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 »
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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 »
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.... full post »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »