Consisting of 174 congregations/ministries and 50,000 baptized members. The Eastern Synod is made up of seventeen Ministry Areas from Sault Ste. Marie Ontario to Halifax Nova Scotia
February is almost here and with that comes the time to reflect on and celebrate the important contributions of those of African descent to Canadian culture. This is also a time of awareness building and learning in order to help deepen understanding and strengthen relationships in the whole of the human family. The Racial Justice Committee and the Black History Month Planning Team have prepared a number of resources and opportunities available to the entire Synod!
The Eastern Synod family extends our warmest congratulations to Rev. Sally Azar and our companions in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land! We join you in celebrating this milestone moment, and carry you in our prayers. Thanks be to God!
Following a successful focus on lay leadership, our next event investigates how the role of the rostered leader has changed and is changing, as we all face unforeseen shifts in church worship and fellowship. Please note that both Lay and Rostered Leaders are welcome and encouraged to attend! This event will be held on February 1 @ 6:30pm ET
Our Benevolence Story is new resource highlighting the ways your benevolence offering supports the work of ministry in four key areas: The Wider Church, Martin Luther University College, Congregations and Leaders. This new resource is available in a wide variety of formats to support a variety of distribution methods.
Beginning September 2022, ELCIC members are invited to join in a year of love. As a whole church, we will learn about love, grow in our experience of loving one another and deepen our daily interactions with one another and God through Jesus’ many teachings.
The Eastern Synod Weekly is a convenient new source for information, updates, announcements and resources to support the life of our Synod. Our weekly mailer is the primary source of information to support ministry in congregations. Stay connected by signing up today, or reviewing archived mailers.
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