When the government announced a general lockdown ("two weeks to slow the spread" as the US gov't put it) people took it in stride because it's something the government did for our good. When shutdowns continued and brought with it the cessation of in-person services, I read a number of articles discussing pros and cons... Continue Reading →
To start - here's the timeline of the ASC's actions along with the documentation that was released along the way. I've made backup copies of all the original documents and provided links to them 'just in case'. ASC: Alberta Securities COQB: AB Court of Queens Bench ABC BOD: ABC District Board of Directors 2018-06-27 ASC... Continue Reading →
The ASC application hearing that was originally scheduled for Dec 18, 2018 will now take place this coming Mon-Tue Jan 7-8, 2019. What is this hearing about, and why is it two days long instead of the original single day? Scuttlebut has it that the defence counsel really, really want to delay these proceedings until... Continue Reading →
An interesting tidbit from the ABC District Convention Workbook is the section CONGREGATIONS/PREACHING STATIONS THAT LEFT LUTEHRAN CHURCH – CANADA The East Kootenay Parish – Immanuel Lutheran Church, Elkford, BC; Trinity Lutheran Church, Fernie, BC; Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Kimberly, BC; Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Cranbrook, BC; St. Peter’s Lutheran Mission, Invermere, BC – Voluntarily... Continue Reading →
Remember that Dec 18, 2018 ASC hearing? It's been moved. A closed hearing management session was held on Dec 7, 2018 with the result that the application hearing was extended to two days and the Dec 18 hearing being rescheduled to Jan 7-8, 2019.
From the CEF Depositors Forum: "Heavenly Father, when one part of the body suffers, the whole body suffers with it. Father, we pray for & with our LWML sisters in the Alberta - British Columbia District, many of whose retirement life savings & LWML Society deposits have been devastated & lost by the collapse of... Continue Reading →