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Who was Rasmus?

This project is named after Rasmus Jensen, the first Lutheran pastor in North America.

Pastor Jensen was the chaplain of an expedition sent in the spring of 1619 by King Christian IV of Denmark and Norway to search for the Northwest Passage to India. The expedition landed on the shore of Hudson Bay at the present day site of Churchill Manitoba in the fall of 1619.

His commemoration date is February 20.

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Project Rasmus

Project Rasmus is leading the ELCIC into the electronic age. Learn along with Rasmouse, a rodent with a sense of humour, who will write about the challenges many of us face as we brave this new frontier.

The Rasmouse Tales are intended for reproduction and redistribution by ELCIC members and institutions in whatever manner they may find useful. Please credit as follows:

We appreciate your comments and suggestions about Rasmus at this e-mail.

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