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Overseas Missions

Many of the early Lutheran congregations in Canada were established to minister to European immigrants. The tradition of ministering to people in their own language has prompted the church in the current multi-cultural context of Canada to establish congregations among many different people groups, including Oromo, Chinese, Korean, Latvian, Estonian,…

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History

…church recognize its national identity and in 1988, most of the LCMS congregations in Canada left the synod to form an autonomous body called Lutheran Church–Canada remaining in church fellowship with the LCMS. LCC has 300 congregations from British Columbia to Nova Scotia and a membership of almost 60,000. Its…

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Materiales en Español

…raising up more servants and stewards of these gifts. (Resolution 02.3.07) to prepare an evaluation of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod’s proposed hymnal and agenda (Resolution 02.2.08) to review and recommend songs and hymns newly written and/or from other tradition which congregations can use with confidence (Resolution 02.2.09) to identify…

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Structure

Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) is not an ecclesiastical government, exercising legislative or coercive powers. The 300 individual congregations, who make up LCC, have the right of self-government with LCC serving as an advisory body. However, congregations who share LCC’s doctrinal position join the synod in the conviction that such an organization…

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Thailand

…LCC-supported missionaries provided emergency aid and counselling. Thanks to support from members of LCC congregations the Lutheran churches identified 15 orphans who received long-term funding for their education. The Takuapa area congregations served by the missionaries are part of the Thailand Concordia Lutheran Church (TCLC). With faithful pastors and lay…

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Ukraine

…preparing pastors to serve congregations in the Synod of Evangelical Lutheran Churches in Ukraine (SELCU) and in cooperation with A&O and SELCU congregations work in orphanages, prisons, summer camps, theological retreats, and other outreach efforts. The Concordia Lutheran Seminary in Odessa was established and continues its work with support from…

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Same-Gender Issues Among Lutherans in Canada

…approved such a departure from accepted Christian teaching. Further, although the ELCIC formally reports large membership statistics, nearly 40 percent of Canadian Lutherans who worship every week belong to congregations outside the ELCIC.* In addition, it is known that there are churches and pastors within the ELCIC who are deeply…

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Matériaux en Français

…hymnal and agenda (Lutheran Service Book) (Resolution 02.2.08) to review and recommend songs and hymns newly written and/or from other tradition which congregations can use with confidence (Resolution 02.2.09) to identify and encourage musically talented and gifted individuals within our church to write and produce sound theologically and confessionally based…

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CTCR Status

…by the convention for “study and response” or for “reference and guidance.” If a document has been received for “study and response,” this means that that the commission has prepared the document for study by the congregations and workers of the Synod and is inviting input from the Synod. If…

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Lutheran Church–Canada comprises congregations, pastors, and deacons committed to sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Our confessions and practises are based on the foundation of God’s Word and the belief that God’s gift of salvation is found only through faith in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son. Read More…

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