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Easter pastoral letter from Lutheran, Anglican leaders

NEWS RELEASE
From the National Office of the ELCIC

Winnipeg, 25 March 2013--Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) National Bishop Susan C. Johnson and Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, have issued a joint Easter pastoral letter. The two churches share a full communion agreement that includes joint mission work and a joint national meeting in July 2013. This letter is designed to be read in parishes on Easter Sunday.

Dear friends in Christ,

Grace and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

Lutherlyn Camp and Conference Center

Lutherlyn Camp and Conference Center

We will be starting 2 new programs this year. Pastor Adam Snook is in the process of organizing a Conference wide Confirmation Camp and Pastor Jim Slack is in the process of organizing a family Canoe Camp. This camp will leave Lutherlyn and travel into Algonquin Park.

For the upcoming year we have changed the amount of our membership cost to $20.00

Our May clean up date is Saturday May 4th which will also be the day of our Corporation Annual meeting.

New Archbishop of Canterbury Welcomed With Joy - The Lutheran World Federation

The Lutheran World Federation – A Communion of Churches

New Archbishop of Canterbury Welcomed With Joy
Lutheran Church Leaders Attend Enthronement

CANTERBURY, United Kingdom/GENEVA, 21 March 2013 (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) General Secretary Rev. Martin Junge has welcomed with joy the enthronement today of the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, saying it comes as Anglicans and Lutherans embark on a new phase of cooperation.

New Archbishop of Canterbury

The Lutheran World Federation – A Communion of Churches New Archbishop of Canterbury Welcomed With Joy Lutheran Church Leaders Attend Enthronement CANTERBURY, United Kingdom/GENEVA, 21 March 2013 (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) General Secretary Rev. Martin Junge has welcomed with joy the enthronement today of the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, saying it comes as Anglicans and Lutherans embark on a new phase of cooperation.

ELCIC Global Mission Update

Letter From The Rev. Susan C. Johnson, National Bishop

Dear friends in mission,

I want to share with you my sincere thanks and appreciation for your ongoing support In Mission for Others for the work of the wider church in the area of ELCIC Global Mission. Thank you for your financial support of this work and for lifting up this ministry in your prayers.

Ordination of Pastor Matti Kormano

Yesterday, March 17th 2013, at 4:00pm was the ordination of Pastor Matti Kormano. He was ordained by Bishop Pryse at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Pastor Matti Kormano will be serving at St. Luke’s Ridgeway and Good Shepherd in Niagara Falls. We want to wish many blessings on Pastor Matti Kormano and on his ministry! Below are pictures from the ordination service.

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