Category: National News

January 11, 2019

Human Rights, the Church, and Canada’s Summer Jobs Program

by Colin Liske While it is true to say that the proper task of the church is the proclamation of the Gospel, it is also true that Christians need to relate to the world around them, a world where human rights are very important and…

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January 2, 2019

Reading the Word of God in 2019

ONLINE – In 2017, Lutheran Church–Canada joined The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and the North American Lutheran Church in releasing a three-year Scripture reading plan, which began in 2018. With the beginning of a new year, participants are now preparing to enter their second year of…

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December 24, 2018

Changes to District News in The Canadian Lutheran

CANADA – The Districts may be winding down, but Lutheran Church–Canada remains committed to sharing local stories in the pages of The Canadian Lutheran. For that reason, beginning in the January/February 2019 issue, you will notice the “District News” sections are replaced with “Region News.”…

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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 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 26, 2018

LWML-Canada leaders meet in Calgary

Following each triennial convention, newly elected and appointed personnel of Lutheran Women’s Missionary League-Canada (LWMLC) meet to build community and plan for the coming three years. September 7-8, 2018 the group met in Calgary. A change from such meetings in the past was the invitation…

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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 12, 2018

Statement to Members of Lutheran Church–Canada

In an effort to clarify and address some of the questions that have surfaced in recent days relative to matters that will be proposed at the upcoming District conventions, please note the following. The corporations known as: Lutheran Church-Canada, the Alberta-British Columbia District; Lutheran Church-Canada,…

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September 27, 2018

LCC Seminaries welcome new students to 2018-19 school year

CANADA – Classes at Lutheran Church–Canada’s two seminaries are well underway and both schools have welcomed a number of new students. Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (CLTS) in St. Catharines, Ontario held its first full day of classes on September 5, while Concordia Lutheran Seminary (CLS)…

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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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