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November 13, 2015

In a letter issued today, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada National Bishop Susan C. Johnson invites individuals and congregations to join in intentional prayer for climate justice and for world leaders who are working to forge a new international climate agreement at the upcoming UN Climate... full post »

November 12, 2015

Homiletic Notes — Sunday, November 15, 2015
A resource from The Church Council on Justice and Corrections

November 10, 2015

Take the Reformation Challenge!

ELCIC members are encouraged to respond to be Liberated by God's Grace through the ELCIC Reformation Challenge. Our goals are to:

Sponsor 500 refugees to... full post »

November 05, 2015

The latest issue of Columbine is now available.

November 05, 2015

In an open letter to newly sworn-in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada National Bishop Susan Johnson and Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, extend their heartfelt congratulations and describe some of... full post »

November 04, 2015

Registration information now available for the next annual Bishop's Spiritual Retreat for Clergy.

January 31-February 3, 2016
Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre
Niagara Falls, ON

For full details check the events calendar. 

October 22, 2015

FROM CLWR: Our new Gifts from the Heart catalogue is arriving in mailboxes across Canada this week. We hope you’ll once again take the opportunity to... full post »

October 09, 2015

Dear members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada:

Grace and peace to you.

‘I was a stranger, and you welcomed me.’ (Matthew 25:25)

I am troubled by the recent tone of national debate regarding the right of Muslim women in Canada to choose to wear the niqab. At times... full post »

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 »