For specific information, please contact the appropriate Synod office.

Updated July/August 2013

Ministry Changes

NALC North American Lutheran Church
RR Resigned from Roster

Name Synod Church Code Transferred to
British Columbia Synod

None to report

Synod of Alberta and the Territories

Bradley Everett, Nazareth, Standard, AB, to NALC

Bill Flath, retired, to NALC

Stephen Hall, Highwood, Calgary, to retired

Daniel Hendrickson, Bethlehem, Dalum/Our Saviour Lutheran Community, Hussar, AB, to NALC

Norman Lentz , Bethany Care Chaplain, Camrose, AB, to retired

Louis Moran, Vang, Wetaskiwin, AB, to retired

Congregational Changes: Good Shepherd Chinese, Edmonton to RR.

Saskatchewan Synod

Congregational Changes: Zion, Hague, closed Dec. 31, 2013

Congregational Changes: St Luke's, Woodley, closed Dec. 31, 2013 with remaining members transferred to Faith, Lampman.

Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario Synod

None to report

Eastern Synod

Rebecca Klages, TWC to South Grey Bruce Parish, ON

Thomas and Daniela Mertz, St Paul’s, Leamington, ON, to St John’s, Hamilton

Glenda Morrissette, St John’s, South Porcupine, ON, to Trinity, Sudbury, ON

Anna Runesson, Swedish, Toronto, to Oslo, Norway



Church City/Town Notes
British Columbia Synod
Emmaus Burnaby  
Hills of Peace Kamloops  
Gloria Dei North Vancouver  
Nelson Ascension  
Synod of Alberta and the Territories
Armena Lutheran Parish Armena  
Spirit of Grace Brooks  
First Calgary  
Highwood Calgary  
Bethel Camrose  
Christ Trinity Lethbridge  
Jasper Jasper  
Christ Trinity Lethbridge  
Saskatchewan Synod
Earl Grey Christ part-time
Redeemer / Stockholm Esterhazy / New Stockholm part-time
Five Oaks Lutheran United shared ministry Naicam part-time
Dannevirke Lutheran United shared ministry Redvers  
Bread of Life Regina youth ministry, part-time
St. John / Zion Shellbrook / Canwood  
Southwest Parish Swift Current associate pastor
United Lutheran Partnership Yellow Grass  
Manitoba / Northwestern Ontario Synod
First United Flin Flon  
St. Paul's Steinbach associate pastor
Hilldale Thunder Bay  
Sherwood Park Winnipeg  
Eastern Synod
St John’s Arnprior  
St Stephen's Kitchener  
Grace/Zion Lunenburg, NS  
Zion Stratford  
Christ the King Whitby  
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Rev. Leonard (Len) Corbett, 60, died Nov. 15, 2013. He served St. Paul’s, Brunkild, MB; St. Paul’s Anglican, Churchill, MB while department head with Outreach Services. He moved to High Prairie, AB, to serve as a mental health worker and then trained as a nurse in geriatric and skin and wound care.

Rev. Dr. Arnold Hagen, 93, died on Jan. 12 in Camrose, Alta. He served in Prince Albert, Sask. 1950–52; Vancouver, 1952–62; as President of Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute, Camrose, 1962–85, and after retiring, Kingman/Round Hill, Alta., 1985–93. In later years he led Bible studies in Camrose retirement homes and Sunday services around central Alberta and did both in Mesa, Arizona as well.

Rev. Robert William Leeson, 66, died Dec. 24, 2013, in Regina. He served a three-point parish in Wynyard, SK, 1975–1981, and Christ, Regina, 1981–2013.

Winnifred (Winn) Johanna Voigts, 85, died Feb. 5 in Saskatoon. Winn and her husband Rev. Donald Voigts welcomed hundreds of Lutheran students into their home at campuses in Edmonton, Saskatoon and Winnipeg. They were tireless in their support of Lutheran campus ministry in Canada and of the church.


None to report.