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After 23 years of dedicated ministry to the people of El Salvador, Rev. Brian Rude has announced that he will retire from active ministry in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) at the end of this calendar year.
Rev. Rude began his ministry in El Salvador serving as chaplain... full post »
Waterloo Lutheran Seminary Press Release: March 27, 2012
WATERLOO – A respected parish pastor and an experienced church leader has been appointed by the Waterloo Lutheran Seminary Board of Governors. Dr. Mark Harris has been appointed by the WLS Board of Governors to the... full post »
A series of four bulletin inserts have been designed for congregational use on the structural renewal process. Bishop Susan Johnson has invited us to use this as communication pieces in the lead up to the Eastern Synod Assembly. They are deisgned so that they can be reprinted as bulletin... full post »
Could you run your household on 45% of your 1986 income? It’s unlikely. And yet, that is precisely the case for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. While offerings to the most local expression of the church – congregations – have kept pace with the rate of inflation,... full post »
The Atlantic Great Lakes Synod is the recommended name for the new synodical expression that will be constituted in 2014.
The Eastern Synod Council considered the question of the new name in the context of a weekend of work arising from the ELCIC Structural Renewal process which was... full post »
Survey Shows 70.5 Million Members in LWF-Affiliated Churches
Slight Increase Globally with Growth in Africa and Asia
GENEVA, 14 March 2012 (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) member churches continued to show slight growth globally in 2011, according to statistics... full post »
"A wave of cattle raids in Jonglei State had left hundreds of people dead and thousands more homeless. The LWF response to those affected by the violence was in full swing, and Mading left Juba the next day for Bor, Jonglei’s capital, to help coordinate emergency operations on behalf of the... full post »