News

30 Sep
Rose Nathike Lokonyen to speak at Malmö arena
30 Sep
Refugee athlete to give testimony at Ecumenical Commemoration
28 Sep
Refugee rights in protracted situations
Refugees, East and Horn of Africa
28 Sep
LWF panel discusses rights of refugees in protracted East African crises
28 Sep
Indonesian interfaith network urges government to ensure freedom of religion
Universal Periodic Review
28 Sep
LWF to submit findings at UN human rights review
27 Sep
Colombia peace result of a long process
Peace deal
27 Sep
LWF offers prayer and support
23 Sep
The thirst for peace – a call for intensified dialogue between religions and cultures
World Day of Prayer for Peace
23 Sep
LWF General Secretary Junge participates at inter-religious gathering in Assisi
23 Sep
Keeping the environment - and the peace
energy-efficient stoves, South Sudan conflict
23 Sep
Courses on fuel-efficiency foster peace between refugees and hosts in Uganda
23 Sep
More than 250 female pastors and growing
Women's Ordination, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT)
23 Sep
Celebrating 25 years of Lutheran women’s ordination in Tanzania’s Northern Diocese
22 Sep
Immediate commitments to refugees and migrants needed
New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants
22 Sep
New York declaration “an historic opportunity”
21 Sep
A matter of dignity
Central African Republic, CAR emergency program
21 Sep
CAR: innovative voucher system instead of aid distribution
20 Sep
Proposals to pool resources to sustain Lutheran theological formation in LWF regions
Leadership, Induction of Newly Elected Leaders, Training
20 Sep
Church leaders seek collaboration in finding solutions to common challenges
16 Sep
Encounters to deepen dialogue towards church unity
From Conflict to Communion, Roman Catholic-Lutheran
16 Sep
Catholics in Chile endorse ‘From Conflict to Communion’ proposals for joint action with Lutherans
15 Sep
Sports and practical work experience
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Vocational Training Center, Education, sport, Palestine
15 Sep
LWF summer camp provides career orientation for youth in Beit Hanina, Palestine
15 Sep
Flooding and insecurity after drought
DWS Ethiopia, Ethiopia, drought
15 Sep
More funding needed for recovery from El Nino in Ethiopia
13 Sep
LWF hosts second retreat for Lutheran church leaders
Leadership, Induction of Newly Elected Leaders
13 Sep
Junge addresses shared identity as churches in communion
12 Sep
Tanzanian church and LWF support Bukoba earthquake survivors
Tanzania, earthquake, emergency relief
12 Sep
Bukoba Lutheran Bishop: Many people are “deeply shaken”
7 Sep
More support needed for refugees in Uganda
Adjumani Refugee Settlement, refugee, refugee camps, refugee influx
7 Sep
Congestion, water-borne diseases biggest challenges in new settlement
6 Sep
A symbol of life and hope 
Joint Ecumenical Commemoration, Lund
6 Sep
A cross from El Salvador for the Joint Ecumenical Commemoration  
6 Sep
Together in Hope in Malmö Arena
Lund, Joint Ecumenical Commemoration, Reformation 2017, Reformation Day
6 Sep
Tickets available for the Joint Ecumenical Commemoration
2 Sep
One melody together, different, coordinated instruments
LAC Pre-Assembly, LWF General Secretary
2 Sep
General Secretary Junge says communion relations are growing among LWF churches
1 Sep
Liberated by God’s grace to share the gospel, serve the needy
LAC Pre-Assembly, Reformation 2017, Asia Pre-Assembly
1 Sep
Two LWF regions prepare together for Twelfth Assembly discussions
31 Aug
Addressing the root causes of poverty, marginalization and exclusion
LWF Assembly, LAC Pre-Assembly, SDGs
31 Aug
Many Lutheran churches are engaged with the Sustainable Development Goals
30 Aug
Churches’ prophetic voice critical in struggle for gender justice
women's advocacy, WICAS, Gender Justice
30 Aug
Women in LWF’s LAC and North American regions prepare for Twelfth Assembly
30 Aug
More than 74 million members in LWF’s 145 churches
Lutheran, LWF, Lutheran World Federation, Member Churches
30 Aug
Significant growth in the global South
29 Aug
Churches share best practice in fight against injustice
HIV and AIDS, Diakonia. Theology
29 Aug
Workshop for diaconal workers in Latin American churches
26 Aug
“Cherish the vision of a lasting peace in Colombia”
Peace deal, Colombia, DWS Colombia
26 Aug
LWF welcomes conclusion of peace negotiations in Colombia
26 Aug
Lutheran church in Suriname hosts LWF Assembly preparations for the Americas
LAC Pre-Assembly, 12th Assembly
26 Aug
Delegates from 19 churches and ecumenical guests are among 70 participants
24 Aug
A symbol of growing witness
Global Young Reformers' Network, 23rd Congress of the Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Brazil (IECLB), Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Brazil (IECLB)
24 Aug
Brazilian church hosts 1,500 young people from around the world
22 Aug
Scriptures must continue to inform the church’s response to the world
Lutheran hermeneutics
22 Aug
Interview with theologian Kenneth Mtata, coordinator of LWF’s hermeneutics process