World Council of Churches calls for immediate ceasefire in Palestine and Israel

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has issued a statement of ceasefire following its Executive Committee meeting from November 8-14 in Abuja, Nigeria.

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ELCIC Emergency Appeal for our partners in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land

The ELCIC has been monitoring the crisis in the Holy Land, including staying in close contact with our partners in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL).

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Redevelopment partnership brings about new opportunities within Eastern Synod 

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada’s (ELCIC) Eastern Synod is embarking on a new journey of redevelopment through various agencies throughout the province of Ontario.

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CLWR, ELCIC launch emergency appeal for the crisis in Gaza

The ELCIC joins with Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) in responding to the crisis in Gaza, where a massive humanitarian emergency is unfolding.

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National, Synod Bishops invite church to join in prayer and concern for all those impacted by war between Israel and Hamas

ELCIC national, synod bishops write to members of the church “with heavy hearts, full of concern for the war between Israel and Hamas.”

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ELCIC National Bishop, ACC Primate write to Canadian Prime Minister on conflict in Gaza

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada’s National Bishop Susan Johnson and the Anglican Church of Canada’s Primate and Archbishop Linda Nicholls have called upon the Canadian government to advocate for the respect of international law in Gaza.

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ELCIC’s Rev. Katherine Gohm “honoured” to be elected to LWF Vice President role 

Following the conclusion of the Thirteenth Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), which took place in Kraków, Poland from September 13-19, the incoming council elected its seven vice presidents, one for each region. 

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Statement on war in the Holy Land

On Sunday, October 8, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada National Bishop Susan Johnson and Anglican Church of Canada Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls shared a statement of solidarity towards those under attack with the ongoing conflict in the Holy Land.

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Letter congratulating first First Nations provincial leader

ELCIC National Bishop Susan Johnson and Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario Synod Bishop Jason Zinko sent a letter to Premier-designate Wab Kinew following his recent election.

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September 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Members of the Evangelical Lutheran Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) are invited to observe September 30 as Orange Shirt Day, which marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. 

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