Leaders from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) and the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC) issue an Earth Day message inviting ELCIC and ACC members to join in prayer, "for the humility and discipline to use Earth's resources wisely and responsibly."
IT’S TIME TO REGISTER!
Registration is now open across the country for participation in the Green Churches Forum 2017 on May 11th in Ottawa at Saint Paul University. Some 200+ participants are expected to attend this day-long event featuring a keynote speech, workshops, kiosks and a prayer service on "Celebrating the Spirit of Creation". Christians of all denominations will share their best environmental practices and rediscover a Christian spirituality mindful of our close relationship with God’s Creation.
Marcus Busch, President of the Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) Board of Directors, wishes to inform CLWR staff, board and partners today of a pending leadership transition for CLWR in 2018.
Robert Granke, CLWR Executive Director, will retire effective March 31, 2018. Bob has been Executive Director since March 1, 2006. He began his amazing career with CLWR in March of 1977, 40 years ago this week.
January 30, 2017
Dear members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada,
“I was a stranger, and you welcomed me.” - Matthew 25:25
Grace and peace to you.
I am writing to you following the horrific events that occurred last night at a Quebec City mosque during Sunday night prayers.