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The Mandate to Witness

This congregation, relying on the Holy Spirit, shall proclaim the Gospel by word and deed and thereby invite all people to repent and believe. The congregation shall recruit, motivate, equip and support its members to witness to their faith at every opportunity in daily life so that the Lord is glorified, the fellowship is strengthened, the lapsed are restored and new members are added to the congregation. It shall provide for the communication of the Gospel through fellowship in the wider Christian community. It shall assure that all congregational functions witness to the faith of the church.
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Witness Resources A Fast from Violence

The ELCIC joined with other denominations and organizations in the Decade to Overcome Violence, 2001-2010. The World Council of Churches to invite Christians to join a Lenten Fast from Violence. More


An Advent Café

In the fall of 1999 the Orillia Mission decided to hold an outreach event. More


Why People Go To Church

In these five vignettes, you'll meet Muriel, a divorced mother with an eight-year-old son who is discovering how to live in a new community. As you read the vignettes, you begin to see how regular life in a congregation can serve as a way of evangelism. More…


Partners in Faith

Partners in Faith, a ministry that makes connections between home life and church life announces the establishment of Partner Congregations in several provinces. These congregations and Synod Facilitators are willing to serve as a resource to other interested congregations. More…


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