3rd Biennial Convention of the Luther League of Canada, 1930
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. Peter's Lutheran Church in Preston (later Cambridge), Ontario. They are delegates attending the 3rd Biennial Convention of the Luther League of Canada, held August 31 and September 1, 1930. People in the front row are holding a large banner featuring two Luther Roses and the words "3rd Biennial Convention Luther League of Canada Preston Ontario August 31st - September 1st 1930".
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, photographer's seal: "Denton". Pano Photo's Kitchener.
Date of Original
1930
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 62cm
Image Height: 16cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
LSPH188-1
Collection
Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada fonds
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.3834 Longitude: -80.34967
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
S100 Disc8
Contact
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Email:libarch@wlu.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

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

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3rd Biennial Convention of the Luther League of Canada, 1930


Black and white panoramic photograph of a group of men and women gathered outside St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Preston (later Cambridge), Ontario. They are delegates attending the 3rd Biennial Convention of the Luther League of Canada, held August 31 and September 1, 1930. People in the front row are holding a large banner featuring two Luther Roses and the words "3rd Biennial Convention Luther League of Canada Preston Ontario August 31st - September 1st 1930".