Consisting of 175 member congregations and 50,000 baptized members. Eastern Synod is made up of seventeen Ministry Areas from Sault Ste. Marie Ontario to Halifax Nova Scotia
May 5 marks Red Dress Day in Canada, a day of remembrance for the 1200+ missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two spirit individuals across the country. Beginning over 12 years ago, the initiative was born out of Métis artist Jaime Black’s REDress art installation wherein hundreds of red dresses were displayed in public spaces to raise awareness for the missing women.
In his 2022 Easter Greeting, Bishop Michael Pryse reflects on the fact that the post-resurrected Christ still bore the marks of his crucifixion. Just as Jesus' wounds did not define the totality of his resurrected being, neither will our pandemic wounds define the totality of the church's post-pandemic experience.
Throughout the month of April, submissions to our For The Love Of Creation Art Competition will be featured on the Eastern Synod website. This piece of art was created by B. McNabb. All submissions are available for download in the Eastern Synod Worship Resource Library.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) through its partnership with Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) calls on its members to respond through prayer and financial support to the urgent humanitarian needs in Ukraine.
The Synod Scholarship Fund is a program administered by the Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada when funds are available. It was established in 1995 to encourage young Christian people to enroll in a post-secondary institution to pursue a vocation in society as Christian persons.
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