News

16 Feb
Proud to be Lutherans in the Middle East
Holy Land, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, Middle East, AVH, church, LWF member churches, Bishop, Jerusalem, Palestine, Palestinian homes, Jordan
16 Feb
Bishop Ibrahim Azar has been installed as the new bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land , following the departure of Bishop Munib A. Younan from the post.
7 Feb
LWF president urges member churches to stand united in Myanmar
LWF President, LWF member churches, Member Churches, peace building, peacebuilding, President Myanmar 2018
7 Feb
On his visit to Myanmar, Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa, president of the Lutheran World Federation, called upon the LWF member churches in Myanmar to stand united against the forces that seek to is
29 Nov
Lutheran pastor Skupch is the first woman president of Argentine ecumenical body
women in leadership, Ecumenical, Peace
29 Nov
A forum that strives for unity and peace in a fragmented world
12 Oct
With passion for the gospel and discipleship
capacity building, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500, church growth and sustainability
12 Oct
Interview with Ethiopian church leader Yonas Yigezu Dibisa
22 Sep
“A time of deep reflection”
Leadership, Newly-elected leaders' retreat
22 Sep
Bishop Jack Urame (ELCPNG) looks back on the Retreat of Newly Elected Leaders
20 Sep
“It felt like meeting the world – and my world got bigger with it!”
Newly-elected leaders' retreat, Leadership
20 Sep
Bishop Barbara Collins (ELCA) reflects on the Retreat of Newly Elected Leaders
19 Sep
A deeper understanding of Lutheranism worldwide
Newly-elected leaders' retreat, LWB-Zentrum Wittenberg, Leadership
19 Sep
Retreat of Newly Elected Leaders in Geneva and Wittenberg
15 Sep
Celebrating 50 years of women’s ordination in Estonia
Women in Church and Society, Women's Ordination, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
15 Sep
Tribute to Rev. Laine Villenthal and call for ongoing reformation
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
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
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
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
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
10 Nov
Europe in Solidarity – Evangelical Lutheran insights
Refugees, LWF Vice-President, VELKD
10 Nov
Panel with European LWF vice-presidents
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
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
6 Jul
Council 2016: moving the LWF toward the Twelfth Assembly
Council 2016
6 Jul
Council meeting photo essay
16 Jun
A second term for LWF General Secretary Martin Junge
Rev. Dr Martin Junge, Council 2016
16 Jun
LWF Council thanks Chilean theologian for dedicated passion
7 Jun
Double celebration for Eritrean church
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eritrea, Reformation
7 Jun
Church ties 150th anniversary to Reformation festivities
11 Apr
Ordination of women in Poland: “The church is on the way”
Women, Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland
11 Apr
Advocating for a church with women in ordained ministry
1 Apr
Brazilian Lutheran leader calls for dialogue to safeguard democracy
Brazil, Evangelical Church of Lutheran Confession in Brazil
1 Apr
Catholic-Lutheran document offers guidelines to local situation
25 Nov
Celebrating 45 years of ordaining women
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
25 Nov
ELCA Presiding Bishop Eaton gives thanks for women pastors
13 Nov
Church-led peace march brings cessation of violence in El Salvador
Salvadoran Lutheran Church
13 Nov
Salvadoran Lutheran Church leads peace initiative
16 Oct
Holding together a fragile peace in the Central African Republic
Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Central African Republic
16 Oct
Dialogue is essential to diffusing religious conflict, says Lutheran church leader Ndanga-Toué
8 Oct
Support network set up for new church leaders
Induction of Newly Elected Leaders, Leadership
8 Oct
LWF induction program for new church leaders
24 Sep
Strengthening the vision and practice of transformative church leadership
Leadership, Member Churches
24 Sep
LWF induction program for new church leaders
5 Jun
Renewal of the Lutheran church in Africa must address today’s realities
Marangu, Marangu 2015, Marangu Africa leadership consultation, Bishop Dr Musa P. Filibus
5 Jun
Nigerian Bishop Musa stresses need for critical reforms in theological education, leadership, liturgy and worship
28 May
At the age of 102, Marangu 1955 delegate reminds African Lutherans of unity of purpose
Marangu, Marangu 2015, Marangu Africa leadership consultation, Marangu 60th anniversary, Ethiopia, Dr Emmanuel Abraham
28 May
Marangu 1955 co-chair Emmanuel Abraham, 102: the importance of Marangu is that its aim was achieved