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January 25, 2016

Please be advised that resources for the Diaconal Sunday on Feb. 28 were posted today:

January 25, 2016

Pope Francis, LWF President Bishop Younan and General Secretary Junge to lead
October event

The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Catholic Church will hold a joint ecumenical commemoration of the Reformation on 31 October 2016 in Lund, Sweden.

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January 15, 2016

The following document has been prepared for Lutherans and Roman Catholics to use in  common liturgical commemorations of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.

This very fine resource is commended to us by the Lutheran World Federation and the Pontifical... full post »

January 12, 2016

Resources for holding a Praise Appeal Sunday in 2016 are now available online. The theme for the 2016 ELCIC Praise Appeal, Liberated by God's Grace: Human Beings - Not for Sale, echoes The Lutheran World Federation theme of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation. You will see the... full post »

January 08, 2016

We're very happy to see that Canada has extended the matching fund deadline for Syrian refugee relief!
You can continue to double your impact up to February 29, 2016. 
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December 04, 2015

In what has become an annual tradition, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada National Bishop Susan C. Johnson and Anglican Church of Canada Archbishop Fred Hiltz offer Christmas greetings in a joint video message.

The two leaders encourage us to be... full post »

November 27, 2015

National office staff from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR), Lutheran Church-Canada (LCC) and the LCC Central District office are coming together for the first time to bring a Syrian refugee family to Canada... full post »

November 23, 2015

The conditions of schools Syrian refugee kids attend in Jordan is the focus of Canadian Lutheran World Relief’s (CLWR) Giving Tuesday campaign, December 1. The charitable online giving emphasis is a reaction to Black Friday, November 27, and Cyber Monday, November... full post »

November 20, 2015

St. Paul's Niagara Falls announced on Sunday November 15 that the remainder owing on the parking lot adjacent to the church, purchased in July 2014, had been paid in full.  Together with the owner of the restaurant on the opposite side of the property, St. Paul's had made an offer to the city of... full post »

November 20, 2015

When Rev. Ralph Weigold (New Denmark Parish, NB) heard through the local media the intentions of the hospital board and the Government of New Brunswick to close the local emergency department at Grand Falls General Hospital from 10 pm to 6 am he knew something needed to be done. If this were to... full post »