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 →
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 →
Installation Service - Rev. Timothy Teuscher and LCC Board of Directors 3 P.M. (CST) Sunday, January 28, 2018 Live streamed from Saint James Lutheran Church, Winnipeg You can watch the livestream here: http://synod2017.lutheranchurch.ca/lcc-presidents-installation/ The Canadian Lutheran article is here. This is the Facebook Live recording: https://www.facebook.com/lutheranchurch.canada/videos/1455539891211394/?hc_ref=ARS8kJ8OCM-SgdiQg1bD3kDHipvZInDLV-sFAclXioEfgEv_E_JSOpnnafII1ZF2ckc&fref=gs&dti=117026825048861&hc_location=group
Canada's Summer Jobs program has been drawing a lot of attention for a change to the funding policy in that it requires any applicant company to "attest" that their "core values" are consistent with those of the governing Liberal party. Specifically: From Funding: Canada Summer Jobs – Overview CSJ applicants will be required to attest that... Continue Reading →
When times get tight for an organization one of the first orders of business is to go through the budget with a fine-tooth comb to find out what's absolutely required, what's important but can wait a bit, what can be put off 'till later, what are frills that needs to go, and sometimes "why on... Continue Reading →
The Stratford Beacon-Herald has an article on SP-Elect Teuscher's election as LCC President and departure from the Stratford area after 20 years. You can read it here.
December 14, 2017 Canadian Lutheran posted an article pertaining to the Synodical Constitution. In this article I'll discuss the following documents that were posted to the website: An Executive Summary on Constitutional Amendment Ratification A detailed letter to congregations explaining the changes The final draft of the Synodical Constitution as amended A Comparison Document showing... Continue Reading →
The 2017 LCC Convention is over, and I'm sorting out what I think about it. Andreas's blog about the convention's refusal to even talk about CEF mirrors my own thoughts on the matter. I also think once it gets out that the congregations won't get a confirming vote on restructuring they won't be as easily persuaded as... Continue Reading →