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ELCIC vision statement inspires new logo and tagline

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) is excited to announce its new logo and tagline, inspired by a new vision statement which was developed through extensive consultation with members across the church.

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Church leaders thank Prime Minister Trudeau for Canada’s support of humanitarian ceasefire

On Thursday, December 14, leaders from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada and The Anglican Church of Canada wrote to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Pastoral Letter to the Church

A pastoral letter to the church following a recent ruling from the ELCIC Court of Appeal.

The full letter is available for download.

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Deadline extended – Leadership Award

Do you know someone, rostered or lay, who should be recognized for their outstanding contributions in service to the wider church? Nominate them for the ELCIC Leadership Award!

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A statement regarding hymns written by David Haas

It has come to our attention that Musician David Haas has been accused of sexual misconduct by several women spanning many years. Evangelical Lutheran Worship includes four hymns by him: “Blest Are They” (ELW 728), “Now We Remain” (ELW 500), “We Are Called” (ELW 720), and “You Are Mine” (ELW 581). Several institutions have requested congregations to no longer sing works by Haas pending an investigation. 

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End of Year Giving

Financial support at various expressions of the ELCIC enables us to all live out the call to be a church In Mission for Others. As we draw near the end of the year, you and the members of your congregation may be considering end-of-year gifts to ensure these vital ministries have the ongoing support they need. Donations can be made online and through your congregation.

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Stronger Together 2020: Youth Ministry During a Pandemic

On November 24 and 25 youth and young adult leaders from across Canada gathered virtually for the annual Stronger Together gathering. Typically held in-person, this year the Canadian Anglican and Lutheran youth leaders event was conducted via Zoom, free of charge amid the current COVID-19 global pandemic.

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Ecumenical partners offer Advent message

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada National Bishop Susan Johnson and the leaders of the Anglican Church of Canada, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and The Episcopal Church have joined together to offer the following Advent message:

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Lutheran, Anglican leaders lift up National Housing Day

On National Housing Day, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada National Bishop Susan Johnson, Anglican Church of Canada Primate Linda Nichols and Anglican Church of Canada National Indigenous Bishop Mark MacDonald encourage prayer and advocacy to ensure all have access to safe, affordable housing.

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