Lutheran Collegiate Bible Institute Announces New President

Lutheran Collegiate Bible Institute (LCBI) announces the appointment of Rev. Roger Pannell Haugen to the position of president.

Rev. Haugen comes to LCBI from his position as Assistant to the Bishop, Saskatchewan Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), where he has served for 6 years. Rev. Haugen has a long history with LCBI and is an alumnus of the school himself. He has also served on staff previously in the academic department.

"These are exciting times for Christian education. Leadership development is an ever increasing need for the church and the community,” says Rev. Haugen. “LCBI is wonderfully placed to nurture discipleship for the church and God’s world. I look forward to working with such wonderful young people who want to be active in God’s mission in the world."

Rev. Haugen will begin on October 1, 2010.

LCBI, located in Outlook, Saskatchewan, has been a school of the ELCIC since 1916 and is a co-ed residential school offering grades 10-12. LCBI began in 1911 and is celebrating 100 years in 2011.

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The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada is Canada’s largest Lutheran denomination with 152,500 baptized members in 607 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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