Convention of the Luther League of Canada, 1928


Description
Creator:
Denton, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Panoramic photographs
Description:
Black and white panoramic photograph of a group of men and women gathered outside St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waterloo, Ontario. They are delegates attending the Luther League of Canada convention, held September 3, 1928. People in the front row are holding a large banner featuring the Luther Rose and the words "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 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: Denton / Photo / Kitchener / Waterloo Sep. 3 1928. /

Reverse, in ink: Luther League Convention Waterloo 1928
Date of Original:
Sept. 3, 1928
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 65cm
Image Height: 14cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
LSPH201-2
Collection:
Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada fonds
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4668 Longitude: -80.51639
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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75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3C5

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Convention of the Luther League of Canada, 1928


Black and white panoramic photograph of a group of men and women gathered outside St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waterloo, Ontario. They are delegates attending the Luther League of Canada convention, held September 3, 1928. People in the front row are holding a large banner featuring the Luther Rose and the words "Luther League Convention".