Part 1 of this series discussed the Synod BOD's "request for comments". Part 2 is one member's response to that request. To: Mr. Arnold Drung Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lutheran Church Canada From: Rev. Robert Clifford Pastor of the Hanover, Kincardine, Southampton, Ontario tri-parish It was good to see you the other weekend... Continue Reading →
Recently the LCC Synod Board chair sent out the following "request for comments" asking the membership to "share with the Board" their thoughts and opinions on various questions. This is the original solicitation: National -BOD “Town Hall” Meeting - As part of the Board of Directors meeting in April at Leduc, Alberta, congregations of Lutheran Church—Canada... Continue Reading →
With the passing of ABC District 1.0, ABC District 2.0 has emerged from the dust-cloud of restructuring with a new Board of Directors that've been tasked with managing the District's affairs until it's eventually wound up. On Mar 5, 2019 Pr Roland Kubke sent a letter on behalf of the the 3-man Board composed of... Continue Reading →
Growing up money was tight and nothing went to waste - especially food. When the end of the week approached and the fridge had accumulated an assortment of leftovers that wouldn't make a meal on their own, my Mom would take the lot, dump them in a pot, cook it, and "Mom's Surprise" would be... Continue Reading →
True story - I used to belong to a church that not only stood at all the usual times, it also had the congregation stand for the last verse of each end every hymn!
In the ASC hearing one point of discussion was what was termed a "Balance of Convenience". The Encyclopedia of Canadian Law defines this term so: Balance of Convenience meaning or description: a common law test; a court applying this test will balance the prejudice to one party of denying the relief asked for, against the prejudice to the... Continue Reading →
When the CEF / DIL funds collapsed there was considerable speculation about what happened, why it happened, and if any laws were broken - what the left-hand authority of God's agents on earth would do about it. On Aug 31, 2018 the ASC held a hearing where staff laid out it's case against various named... Continue Reading →