Faith in Action Locally

A few months ago, Kelly, a member of St. James and I had a brief conversation while shaking hands at the back of church about Edgewood and the financial burdens that Edgewood was facing and Kelly’s first reaction was “We should do a fundraiser”.  Those five words... full story »

This past year we applied for and received a $1000.00 donation by means of the Compassionate Justice Grant initiative.

The total amount was given to the Arnprior and District Food Bank Inc. in support of their "Children'... full story »

The Eastern Synod Mission Committee is a group of eight people, both lay and clerical, plus our Bishop, who meet twice a year to visit some of the parishes of our Synod who are doing creative ministry, and... full story »

Members of Bethany Lutheran, Woodstock, Ontario, have created a Pollinator’s Garden, the first of a three-part project.  Our intention is to create a safe haven for pollinators; to educate our community on pollinating insects; to make the best use of our green... full story »

In the spring of 2014, the concept of a Prayer Shawl Ministry was introduced at a meeting of St. John’s Lutheran Women. There was immediate interest by a few members who were ready to recall and put to work earlier-learned skills of knitting and crocheting.... full story »

Bethesda Lutheran Church
Unionville, Ontario

On December 21, 2014 Bethesda had the privilege of confirming seven young people to our Congregation. The seven young people confirmed... full story »

Sunday, February 08, was a historic day for two congregations in Mississauga - one Lutheran, one Anglican - who voted unanimously to become one. 

The relationship between Peace Lutheran and Holy Spirit Anglican began three years ago.  Peace was forced to leave their home in Square One... full story »

Our heartfelt thanks go out to the congregation of Good Shepherd/Bon Pasteur in Saint-Lambert, QC for their generous donation of $89,000 to CLWR.

Pictured here is CLWR Executive Director Bob Granke being presented the cheque by Flemming Rasmussen,... full story »

The Church has two functions.

The first is to help individuals and communites to live well.

The second purpose of the Church is much less glorious, but no less important. That purpose is to help individuals and communities die well.

The Miriam Committee didn't set out to... full story »

A Community Garden project at Redeemer Lutheran on Bloor got some extra help this year.

The Garden Party is the recipient of a $500 grant from the Ontario Horticultural Society via an application submitted on their behalf by the Swansea Horticultural Society.   Swansea was one of six... full story »