From the Bishop's Desk

“The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight.” As a child, I was always mystified by this line from the carol, O Little Town of Bethlehem. I understood something of the hope of Christmas. I knew something of how that hope was expressed in Jesus. I had good Sunday School teachers,... full post »


“Finnish ministry in Montreal is at a crossroads,” says Samuli Vuokila, the Chair of the Congregational Council of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Montreal. “The older demographic of immigrants who settled in Montreal and other places, and took part in congregational activities, is past.... full story »