Restructuring: Not What We Envisioned

Recently Grace Lutheran Church, Regina Saskatchewan made the following FB post: A note from Rev. Timothy Teuscher, President of Lutheran Church Canada During this time of restructuring of our synod, communications remain one area of major concern. Here in the synod office, we recognize that things have not progressed in the way we envisioned. I... Continue Reading →

LCC Board of Directors Wants to Hear From You / Part 1

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 →

LCC CCMS Issues Two Opinions

Recently a reader of this site let me know that the Commission on Constitutional Matters and Structure (CCMS) had issued two opinions - one pertaining to vacancy pastors being the clergy delegate for a congregation, and nominations from the floor. CCMS Ruling, Sept 23,2018, Vacancy Pastors Voting - has the following question posed by President Timothy... Continue Reading →

LCC Commission on Nominations and Elections: Nominations from the Floor

Synod is continuing its march towards a restructured future with elections to the various Synodical positions taking place at the three Districts (1). Following the results of the restructuring vote at the 2017 convention, on March 14, 2018 the Commission on Nominations and Elections (CNE) sent out a call for nominations with a submission deadline of... Continue Reading →

CEF/DIL: Reviewing the District’s Letter with a Critical Eye / Part 3: Conclusion

This article is reviewing a letter by District President Schaeffer to the members of the ABC District. Part 1 covered the introduction and the three major points of the letter, Part 2 covered the closing part of the letter, and this article will have some closing thoughts. Another small fact this letter leaves out is that the District President and... Continue Reading →

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