Content warning: abuse, trauma, tragic loss of children, genocide
Supporting our partners in Jerusalem and the Holy Land; a letter from Anglican, Lutheran leaders
In a letter to their churches, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada National Bishop Susan Johnson and Anglican Church of Canada Archbishop Linda Nicholls share their deep concern for the escalating violence in Gaza and central Isreal.
2021 Summer Sermon Series
For the second summer in a row, ELCIC Bishops and Assistant to the Bishops are coming together to provide a series of sermons available for congregations to use from May 23 to September 12, 2021.
Emergency Appeal to assist with the COVID-19 crisis in India
India’s total number of COVID-19 cases has dramatically risen to over 18 million as of April 29, with more than 300,000 cases reported for seven straight days and with no immediate signs of slowing down — and medical experts believe that the numbers are even higher with many cases not reported from rural areas.
A joint Earth Day message from Lutheran, Anglican leaders
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada National Bishop Susan Johnson, Anglican Church of Canada Archbishop Linda Nicholls and Anglican Church of Canada National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop Mark MacDonald share a joint Earth Day message with their two churches.
An Open Letter to Members of the Senate on Ending Modern Slavery
ELCIC National Bishop Susan Johnson joins with Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Rev. Dr. Karin Achtelsetter, Executive Director of Canadian Lutheran World Relief, and Will Postma, Executive Director of Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund in writing to express support for Bill-S-216 and ending modern slavery.
Statement for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
ELCIC National Bishop Susan Johnson joins with leaders of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and The Episcopal Church in a statement for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Descrimination, March 21, 2021
National, Synod Bishops write to the church to express their ongoing concern for domestic violence
ELCIC National and Synod Bishops write to the church to express their ongoing concern for domestic violence in our country and within our church.
Updated information on the CLAY 2021 gathering
The CLAY gathering team is sharing updated information on the 2021 Lutheran Anglican youth gathering. Full details are available here:
Luther League Legacy Fund Accepting Applications Until March 1, 2021
The Luther League Legacy Fund (LLLF) is an often-under-utilized grant and bursary program of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC).