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 →

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Calling Church Leaders to Account

January 2015 was when everything changed for the members of Lutheran Church-Canada. People that had entrusted the church with their life savings, building funds, personal savings, retirement savings, and their sacred trust found out that a so-called "perfect storm" made it impossible for ABC District to honor the mounting withdrawal requests for their CEF and... Continue Reading →

LCC Restructuring: Amended Constitution Passed

From the Canadian Lutheran: WINNIPEG – Congregations of Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) have voted to approve Synod’s amended constitution by a large margin. Of the 300 congregations eligible to vote, 222 sent in ballots with 206 voting for adoption, 12 voting against the changes, one abstention, and three late ballots. Secretary of Synod, Grace Henderson announced the... Continue Reading →

LCC Restructuring: What If the Constitution Fails its Confirmation Vote?

and in this episode of "As The Synod's World Turns...."  Canadian Lutheran's article asking for Regional pastor nominations has an interesting comment from "canluth": Up to the point in time where the decision was made to set aside the Act and Bylaws document developed by the CCMS and their consultant, the entire document would have been... Continue Reading →

Restructuring: You Can’t Do That!

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 →

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