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EELCO Secretary General Mr Gilbert Ilunga Nkasa Talwa visited the LWF Communion Office in July 2014. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
17 Sep
Moving Forward with Hope in the DRC
Member Churches, Leadership, Peace, Muslim, Communion
17 Sep
Interview with Lutheran Church Secretary General Nkasa Talwa
Bishop Emeritus Dr. Thomas Nyiwe at the LWF Project Committee meeting in May 2006. Photo: LWF/D.-M. Grötzsch
19 Aug
LWF Offers Condolences for ELCC Bishop Emeritus Dr. Thomas Nyiwe
Member Churches, Bishop, LWF General Secretary
19 Aug
General Secretary Junge Expresses “Gratitude for Service”
Violence from northeastern Nigeria, Chad and the Central African Republic is now spreading into northern Cameroon. Photo: <a href=" https://www.flickr.com/photos/jbdodane/11594238253/ ">jbdodane.com</a>
18 Aug
LWF Expresses Shock at Kidnapping of Cameroon Pastor
Member Churches, Violence, LWF General Secretary
18 Aug
Spreading Violence is Deeply Distressing, Junge Says
The Archbishop of Canterbury and officials at the Church of England General Synod. Picture By: Keith Blundy | CofE
25 Jul
A Mighty Blessing to the Church
Women in Ordained Ministry
25 Jul
Britain’s Lutherans Celebrating Church of England Decision on Women Bishops
In front of the new Reformation logo of the Polish Lutheran church: (left to right) Bishop Jerzy Samiec, LWF Council member Iwona Baraniec and LWF General Secretary Rev. Martin Junge. Photo: LWF/Florian Hübner
21 Jul
Taking Stock 25 Years after the Fall of the Iron Curtain
LWF General Secretary, Member Churches, Bishop, Leadership
21 Jul
Conference of Central and Eastern Europe Church Leaders in Wroclaw
ELCG Secretary Samuel Jerry Goolsarran plants a tree at the Luther Garden in Wittenberg, Germany, on 10 June. Photo: LWF Center in Wittenberg/Annette Glaubig
27 Jun
Guyanese Church Secretary Goolsarran Reflects on the Reformation, Challenges Facing the ELCG
Luthergarden, Member Churches
27 Jun
Planting Trees as a Living Memorial to the Beginning of the Reformation
Council members vote on LWF decisions. Photo: LWF/M. Renaux
19 Jun
LWF Council Actions
Council 2014, LWF Council, Member Churches, Syria Crisis, Staff, Assembly 2017
19 Jun
Changes in Departments, Welcome to New Member Churches
Anastasiya Piddubska of Odessa, Ukraine, reports on the situation in her country during Council 2014. LWF/M. Renaux
17 Jun
LWF Council Issues Public Statement on the Ukraine
Member Churches, Violence
17 Jun
Praying Against Hate in a Divided Country
Part of the communion: Bishop Langsung M Sitorus (center) with Bishop Dr Frank O. July, LWF President Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan, LWF General Secretary Rev. Martin Junge and Bishop Dr Tamás Fabiny. Photo: LWF/ C. Kästner
17 Jun
Interview with Chair of LWF National Committee in Indonesia
Council 2014, Bishop, Member Churches, Lutheranism, National Committee, Communion
17 Jun
“The Council Meeting Has Empowered Us”
Bishops Malasusa and Kameeta and Ms Colleen Cunningham at the Marangu meeting. Photo: ELCT/Elizabeth Lobulu
10 Apr
LWF Member Churches in Africa Look Forward to the 2015 Marangu Jubilee Celebrations
Leadership, Member Churches, LWF Vice-President
10 Apr
Marangu conference is key to unity, dignity and integrity
LWF General Secretary Rev. Martin Junge and Rev. Berhanu Edossa Ofgaa, General Secretary of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus at the Partnership Consultation. Photo: Marianne Ejdersten/WCC
4 Apr
General Secretary Junge: The Cross of Christ Calls for Advocacy
4 Apr
Finnish Church Hosts Global Partner Consultation on Mission and Partnership
Rev. Philip Lok, former bishop of the Lutheran Church in Malaysia, at the Lutheran Churches in Asia meeting in Petaling Jaya. Photo: William Chang/LWF
3 Apr
Malaysia: Being Instruments of Peace and Service
Interfaith, Member Churches
3 Apr
Interview with Rev. Philip Lok of the Lutheran Church in Malaysia
Eucharistic service at the LWF Eleventh Assembly 2010 in Stuttgart, Germany. Photo: LWF/J. Latva-Hakuni
25 Mar
LWF Communion Is Growing
Member Churches, Communion
25 Mar
Survey Shows 72 Million Members
Consultation participants from Germany and Tanzania after the consultations. Photos: ELCB
24 Mar
German and Tanzanian Member Churches Consulting Together
Member Churches, Climate Change
24 Mar
“Unifying Force of Jesus Christ”
Kazakhstan Lutheran Bishop Yuri Novgorodov (left) and Rev. Gennadij Khonin, leader of the ELCRK Almaty congregation, during a visit to the LWF Communion Office in Geneva. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
7 Mar
Strengthening the Unity of Lutherans in Kazakhstan
Member Churches, Bishop, Interreligious Dialogue
7 Mar
Bishop Novgorodov Reflects on Reaching Out to Remote Congregations in a Multi-Faith Context
7 Mar
Namibia: Bishop Veikko Munyika Consecrated
Bishop, Member Churches
7 Mar
“Ministry of oversight and unity”
LCCN Archbishop Dr Nemuel A. Babba. Photo: Felix Samari LCCN/LWF
27 Feb
Nigeria: People of Faith Affirming the Sanctity of Life amid Challenges
Member Churches, Peace
27 Feb
Interview with Lutheran Archbishop Nemuel Babba
Rev. Martin Junge presents a cross from Central America to the Most Rev. Andres Poder, archbishop of EELC. Photo: Tiit Kuusemaa
28 Jan
Strengthening Lutheran Identity in Estonia
Refugees, Europe, Member Churches, LWF General Secretary
28 Jan
Encouragement in Secular Society
(l. to r.) LWF President Bishop Dr. Munib Younan and LWF Vice-President  for Africa Bishop Dr Alex G. Malasusa at the dedication of the Bethany-beyond-the-Jordan Evangelical Lutheran Church. Photo: ELCJHL
16 Jan
New Lutheran Church in Jordan “Emblematic of Freedom of Religion”
Member Churches, LWF President, LWF Vice-President, Middle East
16 Jan
LWF President Munib Younan Dedicates Church at Baptismal Site in Interreligious Celebration
Participants in the Conference on Asian Lutheranism and Lutheran Identity. Photo: LWF/W. Chang
17 Dec
Lutheran Identity in Asia Boosted by Research Network
Lutheranism
17 Dec
Renewing and Reforming the Church
A group discussion at the European region church leaders’ consultation. Photo: Johan Ehrning
17 Oct
Called to Accompany One Another
Member Churches, Resolutions/Conference Outcome, Migrants, Refugees
17 Oct
European Churches Aim to be a Voice of Hope