Faith in Action Globally

The Eastern Synod has been a global mission companion with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Guyana (ELCG) for over twenty years. Perhaps you have asked, as I have, what does it mean to be a companion? Why do we do this?
   We have maintained this relationship in various ways. In recent... full story »

Laurie Knott, Eastern Synod Vice Chair and Rev Riitta Hepomaki, Assistant to the Bishop participated in a companionship consultation in Guyana in early October.
   They met... full story »



As Canadians observe World Refugee Day today, Winnipeg-based Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) is reflecting on its 70 years of refugee support. The... full story »

The Eastern Synod recently donated a large print bible to St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Lochaber, Guyana. Pastor Vivian S. Rob erts is pictured dedicating the book which will be used as a pulpit/lecturn bible.

Thanks to Eric Roberts for sharing this story and pictures.


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On December 6th Trinity, London hosted a Praise Band Concert to raise funds for Ebola Aid for Liberia.  Our first goal was to raise money and we did … $1255 plus some donations of soap and medical gloves.... full story »

Includes additional support for ongoing crisis in South Sudan

Over 28,000 people in five countries will benefit from six projects worth $1.8 million committed by Canadian Foodgrains Bank in November.
The projects are being implemented by Mennonite Central... full story »

Ukrainian Bishop calls for an end to the violence Lutheran congregation attends to the injured in Kiev

ODESSA, Ukraine/GENEVA, 20 February 2014 (LWI) – A place of peace and prayer – and an improvised hospital. For days now, the church of the German Evangelical Lutheran congregation in... full story »

Two grants totaling about $2 million from the Canadian government will allow Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) to help thousands of people living in northern Jordan.

A $1.1 million grant is helping 10,000 Syrian refugees and Jordan citizens living in substandard housing this winter.... full story »

A message from Rev Paul Gehrs, Assistant to the Bishop, Justice and Leadership, ELCIC

CLWR is a member of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB); the ELCIC's connection to this organization is through our important... full story »