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Sunday morning’s closing worship ends historic Joint Assembly with joy, thanks, and mission

Closing worship on the final morning of the 2013 Joint Assembly of Lutherans and Anglicans from across the country was a thanksgiving for a joyful week of meeting together, a recapitulation of themes of togetherness and mission, and a ‘sending out’ for the assembled delegates—charging them “to seek first the Kingdom and God’s righteousness.”


Lutheran, Anglican development and relief agencies front and centre at Friday morning’s joint session

In Friday morning’s joint session, executive directors of Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) and the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) were interviewed together by segment host Bishop Michael Pryse of the Eastern Synod of the ELCIC. Watch the video. Adele Finney, executive director of PWRDF, is also an artist, a published playwright, a […]


Opening Worship sets tone for much anticipated 2013 Joint Assembly

After much planning and preparation, and a full twelve years following the signing of the Waterloo Declaration, the 2013 Joint Assembly—a fully integrated national gathering of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) and the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC)—officially commenced this afternoon with an Opening Worship service full of creativity, hopefulness and a call […]