Psalm Chanting

Psalm Chanting

  • August 18, 2017

Psalms. Their origins date back thousands of years in the history of the Jewish, Egyptian, Christian communities. Liturgically, however, the old songs have not lost their power over all this time – we too, dear congregation, have paid homage to…

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The Renovation Continues

The Renovation Continues

  • August 1, 2017

What have 19 volunteers done so far? Logged almost 200 hours of work Ducts are installed Walls painted Flooring installed Lights mounted Office staff and furniture moved back upstairs What do we still want to do? Completion of room below offices…

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MLC Interviews: (2) Lay Preacher Friedrich Brunzema

MLC interviews: (2) Lay Preacher Friedrich Brunzema

  • July 19, 2017

Since January 2017, four members of the Martin Luther Church congregation are being trained as lay preachers: Katja Brittain, Tanya Zielke, Iris Schweiger and Friedrich Brunzema, whose interview follows below. 1) How long have you been coming to the MLC?…

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Ecumenical Guesthouse 2017- Recap

Ecumenical Guesthouse 2017- Recap

  • July 19, 2017

On Tuesday June 5, 2017, we arrived in the historic town of Wittenberg, Germany. With the beautiful market square in the background, we made our way to our tent and introduced ourselves to the other congregation members from South Africa…

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The Renovation Begins

The Renovation Begins

  • July 17, 2017

The back office hasn’t had a renovation since the 1980s, so it was ample time that the back office got a refresh with new paint, flooring and most importantly new ductwork. The ductwork was done very quickly in June and…

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MLC Interviews: (1) Lay Preacher Iris Schweiger

MLC interviews: (1) Lay Preacher Iris Schweiger

  • July 14, 2017

Since January 2017, four members of the Martin Luther Church congregation are being trained as lay preachers: Katja Brittain, Friedrich Brunzema, Tanya Zielke and Iris Schweiger. Iris kindly consented to be the first interviewee for this news feature:   1)…

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Summer Sunday Worship 2017

Summer Sunday Worship 2017

  • July 4, 2017

Summer is a special time at Martin Luther Church. The basement is alive with the daycare children all day. Our Canada Summer Job interns Jenny and Nicholas are working on special projects. Volunteers and local construction businesses are helping to…

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