Lutheran Church Canada (LCC) and LCC Convention 2017 Information

Saskatoon and Northlands Circuit Convocation-Sunday, October 1 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Saskatoon
St. Paul's Lutheran Church will be hosting a Circuit Convocation on OCTOBER 1st from 3:30-5:00pm.
Pastor Murray Keith and Dr. Dennis Kendel, our Saskatoon circuit delegates to the 2017 Lutheran Church Canada Convention, October 13-16th would appreciate your attendance as they prepare to represent us.
Our current 3rd Vice President of LCC, Pastor Rudy Pastucha will chair the gathering that day, as we gather together to discuss various issues brought up in the convention workbook, and supplementary reports. Take the time to become informed about our work as the National Church. In preparation for the meeting, please click on these links:

Lutheran Church Canada (LCC) 2017 Convention

CANADA –Lutheran Church–Canada has released the workbook for its upcoming synodical convention to be held October 13-16, 2017 in Kitchener, Ontario. Included in the workbook is information on nominations as well as other important convention information, including overtures as well as reports from synodical departments, auxiliaries, listed service organizations, and other entities.
The workbook is available for download here. Those requesting printed workbooks will receive them at Convention.
Of particular interest this convention are the nominations for president, as President Robert Bugbee announced earlier this year he would not be standing for reelection. In total, 18 different pastors received at least two nominations for the position of president. Of these, two have accepted the nomination. The slate of presidential nominations includes Rev. Timothy Teuscher (11 nominations) and Rev. Dr. Glenn Schaeffer (4 nominations). Rev. Teuscher currently serves as pastor of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church (Stratford, Ontario) and as First Vice President of the East District of Lutheran Church–Canada. Dr. Schaeffer currently serves as President of the Alberta-British Columbia District of Lutheran Church–Canada.
The slate of candidates for Vice-Presidents include:
  • ABC District: Rev. David Bode, Rev. Tom Kruesel, Rev. Roland Kubke, Rev. Lee Loveridge
  • Central District: Rev. Ted Giese, Rev. Alex Klages, Rev. Dr. Harald Schoubye
  • East District: Rev. Marvin Bublitz, Rev. Timothy Teuscher, Rev. Kurt Reinhardt
Further information on candidates is available in the workbook, as is the names of those candidates who declined nomination. Also included in the workbook are the nominees for open positions on the Board of Directors, Commission on Adjudication, Commission on Theology and Church Relations, and the Boards of Regents for both Concordia Lutheran Seminary (Edmonton) and Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (St. Catharines, Ontario).

Further information on the convention, including appointments and registration information, is Synod 2017.


  • The Canadian Lutheran Online…you each receive our LCC National Magazine “The Canadian Lutheran” in your mail slot at the church. Here’s the link for the downloadable PDF versions along with much more supplemental information:

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Lutheran Church Canada (LCC) President Bugbee will not stand for reelection