015

“Theological Formation in Liminal Times: Revisiting the 'Public Seminary,’ ”
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
7 p.m.
Keffer Memorial Chapel
Waterloo Lutheran Seminary 

Principal-Dean Candidacy Lecture — Waterloo Lutheran Seminary

Rev. Dr. Mark W. Harris will be... full post »

June 09, 2015

People who are unable to attend two special events featuring Rev. Martin Junge at Waterloo Lutheran Seminary and Wilfrid Laurier University this week will have the opportunity to access the events online.

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June 05, 2015

June is the month in which the shepherds of most Christian congregations begin to sense their flock wandering away. As the weather improves, outdoor activities and travels lure folks away from worship. The warmer weather also turns Sunday into a good time to take care of outdoor chores around... full post »

May 25, 2015

Next week (May 31 - June 3) marks the conclusion of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Canada. See Bishop Susan's letter to understand the ELCIC's position on this 'moment'.
Consider how you and your congregation might recognize our relationship with Indigenous Peoples:

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May 05, 2015

The Eastern Synod recently sent in a donation for Canadian Lutheran World Relief’s Give Life Lenten appeal. Thank you for your support!

This campaign was very successful and we’re happy to announce that more than $100,... full post »