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[August 17, 2017 | No Comment | ]

CANADA – In the lead-up to Lutheran Church–Canada’s (LCC) 11th synodical convention, LCC is encouraging its members to pray for delegates and the important work they will undertake this October in Kitchener, Ontario.
To that end, LCC is releasing a series of prayers that you and your congregation are encouraged to use in advance of the synodical convention. Prayer topics include the work that delegates will be called to do, safe travel for all involved, and the upcoming elections.
Congregations are also invited to include a short bulletin announcement encouraging members to …

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[August 15, 2017 | No Comment | ]

CANADA – As the Lutheran Laymen’s League of Canada marks its 50th anniversary in 2017 it is celebrating and giving thanks to God for the men and women of the Lutheran Laymen’s League who have made it their objective to assist the Lutheran Church of Missouri, Ohio & other States (later known as The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod) in word and deed since 1917 and Lutheran Church–Canada since 1989.
When the Lutheran Laymen’s League (later the Int’l LLL) was formed in 1917 by twelve men to relieve the Synod of its crippling …

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[August 7, 2017 | No Comment | ]

CANADA – Celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in style and support LCC missions in the process with a new Reformation T-shirt.
The T-shirt features Lutheran Church–Canada’s (LCC) Reformation 2017 logo, and is a great way to share the story of the Reformation in your community. It costs $25 and is available in men and women’s styles, three different colours (black, white, and blue), and four sizes (small, medium, large, and extra large). Costs cover the cost of producing and shipping the T-shirt, with all additional proceeds going to support …

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[July 31, 2017 | No Comment | ]


NOTE: An earlier version of the Workbook inadvertently left off two names from the Commission on Adjudication membership list as well as a chart from the LCCFM report. The story now links to a corrected version of the Workbook. Please note that the corrections change the pagination of the original workbook.

CANADA –Lutheran Church–Canada has released the workbook for its upcoming synodical convention to be held October 13-16, 2017 in Kitchener, Ontario. Included in the workbook is information on nominations as well as other important convention information, including overtures as well …

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[July 27, 2017 | One Comment | ]

CANADA – Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) has announced resolution committees, appointments, and registration information for the upcoming synodical convention to be held October 13-16, 2017 in Kitchener, Ontario.
Resolution committees have been appointed and will meet at Synod’s Winnipeg office September 8-9, 2017. They will also meet October 13 at 1:00 p.m.  Resolutions Committee 1 will focus on Synodical Structure, Committee 2 will focus on Parish Services and Higher Education, and Committee 3 will focus on Administration and Finance. Committee one will be served by Rev. Thomas Prachar (chair), Merv Rochelau, James …

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[July 25, 2017 | One Comment | ]

USA – When representatives of the North American Lutheran Church (NALC), The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), and Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) started meeting together more than five years ago, it was decided that the group would sponsor a book of essays on the proper distinction of God’s Law from His Gospel. That book will be available from Concordia Publishing House in the coming months.
Edited by Rev. Dr. Albert Collver III (LCMS), Rev. Dr. James Arne Nestingen (NALC), and Prof. John T. Pless (LCMS), The Necessary Distinction: A Continuing Conversation on Law …

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