Grace Lutheran Church Monthly News




Support for Canadian Lutheran World Relief partners’ humanitarian efforts in the region can be given at at or by calling 1-800-661-2597.

If you wish to direct support to the Synod of Evangelical Lutheran Churches in Ukraine (SELCU), you can do so by selecting "LCC Ukraine Aid Fund" through the online giving portal which can be found here:

For an update from Pastor Schewtschenko in the Ukraine see



  *Masks:  Masking is a personal choice. Hand sanitizer and masks will be available at church entrance.

  *Communion set-up and distribution:  Mask, wash hands or sanitize prior to handling of communion elements and during distribution. We will continue 3 stations for distributing communion.

  *It is hoped that we will be able to resume previous (to COVID) communion practices around Easter.   

  *Guidelines will be reviewed at next meeting.

                                                       --Grace Church Council

If you have any questions, please let me know.

In Christ,
Pastor Rod

  • Book Study   

    "A Martyr's Faith in a Faithless World" begins  Monday, May 2nd at 7:00pm. It is in-person and on Facebook live in the Facebook group. It will also be available later in the week on YouTube as recording.  


  •    For Sunday Service please click on the link on Home page.


       Please do not use this form for emergencies. In those cases please call 306-934-1011 or 306-649-2212.  

  • Offering by e-transfer is being used at Grace. Sign into your bank account online.  Click on the e-transfer link and add This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Put in your offering amount and send.  You do not need to add a password, Grace will automatically be able to receive the offering.   


    Please continue to call and email your fellow church members. This can be a lonely time and we all need to support one another.

  • The Canadian Lutheran has arrived at church.  You may also read the online version at
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  • Search YouTube for the following Confessional Lutheran channels: Fighting for the Faith, Bryan Wolfmueller, and RevFiskJ! 

  • Parables has moved to 603-51st Street.

  • Lutheran Bible Translators Canada new address is

            275 Lawrence Ave., Kitchener ON  N2M 1Y3 

  • Lutheran Early Learning Center Preschool  is taking registrations for the coming school year. For more information email Karen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  



  • The Spiritual Care offices at RUH and City are now closed. If you need pastoral care while you are in the hospital please call the office or 306-649-2212 outside of office hours. Also, to assist Pastor Rod when you call please let him know which hospital you are in and your room number, and whether you desire a visit, and/or prayer. 
  • This week's Evangelism Tip is prayer for yourself and others: Pray for opportunities to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ, perseverance in sharing, and pray for receptive hearers.

  • Volunteers Needed!! Volunteers are needed for the tasks on our regular Sunday services. Readers, Greeters, Communion Assistants, and Ushers. Please see Terry Wirth. 
  • Suggested reading and podcasts for the summer:
    • Pastor Rod’s Recommended Book List

      Looking for something to read over the Christmas break? Here are a few recommendations!


    • Praise & Honor: Hymn – Inspired Devotions by Timothy Shoup


    • A Martyr’s Faith in a Faithless World by Bryan Wolfmueller


    • Has American Christianity Failed? by Bryan Wolfmueller


    • Why Am I Joyfully Lutheran? by Matthew Harrison


    • Thank, Praise, Serve & Obey: Recover the Joys of Piety by William Weedon


    • Afraid: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare in America by Robert H. Bennett


    • I am not Afraid: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare by Robert H. Bennett


    • Crucifying Religion: How Jesus is the End of Religion by Donovan Riley


    • Broken: 7 “Christian” Rules that Every Christian Should Break as Often as Possible by Jonathon Fisk


    • Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up? 12 False Christs by Matthew Richard


    • He Remembers the Barren by Katie Schuermann


    • Mission at Nuremburg: An American Army Chaplain at the Trial of the Nazis by Tim Townsend


    • Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community by Dietrich Bonhoeffer


    • The Hammer of God by Bo Giertz


    • Pontius Pilate: A Novel by Paul L. Maier


    • The Rage Against God by Peter Hitchens


    • The Lutheran Difference edited by Edward A. Engelbrecht


    • Heaven on Earth: The Gifts of Christ in the Divine Service by Arthur A. Just Jr.


    • Reading the Psalms with Luther


    • The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel by Dr. C.F.W. Walther


    • The Language of God: A Scientist Present Evidence for Belief by Francis S. Collins

    • The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
    • Suggested podcasts:
    •     has everything from Sunday School lessons to discussions on science, politics, and movie reviews
    •       A semi-informal podcast that features 2 Lutheran pastors talking about a wide variety of topics.  
    •        Sacred music for all times and seasons.  This one is part of the Issues, Etc app that you can download and enjoy.