New details about “Plan It Calgary” are now out. It is a long term plan to develop Calgary into a bustling modern city.
Here are some websites with details on the plan:
Clearly, the city is doing some serious thinking about what neighborhoods will look like and how density levels will change. Now, more than ever, we need to do some serious thinking about how the Lutheran Church in Calgary will grow with the city. Where are the up and coming neighborhoods? Is there any designated space for churches? Why not? Can we carve out space in the up-and-coming neighborhoods now?
If we cast a vision in Calgary today, we can establish centres of Christ-centered worship, service, and the hope of Jesus Christ. What if we were proactive and charted a new direction? Church planting is essential to the wellbeing of our Synod and the ELCIC as a whole – let’s see what can be done!