Grace Young Adult and Youth Group Update

Dear members of Grace, Our young adult group is wrapping up for the summer and having it’s last meeting this Wednesday before it goes on pause for the summer.  Recently the group has been meeting twice a month.  The book…

Sunday 9AM and 10:45AM Services Continue

Dear members of Grace: In-person worship continues at Grace and I’m pleased to say that as of Sunday, July 18, 2021, capacity limits for each service have been lifted and only social distancing regulations apply. The 9AM Divine Service which…

Coffee Hours starting this Sunday!

Dear members of Grace, It has been a long time since we have been able to hold a coffee hour and have a time of fellowship together so this is a joyful announcement!  Starting this Sunday and throughout the rest…

Online Sermon Announcement

Dear members of Grace, Now that we are back to 15% sanctuary capacity starting this Sunday (June 13th) which should allow everyone who desires to attend the service of their choice I will end the temporary practice of putting my…

Sermon for the Second Sunday after Pentecost

Dear members of Grace, Please double-click here to watch this Sunday’s sermon: https://youtu.be/kaQqBNo5HEE   God bless, Pastor Korsch

Persecuted Christian Refugee Arrives in K-W

Dear Members of Grace, It is with great delight that I can tell you that Grace’s sponsored refugee, a persecuted Christian young man, arrived in Canada at Pearson International Airport last Thursday.  Upon his arrival he was granted permanent resident…

Charles Simpson Funeral to come when funeral services are allowed at Grace

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ at Grace, Our dear brother in Christ, Charles Simpson, died in his sleep at home this week.  We give thanks to the Lord for the faith in Christ he gave Charlie and now Charlie…

Ways to Give to Grace from our Treasurer

To all members of the Grace community Although we are apart, we need to continually support our community. If you have the ability, please donate by: 1. Dropping off or mailing a cheque to the church. Grace Lutheran Church 136 Margaret…

Extra Lutheran Content Added

Take a look at the “Lutheran Content Online!” post at the top of this home page that has been updated to include links to Lutheran Church-Canada’s website including home devotional resources, written sermons by pastors from LC-C, video sermons from…

Portals of Prayer Available Upon Request

Dear Members of Grace, Many of you were able to get a copy of the latest edition of Portals of Prayer, our Lutheran devotional booklet, before the church closed in March.  But if you were not able to get a…

Christian Spirituality Lecture by Rev. Dr. John Kleinig, Lecture 4

Dear Reader, Back in the winter of 2003, I was blessed to take a course at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, in St. Catharines, Ontario, with Rev. Dr. John Kleinig, who was in St. Catharines on faculty exchange from the Lutheran…

Christian Spirituality Lecture by Rev. Dr. John Kleinig, Lecture 3

Dear Reader, Back in the winter of 2003, I was blessed to take a course at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, in St. Catharines, Ontario, with Rev. Dr. John Kleinig, who was in St. Catharines on faculty exchange from the Lutheran…

Christian Spirituality Lecture by Rev. Dr. John Kleinig, Lecture 2

Dear Reader, Back in the winter of 2003, I was blessed to take a course at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, in St. Catharines, Ontario, with Rev. Dr. John Kleinig, who was in St. Catharines on faculty exchange from the Lutheran…

Lutheran Content Online!

Dear members of Grace, The following are a set of links to a great deal of Lutheran Church-Canada content as well as links to other Lutheran websites that offer Lutheran audio/video content or books: Lutheran Church-Canada’s website has all kinds…

Christian Spirituality Lecture by Rev. Dr. John Kleinig, Lecture 1

Dear Reader, Back in the winter of 2003, I was blessed to take a course at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, in St. Catharines, Ontario, with Rev. Dr. John Kleinig, who was in St. Catharines on faculty exchange from the Lutheran…

Pastoral Letter from Pastor Korsch

Dear members of Grace, Grace and mercy to you all from God our Father and our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ! The purpose of this letter is to describe to you how the Emergency Declaration by the Region of Waterloo…

Pastoral Letter from President Teuscher

Dear Members of Grace, Synodical President Teuscher has written a pastoral letter on the topic of the coronavirus to all the members and congregations of synod.  To read it click on the link below. -Pastor Korsch https://www.canadianlutheran.ca/concerning-covid-19-statement-from-lcc-president/

Home Worship Resources

Dear Members of Grace, With many Lutheran Church-Canada congregations closed as we are, the synod has put out information that will help your family have devotions at home.  You will find the information and other related news in the link…

Waterloo Region Declares Closure of all Churches

Dear Members of Grace, The Region of Waterloo has used its emergency powers to declare the closure of all churches in the Region as of today, March 25, 2020.  This is an open-ended declaration so we do not know when…

A Sermon on the Coronavirus: Christ is our Hope and our Life!

Dear members of Grace: May the Lord bless you with His peace and grace during these challenging days of the coronavirus pandemic.  The following is my sermon for you which I preached on Sunday, March 15, 2020.  If any of…

Creation Ministry Event at Grace January 19, 2020 at 12:45PM

Dear Friends, Please join us in the lower auditorium of Grace Lutheran Church (136 Margaret Avenue, Kitchener, ON) on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at 12:45 PM, as we welcome Mr. Matt Bondy of Creation Ministries International to deliver a lecture…

Christmas Worship Services and Times

Please join us for worship this Advent and Christmas season!   Our worship services and times this year are as follows:   Sunday, December 22 9:30am Sunday School, High School Bible Study and Adult Bible Study 10:45am The Divine Service…

Christmas “Sing-Noel” Cantata at Centre In The Square December 8 and 9

On Sunday, December 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Monday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m, Mr. Ray Nikyuluw is directing a Cantata called “Sing-Noel”.  You are invited!  The cantata is an uplifting music celebration, a collection of contemporary material and carols…

Grace’s 75th Anniversary Service on November 17th

All are welcome to join us for a special 75th anniversary worship service on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 3PM.  Regional Pastor Marvin Bublitz will be our guest preacher.  Guests, visitors and former members of Grace are all invited.  Please…

How to get to Grace from UW, WLU and Conestoga College on Grand River Transit

Dear university and college students, If you are new to town and post-secondary education I hope you had a great frosh week (do they still call it that?) and a great first day of classes. We had a new Conestoga…

Starting This Sunday Worship returns to 10:45AM

Beginning this Sunday, September 8, our regular worship time returns to 10:45AM.   Sunday school, High school Bible study and Adult Bible study begin at 9:30AM.

What is the purpose of getting an education?

Dear Reader, High school and university students often have a difficult time choosing a career path.  It’s hard to know what you want to do when you don’t have any prior experience.  So just what is the purpose of getting…

Welcome UW, WLU and Conestoga Students

Dear Students, If you are new to Kitchener-Waterloo, welcome to our beautiful twin city.  I hope you have a great academic year and your classes go well.  As a former UW grad I remember the nervousness of starting something as…

Easter Sunday at Grace

We invite you to join us on Easter Sunday morning for a beautiful breakfast from 8:30-9:30AM (free-will offering). Then at 10AM we will worship or resurrected Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in the Divine Service at 10AM. All are welcome!

Understanding the times

We live in confusing times, times that are very different from the days not that long ago of the late nineties and early 2000s. Back then everyone was positive, people were in a good mood, and little mistakes were overlooked…