Annual Convention of the United Lutheran Church of America, 1954


Description
Creator:
Park Lane Studio, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Panoramic photographs
Description:
Black and white panoramic photograph of men and women seated at round tables in a banquet hall. At the right are two rectangular head tables. They are attending the annual convention of the United Lutheran Church of America held October 6-13, 1954 in Toronto, Ontario.
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.
Inscriptions:
Front, on photograph: The United Lutheran Church in America / TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA / OCTOBER 6-13, 1954 / "CHRIST - The Hope of the World" / Park Lane Studio / 152 BLOOR ST. W. / TORONTO

Reverse, sticker: Mr. & Mrs. S. Weicker / 118 East Avenue / Kitchener, Ontario / N2H 1Y9
Date of Original:
Oct. 1954
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 41.5cm
Image Height: 16.5cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
LSPH191
Collection:
Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada fonds
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.70011 Longitude: -79.4163
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 Disc9
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Annual Convention of the United Lutheran Church of America, 1954


Black and white panoramic photograph of men and women seated at round tables in a banquet hall. At the right are two rectangular head tables. They are attending the annual convention of the United Lutheran Church of America held October 6-13, 1954 in Toronto, Ontario.