OUR SAVIOUR'S LUTHERAN CHURCH,
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, CANADA
On November 8, 2015, Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church of Thunder Bay and Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Thunder Bay agreed to the merger of Immanuel into Our Saviour's, effective November 9. We now are in a period of transition, centring our ministry at Our Saviour's at River and Farrand Streets. We invite you to be part of this 'new' 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.
A NEW VISION:
Council has developed this statement of vision for our congregation:
"Come share the gifts of God -
serve the world."
Join our council members throughout the coming year in setting goals and strategies for mission related to this vision.
Sunday Worship Time:
Beginning Sunday, June 5, the time of the Sunday service will begin a 1/2 hour earlier, at 10:30 a.m. Please help to get the word out about this, and thank you in advance for helping in the transition. This exploration and decision completes, one of the terms of the Plan of Merger adopted in Nov. 2015, Come, let us worship our Saviour!
Fort McMurray Wildfire Relief:
Our Evangelical Lutheran Church In Canada, Lutheran Church-Canada, and Canadian Lutheran World Relief have issued an appeal for prayers and financial support for all those suffering loss due to the wildfires striking northern Alberta and the city of Fort McMurray in particular. Emergency funds will be channelled through the city's two Lutheran congregations. Donations may be put in the offering plate, marked 'CLWR-Wildfire', or made directly at www.clwr.org. .
CLWR Humanitarian Appeal: Ethiopia
Our Canadian Lutheran World Relief has initiated this and invites your response. Lack of rain has put more than 10 million people at risk for starvation in Ethiopia. An estimated 400,000 children are at risk of developing severe acute malnutrition, which can lead to stunting, and physical and mental delays in development. CLWR is working with trusted aid agencies to provide food now. Your support also will help to provide the supplies and infrastructure the Ethiopians need when the rains do come. Please donate today, either by including it with your offering, ''CLWR - Ethiopia', or going to www.clwr.org.