Riverbend Lutheran Church (Edmonton, Alberta)

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Riverbend Lutheran Church (Edmonton, Alberta)

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In 1972 under the auspices of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod congregation of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Pastor Fred Schmidt held the first service in Brookside School in the Riverbend area of Edmonton. The mission congregation was formed and they installed their first resident pastor in 1973. The congregation joined the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod in 1974. They began planning for their own facilities in 1982 and dedicated the building in 1987. The congregation joined the newly formed Lutheran Church-Canada synod in 1988. In 1994 the Riverbend Christian Nursery was established and they became part of the Lutheran Church-Canada's Edmonton Lutheran Schools Society.


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