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ELCIC National Office is on the move!

On Monday April 29, staff at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada's (ELCIC) National Office will have to remember to show up at a new location when they arrive for work.

After 15 years on Portage Avenue in downtown Winnipeg, the ELCIC's National Office will move just north east of Portage and Main to new space on Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg.

The decision to move the National Office was no small undertaking, says ELCIC National Bishop Susan C. Johnson.

Anglican-Lutheran Joint Assembly to meet in Ottawa

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From the National Office of the ELCIC

Winnipeg, 4 April 2013 -- More than 800 Anglicans, Lutherans, and partners will gather at the Ottawa Convention Centre July 3 to 7, 2013, for a historic joint national meeting.

Inspired by the theme “Together for the love of the world,” members of the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada will gather for worship and decision-making on areas of shared work, including mission and development.

ELFEC Announces Social Justice Fund to Honour Pfrimmer

ELFEC Announces Social Justice Fund to Honour Pfrimmer

The Evangelical Lutheran Foundation of Eastern Canada (ELFEC) has announced the creation of the David Pfrimmer Social Justice Fund. The fund honours the contributions of the Rev. Dr. David Pfrimmer to ELFEC, the church at large, and the wider community. Pfrimmer was the long-time director of the Lutheran Office of Public Policy for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, and since 2005 has been the Principal-Dean of Waterloo Lutheran Seminary.

Winterization Kits Make Camp Life “More Bearable” for Syrian Refugees

The Lutheran World Federation – A Communion of Churches

Winterization Kits Make Camp Life “More Bearable” for Syrian Refugees

LWF’s Gratitude for Generous Support from Churches and Partners

ZA’ATRI, Jordan/GENEVA, 28 March 2013 (LWI) - “We received the shelters during the rains, but before the snowfall. Our first night in the prefabricated shelter was the first night we felt safe and warm in Za’atri refugee camp,” Omm Yaser recalls, with tears welling up in her eyes.

Winterization Kits Make Camp Life “More Bearable” for Syrian Refugees

The Lutheran World Federation – A Communion of Churches

Winterization Kits Make Camp Life “More Bearable” for Syrian Refugees

LWF’s Gratitude for Generous Support from Churches and Partners

ZA’ATRI, Jordan/GENEVA, 28 March 2013 (LWI) - “We received the shelters during the rains, but before the snowfall. Our first night in the prefabricated shelter was the first night we felt safe and warm in Za’atri refugee camp,” Omm Yaser recalls, with tears welling up in her eyes.

ELCIC National Bishop's 2013 Easter Message

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From the National Office of the ELCIC

ELCIC National Bishop's 2013 Easter Message

Winnipeg, 27 March 2013--In a new online video, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) National Bishop Susan C. Johnson shares a 2013 Easter message to the church.

In the two minute video, Bishop Johnson invites members of the church to consider how they might deepen their experience of this most holy time through the call to spiritual renewal. "My prayer for you is that during this Holy Week and Easter you might find ways to be spiritually renewed," says Bishop Johnson.

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