News

17 Apr
Young Germans urged to run for congregation councils
election, Elections, Youth, Youth Participation
17 Apr
“Young, Protestant, with something to say?
11 Apr
LWF youth call for revival of churches
Youth, Youth Participation, Global Young Reformers Network, Twelfth Assembly, LWF Twelfth Assembly, Assembly, Youth pre-Assembly
11 Apr
Lutheran youth have started the discussion on revival in the church.
9 Mar
ELCA Bishops stand with youth in addressing gun violence and school safety
peace building, Peace-building, peacebuilding, Youth, United States, ELCA, Bishop, Violence, Peace
9 Mar
Following a school shooting in Florida, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Conference of Bishops has issued a statement calling for “a deeper conversation about school safety and second
12 Feb
Empowering young people to train LWF Peace Messengers
Peace Messengers, Peace, peace building, Peace-building, peacebuilding, Youth, Interfaith, Muslim, Christian, Jerusalem, inter-religious dialogue, Interreligious Dialogue
12 Feb
The Lutheran World Federation has released a Peace Messenger training manual.
24 Nov
Pleading for the rights of unaccompanied minors fleeing crisis
CoS, Migrants, European refugee crisis, Child Protection, Children, Human Rights
24 Nov
Church of Sweden seeks urgent government protection for vulnerable youth and children from Afghanistan
20 Nov
“My church aims to be CO₂ neutral by 2050”
COP23, Climate Justice, Climate, Youth
20 Nov
Interview with COP23 delegate Helena Funk from Germany
11 Nov
“Walk on Earth Gently”
COP23, Climate Justice
11 Nov
LWF joins multi-faith invitation to promote sustainable lifestyles
8 Nov
‘Luther Gardens’ in the Philippines
Living Reformation projects, Global Young Reformers Network, young reformers, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
8 Nov
Young Reformers in the Lutheran Church in the Philippines (LCP) are keeping the spirit of the 500-year-old Reformation alive by teaching members to become good stewards of God’s creation.
3 Nov
An issue of dignity
Child Protection, girls, Hygiene, Sanitation, Education
3 Nov
Improved sanitation to keep female students in school in Uganda
27 Oct
Inspired by the spirit of ‘not being indifferent’
Reformation 500, Global Young Reformers Network
27 Oct
Russian young reformers build sponsor system for children to mark Reformation anniversary.
25 Oct
One tree at a time
Youth, Democratic Republic of Congo, Global Young Reformers Network, Living Reformation projects
25 Oct
Young Reformers turn attention to deforestation in Congo
13 Oct
“Education is light, ignorance is darkness”
Education, DWS Kenya, Refugees
13 Oct
Refugees speak about the importance of education for girls
29 Sep
Equipping youth as interfaith messengers of peace
Peace Messengers, Interfaith, Youth, Capacity development
29 Sep
LWF training in Jerusalem paves way for a global toolkit
3 Aug
Inspiring youth to make diakonia more visible
Youth, Global Young Reformers Network, Reformation 2017, Living Reformation projects, Reformation 500
3 Aug
Commemorating 500 years of the Reformation in Brazil
28 Jul
Lutheran youth lead initiatives at global exhibition
Global Young Reformers Network, Wittenberg, Reformation 2017, Living Reformation projects, Reformation 500
28 Jul
LWF Young reformers at World Reformation Exhibition in Wittenberg.
13 Jun
“You got us started - we won’t stop now”
Youth, Climate Change, LWF General Secretary
13 Jun
LWF General Secretary thanks youth for leadership in addressing climate change
10 May
“Bold, flexible and proud of our Lutheran identity”
Youth pre-Assembly, 12th Assembly
10 May
Youth Message to LWF Twelfth Assembly
8 May
Vibrant in the life of the communion
12th Assembly, Youth pre-Assembly, Youth Participation
8 May
LWF General Secretary addresses Youth Pre-Assembly
2 May
LWF Youth Pre-Assembly gathers 120 young people in northern Namibia
Assembly, Namibia, Youth pre-Assembly, Youth
2 May
A space to learn, discuss and become a voice of the young Lutheran generation
4 Apr
Youth fight the scourge of drug and alcohol abuse in Zambia
Prevention of drug and alcohol abuse, Youth Zambia
4 Apr
High unemployment and poverty rates push increasing numbers of young Zambians to drugs and alcohol.
15 Mar
Press release: Young pastor to preach at LWF Assembly closing worship
LWF preaching contest, Worship, LWF Assembly, Assembly 2017, LWF Twelfth Assembly
15 Mar
Online voting of International Preaching Contest started
13 Mar
“I believe, therefore…” - hundreds of Polish youth support Reformation project
Global Young Reformers Network, Living Reformation projects, ECACP, The Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland, Reformation 2017, Reformation, Reformation 500
13 Mar
More than 400 young people join Living Reformation project
27 Feb
Empowering the Young Generation
Climate Change, Youth
27 Feb
Thirteen new climate projects for Africa
10 Feb
Zero hunger and quality education paramount to Africa
Sustainable Development Goals, 2030 Agenda
10 Feb
Africa Pre-Assembly discusses Sustainable Development Goals
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
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