MNO Synod Bishop Jason Zinko re-elected

Delegates to the MNO Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada have re-elected Rev. Jason Zinko as Synod Bishop on the first ballot.

Zinko received 59 votes out of a possible 76. A total of 57 votes were required for election.

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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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ELCIC’s Canada Lutheran recognized with six awards

Canada Lutheran, the national publication of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, has been recognized with six awards – including the coveted A.C. Forrest Memorial Award – at the Canadian Christian Communicators Association (CCCA) awards program held on Friday, May 3.

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Inspired and encouraged: Leadership Conference of the Americas concludes from Brazil

From April 15-19, delegates from North America, the Caribbean and Latin America met for the annual Leadership Conference of the Americas in São Leopoldo, Brazil.

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Take action now, Anglican, Lutheran leaders call ahead of Earth Day 2024

“We firmly believe that it is not too late for us to halt the most destructive impacts of climate change, but it requires commitment and determination from us now.

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2024 Companion of the Worship Arts recipients announced

In the continuing spirit of full communion, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) and the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC) are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2024 Companion of the Worship Arts (CWA).

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Joint Easter message from the National Bishop and Primate

National Bishop Susan Johnson (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada) and Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls (Anglican Church of Canada) share a message of courage, hope and joy as the church prepares to celebrate the risen Christ.

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ELCIC National Bishop writes pastoral letter of support to ELCJHL

“May we together be strengthened by the joy and hope that is found in Jesus’ resurrection from the dead and his assurance that he still walks with us all – in Jerusalem, in the West Bank, in Gaza, in Canada and indeed around the world.”

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National Bishop Susan Johnson writes to the church on the call to uphold dignity

“Through the 2011 Social Statement on Human Sexuality, the ELCIC is committed to upholding the dignity of all people and to engaging in practices that more fully enable all people, regardless of their sexual orientation, to live as members of the body of Christ.”

ELCIC National Bishop Susan Johnson has shared a pastoral letter with the church and 2SLGBTQIA+ community on upholding the dignity of all people.

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Leaders praise government’s decision to reinstate funding to UNRWA

“We realize that Canada is not a major international power in the current crisis. However, Canada has a moral obligation and duty to support the values of justice and fairness that are not evident in the violence unfolding in Gaza…”

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