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April 23, 2019

On Earth Day 2019, Christians leaders from across Canada have come together to issue an urgent call to climate action.

Their collective message is clear: the global climate crisis has reached a critical stage and requires an urgent moral and spiritual response.... full post »

April 16, 2019

In our ongoing efforts to reduce costs, we have made the decision to discontinue our fax line (519-743-4291). Over the last few years the use of our fax number has diminished greatly. Most things are now sent via email. As such, we felt the expense of the line was no longer justified.

April 16, 2019

Located at 453 Highland Road in Peterborough the house is a short bus ride to Trent University and Fleming College.
Martin Luther House offers a unique living experience for four students while attending school in Peterborough. It fosters Christian community in which residents can bring... full post »

April 03, 2019

**UPDATE as of April 1, 2019: The Government of Canada has announced that donations designated to Cyclone Idai will be matched until April 14.

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), through our partner Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR), calls on its members to respond... full post »

March 20, 2019

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) National Bishop Susan C. Johnson has written an open letter to Muslim friends in Canada and Muslim neighbours in New Zealand, following the attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Grace and peace to you.

Can a woman forget... full post »

March 18, 2019

Bishop Pryse is pleased to announce the appointments of the Rev. Robert Wiesner to serve as dean of the Seaway Ministry Area and the Rev. Elina Salonen to serve as dean of the Ottawa Ministry Area. Pastor Wiesner succeeds the Rev. Steve Hoffard who has accepted a new call to ministry in the... full post »

March 18, 2019

The Program Committee for Worship is in the second year of preparing seasonal worship planning resources. Note that the 2019 Lent Worship Orders are available.

This collection of weekly resources are intended to support worship in the congregations and ministries of the ELCIC and partner... full post »

March 18, 2019

These last few months in my new position as Giving Advisor for ELFEC, have been a real gift. I have started to meet and talk to some of you and hear your stories – why you have remembered the church with your planned gifts. Many of you ask – “What is it that you do?” and “Why do you do what you... full post »

March 18, 2019

The ELCIC Women of Faith Fund provides annual grants that encourage and facilitate the Christ- centred ministry of women within the ELCIC and In Mission for Others.
   This fund was established in 2011 in recognition of the “significant contribution of the women of the Evangelical Lutheran... full post »

March 05, 2019

Poverty, and the fear of poverty, affects many in Canada. One in seven Canadians are currently living in poverty. That means 4.8 million Canadians are struggling to meet their most basic needs every day. The Commission on Justice and Peace of the Canadian Council of Churches recently released a... full post »