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Look Inside – Christmas 1619: Remembering Rev. Rasmus Jensen

Christmas 1619: Remembering Rev. Rasmus Jensen - Canada Lutheran Magazine - ELCIC
On Christmas Day, 1619, Rev. Rasmus Jensen led worship on the shores of Hudson Bay. Today he is remembered as the first Lutheran minister to serve in North America and also for likely leading the first formal Christian worship services in Western Canada. “There was not much money among the men, but they gave what they had. Some gave white fox skins, so that the pastor got enough wherewith to line a coat. However, sufficiently long life to wear it was not granted to him.” In the December 2019 issue of Canada Lutheran, writer Wendy Christensen-Grosfield highlights the vast Jens Munk expedition from Denmark...
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June – National Convention Preview

On Treaty 4 land, the traditional territory of the Cree, Saulteaux, Nakota, Lakota and Dakota peoples, and the homeland of...

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April – Prominent Women in the New Testament

In the life and ministry of Jesus and in the history of the early Church, women played a vital role....

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March – Rising to the Occasion

Some innovative thinking and restructuring of seminaries in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) is making it possible for...

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January – All the Lonely People

We live in a world with more people and more ability to connect with one another than ever before. Yet,...

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