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March 16, 2012

Survey Shows 70.5 Million Members in LWF-Affiliated Churches
Slight Increase Globally with Growth in Africa and Asia

GENEVA, 14 March 2012 (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) member churches continued to show slight growth globally in 2011, according to statistics... full post »

March 05, 2012

"A wave of cattle raids in Jonglei State had left hundreds of people dead and thousands more homeless. The LWF response to those affected by the violence was in full swing, and Mading left Juba the next day for Bor, Jonglei’s capital, to help coordinate emergency operations on behalf of the... full post »

February 29, 2012

Please see Bishop Pryse's letter regarding the 2012 Praise Appeal.  There is some good information and resources that can be used for your congregation.


February 22, 2012

During this season of Lent, National Bishop Susan Johnson encourages a Call to Spiritual Renewal and deeper discipleship within our church. This can include: regular attendance at worship;... full post »

February 14, 2012

This information may be benefical to those who are interested in the development of their prison ministry. 

Please see the following letter sent by Rev Hugh Kirkegaard, Correctional Service Canada - Regional Chaplain - Atlantic

Dear Colleagues,
As many of... full post »
February 09, 2012

Waterloo Lutheran Seminary has two upcoming Information Sessions for prospective students: one later this month for prospective Doctor of Ministry students and one early March for prospective masters students. For more information please see the attachment.

February 09, 2012

Members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) are Ambassadors for Christ: In Mission for Others, says National Bishop Susan Johnson. In a letter to the church, Bishop Johnson thanks members of the church for their commitment and participation in the ELCIC Praise Appeal as it... full post »

January 26, 2012

This resource is offered to help leaders in the Eastern Synod of the ELCIC meet some of the challenges described in our Vision for Mission 2010-2012.  This document may be used by Congregational Councils, Conference Councils, Boards which support the work of our camps, students and... full post »

January 25, 2012

Dear Members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada:

Grace and peace to you in the name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ!

This is the year that all five synods will be meeting in convention and will be considering next steps in the structural renewal process. Last summer... full post »

January 23, 2012

Significant changes have recently been made by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to its T1233 - Clergy Residence Deduction (CRD) Form. Individuals eligible for the CRD and their employers need to be aware of what has been revised, since this form is your joint submission to CRA.  For an... full post »