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OUR SAVIOUR'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, CANADA
Welcome!
We invite you to be part of our community of grace and faith, active in Thunder Bay for the past 112 years. We seek to continue to be a place where people can grow in their understanding of God's forgiving love revealed through Jesus. Gathered in to worship, God's Spirit calls us out to share in word and action what it means to be people of God.

OUR VISION:

"Come share the gifts of God -

serve the world"


 
Canadian Lutheran Anglican Youth gathering
Every two years, our Evangelical Lutheran Church In Canada and the Anglican Church of Canada host a national gathering of youth and their leaders. CLAY 2018 will take place August 15-19,  here in Thunder Bay, at Lakehead University.  Over 800 participants, 500+ of which are youth aged 14-19 from across Canada will be present. General information can be found at: www.claygathering.ca.  
    On Saturday August 18 from 2:00-5:00 pm CLAY will be engaged in a Public Witness event at Marina Park. You are all warmly invited to attend and participate! Come first to the stage area and be listeners to the stories shared by local hosts, in a casual free range activity across the entire park area, about the significance of this place Thunder Bay  in their lives.
    Next, a procession will form and we will all be led to the Spirit Garden for a large group closing event at 3:45 to 4:30 approximately.  
    Come and join us at Marina Park on Saturday August 18! We will be the ones in the CLAY shirts!
    Three of our youth are attending CLAY as part of the joint Our Saviour's-Hilldale teams are:  Alexa Ranta-Diegel, Niklas Kauranen, and Stacie Ranta-Diegel.  They received a special blessing during worship on Sun. Aug. 12. Thank you for your support and prayers!


Our New Bishop

The fourth Bishop of our Manitoba-Northwestern Ontario Synod, Jason Zinko, began his service on Tuesday, August 7.  He was Pastor at Sherwood Park - Winnipeg when he was elected Bishop in April.  Bishop Jason will be ordained as Bishop on Sat Sept. 8, in Winnipeg. The synod office is also located in Winnipeg.  Our last Bishop, Elaine Sauer, did not seek reelection to a 4th term.  She is now serving St. Chad's Anglican parish, also in Winnipeg.


Special Donation Box
Our new donation box ministry is found under the mailboxes.  Please stop and pick up a list of what is needed, and help out as you are able.  During the summer our special appeal will help the Children's Centre Foundation, located on Lisgar Street: http://www.childrenscentrefoundation.ca/ .




Our Saviour's Lutheran Church
is located 
at the corner 
of River and Farrand Streets, 
Thunder Bay, Ontario


 
Our congregation is located on 
the traditional territory  of the Ojibway of the
Fort William
First Nation, 
a signatory to the Robinson-Superior Treaty.


Reserve 107. This powerful film centres on the true story of what happens when a group of Mennonites and Lutherans in the town of Laird SK discover that the land on which they live is in fact the former reserve of the Young Chippewayan First Nation.  Through storytelling, we hear about an unique movement in history, where relationships are formed.