Flooding in Pakistan crisis appeal

The ELCIC through its partnership with CLWR calls on its members to consider donating to those suffering from catastrophic flooding in Pakistan.

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Season of Creation begins September 1

Season of Creation runs from September 1 through October 4, 2022. This year’s theme is ‘Listen to the voice of creation‘. This is an opportunity to affirm the Lutheran World Federation’s commitment to address climate change through liturgy, prayer and action.

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ELCIC National Bishop writes to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations

ELCIC National Bishop Susan C. Johnson has written to the Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, The Honourable Marc Miller, MP, encouraging resolution of the Stoney Knoll First Nation land claim. Bishop Johnson’s full message can be found within.

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Bruce Cook elected as Vice-Chair

Bruce Cook was elected Vice-Chair of the ELCIC at the 2022 National Convention. He served on National Church Council since 2013 as a member of the finance committee. Cook is a registered nurse by training and has worked in the insurance industry for many years.

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Sermon resources

For the third summer in a row, ELCIC Bishops and Assistants to the Bishops came together to provide a series of sermons available for congregational use from June through September, 2022. Resources for all sermons are now available.

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ELCIC National Bishop apologizes to 2SLGBTQIA+ community

“Today I apologize to the members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community for the ways that we have not lived up to our commitments and to the ways we have treated you in the past and even now,” Bishop Susan Johnson shared with delegates to the 2022 ELCIC National Convention.

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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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