The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada through its partnership with Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) calls on its members to respond through prayer and financial support to the urgent humanitarian needs in Ukraine.
On Saturday, February 19, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada and the British Columbia Synod are hosting a climate justice action group event entitled Lutheran Young Adults for Climate Change. The free event will be held online via Zoom. Those interested in attending are asked to register at: https://bit.ly/3Grvc3o.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) National Bishop Susan Johnson and Anglican Church of Canada (ACC) Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls shared a joint message encouraging members of both churches to observe the annual United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week, February 1-7 in ways that are meaningful to their local context.
Elections will be held at the 2022 Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) National Convention in Calgary, Alberta July 12-15, 2022 for vacant positions on the National Church Council and the Court of Appeal.
When we remember 2021, we will remember the pandemic and its global effects as wave after wave of illness, lockdowns, missed events and lost opportunities washed over us.
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.
Task Force Addressing Homophobia, Biphobia And Transphobia Invites LGBTQ2SIA Community to Share Stories, Experiences
The task force addressing homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) is inviting people in the LGBTQ2SIA community to share stories and experiences in order to help form the task force’s report and recommendations.
Financial support at various expressions of the ELCIC enables us to all live out the call within our church, the wider community and the world. 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.
Churches Beyond Borders – made up of the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC), Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, The Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – has developed devotions written by laity and clergy, timed with and inspired by the United Nations’ annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign.