News

7 Dec
Preparations for LWF Women’s Pre-Assembly begin in Namibia
Women's pre-Assembly, Namibia, Assembly 2017, LWF Twelfth Assembly, Pre-Assemblies
7 Dec
Regional and host churches want to facilitate mutual learning and meaningful contribution
5 Dec
“More courage than we could ever imagine”
Refugees, Syria Crisis
5 Dec
Looking at the needs of refugees with disabilities
2 Dec
Zimbabwe’s Lutheran church tackles child marriage and domestic violence
child marriage, LWF gender justice policy
2 Dec
Government to adapt Lutheran gender policy to fit school curriculum - 16 Days of Activism
2 Dec
Life after a land mine
Landmines, Colombia, LWF Colombia
2 Dec
LWF supports survivors in Colombia - International day of people with disabilities
1 Dec
A family like any other
HIV/AIDS, HIV and AIDS, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa
1 Dec
A program offering love and care to children orphaned by HIV and AIDS in South Africa
1 Dec
Lutheran voices speaking up for people affected by HIV and AIDS
HIV/AIDS, HIV and AIDS, southern Africa, LWF member churches
1 Dec
World AIDS Day 2016
1 Dec
Expressing God’s love through serving the neighbor
Diakonia, Human resource management, Human and Institutional Capacity Development
1 Dec
LWF human resource management training for churches in Central and East Africa
1 Dec
“People would whisper and point”
HIV and AIDS, HIV/AIDS, Stigma, Counselling
1 Dec
Fighting the stigma of HIV and AIDS in Uganda - World AIDS Day 2016
29 Nov
Diverse communities in different contexts seeking new ways of doing mission
Mission, Contemporary mission, LWF Consultation on Contemporary Mission in Global Christianity
29 Nov
Opening the discussion on contemporary mission
25 Nov
Married at eight years old
16 Days of Activism to end gender-based violence, gender-based violence, DWS Uganda, LWF Uganda
25 Nov
LWF work against early marriage and domestic violence
21 Nov
Back to basics, bearing witness to God’s mission
Contemporary mission, LWF Consultation on Contemporary Mission in Global Christianity
21 Nov
Practitioners seek new strategies and collaboration for mission work in the LWF
21 Nov
Tribute to Professor Turid Karlsen Seim (1945–2016)
Professor Turid Karlsen Seim, Catholic-Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation, Lutheran–Roman Catholic Commission on Unity, Faith and Order Plenary and Standing Commissions
21 Nov
A tribute to Professor Turid Karlsen Seim (1945–2016)
18 Nov
Back to school after the earthquake
Nepal earthquake, Education, LWF Nepal
18 Nov
LWF helps Nepal’s children resume education
18 Nov
“I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation…”
Contemporary mission, Mission
18 Nov
Junge: Proclaim, serve without exclusion and “witness with joy and hope”
17 Nov
Books and bicycles
Children, Education, DWS Laos
17 Nov
LWF supplies children in Laos with school equipment
16 Nov
How are Lutheran churches shaping holistic mission today?
Contemporary mission, Mission, Consultation
16 Nov
LWF Global Consultation on Contemporary Mission in Global Christianity
16 Nov
A radio against disaster
DWS Colombia, Risk Management, disaster preparedness
16 Nov
“Alerta Comunidad” in Colombia educates about risk management and reduction
16 Nov
People of faith listening to the cries of the earth
COP22, Interfaith, Climate Change
16 Nov
Growing cooperation between LWF Mauritania program and church in Senegal
10 Nov
Connecting the local to the global at climate conference
COP22, DWS Ethiopia, Climate Change
10 Nov
LWF Ethiopia brings perspectives from communities devastated by climate change
10 Nov
Europe in Solidarity – Evangelical Lutheran insights
Refugees, LWF Vice-President, VELKD
10 Nov
Panel with European LWF vice-presidents
9 Nov
Advocates urge transition to low-carbon economy, clean energy
COP22, ACT Alliance, World Council of Churches
9 Nov
This is a joint press release of the ACT Alliance, The Lutheran World Federation and World Council of Churches.
9 Nov
Feed the hungry, strengthen local markets
Chad, Food Security
9 Nov
Cash-based food support in Eastern Chad
3 Nov
Joint commemoration of the Reformation a 'milestone,' says Lutheran leader
Joint Commemoration, Joint Commemoration of the Reformation. Rev. Dr Martin Junge, Kurt Cardinal Koch
3 Nov
Remaining differences need to be addressed with a view to unity
2 Nov
Common Prayer in Lund Cathedral in photos
Joint Commemoration, Joint Commemoration of the Reformation
2 Nov
Prayer service in Lund Cathedral moves Catholics and Lutherans toward greater cooperation
1 Nov
Lutherans and Catholics gather in Lund for joint service to overcome past divisions
Joint Commemoration, Joint Commemoration of the Reformation
1 Nov
A commitment to move together in hope
31 Oct
A new beginning for Lutheran and Catholic aid agencies
Joint Commemoration, Joint Commemoration of the Reformation
31 Oct
LWF World Service and Caritas Internationalis sign Declaration of Intent for cooperation
31 Oct
God’s gift of unity
Joint Commemoration, Joint Commemoration of the Reformation
31 Oct
Pope Francis, LWF President Younan and General Secretary Junge inaugurate historic commemoration of the Reformation
31 Oct
Serving the neighbor together in hope
Joint Commemoration, Joint Commemoration of the Reformation
31 Oct
LWF President Younan and Pope Francis call for joint witness in a fragmented world