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Congregational Resources:

ME Encouraging UBulletin Insert  (Sept. 29, 2015)

2015 – East District  Policy & Procedures Manual - (Updated – September 30, 2015)


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)

Morning Services Book  (pdf)  (as used in the District Office)
Morning Service Book (Word)
Posted 5/27/2015


(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)


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 


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


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


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


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


Financial Resources:

Application for Financial Assistance (congregation):

Application                            Word          PDF

Quarterly Report                   Word         PDF

Sample Financial Report    Word         PDF
(Posted September 1, 2015)
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.


 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


2016 Compensation Guidelines
HERE  (updated 10/13/15)
Revision History – Compensation Guidelines – HERE  (updated 10/13/15)


Each congregation is asked to submit this response form annually before December 31.
2016 Mission & Ministry Support Form (Mission Goal):         


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



General Resources:

Privacy Policy

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

2016 Congregational Officer Information Form

Convention: 2012 East District Convention 

2015 District DIRECTORY —  (July 2015) >>> — 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 .
** Request directory password:

Energy Conservation



2014 LCC Handbook

2015 East District Handbook


Government Material

SUB Plan (Employment Insurance Supplemental Plan):
Registration Form




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