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April 20, 2016

In an Earth Day message from Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada National Bishop Susan C. Johnson, Anglican Church of Canada Primate Fred Hiltz and Anglican Church of Canada National Indigenous Bishop Mark MacDonald, the three leaders commend the Storforsen... full post »

March 22, 2016

In response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action #48, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) issues the following statement:

“We are grateful to the survivors, whose courageous witness has touched the heart of the life of our churches.”1 We... full post »

March 03, 2016

This year scholarships will be offered from the Murray Scholarship Fund to assist students who are either studying music, or students who have been active in music ministry in their local congregation.

For further information and an application, please contact your local congregation.... full post »

February 29, 2016

The We Care program is approaching a big milestone! Our faithful supporters have ordered a staggering 99,136 We Care bags and quilt tags since 2005.

The bags and tags accompany We Care kits and quilts around the world. These practical gifts of love... full post »

February 24, 2016

National Office staff at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) joined with staff from Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) and Lutheran Church-Canada (LCC) late Tuesday night at the Winnipeg International Airport to welcome a Syrian refugee family to... full post »

February 23, 2016

The Eastern Synod will be electing delegates this June to the 2017 ELCIC National Convention.  If you wish to nominate someone for the election ballot at the Synod Assembly, please have the Endorsement and Biographical Forms completed and returned to synod office by April 23, 2016.

February 10, 2016

Your support is needed now to prevent hunger.

It's a crisis few have heard about in North America, yet it has been classified at the highest level of humanitarian emergency, along with the war in

No rain due to the El Nino weather phenomenon has put more than 10 million... full post »

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.

Pope Francis, LWF President... full post »

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 »