Bruce Cook was elected Vice-Chair of the ELCIC at the 2022 National Convention. He served on National Church Council since 2013 as a member of the finance committee. Cook is a registered nurse by training and has worked in the insurance industry for many years.
National Church Council (NCC) presented its report via video to delegates at the 2022 ELCIC National Convention during the first business session.
Delegates to the 2022 ELCIC National Convention have voted for National Church Council, Court of Appeal and Officers of the Church.
Rev. Dr Karin Achtelstetter, Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) executive director, addressed convention delegates on Friday afternoon, sharing an update on CLWR’s ongoing work throughout the COVID pandemic and the recent war in Europe.
On Friday afternoon, delegates to the 2022 ELCIC National Convention observed a presentation from ELCIC Group Services Incorporated (GSI).
Following prayerful consideration at its March 2022 meeting, the ELCIC’s National Church Council (NCC) made the decision to hold the 2022 ELCIC National Convention as a virtual online gathering to conduct essential business of the church and to hold a special in-person convention in 2023 to allow time for a fuller gathering experience.