Ken Hartviksen, former ELCIC treasurer, dies

Ken Hartviksen, former treasurer of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), died unexpectantly on Wednesday, April 13 in the intensive care unit at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, from complications due to minor surgery.

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An Earth Day message from Lutheran, Anglican leaders

Leaders from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada and Anglican Church of Canada share an Earth Day message.

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Evolving Ministry in IELU Sees New Classrooms Nearing Completion

ELCIC partner church, Evangelica Luterana Unida (IELU) is in the final stages of a major renovation to one of its schools in Beunos Aires. Learn more about this exciting endeavour here.

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A Word of Hope and Encouragement

A video message from National Bishop Susan Johnson amid these anxious times.

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Statement from the ELCIC’s National Church Council

Supporting the call for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and global solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

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Ukraine Emergency Appeal

The ELCIC through its partnership with CLWR calls on its members to respond through prayer and financial support to the urgent humanitarian needs in Ukraine.

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2022 ELCIC Praise Appeal

Congregations across Canada are invited to designate one Sunday to highlight the 2022 ELCIC Praise Appeal and the wider work and ministry of the National Church.

The ELCIC Praise Appeal helps support important National Office ministries while building and maintaining relationships with ELCIC partner churches. 

Ecumenical & International Life

The Ecumenical Shared Ministry Handbook shares best-practices and collective wisdom on how local communities and congregations might worship, serve and witness together. 

A revised edition has just been released.

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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