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 »
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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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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Just before Canadian Thanksgiving this year, forty people from the global North gathered above the Arctic Circle in Storforsen, Sami Territory, Sweden, to raise-up stories of how climate... full post »
The Eastern Synod Mission Committee met in late October to review the 80+ grant applications they received this year. Though the task at first seemed daunting, this dedicated group was able to read each application and approved funding for 55 of the applications, resulting in a total of $369,350... full post »