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CLWR’s Giving Tuesday supports effective strategy to reduce hunger

When Giving Tuesday rolls around November 29, you’ll have the opportunity to support Canadian Lutheran World Relief’s hunger and food-related projects.

For more than 25 years, Canadian Lutheran World Relief and other non-government organizations (NGOs) have asked for donations to help reduce world hunger and recent reports indicate the efforts are working. Global hunger is declining as NGO programs work with small-scale farmers and food producers in developing countries to help them feed themselves and their families.

ELCIC members, congregations sponsor over 500 refugees

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) members and congregations have come together to sponsor over 500 refugees!

For over a year, ELCIC members have been engaged in the ELCIC Reformation Challenge as one of the ways to mark the 2015-17 emphasis the church has been lifting up around the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

The announcement that the goal to sponsor 500 refugees has been achieved was met with great excitement.

National Housing Day 2016: A call to prayer

In a letter 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 leaders of the two churches call on members to pray for safe, affordable and adequate housing for all on November 22, National Housing Day.

The text of the letter follows.

Download a pdf of the letter: www.elcic.ca/Documents/201611HousingDayletter.pdf

Gifts from the Heart

Canadian Lutheran World Relief's Gifts from the Heart are meaningful and tangible gifts that will share God's love with the world. This year's catalogues have recently been mailed out to churches and individuals.

We invite you to partner with us to ensure that these life-changing and life-saving gift options are made readily available in your congregation.

The Art of Dying Well

The Art of Dying Well is a piece written by David Pfrimmer, Centre for Public Ethics at Waterloo Lutheran Seminary, in which he shares theological and ethical reflections regarding euthanasia and assisted dying.

To read the piece go to:

The Art of Dying Well
Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) in Canada
A Public Theological Primer on Canada's Bill C-14