Seven clergymen standing under a tree
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of seven clergymen standing under a tree in Nova Scotia. They are all wearing dark coloured suites, and most are also wearing clerical collars. Left to right: Rev. J. A. Buchholtz, Rev. Bermon, Rev. Carroll Herman Little, Rev. Belireus, Rev. William M. Weaver, Rev. G. B. Pifer, and Rev. Fetterly.
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
Handwritten, reverse: Ministers of Nova Scotia Synod. L to R Revs - Buehaltz, Bermon, Little, Belireus, Weaver, Peiffer and Fetterly.
Date of Original
Between 1900 and 1914
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 21cm
Image Height: 15.5cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
LSPH179
Collection
Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada Collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Nova Scotia, Canada
    Latitude: 45.00015 Longitude: -62.99865
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 Disc4
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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Seven clergymen standing under a tree


Black and white photograph of seven clergymen standing under a tree in Nova Scotia. They are all wearing dark coloured suites, and most are also wearing clerical collars. Left to right: Rev. J. A. Buchholtz, Rev. Bermon, Rev. Carroll Herman Little, Rev. Belireus, Rev. William M. Weaver, Rev. G. B. Pifer, and Rev. Fetterly.