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The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada is Canada’s largest Lutheran denomination with 182,077 baptized members in 624 congregations. It is a member of the Lutheran World Federation, the Canadian Council of Churches, and the World Council of Churches.

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A NEWS RELEASE
From National Office of the ELCIC

HYMN TEXT COMPETITION ANNOUNCED

January 5, 2007--In celebration of six years of full communion between the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) and the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC), the Joint Anglican Lutheran Commission (JALC) has announced a Hymn Text Competition.

During the ELCIC National Convention and the ACC General Synod, in Winnipeg on June 21, 2007, delegates to each meeting will gather for a full day educational and worship session. The JALC Hymn Text Competition is looking for new words to a tune familiar to both traditions. The winning entry will be sung during the joint gathering on June 21.

For further information, please view the following links:
http://www.elcic.ca/docs/HymnTextCompetition-Web.pdf
http://www.elcic.ca/docs/HymnTextCompetition.pdf

For more information, please contact:
Ms.Trina Gallop, Manager of Communications
302 - 393 Portage Ave. Winnipeg MB R3B 3H6
204.984.9172
tgallop@elcic.ca

 

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