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Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria Bishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa makes his presentation at the May 2015 consultation and 60th anniversary of African Lutheran church leaders in Moshi, Tanzania. Photo: LWF/Tsion Alemayehu
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
Global Fund for Women president, Dr Musimbi Kanyoro, addresses Lutheran church delegates at the May 2015 African region consultation and 60th anniversary gathering in Moshi, Tanzania. Photo: LWF/Tsion Alemayehu
5 Jun
Persist in putting faith into action, Kanyoro urges Lutheran churches
Women, Violence, Africa, prevention, Marangu, Marangu 2015, Africa leadership consultation, WICAS
5 Jun
Violence against women is alarming, congregations can do more
Emmanuel Abraham, when he was one of the five co-chairs of the Marangu 1955 conference. Photo: LWF Archives
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
LWF Council member Ms Titi Malik and LWF President Bishop Munib A. Younan plant a commemorative tree for the 60th anniversary of the first Lutheran conference in Marangu. Photo: LWF/Tsion Alemayehu
26 May
Assurance of solidarity in the LWF communion of churches
Marangu Africa leadership consultation, Marangu 60th anniversary, Marangu
26 May
LWF’s President Younan encourages African member churches in their Lutheran journey
Bishop Younan (fourth from right) stands among Lutheran leaders welcoming a group of young Lutherans who climbed Mt Kilimanjaro. He told worshippers at the close of the Marangu conference that the challenge for Lutherans was to empower African Christians to more fully contextualize the gospel. Photo: LWF/Tsion Alemayehu
26 May
Africa’s spiritual gifts enrich the global church
Marangu 2015, Marangu 60th anniversary, Marangu Africa leadership consultation, Bishop Younan, Younan, ALCLC, Marangu
26 May
Over 2000 attend Lutheran anniversary celebrations in Tanzania
Lutheran women take to the airwaves in Moshi, Tanzania, with a message that women's rights must be upheld. Photo: LWF/Tsion Alemayehu
24 May
Support from church leaders critical for "gender justice integration"
Marangu 2015, Marangu 60th anniversary, Marangu Africa leadership consultation, women's rights, inlcusive communion, Marangu
24 May
Women’s recommendation to African Lutherans
Bishop Malasusa, centre, with members of the LWF Council
23 May
Malasusa: Challenges in Africa need special attention from Lutherans
Marangu, African leadership conference 2015
23 May
Hundreds attend Marangu anniversary opening worship
LWF General Secretary Rev. Martin Junge delivers his presentation during the Marangu anniversary conference on 20 May 2015. LWF/Tsion Alemayehu
21 May
Marangu conference: Lutheran church unity in Africa strengthens advocacy for justice and peace
Africa leadership consultation, Marangu 60th anniversary, Tanzania, Moshi, Marangu 1955, Marangu 2015, Marangu
21 May
General Secretary Junge encourages churches to build on Marangu uniqueness
Members of the Marangu Conference pose for a group photo after the blessing for the two climbers with the LWF banner. Photo: David Adgea/ELCC
20 May
Climbing to Kilimanjaro’s mountain top as stewards of God’s creation
Marangu 2015, Climate Justice, Marangu
20 May
An opportunity to raise awareness about environmental destruction
Speakers at the 1955 conference in Marangu included (from left) Dr Emmanuel Abraham (Ethiopia), E. M. Marealle (Tanzania), and LWF Executive Committee President Dr Franklin Clark Fry (USA). Photo: LWF Archives
12 May
Marangu at 60: Celebrating growing Lutheran solidarity in Africa
Marangu Africa leadership consultation, Marangu
12 May
Tanzanian church hosts historic Reformation preparation event