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Synods – Eastern Synod

Eastern Synod - Canada Lutheran Magazine - ELCIC
*(Originally published in the May 2022 edition of Isien Usko. Used with permission.) Over 85 years ago, Finnish immigrants to Timmins, ON, and first generation families gathered to formalize St. John’s Lutheran as a faith community. Over the decades, the church was a bustling centre of activity as each Sunday they gathered for worship, taught the children about their faith and held language classes in both English and Finnish. They hosted many suppers, provided pulla bread for the community and were involved in outreach to the local hospital and other areas of need. They were energetic in sharing their culture...
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