News

17 Feb
Further ecumenical steps in Lund
Joint Commemoration of the Reformation, Roman Catholic
17 Feb
Joint Lutheran-Catholic evening prayers in Lund Cathedral and St. Thomas Church
16 Feb
Indian Lutherans reaffirming their identity
Reformation, Commemoration, reconciliation, Reformation 2017, India
16 Feb
The Arcot Lutheran Church commemorates the Reformation
16 Feb
Common Prayer in Amman and Betlehem
Joint Ecumenical Commemoration, Lund
16 Feb
Lutherans and Catholics in the Holy Land follow up on Joint Commemoration in Lund
15 Feb
Research prepares the ground for fruitful dialogue
Ecumenical, Theology
15 Feb
Prof. Dr Theodor Dieter to receive second honorary doctorate
14 Feb
LWF helps teenage mothers finish high school
refugee, Women, girls, gender-based violence, Education, DWS Kenya/Djibouti
14 Feb
Combining education and protection for girls in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya
13 Feb
“Unequivocal Witness to the Grace of God”
Africa Pre-Assembly
13 Feb
Keynote Address on Assembly Theme by Rev. Dr Ishmael Noko
10 Feb
Zero hunger and quality education paramount to Africa
Sustainable Development Goals, 2030 Agenda
10 Feb
Africa Pre-Assembly discusses Sustainable Development Goals
10 Feb
Prayer and action on behalf of those seeking refuge
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, ELCA, ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton
10 Feb
ELCA presiding bishop sends pastoral letter
9 Feb
Kenyan court decision stops Dadaab closure
Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, Humanitarian Law, World Service, Refugees, Advocacy
9 Feb
“Basic principles of international humanitarian law upheld"
9 Feb
Perfectly united in proclaiming the gospel
Africa Pre-Assembly, LWF Assembly, Assembly 2017
9 Feb
African Bishop calls for focus on joint witness at beginning of Africa Pre-Assembly
9 Feb
A strong message from Africa’s women
Women's Pre-Meeting, Africa Pre-Assembly, LWF Assembly, Twelfth Assembly, Assembly 2017
9 Feb
Women on the Move to Windhoek
8 Feb
Mutuality and solidarity at the heart of the communion of churches
Africa Pre-Assembly, LWF Assembly, LWF Twelfth Assembly
8 Feb
LWF General Secretary Martin Junge addresses delegates at Africa Pre-Assembly
7 Feb
A chance for greater awareness about freely-given salvation
LWF Assembly, Africa Pre-Assembly, Reformation, Assembly 2017
7 Feb
LWF Africa Pre-Assembly starts in South Africa
6 Feb
Europe Pre-Assembly in photos
Europe pre-Assembly, Assembly 2017, LWF Assembly, Sweden
6 Feb
A look at this significant week, in pictures
3 Feb
Called by faith to serve the world
Europe pre-Assembly, Pre-Assembly, LWF General Secretary
3 Feb
LWF General Secretary addresses delegates from European member churches at Pre-Assembly
2 Feb
A better place for the elderly
Refugees, Elderly, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, Aged care
2 Feb
LWF supports aged refugees in Dadaab camp, Kenya
1 Feb
Recognition of a wounded God needed to overcome violence
Europe pre-Assembly, Archbishop Antje Jackélen, LWF Twelfth Assembly
1 Feb
Festive worship with local congregation at beginning of European Pre-Assembly
1 Feb
Myanmar religions offer voices of hope in a new era
Buddhism, Christianity, inter-religious relations
1 Feb
Lutherans and Anglicans seek better relations with Buddhists in Myanmar
31 Jan
Europe preparations for Assembly a chance to strengthen communion of churches in Europe
Europe pre-Assembly, Assembly 2017, LWF Assembly
31 Jan
Delegates from three LWF regions meet in Höör, Sweden
31 Jan
A good time to be the church
Church of Norway, Rev. Dr Martin Junge, Reformation anniversary 2017
31 Jan
LWF General Secretary Martin Junge addresses Church of Norway synod
31 Jan
LWF signs statement with ecumenical partners on US Presidential Executive Order on Refugees
Regufees
31 Jan
“Abysmal failure of compassion and responsibility”
30 Jan
Ethiopian church elects Yonas Yigezu as president
Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus, EECMY, Leadership, Rev. Yonas Yigezu
30 Jan
LWF General Secretary invites EECMY to continue strong engagement in the Lutheran Communion
26 Jan
First LWF seminar for lay leaders offers sound theological knowledge
Lay people, seminar, Wittenberg, Ecumenical Centre
26 Jan
"A priesthood of all believers"
25 Jan
Education for Muslim children in Myanmar
Education, schools, teacher training
25 Jan
LWF supports communities with schools, teacher training and student kits
24 Jan
More than 100 LWF scholarship graduates
Human and Institutional Capacity Development, Scholarships, Diakonia
24 Jan
Program makes “significant contribution” to churches
23 Jan
Young Namibians excited to host global Lutheran youth gathering
Assembly 2017, Namibia, Youth pre-Assembly, Youth
23 Jan
More than 110 young Lutherans expected for LWF Youth Pre-Assembly in Ondangwa
20 Jan
Guatemala Lutherans speak out against killing of human rights activist
Killing, human rights defender, Lutheran Church of Guatemala, Iglesia Luterana de Guatemala, ILUGUA
20 Jan
Indigenous communities “most affected when defending their way of life”
18 Jan
Holy Land Lutheran church elects new bishop Ibrahim Azar
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, ELCJHL, Rev. Ibrahim Azar
18 Jan
ELCJHL important for Middle East