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January 03, 2013

This year's contribution received at the National Office as of December 1, 2012 was $138,542.08. The Eastern Synod's contribution towards this was $122,792.40.

Thank you all for your dedication to the 2012 ELCIC Praise Appeal.

Please see the attached letter from Bishop Susan... full post »

December 17, 2012

Greetings during this last week of Advent,

Many of you are busy preparing for this sacred time of the year. Recently you received a message from our National Office. In it our National Bishop, Susan Johnson says, “we hope to act out and act upon the gift that we have received through... full post »

December 12, 2012

The Canadian Churches Forum for Global Ministries announces

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December 10, 2012

Motion 3.1 included the following directive:

We therefore request Synod Council and the Director of Public Policy and Service Ministries to identify or develop resources to help congregations study and work toward restorative practices and just peace in the world, and to respond to... full post »

December 05, 2012

Sunday, November 25, 2012

The Reign of Christ

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ:

The Advent season we are entering has much to do with anticipation.

During Advent we anticipate Jesus Christ’s promised return, when he will bring to fullness on earth the heavenly... full post »

December 04, 2012

With the cost of producing (and mailing) traditionally printed materials continuing to rise at a time when church revenue is decreasing, the Eastern Synod Council has agreed to reduce the number of issues of The Eastern Synod Lutheran (TESL) for 2013. This year, we will produce three issues: ... full post »

November 27, 2012

There are a number of resources highlighted on the worship page of the synod website http://easternsynod.org/ministries/worship/ for the benefit of your worship planning and those with whom you work. Thank you to synod pastors and leaders... full post »

November 27, 2012

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), through its partnership with Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR), is appealing to its members for financial support to assist Syrians who have fled their homes due to ongoing violence in their home country.

Funds will go to provide warm... full post »

November 21, 2012

Dear Students and Friends,

I am pleased to share with you that we have finalized plans for our Pilgrimage of Solidarity to the Holy Land from April 24th to May 9th, 2013. If you have not travelled to the Holy Land this is an experience you will not want to miss.

The itinerary... full post »

November 06, 2012

Remembrance Day Resource: Remembrance Day Service of Peace

Pastor Sara Faulhafer shares the service she has crafted for November 11, 2012.

See attachment below for the... full post »

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