LCC chaplain receives one of the Armed Forces’ highest commendations

Thanks to the Canadian Lutheran for this story about CLTS grad (2000) Harold Ristau. June 25, 2014 OTTAWA – On May 31, 2014 Rev. Dr. Chaplain Harold Ristau—a member of Lutheran Church–Canada—received the Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) commendation, which is one of the highest recognitions in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).  Dr. Ristaua was … Continue reading LCC chaplain receives one of the Armed Forces’ highest commendations

Seminary for All!

Who says that religion and politics need to be boring? On Saturday, 7 June 2014, church history scholar, Dr John Stephenson, offered a spring retreat at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Bradford, Ontario, on the subject, "Life in the Early Church: Lessons for Today". The 35 people in attendance were transported back to the time period … Continue reading Seminary for All!

LCC Seminaries Launch Vocational Recruitment Campaign

LCC's two seminaries in St. Catharines and Edmonton reported to the 2014 synodical convention that they are now in a much more healthy and stable condition than three years ago. Of course, this will not continue without the regular and generous support of church members, but we give thanks to God for His goodness. Our … Continue reading LCC Seminaries Launch Vocational Recruitment Campaign

CLTS Grad Serves as LCC Convention Essayist

Rev. Kurt Reinhardt is a 1999 graduate of Concordia, St. Catharines. Thanks to the Canadian Lutheran for the story below. Feed: Canadian Lutheran Online Posted on: Sunday, 8 June 2014 2:00pm Author: canluth Subject: Convention Essayist Calls to Prayer VANCOUVER – Saturday saw Rev. Kurt Reinhardt take the stage for the first part of his … Continue reading CLTS Grad Serves as LCC Convention Essayist

CLTS Grad Elected Synodical Vice-President

Rev. Mark L. Smith is a 2009 graduate of Concordia, St. Catharines. Thanks to the Canadian Lutheran for the Story Below. Feed: Canadian Lutheran Online Posted on: Sunday, 8 June 2014 9:00am Author: canluth Subject: Convention Elects Synodical Vice Presidents   VANCOUVER - On Saturday, the National Convention in Vancouver elected the synodical Vice Presidents … Continue reading CLTS Grad Elected Synodical Vice-President

He Whom God Has Sent …

Today's devotional writing in the Treasury of Daily Prayer is particularly appropriate in this week after the call service, as our graduates are preparing to be ordained and enter into their first congregations. Martin Luther is commenting on John 3:34, "For He whom God has sent utters the Word of God":   John is speaking here … Continue reading He Whom God Has Sent …

Celebrating Service

Sometimes it is hard to remember that pastors are among the craziest people in the world. Thus observed Rev. Rolf Preus in his message to more than 200 guests in attendance, and especially to the six candidates for placement (including two of his sons), at the 2014 Call Service, held Saturday, 31 May, at Grace … Continue reading Celebrating Service