Confirmation class processional at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hamilton, Ontario, 1955
Description
Creator
Harry Flatman, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of a confirmation class processional at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hamilton, Ontario. A boy wearing a robe and carrying a cross is leading the processional along the sidewalk beside the church. Men and women wearing robes and holding books are following.
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
Photographer stamp, reverse: Photography by Phone 7-7852 / Harry Flatman / 42 Clyde St. Hamilton, Ont. / Please credit
Date of Original
May 1955
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 25.5cm
Image Height: 20.5cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
S2008_9.4
Collection
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (Hamilton,ON) fonds
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.23341 Longitude: -79.94964
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 Disc2 LSPH302
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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Confirmation class processional at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hamilton, Ontario, 1955


Black and white photograph of a confirmation class processional at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hamilton, Ontario. A boy wearing a robe and carrying a cross is leading the processional along the sidewalk beside the church. Men and women wearing robes and holding books are following.