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Brothers in arms say farewell at blessing service

Monday, May 3, 2010

PEMBROKE, ONT. – Of the thousands of soldiers Major Kevin Klein has blessed during his career as a military chaplain, none perhaps has been as emotional as the blessing of his younger brother.

During a recent service at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pembroke, Ont., Major Klein blessed Cpl. Matthew Klein, a Canadian military engineer who is now deployed to Afghanistan.


Isuzu truck carries Christian message in Germany

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

BERLIN — Members of a Lutheran congregation in Berlin, Germany raised the profile of their congregation and its food bank, recently, by consecrating a new truck.

The congregation, part of the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church (Selbständig Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche - SELK), a partner church of Lutheran Church–Canada, was forced to buy the Isuzu after arsonists torched an older vehicle used in a popular food distribution program last fall.


Lutherans ship container of hope to Nicaragua

Thursday, April 15, 2010

WINNIPEG — Nearly 12,000 blankets, baby bundles, care kits and toys are on their way to Nicaragua thanks to Lutheran volunteers across Canada.

Patrick Stewart, a donations coordinator with Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR), an inter-Lutheran development agency, said his organization packed a 12-metre container with 3,386 quilts and blankets, 1,084 baby bundles, 5,830 care kits and 1,350 toys at its Winnipeg warehouse March 26. The shipment is destined for Iglesia Luterana Sínodo de Nicaragua and Lutheran Church–Canada’s mission centre in Chinandega.


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