1.   Friday night
2.   Worship
3.   Attendees
4.   Questions
5.   Orientation

Ecumenical commemoration
Evangelical Lutheran Worship
Registration information
Visit the information desk
Optional orientation session

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1. Lutheran Reformation commemoration

At the 2017 ELCIC National Convention, delegates and visitors, ecumenical and international guests, and people of local ELCIC and other congregations will gather for Holy Communion Worship at the beautiful and modern St. Gianna's Roman Catholic Church in south Winnipeg for a National commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. ELCIC National Bishop Susan C. Johnson will preside and preach. Convention musician Scott Weidler will lead the congregational music. Offerings received will support the ELCIC Reformation Challenge. A reception will follow hosted by members of St. Gianna's.


Friday, July 7 at 7:00 p.m.

St. Gianna's Church

15 Columbia Drive, Winnipeg, MB


All are welcome to join in this festive and important worship and commemoration together.



2. Evangelical Lutheran Worship

REMINDER: National Convention attendees are asked to please bring a copy of Evangelical Lutheran Worship with them to the convention.

3. Registration

After arriving in Winnipeg, National Convention attendees will need to pick up their registration materials at the on-site Registration Desk located on the second floor of University Centre, at the University of Manitoba. The registration desk will be open starting on Wednesday, July 5 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday, July 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

4. Information Desk

An Information Desk will be available for the purpose of answering any convention related inquires and will serve as a convention help desk providing information to delegates, visitors and guests during the convention. The Information Desk will be available as follows: Wednesday, July 5 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Thursday, July 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Friday, July 7 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Saturday, July 8 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


5. Orientation

There will be an optional one hour orientation session offered to all attendees at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 6 in the convention plenary hall. This session will familiarize you with University Centre, the agenda, the schedule for convention, and other information to make your time at National Convention productive and enjoyable. Although this is an optional session, it is highly recommended!

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