Category: National News

September 20, 2018

Worker Benefit Services Seeking Corporate Directors

Recruiting Corporate Directors LCC – Worker Benefit Services The Worker Benefit Services (WBS) Board of Lutheran Church Canada (LCC) is recruiting for corporate directors to provide governance oversight, strategic insight and foresight for the Benefit plans provided to the church workers of congregations within Lutheran…

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September 17, 2018

Legal Weed: What does the Bible have to say about it?

by Perry Hart Oh Canada, you trendsetter among the western nations, blazing (pun intended) a trail towards the legalization of recreational marijuana! On October 17, 2018, Canada will join the ranks of Uruguay, Spain and other countries which have federally legalized recreational cannabis. (While some…

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September 13, 2018

Faculty Call Process Begins at CLTS

Concordia’s Professor of Theology and Dean of Students, Rev. Esko Murto, has accepted a call to return to Finland and serve a congregation in Tampere. In view of his departure at the end of the current academic year (2018-19), the seminary is beginning the call…

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September 11, 2018

Installation Service of Rev. Mark Smith as International Missions Executive of Lutheran Church-Canada

The Installation Service of Rev. Mark Smith as International Missions Executive of Lutheran Church-Canada, was held in the Chapel at the LCC Synod Office, 3074 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg MB on Tuesday, September 11th at 10:00 AM. [metaslider id=”14844″] Originally from Monroe, Michigan, Pastor Smith earned…

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August 31, 2018

International seminary missionaries reach out in Ottawa

by Dave Zakel Striking up a conversation with a complete stranger is a lot like writing an open-ended article on a broad topic. Where do I start? What do I say? How am I going to do this? These questions and others are sure to…

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August 31, 2018

Letter to LCC Congregational Pastors on Restructuring Matters

31 August 2018 TO: Pastors, Deacons and Congregations of Lutheran Church—Canada FROM: Rev. Timothy Teuscher, President, Lutheran Church—Canada RE: Restructuring Matters Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, In our daily devotions over the past few months here at the synod office, we have been reading…

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August 31, 2018

LCC’s Work in Costa Rica Resumes

Recent discussions between Iglesia Luterana-Sínodo de Nicaragua (ILSN) and Pastor Edmundo Retana have resulted in the reinstatement Rev. Retana and the congregation in Cartago. The announcement of the decision from ILSN President Marvin Donaire last week immediately re-activated the work of Lutheran Church Canada (LCC)…

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August 30, 2018

“Les Petites Rencontres avec Jésus”: for the Lost and Found

“Often the mission of the Church is divided into two mandates: ‘in reach’ and ‘out reach’. It is a useful distinction, because there is a time and a place for all things. Just as treating Divine Service as primarily an outreach opportunity to unbelievers or…

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August 7, 2018

Supreme Court Rules against Christian University

OTTAWA – On June 15, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled against Trinity Western University (TWU), which was seeking to have the law societies of Ontario and British Columbia’s refusal to accredit graduates of TWU’s proposed new law school overturned. The societies had stated they…

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July 16, 2018

LCC to welcome new International Mission Executive

WINNIPEG, MB – Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) is pleased to announce that Pastor Mark L. Smith has accepted the call to the position of Assistant to the President for International Missions (International Missions Executive). LCC’s Board of Directors extended the call in June and Rev. Smith…

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