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Announcement Regarding In-Person Worship

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Dear Members and Friends of Faith: Announcement Regarding In-Person Worship: Brantford and Brant County will be moving into the Red Zone on Monday morning for protocols addressing the covid-19 pandemic.  In light of this, following tomorrow morning’s worship service (Dec. 20), the council of Faith Lutheran Church has decided to suspend in-person worship until further […]

Congregational Christmas Letter

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Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church Brantford, Ont. Dear Members and Friends of Faith: I am writing to wish you all a Merry Christmas in a year that, I think we can all agree, is not at all normal.  The ongoing covid-19 pandemic means that many of us will be unable to celebrate with family and friends […]

Faith Announcements – Nov 29 2020

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CLWR Gifts from the Heart – CLWR’s “Gifts from the Heart” programme is a wonderful way to support CLWR and the people it serves all around the world while at the same time taking care of a Christmas gift for that person on all our lists who already has everything!  Most years we distribute “Gifts […]

Faith Lutheran – Bible Study via Zoom on Tuesday Evenings

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You are invited to join me in a Bible Study on the book of Acts beginning May 26, 2020 at 7:00 PM. The books of Acts is an interesting book to study for these times because it is about the earliest Christians working out how to be followers of Jesus before there were any church […]

Free program for seniors to reduce social isolation

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Dear Members and Friends of Faith: I hope you are doing ok.  I take great solace in knowing that we continue to isolate in order to make sure that the most vulnerable among us do not contract this terrible virus that has brought so much devastation to so many lives around the world.  While very […]

Being Church in These COVID Times

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Dear Members and Friends of Faith: I hope and pray that you are finding your way through this COVID-19 crisis.  I thank you for all the kind emails, phone calls, and expressions of concern you have shown me and other members of the congregation.  The Holy Week videos are now all together in one place.  […]

Preparing for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday

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I am writing this evening to help you to prepare for our Maundy Thursday and Good Friday worship services. Maundy Thursday will take place online tomorrow (Thursday) evening at 7:00 PM.  You will receive a link to the livestream in your email before the service begins.  We will be sharing Holy Communion together.  To some, […]

Preparing for Palm Sunday

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Dear Members and Friends of Faith: Normally, Palm Sunday is one of my favourite services of the year.  I love how we all actively participate together in the Procession of the Palms as well as the note of joy that is rung on Palm Sunday after so many weeks in the wilderness of Lent and […]

Holy Week in the Pandemic

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Dear Members and Friends of Faith: This is Holy Week.  This is the week during which we commemorate the last week of Jesus’ life.  Jesus spent the last week of his life in and around Jerusalem and the temple.  He entered into Jerusalem in triumph on Sunday, humble and riding on a donkey.  The same […]

Being Church While Social Distancing

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Are you going squirrelly yet with this social distancing?  It has certainly thrown me off my routine, and it’s taking some getting used to.  For me, chalk this up to another one of those things they didn’t teach us in seminary! I’ve been in touch with some of our folks, especially those less likely to […]

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