First Church Council, Evangelical Lutheran Church of our Our Saviour, Lachine, Quebec
Description
Creator
Markow, Jack, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of the first church council at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Our Saviour in Lachine, Quebec. Pastor F. W. Zinck (left) is wearing white robes and holding a bible in his left hand. The six council members are (left to right): Unknown; P. G. Toeppner; A. K. Voss; Maurice Arless; Edwin Nabert; Douglas Wells.
Notes
The photograph is damaged.

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: FL. 2907, JACK MARKOW / 1827 St. Catherine St. W. / Montreal 25, Que.
Handwritten, reverse: First church council - March 25/52.
Al R?, P. G. Toeppner, A. K. Voss, Maurice Arless, Edwin Nabert, Douglas Wells.
Date of Original
March 25, 1956
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 20.5cm
Image Height: 11cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
LSPH126
Collection
Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada Collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Quebec, Canada
    Latitude: 45.43428 Longitude: -73.68358
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 Disc4
Contact
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Email:libarch@wlu.ca
Website:
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75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3C5

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First Church Council, Evangelical Lutheran Church of our Our Saviour, Lachine, Quebec


Black and white photograph of the first church council at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Our Saviour in Lachine, Quebec. Pastor F. W. Zinck (left) is wearing white robes and holding a bible in his left hand. The six council members are (left to right): Unknown; P. G. Toeppner; A. K. Voss; Maurice Arless; Edwin Nabert; Douglas Wells.