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Seven agencies call on Canadians to support the Rohingya Crisis appeal

The Humanitarian Coalition and its member agencies, including Canadian Lutheran World Relief, welcome the Government of Canada’s decision to launch the Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund for the response to the Rohingya Crisis. Canadians have until November 28 to see their donations matched by the government into a response pool for the Rohingya Crisis.
 

Your Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2018 materials have arrived!

Every year between January 18-25th is the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Christians around the world are invited to pray for the unity of all Christians, to reflect on scripture together, to participate in jointly-organized ecumenical services, and to share fellowship.

Today, we live with divisions even as we yearn for the unity promised and commissioned by Christ.

A letter from ELCIC National Bishop Susan C. Johnson on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, October 17

In a letter from Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) National Bishop Susan C. Johnson on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, October 17, she invites prayers for all those affected by poverty and calls on church members to "raise awareness about the issues that contribute to poverty within our communities and engage in initiatives that address these challenges."

The full text of the letter follows.

Sad News in our Synod Family

Dear Synod Family:

It is with great sadness that we report that our beloved brother and colleague, Rev. Chad Honneymann died last night as the result of a motor vehicle accident.

Funeral arrangements are uncertain at this time but will be forwarded as soon as we are able.

Our prayers go out to Kim, Chad's family and the people of the Lutheran- Anglican Ministries of the Bruce.

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