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.
Lutheran Leaders Attend Inauguration Mass
VATICAN CITY/GENEVA, 19 March 2013 (LWI)
Leaders from The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) attending the inauguration mass of the pontificate of Pope Francis earlier today in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican, said the first Latin American pope’s concern for the poor gives him common cause with Lutherans.
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.
The Lutheran World Federation – A Communion of Churches
LWF Expresses Joy for Roman Catholics on Election of Pope Francis I
New Pontiff Encouraged to Continue Dialogue with Lutheran Communion
GENEVA, 14 March 2013 (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has greeted the newly elected leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis I, on his first day in office, expressing the Lutheran Communion’s joy for Catholics and urging continued dialogue with Lutherans.
Ladies and Gentlemen:
North American Patriarch of the Lutheran Church comes to Canada
2013 Spring Conference Meetings
Northern - April 12-13, 2013, Trinity, Sudbury
Georgian Bay - April 27, 2013, St. Peter's, Neustadt
London - April 27, 2013, St. Peter's, Zurich
Ottawa/St. Lawrence - April 27, 2013, Faith, Nepean
Atlantic - May 3-5, 2013, New Denmark Parish, New Brunswick
Kitchener/Waterloo - May 4, 2013, St. Mark's, Kitchener
Hamilton/Niagara - May 4, 2013 (tentative), Grace, Hamilton
Toronto - May 11, 2013, Epiphany, Toronto