National church leaders launch advent meditations and conversations series

National leaders of the Anglican Church of Canada, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Presbyterian Church in Canada and United Church of Canada have announced that throughout the month of December, they will be cooperating on an ecumenical Advent meditation series, reflecting on the four themes of hope, joy, peace and love.

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ELCIC member Katarina Kuhnert to document trip to COP27 via ‘Instagram takeover’

ELCIC member Katarina Kuhnert is travelling to Egypt to participate in the United Nations’ Climate Change COP27 Conference. She will be taking over the ELCIC Instagram account (@CanadianLutherans) during her time overseas (November 7-19).

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ELCIC and ACC leaders write to the church in advance of World Food Day

National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada along with Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls of the Anglican Church of Canada have written to the church in advance of World Food Day on October 16. 

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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) to be held in Waterloo, ON. from August 10-13.

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ELCIC National Bishop joins ecumenical leaders in writing to the Prime Minister

ELCIC National Bishop Susan C. Johnson has joined with Anglican, Presbyterian, and United Church leaders in sending a letter to the Prime Minister, expressing support for permanent residency for migrant workers and the regularization of undocumented migrants.

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Over 33 million affected by catastrophic flooding in Pakistan

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada joins Canadian Lutheran World Relief in asking its members to consider donating to those suffering from catastrophic flooding in Pakistan. 

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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.

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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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ELCIC National Convention election results now available

Delegates to the 2022 ELCIC National Convention have voted for National Church Council, Court of Appeal and Officers of the Church.

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ELCIC 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.

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