1.    Transportation Schedule
2.    Leadership Award
3.    Web Streaming
4.    Convention Business
5.    Delegates
6.    Visitors

Arriving at convention
Announcing the 1st recipient
Watch the convention proceedings
NCC motions at convention
Order of Blessing for delegates
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Convention Links:

- Visitors

- Volunteers

- Bulletin of Reports

- ELCIC website

 

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1. Transportation Schedule

Transportation pickup for delegates arriving from the Winnipeg International Airport will be provided for Wednesday, July 5 and continue to 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 6. Transportation for departure to the airport will provided for Saturday, July 8.

 


2. ELCIC In Mission for Others Leadership Award

The ELCIC is pleased to announce Donald Storch as the first recipient of the ELCIC In Mission for Others Leadership Award. This award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the life and work of the wider church.

Find out more about Storch's contributions to the church and his community here. The ELCIC In Mission for Others Leadership Award will be presented to Storch at the National Convention.


3. Web streaming

The ELCIC National Convention will once again be live streamed. Links will be posted via the ELCIC website, on the ELCIC Facebook page and on our youtube page.


4. Business sessions

Business sessions are the time at convention dedicated to discussing and making decisions as a church. Delegates have already received a copy of the Bulletin of Reports (either electronically or in hardcopy - depending on what you indicated on your registration form).

Motions coming from the ELCIC's National Church Council can be found started on page F-26 of the Bulletin of Reports.

 

5. Order of Blessing for delegates to convention

As we prepare for the start of the 2017 ELCIC National Convention and the travel that delegates, guests, staff and visitors will undertake to get to the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, MB - an Order of Blessing for Delegates to the National Convention (page A-6 in the Bulletin of Reports) has been prepared. Please consider using this on a Sunday prior to convention.

6. Convention visitors

Whether you would like to attend all or part of the 2017 ELCIC National Convention, you can attend in person as a visitor and join those gathered from across the church. Further information on how to attend as a visitor is available on the convention website. We hope to see you there!

Friday night's Commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation at St. Gianna Beretta Molla Roman Catholic Church, 15 Columbia Drive, Winnipeg, is also open to the public and there is no need to register to attend for this event. Please join us for this service that will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Some of the resources mentioned in E-Communique are available from the ELCIC National Office. If you
prefer to order those materials in print, phone 1.888.786.6707 ext 177 or 204.984.9177; email orders@elcic.ca;
or fax your order to 204.984.9185 "Attn Orders Desk". Be sure to fully describe the item and tell us the
quantity you need. You will be invoiced when the order is filled.