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 »
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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 »
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 »
CPJ would like to invite your church to participate in our... full post »
On April 15 and 16, 2019, the Lutheran churches of Ontario are invited to gather in Wallenstein for We Care Baling Days. Ontario Baling Days is a highlight on the We Care calendar, and we are pleased to extend an invitation to everyone in Ontario who would like to become involved.
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It’s Sunday morning. You look around and see more people than normal in the pews. There are a lot of visitors today as family and friends join to celebrate a baptism. The Music Director is just about to play the opening chord for the first hymn when a shout is heard, “Fire!”. How would you... full post »
Rhenish Church in Markham, Ontario celebrated the grand opening of the Dorcas Community Centre on Feb. 10th. Rev Riitta Hepomaki, Assistant to the Bishop was on hand to help cut... full post »
GSI is looking for people interested in joining their Board of Directors. The GSI Board is a fantastic place to get involved in a unique aspect of the ELCIC. Consider using your professional skills to provide governance, oversight and strategic direction to the pension and benefits plans... full post »
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) observes the last Sunday in February as Diaconal Sunday, in order to celebrate and lift up the witness expressed through service (diakonia). Through the baptism all Christians are called to share God's word and to serve our neighbours in Christ's... full post »