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Lutheran Church - Canada
Lutheran Church – Canada was founded in 1988 when the Canadian congregations of St. Louis-based Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod formed an autonomous Canadian church body. The Synodical office is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It is a member of the International Lutheran Council together with the LCMS and several others.
Lutheran Church–Canada was founded with three districts. The Alberta-British Columbia District offices are in Edmonton, Alberta; the Central District in Regina, Saskatchewan; and the East District in Kitchener, Ontario. The denomination retains close ties with the LCMS and other Lutheran church bodies around the world which follow the Biblically-based Lutheran Confessions.
The church's Concordia University College of Alberta in Edmonton (associated with the University of Alberta), and two seminaries, Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary in St. Catharines, Ontario and Concordia Lutheran Seminary in Edmonton, Alberta.
See also: List of Christian denominations
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