ELCIC & MNO Synod Updates
Easter Vigil Service
A pre-recorded Easter Vigil service will be premiered on the MNO Synod YouTube channel on Saturday, April 16 at 5:00 p.m. This service is a collaboration of more than 15 congregations throughout the synod and includes contributions from more than 50 people. Plan on setting aside some time on Saturday to join with others and hear the stories and songs of our faith as a way of ushering in the Light of the Resurrection.
A Statement from the ELCIC’s National Church Council on Ukraine
The ELCIC’s National Church Council met virtually from March 4-6, 2022. As part of their work, they issued the following statement.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) joins the World Council of Churches, The Lutheran World Federation, and the Canadian Council of Churches in calling for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and global solidarity with the people of Ukraine.
Ukraine Emergency Appeal
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada through its partnership with Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) calls on its members to respond through prayer and financial support to the urgent humanitarian needs in Ukraine.
Joint statement from the bishops of MNO Synod, Diocese of Rupert’s Land, Diocese Of Brandon re: Ukraine
The news of violent and hostile military action against Ukraine today reveals the fragility of the peace on which the health of the human family depends. The images of war and fear are only part of the evidence that this beautiful planet is under...
MNO Synod Report to Congregational Annual Meetings
I am so thankful for our partnership in ministry across the MNO Synod. It is my privilege to see how God works through the disciples in MNO to reach out to the world in faith and hope.
A Joint Christmas Message From The Primate And National Bishop
When we remember 2021, we will remember the pandemic and its global effects as wave after wave of illness, lockdowns, missed events and lost opportunities washed over us.
Lutheran, Anglican Leaders Write To Members In Advance Of Upcoming Federal Election
The leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada and the Anglican Church of Canada have written to their members in advance of the upcoming federal election.
A joint Easter message from the Primate and National Bishop
When Jesus rose from the dead, the disciples could not quite believe it. They locked themselves into rooms; they isolated themselves from others.” In this message