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At the end of the May 2017 LWF Twelfth Assembly in Windhoek, Namibia, stewards and volunteers received diplomas as a token of gratitude from the LWF leadership. Photo: LWF/Albin Hillert
21 Jul
LWF invites young people to join Thirteenth Assembly as stewards
Assembly 2023, stewards
21 Jul
Applications are open for the Stewards Program of The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Thirteenth Assembly in September 2023. 
The Universal Periodic Review is a mechanism used by the Human Rights Council to review the human rights situation of United Nations member states. Photo credit: LWF/C. Kästner
19 Jul
Human rights council: protecting the safety and security of vulnerable groups
Theology, Ecumenical, Interfaith, Advocacy, Youth, Women
19 Jul
“We urge the Government of Uganda to take proactive measures that reduce teenage pregnancy while enabling pregnant teenagers to stay in school,” stated Ester Wolf, Advocacy Officer for Human Rights...
US President Joe Biden delivers his address during his visit to the Augusta Victoria Hospital today. Photo: AVH/Arine Rinawi
15 Jul
Jerusalem: US President Biden visits Augusta Victoria Hospital
Diakonia, Advocacy, quality services, Palestine, LWF Jerusalem, AVH, Augusta Victoria Hospital
15 Jul
The United States President Joe Biden visited the LWF-operated Augusta Victoria Hospital (AVH) this Friday morning. The visit was part of a two-day presidential visit to Israel and the Palestinian...
Archbishop Antje Jackelén ends her term as head of the Church of Sweden in October. Photo: LWF/A. Hillert
15 Jul
Sweden: Reformation, reconciliation, and gender justice
Voices from the Communion, Member Churches, Communion Building, ecumenical relations, Gender Studies, Gender, Public theology, Theology, Advocacy, Women, Climate, Catholic-Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation, Gender Justice, LWF Vice-President
15 Jul
In this Voices from the Communion, Church of Sweden Archbishop Antje Jackelén looks back at her eight years in office that draw to a close on 30 October 2022. She reflects on some highlights, as well...
Dawn breaks near Ginnir in the Bale Zone of Ethiopia. Photo: LWF/A. Hillert
14 Jul
Season of Creation: 2022 Celebration Guide
Season of Creation, Climate Justice, Communion Building, Ecumenical, Advocacy, Climate, Theology, ecotheology, Creation, Climate Change
14 Jul
The 2022 Season of Creation Celebration Guide has been published, providing a wealth of resources for use by churches and schools, individuals and communities across all the different Christian...