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[April 14, 2019 | No Comment | ]

Holy Week greetings to the pastors, deacons, and members of the congregations of our Synod.
“Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Were you there when God raised Him from the tomb? Oh, sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble” (LSB 456). So that familiar African American spiritual hymn asks. While at first we might answer those questions by saying, ‘Well, of course we weren’t there when Jesus was crucified or when He rose from the grave. After all, this took place nearly 2,000 years ago and half way …

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[April 11, 2019 | No Comment | ]

LEDUC, AB – Approximately 100 people attended an Open House on Thursday, April 4 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Leduc, AB. The event was held as part of the Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) Board of Directors meeting and invited members of LCC to share their perceptions of the present relationship between the congregation and the synodical leadership. Board members also sought input regarding “congregational needs” moving forward, to be considered in their strategic planning. The event started with an opening devotion by President Timothy Teuscher; followed by an introduction of …

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[April 11, 2019 | No Comment | ]

The Lutheran Church–Canada Board of Directors has chosen Edmonton, AB as the host city of the Synodical Convention in 2021. The decision was made at the most recent board meeting, held in Leduc, AB. The venues for the convention will be the Radisson Edmonton South and Delta Edmonton South between Friday, June 11 and Monday, June 14, 2021.
The convention will deal with a number of substantive matters and will include plenary sessions each day as well as eight breakout sessions throughout the day. Pre-event meetings, such as synod board and …

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[April 8, 2019 | No Comment | ]

Second go-round fails to fly
Set in post-WWI America Dumbo (2019) is the story of a baby circus elephant with enormous ears who loses his mom but learns to fly. He first flies with the help of a grieving circus family. Like Dumbo the family’s children, Milly (Nico Parker) and Joe (Finley Hobbins), have lost their mom, and together they discover that the elephant’s fascination with feathers helps him fly. Under the care of their trick horse-riding father, WWI veteran Capt. Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) the children help Dumbo navigate the …

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[April 8, 2019 | No Comment | ]

NIGERIA – The International Lutheran Council (ILC) is working with the Lutheran Church of Nigeria (LCN) to support mission outreach in cities and urban areas across the country.
While well-established in rural areas, the Lutheran Church of Nigeria has identified greater emphasis on urban outreach as a growing mission need. Responding to a request for assistance from the LCN, the International Lutheran Council agreed in 2018 to partner with the LCN, providing financial support for Nigerian pastors as they establish new mission plants in urban centres throughout Nigeria, including in Yenegoa, Warri, …

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[March 20, 2019 | No Comment | ]

We are delighted to announce that Rev. Min Kim of St Albert, AB, has accepted a call to serve as Assistant Professor of Theology at CLTS. Rev. Kim will complete his current contract as chaplain in the Canadian Forces and take up the position in the summer of 2020.
Rev. Min Kim (48) is a native of Korea who moved to Canada in 1995. He is a graduate of Seoul Theological University (BA Theol. 1995) and Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines (MDiv, 2002). He is pursuing a ThD at Trinity …

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