Digital Annual Report Covers now available for download

The 2022-23 Annual Report Covers are now available for congregational/ministry use as a cover to your annual report. Devotions are included within for use at the opening and closing of your meeting. Find the downloadable link at the bottom of the ELCIC’s ‘Stewardship’ page.

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A Christmas message from Bethlehem

A Christmas message from Manger Square, Bethlehem, by National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada and Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls of the Anglican Church of Canada.

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Eastern Synod welcomes first synodically recognized ministry

In early-December, the Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada welcomed its first synodically recognized ministry and authorized lay minister during a service at Resurrection Lutheran Church of Orleans.

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“We are seeing the impacts of climate change,” – A reflection following COP27

Churches and individuals must look at how they are contributing to the climate crisis, says ELCIC member and LWF youth delegate participant Katarina Kuhnert.

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National church leaders launch advent meditations and conversations series

National leaders of four major Canadian churches have announced an ecumenical Advent meditation and conversation series, ‘What are we Waiting For’ reflecting on the four themes of hope, joy, peace and love through December.

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Anglican Foundation of Canada pledges $25K to Indigenous youth for CLAY 2023

The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) has announced a $25,000.00 grant in support of Indigenous youth for attendance at the 2023 Canadian Lutheran Anglican Youth Gathering (CLAY: Ashes & Embers).

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Gifts from the Heart

Canadian Lutheran World Relief’s Gifts from the Heart Christmas catalogue is now available. Bring a smile to your loved one this Christmas season with a meaningful gift that shares hope with someone in need.

New gifts this year include veterinary care for livestock and infant hygiene kits for new mothers displaced from their homes in Ukraine.

Ecumenical & International Life

One Flock, One Shepherd: Lutherans, Anglicans and Moravians – Called to Walk Together in Full Communion. Three churches are considering deeper ministry partnership.

Check out six videos to help learn about our identities and traditions.

Faith & Worship

Worship.ca – the worship website of the ELCIC – offers various resources for those leading, assisting and attending services.

The webpage also contains content for annual and seasonal celebrations throughout the church year, and more!

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A Christmas message from Bishop Susan Johnson and Archbishop Linda Nicholls

A Christmas message from Bishop Susan Johnson and Archbishop Linda Nicholls

A Christmas message from Manger Square, the city centre of Bethlehem, by National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) and Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls of the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC). Watch the video message by visiting www.AnglicanLutheran.ca online either on YouTube or Vimeo. The video is available to download for offline viewing in congregations and/or other gatherings. To view/print the text of the message, click here.

Churches and individuals must look at how they are contributing to the climate crisis, says ELCIC member and LWF youth delegate participant Katarina Kuhnert

Churches and individuals must look at how they are contributing to the climate crisis, says ELCIC member and LWF youth delegate participant Katarina Kuhnert

Circumpolar climate scientist and ELCIC member Katarina Kuhnert participated in the 27th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, November 7-19.