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Pentecost

Pentecost

The word “Pentecost” is derived from the Greek word for “fifty.” The Day of Pentecost, as recorded in Acts 2, occurred 50 days after Jesus’ resurrection and 10 days after His ascension. The day celebrates the sending of the Holy Spirit to the disciples following Jesus’ ascension. On the 50th day after the Sabbath of [...]

2018 East District Convention

  LCC, East District – 11th Regular Convention When: October 14-17, 2018 Where: Double Tree Hotel, 300 King St., London Theme: Isaiah 26:4 “Jesus, the rock Forever” Essayist: Rev. Dr. Gary Zieroth, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN Logo: Designed by Mr. Phil Prozenko CLICK FOR CONVENTION PAGE

Lent

Lent

What is Lent? Lent is a forty-day liturgical season that initiates the most sacred part of the Christian year. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and concludes on the Great Vigil of Easter. Sundays are not included in the forty-day count because every Sunday is a joyful celebration of our Lord’s resurrection. During Lent, Christians meditate [...]

Advent

Advent

What is the Advent Wreath? The Advent wreath originated several hundred years ago among the Lutherans in Germany, and was probably suggested by the many light symbols which were used in folklore during November and December. At that time of the year, pagan, pre-Christian cultures fearing the winter solstice (the shortest day of the year), [...]

Reformation

Reformation

We “are justified by His grace as a gift” (Romans 3:24) Reformation – The impact of October 31, 1517 continues to affect the lives of countless people throughout the world. As part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church we hold the Biblical truth of the certainty of our complete forgiveness in Jesus Christ as central to [...]

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