Category: District News

December 22, 2018

From the President, Central District – Auf wiedersehen

By: Thomas Prachar After roughly 135 of these columns for The Canadian Lutheran, it’s time to say, “auf wiedersehen.” Rather than translating the German as “good-bye,” I prefer, “until we see each other again.” As a new Church Year begins with the season of Advent,…

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December 21, 2018

From the President, East District – Roundabouts

By: Paul Zabel “But they did not obey or incline their ear, but walked in their own counsels and in the stubbornness of their evil hearts, and went backward and not forward.” (Jeremiah 7:24) One of the curious experiences I encounter as I travel the…

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December 20, 2018

From the President, ABC District – Another Year of God’s Grace

By: Glenn Schaeffer In Jesus’ name The days of our lives pass as sand through an hourglass. It is useless to try to stop the relentless march of time. As the hymn writer Isaac Watts put it, “Time, like an ever-rolling stream, soon bears us…

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December 17, 2018

Transition to New Structure Continues at LCC

CANADA – During the month of October, the three Districts of Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) welcomed members to their final regular conventions before the transition of the new LCC structure in January 2019. Central District’s Convention was held between October 1-3 in Winnipeg, East District’s Convention…

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October 30, 2018

From the president – Give thanks to the Lord!

By: Glenn Schaeffer Martin Luther’s favourite psalm was Psalm 118, of which he wrote, “This is my own beloved psalm… I fell in love with this psalm especially… Would to God all the world would claim this psalm for its own, as I do!” High…

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October 29, 2018

Transition to New Structure Continues at LCC

During the month of October, the three Districts of Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) welcomed members to their final regular conventions before the transition of the new LCC structure in January 2019. Central District’s Convention was held between October 1-3 in Winnipeg, MB, East District’s Convention was…

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October 25, 2018

From the President – The importance of being a child of God

By: Paul Zabel “Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6) Now that the new school year has begun and children are once again attending classes, notices are appearing, it…

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October 23, 2018

Ponderings from the president – “O God, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come”

By: Thomas Prachar The title for this post comes from LSB 733 v.1, and is the theme for our last Central District Convention in Winnipeg. By the time you read this article, the convention will have passed into the history books. Beginning in 1922 as…

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September 20, 2018

Regional Pastors to be Elected at Upcoming Conventions

The Regional Pastor serves as the ecclesiastical supervisor of the pastors, deacons and congregations (“the Members”) who reside and serve in his Region. As of January 1, 2019, LCC will have three regions (the number and configuration of regions is subject to revision over time)…

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August 22, 2018

From the President, East District – God is our Helper!

By: Paul Zabel “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding” (Proverbs 3:5). How often in our lives do we leave untapped the great reservoirs God has provided for us? We think we can find the resources…

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