lutheran church canada

Vinovskis elected to first term in SELC District

The Rev. Waldemar R. Vinovskis succeeds the Rev. Andrew J. Dzurovcik as president of the LCMS SELC District.

Lutheran Church–Canada elects new president

The Rev. Timothy Teuscher, first vice-president of the church body’s East District, succeeds the Rev. Dr. Robert Bugbee, who is stepping down.

LCMS, LCC, NALC release three-year Bible reading guide

The guide is the third joint effort of the three church bodies.

Wittenberg an ‘apt’ choice for Sixth ILC World Seminaries Conference

About 60 participants gather in the city where the Reformation started for the International Lutheran Council’s Oct. 11-13 theological-education conference.

Journal outlines ‘ecumenical and mission opportunities’

The September “Journal of Lutheran Mission” highlights the Synod’s opportunities to walk with other confessional churches around the world.

LCMS, LCC and NALC Leaders Release Joint Statement on Scripture

As an important step forward in the ongoing consultation between representatives of the Lutheran Church—Canada (LCC), The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) and the North American Lutheran Church (NALC), the participants who represented the three church bodies are releasing their joint statement on Holy Scripture, “God’s Word Forever Shall Abide: A Guiding Statement on the Character and Proper Use of the Sacred Scriptures.”

Lutheran, Anglican leaders discuss religious freedom

The Feb. 8 Faith and Freedom Forum at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, features presidents of Lutheran Church—Canada, the Anglican Church in North America and the LCMS.

Confessional Lutherans, Anglicans draw closer

Participants in the Anglican Church in North America, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and Lutheran Church—Canada’s ongoing ecumenical dialogue release an interim report on their work so far.

LCMS, LCC and ACNA release interim report on ecumenical dialogue

The LCMS, the Lutheran Church–Canada and the Anglican Church in North America have released an interim report on ecumenical dialogue that began in 2010.

Discussions encourage Lutheran, Anglican leaders

Leaders of the Anglican Church in North America, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and Lutheran Church—Canada meet Feb. 8-9 in St. Louis.

NALC, LCMS reps address biblical authority, contemporary issues

Leaders of the Synod and the North American Lutheran Church meet Sept. 9-10 in St. Louis, continuing discussions that began in late 2011.

Mozambique Lutheran church ordains first pastors

Concordia Lutheran Church in Mozambique — a denomination with 10 congregations and some 1,200 baptized members — ordains its first eight pastors.

Vannarith: Christ can take Cambodia ‘from killing field to living field’

The Rev. Vannarith Chhim and LCMS, LCC leaders sign an agreement for cooperative work in Cambodia.

Canadian Lutherans re-elect Bugbee

Delegates also adopted resolutions on the diaconate and heard from guests including LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison.

LCMS, LCC, Nicaragua Lutherans sign protocol agreement

The document outlines how the LCMS, Lutheran Church—Canada and Lutheran Church—Synod of Nicaragua will work together to expand mission work.

LCMS, LCC, NALC reps address common public-square witness

During the Dec. 16-17 consultation in St. Louis, participants also share about the work of each church body and discuss a range of other topics.