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  • Companion of the Worship Arts: Call for Nominations

    2018 Companion of the Worship Arts Call for Nominations

    The Program Committee for Worship, on behalf of the National Bishop, calls for
    nominations to the Companion of the Worship Arts. This is an honour conferred in
    recognition of significant contribution to the worship life of the ELCIC at a local,
    synodical, and national level. The honour recognizes the recipient’s ongoing inspiration
    and encouragement to others, together with service to God through worship,
    spirituality, and the arts.

    Please include these supporting materials with your nomination:
    1. Reasons for the nomination; i.e., biographical material with a listing of the
    person’s specific contributions to the worship life of the ELCIC (examples
    should include national, synodical, and local involvements)
    2. An indication, with examples, of the ways the person continues to inspire and
    encourage others in the worship life of the church
    3. A minimum of three letters of support for the nomination from others familiar
    with the individual’s contributions.

    The honour will be conferred at the ELCIC/ACC National Worship Conference in
    Victoria, BC, in 2018. ( Current members of the
    Program Committee for Worship are not eligible for nomination.

    Send nomination materials by February 15, 2018 to
    Kathryn Smith
    8 Jodi Place
    Guelph, ON N1H 7R1

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  • Advent 2017 Resources

    FROM KATHRYN SMITH: PCW representative, Eastern Synod  
    The Program Committee for Worship of the ELCIC has commissioned a series called 
    Where Two or Three Are Gathered: Worship for Small Assemblies
    It is a series of worship outlines for the seasons of the church year
    using Evangelical Lutheran Worship as the primary resource. 
    We begin with the season of Advent.
    Please find attached worship outlines for each of the four Sundays of Advent.
    One set of outlines includes Holy Communion, and one set of outlines is for Service of the Word.
    These outlines are prepared by Michèle Barr, from the Manitoba Synod.
    We hope you find these outlines helpful in your worship planning.
    You can also access the outlines from
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