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September 15, 2015

Canadian Lutheran World Relief and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada are calling on Canadian Lutherans to make a donation to support Syrian refugees suffering and displaced by brutal violence in their country.

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September 14, 2015

CLWR’s Development Manager for Refugee Resettlement, Fikre Tsehai, reflects on the refugee crisis in the world today, the Canadian Lutheran response, and highlights some ways congregations can help by sponsoring refugees.   ... full post »

September 09, 2015

As the conflict enters into fifth year people growing increasingly desperate, need for assistance heightens

A heartbreaking photo of a little boy, Aylan Kurdi, who drowned when the boat he was on capsized off the coast... full post »

August 31, 2015

St. Timothy's. Pembroke officially welcomed their new pastor, Rev. Bruce Thompson at his installation this past Sunday.

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Rev. James Goos, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Alice 
Rev. David Metzger, retired 
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August 19, 2015

Waterloo Lutheran Seminary’s Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Dr. Mark Harris as the seminary’s new principal-dean.

After an extensive search process the committee charged with identifying a new principal-dean recommended Harris for the position, says Rod... full post »

August 19, 2015

Sharon Jackson of Lutheran Homes -KW's Trinity Village joins CBC's Craig Norris to talk about a pilot project aimed at reducing the long term care home's reliance on antipsychotics as a way to manage client behaviour.

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August 18, 2015

Dear Council Chairpersons, Leaders and Rostered Ministers of the Eastern Synod,

Do we ever have some good news for you! We have lots of money we want... full post »

July 27, 2015

The Companion of the Worship Arts is an honor bestowed on individuals in recognition of significant contributions to the worship life of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) and Anglican Church of Canada (ACC... full post »

June 26, 2015

Moving to Canada from a refugee camp means huge uncertainty and carving out a new life without a home, a job or language skills.

But for one family, there will at least be a group of new neighbours in New Hamburg who are... full post »

June 15, 2015

News from CLWR

Getting an education shouldn’t depend upon having clean water.

Yet that could be the case for many young refugee students in Adjumani, Uganda, without your help.

A couple weeks ago, we asked some of you to support South Sudanese refugees who are working to... full post »