Eastern Canada Synod of the Lutheran Church in America Ordination Service program, 1966
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Item Type
Programs
Description
Program for the Eastern Canada Synod of the Lutheran Church in America Ordination Service held on June 1, 1966 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Kitchener, Ontario. Norris Dennis Heubner, Hartmut Christian Horsch, Orval Jansen and Rolf Meindl were ordained during the ceremony.
Notes
Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada is one of five synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, consisting of more than 200 member congregations and 78,000 baptized members. The territory of the Eastern Synod runs from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

In July 1861 the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada (Canada Synod) was organized by the former Canadian Conference of the Pittsburgh Synod. In 1867 the Canada Synod helped organize the General Council. In 1908 the Central Canada Synod organized as a result of English activity of the General Council. In 1918 both synods became part of the United Lutheran Church in America. In 1925 the Canada Synod and the Central Canada Synod merged, retaining the name Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada (Canada Synod). In 1962 the Canada Synod reorganized as the Eastern Canada Synod of the Lutheran Church in America, comprised of the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and most of Ontario. In 1985 the Eastern Canada Synod withdrew from the Lutheran Church in America to join with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada to form the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. In 1986 the new church began to function officially, retaining its membership in the Lutheran Council in Canada.
Date of Original
1966
Subject(s)
Local identifier
S100_4.2
Collection
Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada fonds
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4501 Longitude: -80.48299
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Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
S100 Disc4
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Wilfrid Laurier University Library
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75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3C5

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Eastern Canada Synod of the Lutheran Church in America Ordination Service program, 1966


Program for the Eastern Canada Synod of the Lutheran Church in America Ordination Service held on June 1, 1966 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Kitchener, Ontario. Norris Dennis Heubner, Hartmut Christian Horsch, Orval Jansen and Rolf Meindl were ordained during the ceremony.