Our Synod

Who we are

The Saskatchewan synod is one of the five synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada Our national church: The ELCIC The ELCIC was formed, in 1986 through the merger of the former Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada (ELCC) and Lutheran Church...

Our mission

Our mission is to proclaim the Gospel of Christ. Our mission is to proclaim that God so loved the world, the whole world, that God sent Jesus into the world to bring Life to the world, Life in this life, and Life in the world to come. Our mission...

What we do

Our synod is a cooperative of congregations Our congregations and ministries and rostered leaders are remarkably independent and resourceful in taking up the mission of the church of Christ. But just as a congregation as whole can do more together t...

Bishop

Bishop Sid Haugen MDiv, PhD Rev. Dr. Sid Haugen was elected May 5, 2014  to a four-year term as bishop by voting members of the Saskatchewan Synod Convention. The  following is Sid's brief personal story that he shared at his ordination as Bi...

Our strategic plan

In the fall of 2014, our Synod Council, deans and bishop met with a facilitator to pray and to talk about our synod, its history, its strengths, its challenges, and its future. The result of the conversation was a plan to go forward guided by three key ...
Synod team

Synod team

Synod Office Synod Convention elects a bishop to serve as the chief executive officer of the synod and as the synod's pastor. The Synod team covers these two areas in two teams: the Bishop's Administrative Team and the Bishop's Pastoral Team. Saskatchewan...

Ministries

While congregations are the core of our synod, we are blessed with many key ministries that serve specific areas of mission. Links to these ministries are listed below. ELCIC Seminaries Lutheran Theological Seminary, Saskatoon Waterloo...

Partners

Our Synod is blessed with many partners in ministry. Links to many of those partners are listed below. Our national church The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada Synods in the ELCIC British Columbia Synod Synod of Alberta and...
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