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COMPANIONSHIP AGREEMENT

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL)

The history of ELCJHL goes back to the first Lutheran-Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem, Michael S. Alexander, consecrated on January 21, 1841, but its members and congregations are rooted in the centuries of Christian tradition in the Holy Land. The church has had strong links to Lutheran churches in Germany, but in recent years also to the Nordic countries and the United States.

Share your thoughts on Word and Sacrament ministry within the ELCIC

Share your thoughts on Word and Sacrament ministry within the ELCIC

Winnipeg, 24 April 2013--The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada's (ELCIC) Faith, Order and Doctrine Committee has been directed by National Church Council (NCC) to develop a churchwide study guide on Word and Sacrament ministry.

You are invited, as individuals and congregations, to offer your input on the development of the study guide.

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.

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