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Congregational Resources:

Accessibility Standards Policy LCC, East District
This policy is intended to meet the requirements of Accessibility Standards for
Customer  Service, Ontario Regulation 429/07 under the Accessibility for
Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA, 2005).

Word               PDF

(Posted 3/25/2014)

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Morning Services Book  (as used in the District Office)
Posted 4/7/2014

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(From the Special Members Meeting & Planning Conference):

  • Study Guide – The Right Form of an Evangelical Lutheran Local Congregation - by C.F.W. Walther                    PDF      Word
  • Overview – The Right Form of a Lutheran Local Congregation 
    - by C.F.W. Walther                    PDF      Word
(Posted March 2014)

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Gift Acceptance & Use Policy for congregations:
Lutheran Foundation Canada has developed a Suggested Gift Acceptance and Use Policy for congregations. Congregations are encouraged to adapt this policy for your own use.
Post Updated – 12/23/13
Suggested Gift Acceptance & Use Policy for Congregations –   PDF     Word
Commentary on Gift Acceptance PolicyHERE 

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Free Congregational Record Keeping Software . . .
A free software package is available for easy statistical record keeping for congregations. Use within Microsoft Excel. To receive your copy at no cost, complete the attached Information Sheet. Return your registration to the District office (contact details are on the form).

Registration and Information Sheet:               Word              PDF

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Strategic Plan — LCC, East District  (2011-2014)
The East District Strategic Plan adopted by the Board of Directors will determine the District’s direction over the next triennium.    HERE

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East District Mission and Ministry Report 
This brochure offers a description of the District Work Programme.
2013HERE
2014HERE 

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Bulletin Announcements for Communion  – here
Various sample bulletin announcements provided here are also available in the 2012 Convention Workbook on pages E11 to E26.

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Financial Resources:

Application for Assistance (congregation):

Application  (due annually on Nov. 1)               Word                     PDF

Financial and other resources are available to assist congregations as we work together carrying out the Lord’s directive.

 

Student Aid Application

Application Rules — Procedure & Eligibility (includes application form)
Word          Pdf
This grant is for East District students attending Synodical schools with the intention of seeking full-time service in the church.

 

Worship Committee Organ Bursary

Guidelines - The East District Worship Committee awards bursaries to support the development of church organists.

 

125th Anniversary Thank Offering Grant

Outreach grants are no longer available

School Grant — School Projects:  Download application for your school grant proposal.
Application:                       Word       PDF
Sample Application:        Word       PDF
Guidelines:                         Word       PDF

 

Partner to Partner

The Department for Outreach offers this unique opportunity to establish a more personal relationship with an outreach project of our District.
Partner to Partner:             Description (Word)         Description (PDF)      Agreement

 

Compensation Guidelines:
2015 Compensation Guidelines – HERE    (updated 10/29/14)
Revision History – Compensation Guidelines – HERE  (updated 10/29/14)

 

2015 Mission Goals:
Each congregation is asked to submit this response form annually before December 31.
Mission & Ministry Response Form:         
PDF

 

Church Extension Fund (CEF) – Applications:

  • Congregational Special Purpose Loan Application:             PDF
  • Congregational Mortgage Application:                                   PDF
  • Investment Application Forms:                                                        PDF

 

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

Congregational Fixed Authorization:                Word            PDF
Congregational Variable Authorization:          Word            PDF

Individual Authorization Forms:                        Word            PDF

 

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General Resources:

Privacy Policy

Abuse Prevention Manual - Last Revision: Oct. 2004 (to be reviewed ’12-’15 triennium)

2015 Congregational Officer Information Form

Convention: 2012 East District Convention 

District DIRECTORY —  (August 2014) >>> — Internal use only
Download your password-protected copy for congregations and church workers. If you prefer a digital directory without password protection for daily use, please email info@lcceast.ca .
** Request directory password: info@lcceast.ca

Energy Conservation

 

Handbooks

2011 LCC Handbook

2014 East District Handbook

 

Government Material

SUB Plan (Employment Insurance Supplimental Plan):
Guide
Registration Form

 

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