The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), as an expression of the universal Church and as an instrument of the Holy Spirit, is to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with people in Canada and around the world through the proclamation of the Word and the celebration of the Sacraments and through service in Christ’s name.
To be a church in mission for others.
- To identify and raise up an apostolic model of leadership beyond exclusively congregational models of pastoral leadership.
- To be a public voice of the Lutheran Church in Canada speaking to the compelling questions and issues facing our global community.
- To share our energy and gifts as a church to re-energize the ecumenical movement in Canada and internationally.