Luther League Convention, 1910
Description
Creator
Whitteker, J.M., Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white group photograph of men, women and children posed in front of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Morrisburg, Ontario. They are delegates attending the 3rd annual Luther League convention.
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 Canada Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada 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. 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.
Inscriptions
Front, on photograph: Convention / Luther League of Canada / St Pauls E L Church / Morrisburg Ont / May 24 1910 / Whitteker Photo

Front, photograph seal: J.M. Whitteker / Morrisburg

Reverse, in ink: Karl & Knauff
Date of Original
May 1910
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 16.5cm
Image Height: 11.5cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
LSPH366
Collection
Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada fonds
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.9001 Longitude: -75.18261
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
S100 Disc7
Contact
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3C5

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Luther League Convention, 1910


Black and white group photograph of men, women and children posed in front of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Morrisburg, Ontario. They are delegates attending the 3rd annual Luther League convention.