Category: District News

August 20, 2018

From the President, Central District – The more things change…

By: Thomas Prachar As I approach retirement at the end of this calendar year, I’ve thought back to some of the first columns I wrote for The Canadian Lutheran. Ian Adnams (editor at that time) suggested that the three new district presidents write about what…

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August 17, 2018

From the President, ABC District – Jesus is our Priceless Treasure

By Glenn Schaeffer “We do not preach ourselves, but we preach Jesus Christ as Lord” (2 Corinthians 4:5) writes St. Paul—and for good reason! Jesus is the Son of God. Jesus is the Saviour of the world! Jesus is the Way, the Truth, and the…

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August 15, 2018

LCC District Conventions Coming Quickly

LCC Central District Convention October 1-3, 2018 Holiday Inn Airport West Theme: “O God, Our Help In Ages Past” (Psalm 90; LSB 733) Winnipeg, Manitoba The District Convention is the Annual Meeting of the Central District. As the congregations, pastors and deacons gather for this last…

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July 12, 2018

New Names for LCC Districts

At the meeting of Lutheran Church–Canada’s (LCC) Board of Directors on April 26, 2018, the board voted to approve a motion to change the names of its three regions (currently districts) to reflect the new structure of the organization. As of January 1, 2019, the…

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July 10, 2018

Flooding in Grand Forks BC: Volunteering with Samaritan’s Purse May – June 2018

By Heather Shilton Christ Lutheran Church, Grand Forks, BC For four weeks in June of this year, I had the privilege of working with Samaritan’s Purse, doing disaster relief following catastrophic flooding in Grand Forks, British Columbia. The experience was profoundly satisfying, empowering and humbling….

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June 25, 2018

From the President, ABC District – A prescription for Canada’s Christians

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ By Glenn Schaeffer What Canada needs is salt and light. Jesus says to us, “You are the salt of the earth…You are the light of the world” (Matthew 5:13, 14). Salt impedes decay. Salt preserves and seasons. Light is necessary for life….

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June 21, 2018

From the President, Central District – Future prospects

By Thomas Prachar For the last while, I seem to be reminded again and again that I’m not as young as I used to be. My mind makes contracts my body can’t meet. I look forward to a dull evening. My knees buckle and my…

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June 18, 2018

From the President, East District – Welcome Home!

By Paul Zabel “After [Jesus] said this, He was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid Him from their sight.” (Acts 1:9) Even though I have four children, all with their own children (my grandchildren) and all with their own homes, whenever…

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December 15, 2017

When you never have to worry

by Paul Zabel Take my yoke upon you, and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart; and you will find rest for your souls (Matthew 11:29). We are coming upon that time of year when many people often become anxious and…

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December 12, 2017

Installation service set for LCC President, Board of Directors

WINNIPEG – The Installation Service for Rev. Timothy Teuscher as President of Lutheran Church–Canada is set for Sunday, January 28, at 3:00 p.m. in Saint James Lutheran Church, Winnipeg. The Service will also include the installation of newly-elected and continuing members of the LCC Board…

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