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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 111 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"




ELCIC Members Encouraged To Support 

'Stop Famine Together' Appeal

More than 20 million people in South Sudan, Yemen, Somalia and Nigeria are facing a food crisis and in need of urgent humanitarian aid. In addition, the countries of Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Niger, Chad and Cameroon, are facing their own hunger crises or are feeling the effects from their neighbours.

Our Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), through our partnership with Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR), is calling on us to respond through prayer and financial support to help meet the needs of drought-affected people through the promotion of climate resilient food production. The Humanitarian Coalition, a national coalition comprised of seven agencies that are responding to the food crisis—of which CLWR is a member—has launched a joint fundraising campaign: “Stop Famine Together.” The Government of Canada has announced that for every eligible donation made by individual Canadians to registered Canadian charities, including CLWR, between March 17 and June 30, 2017, it will contribute an equivalent amount to the Famine Relief Fund.  

In Ethiopia, CLWR is supporting small-scale farmers and pastoralists by constructing irrigation systems to improve food production. CLWR is developing a project in Uganda to meet the food and nutrition needs of South Sudanese refugees who are experiencing malnutrition. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the food crisis,” says Rev. Susan C. Johnson, ELCIC National Bishop. “I have visited some of these regions and have seen first hand the devastating effects of the lack of rain, land erosion, and the scarcity of proper irrigation systems. It is important that we assist our sisters and brothers by responding generously to this appeal.” 

Donations can be made as follows:

  • Making a designated offering donation for “Stop Famine Together”.
  • Calling CLWR at 1-800-661-2597 (locally at 204-694-6502) to donate by credit card
  • Going online at http://clwr.donorshops.com/product/9E06FCE/stopfaminetogether.php
  • Sending a cheque made payable to CLWR and mailed to CLWR, 600-177 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 0W5. Please indicate that you wish to contribute to “Stop Famine Together.”


The 2017 convention of our church is taking place in Winnipeg, July 6-8.  keep posted on the latest updates and information by visiting ELCIC , and clicking on '2017 ELCIC National Convention' on the bottom right hand side of the home page.  There you will also find the Bulletin of Reports, containing the agenda and the reports for the business sessions.


The Annual Strawberry Festival of our Lutheran Community Care Centre is taking place Tues. July 11, 3-7 p.m., at Christ Lutheran Church, 47 Walkover St.  Dessert tickets are $5 are the door, and include fresh strawberries, ice cream and cake; and coffee, tea and juice.  There will also be the traditional Bake Sale Table and the outdoor BBQ -- featuring hot dogs, sausages, and cold pop.  All proceeds will go toward our LCCC's Pastoral Care programme.


Come and join our Congregational Picnic, Sunday, July 30, 1:30 - ?, at the Hynna Camp, One Island Lake.  Fellowship, swimming, sauna, and a light meal -- please bring something to share. More details to follow.



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.

'Reconciliation':
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.