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June 23, 2016

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all.

Speech by Bishop Dr. Munib Younan
delivered in Canada at the ELCIC Eastern Synod Assembly
June 2016
“Liberated by God’s Grace”

First, I... full post »

June 23, 2016

Lay Delegates elected:

Keith Myra
Jackie Nunns
Margaret Christenson
Jordan Smith
Jerry Hogeveen
Prijna Gingrich
Anne Drouillard
Kathryn Smith
Ulrich Kuebler
Miranda Gray
Andrea Attridge
Sonia Beck
Dorothy Emmerson
Fred... full post »

May 26, 2016

The plight of refugees, especially those from Syria, dominated the news earlier this year. Although not currently as visible in the media, there are still 60 million refugees around the world—families who left everything behind to save themselves from war,... full post »

May 09, 2016

Lutherans from all over Canada have acted with urgency and compassion in supporting the Canadian Lutheran World Relief Fort McMurray Wildfire Appeal..

"We are pleased with the spontaneous outpouring of concern for the citizens of Ft. McMurray who have experienced such personal and... full post »

May 04, 2016

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) through its partnership with Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) issues an appeal for prayers and financial support for all those suffering loss due to the wildfires striking northern Alberta and the city of Fort McMurray in particular.

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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 »