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LCC Restructuring Process

lcc-logoLutheran Church–Canada (LCC) is currently in the process of restructuring, following calls from all three districts meeting in convention in 2015. In accordance with votes taken during these conventions, LCC’s Commission on Constitutional Matters and Structure is hard at work developing a proposed new structure for consideration in advance of the 2017 National Convention.

What follows is a collection of reports and statements on the process that have been published so far.

October 21, 2015 – CCMS begins work on restructuring synod. READ MORE

November 19, 2015 – Restructuring process moves forward; Stahlke appointed CCMS consultant. READ MORE

December 11, 2015 – Re-Forming Our Church: Restructuring Update 2015. READ MORE

January 11,  2016 – A Restructuring Roadmap: LCC Seeks Structure for the Next Generation. READ MORE

February 4, 2016 – A Letter to the Church: Please Join Us in Charting a Path Forward for Lutheran Church–Canada. READ MORE

February 4, 2016 – LCC Releases National Survey on Restructuring: Your Input is Needed. READ MORE

February 22, 2016 – A Reminder on the National Restructuring Survey. READ MORE

February 26, 2016 – Extension on survey for those participating online. READ MORE

March 29, 2016 – Restructuring Update: Survey Results Released. READ MORE

March 29, 2016 – LCC Restructuring: Nine Insights on the Survey For Discussion. READ MORE

June 10, 2016 – Restructuring Update: Preparing for the Next Phase—Concrete Recommendations. READ MORE

August 19, 2016 – CCMS released Concrete Recommendations for the Restructuring of Lutheran Church–Canada. READ MORE

August 19, 2016 – Discussion Guide for the Restructuring of Lutheran Church–Canada. DOWNLOAD

September 19, 2016 – A Letter on the Restructuring of Lutheran Church–Canada. READ MORE

November 2016 – The East District releases a series of responses to the Discussion Guide for the Restructuring of Lutheran Church–Canada. READ MORE

December 13, 2016 – Restructuring Update — December 2016. READ MORE

January 6, 2017 – Restructuring Update: Circuit Convocations summary released. READ MORE

March 6, 2017 – 37 Decisions on the Restructuring of Lutheran Church–Canada. READ MORE

April 19, 2017 – Restructuring Update: Proposed New Bylaws of LCC. (Also includes information on upcoming regional discussions on the bylaws, information on the proposed new Regions of LCC, and a paper by Rev. William R.A. Ney discussing why a major restructuring of LCC is necessary). READ MORE

June 2, 2017 – Common Myths on LCC’s Restructuring. READ MORE

June 9, 2017 – Register for LCC’s Upcoming Convocations on Restructuring. READ MORE

June 20, 2017 – Regional Restructuring Convocation Poll Results  READ MORE

June 22, 2017 – Financial Analysis of Restructured Synod READ MORE

July 13, 2017 – Restructuring enters final phase; CCMS partners with Synod’s Board of Directors READ MORE

August 11, 2017 – LCC President Robert Bugbee explains why he supports restructuring. READ MORE

September 12, 2017 – Official Notice to all Members of Lutheran Church–Canada from the Commission on Constitutional Matters and Structure. READ MORE

September 15, 2017 – LCC releases Supplement to 2017 Convention Workbook. READ MORE

September 19, 2017 – Upcoming Webinars on LCC’s Proposed New Structure. READ MORE

September 30, 2017 – Audio from Restructuring Webinars now online. READ MORE

October 12, 2017 – Watch LCC’s 2017 Synodical Convention live online. READ MORE

October 17, 2017 – LCC Convention votes to restructure. READ MORE

December 7, 2017 – Convention Proceedings now available. READ MORE

December 14, 2017 – LCC releases materials for congregational vote on Synodical Constitution amendments. READ MORE

December 15, 2017 – New Bylaws and Constitution documents now available. READ MORE