Service on the occasion of the 50th anniversary : Martin Luther Lutheran Church, November 27, 2005
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- Program for the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther Evangelical Lutheran Church in Toronto, Ontario. The service took place on November 27, 2005.
- Martin Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church is a congregation in the Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. Founded in 1955, the church is now located at 2379 Lake Shore Boulevard. Services are held in German and English.
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.
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- Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada fonds
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- English; German
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Latitude: 43.70011 Longitude: -79.4163
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