Upcoming Events & Activities


  • To read Bishop Larry’s November 2020 Letter to Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders, please click here.

                                     To view (and share with congregations) Bishop Larry’s September 2020 Video Greeting, click here.

  •                                               If you are joining by livestream please prepare to share in communion according to the                                              guidelines provided by All Saints Lutheran Church.

  • RSVP to:  standardnazareth@gmail.com

    Offerings of thanksgiving to Camp Kuriakos:  kuriakos.ab.ca/donate

  •                                                                                                      To register for Wednesday, December 2.

  • To begin growing our focus on reading the Bible, we invite you to join us in a Bible book of the month book-club type of approach. Each month from September 2020 to August 2021, we hope the whole church will focus on reading the same book of the Bible.  We have asked a broad array of people from across the ELCIC to write questions to help us engage more fully in a discussion of the monthly readings.

    To read more from National Bishop Susan Johnson, please click here.

Past Events & Activities


  • Progress — what a difference!  Thanks be to God!

    Bethany Lutheran, Tilley

  • Thank you to the ABT Candidacy Committee for all your ministry with and among us all.  At the Zoom retreat October 1-3:                Darcy Calkins, Greg Lingelbach, Rev. Rick Chappell, Bishop Larry Kochendorfer, Myrna Husdal, Rev. Dr. Gordon Jensen                    (LTS representative, and Deacon Sarah Rudd.

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    Grateful for the faithfulness, leadership and community that is the ABT Synod Council…meeting Saturday, September 19, 2020.

  •                                 Celebrating the Ordination and Installation of Erin Thomas at Trinity Lutheran, Edmonton.L to R:                                                  Rev. Lorne Manweiler (Anglican), Rev. Trish Schmermund, Rev. Ingrid Cramer-Doerschel,Bishop Larry Kochendorfer,              Rev. Calvin Skriver, Rev. Erin Thomas, Rev. Mark Kalvaitis.

  • Our Synod-wide…wild and wonderful…

    Pentecost video for Pentecost Sunday, May 31 is now available.

    To view the video, please click here.

  • To view a devotion prepared by LWF Youth from Latin America and North America, please click here.

    Erika Rodning, ELCIC LWF Global Youth REformer and ABT Synod Council member, is one of the featured youth!

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    Wear It, Share It, and support LWF!  We did!

    Lutheran World Federation Rapid Response Fund

    lutheranworld.org/donate-covid19-impact-reduction

  • A New Hymn from Richard Reimer and Kathy Sparo

    I wish to offer this hymn to you, Wind from God, for any time in the church year, but especially in the season after Pentecost, as it appeals to the wind, breath, Spirit of God, translations of the same word in the languages of the Bible. Though the text was completed last fall, the verses seem all the more relevant now, in this time of “viral fear”.I’m most grateful for the four part harmony arranged by Kathy Sparo. Our hope is that the hymn will be sung widely. We therefore grant permission freely for its use in congregational, campus ministry, camp or other settings. We only ask that you acknowledge permission granted by “Richard Reimer, text and tune, and Kathy Sparo, arrangement.”

    To view this hymn, please click here.

  •    Catch up on Campus Ministry initiatives during COVID!

    Click here for the latest video.