(From the Special Members Meeting & Planning Conference):
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 Policy - HERE
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).
Bulletin Announcements for Communion – here
Various sample bulletin announcements provided here are also available in the 2012 Convention Workbook on pages E11 to E26.
Application for Assistance (congregation):
Financial and other resources are available to assist congregations as we work together carrying out the Lord’s directive.
Application Rules — Procedure & Eligibility (includes application form)
This grant is for East District students attending Synodical schools with the intention of seeking full-time service in the church.
Guidelines - The East District Worship Committee awards bursaries to support the development of church organists.
Outreach grants are no longer available
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
Abuse Prevention Manual - Last Revision: Oct. 2004 (to be reviewed ’12-’15 triennium)
District DIRECTORY — (October 2013) >>> — 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 email@example.com .
** Request directory password: firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out website: www.egliselutherienne.org
Talking to the heart (Heart Language Material)
Have you ever wished you had Lutheran resources you could share with new Canadians in their native language, their ‘heart’ language? Lutheran Heritage Foundation has materials available in 66 languages. Check out www.LHFmissions.org for more information.