Monthly Archives: July 2011

Make it stop . . .

This music video has a powerful message. Hold on – More videos at http://www.itgetsbetter.org

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“Traditional” and “Biblical” views of marriage

Pastor Kevin Powell from Lethbridge, Alberta examines marriage in this morning’s sermon.  You can read it on his blog here –> Pentecost 6A

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Closing Worship

Looking forward to joy filled worship that is about to begin as the close to convention. I am so proud of our church, we have much to praise God for.

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Historical Moment

I am very proud to have been a part of history making.  The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) becomes the 2nd mainline church in Canada to become fully welcoming.  Hallelujah. It is a bittersweet moment I feel sadness for … Continue reading

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Ordination

Motion 28 on ordination, PASSED Yes 205 No 114

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Structural Renewal Motion

Motion#23 (page F98) to accept the recommendations of the renewal task force (which is section F-A of the bulletin of reports) has passed.

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Passed

192 yes. 132 no Our national church has just approved that pastors may, in consulatio​n with their congregati​on, bless same-gende​red marriages.​ Pray for the church as we enter this time of discerning​ the future for all of our congregati​ons as … Continue reading

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