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Photo: Leaders (women, youth and laypersons) from the Lutheran World Federation Latin America and the Caribbean and North America regions are gathering from 9-13 May for the 2022 Leadership Conference of the Americas. Photo: LWF/A.Gray
10 May
Americas: “God breathed life unto dry bones”
LWF member churches, Communion Building, Women, Youth, Youth Participation, Women in Church and Society, women in leadership, Leadership, Women's Leadership, conference
10 May
Coming together under the theme “God breathed life unto dry bones,” leaders from the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) member churches in Latin America and the Caribbean and North America are gathering...
Ms Christine Mangale of the Lutheran Office for World Community in New York, speaking at a session of the CSW61 Photo: LWF/A.Hillert
22 Apr
Urgent task of implementing women’s rights
LWF member churches, Advocacy, Gender Justice, Gender, Women, Gender Justice & Women’s Empowerment, women's empowerment, Commission on the Status of Women, United Nations, CSW, women in leadership, women's human rights, Women's Leadership
22 Apr
A month on from the 65th session of the UN’s CSW, the work has only just begun for Lutheran delegates back in their home countries, who are tasked with monitoring, implementing and holding their...
Past, present and future Lutheran women in leadership discuss challenges and progress in breaking barriers to affirm women’s rights and equality. Photo: LWF/S.Gallay
9 Mar
Breaking barriers: LWF women in leadership
Theology, LWF member churches, Communion Building, Communion, Gender Justice, Advocacy, Youth, Women, women in leadership, Women's Leadership, International Women's Rights Day
9 Mar
What can be done to break down barriers that prevent women from fulfilling their potential and reaching top leadership positions in the church and in society? That question was at the heart of a...
Rev. Dr Gloria Rojas Vargas during the 2013 LWF Council meeting. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
22 May
Chile: LWF Vice-President Rojas Appointed Chaplain to Presidential Palace
Women's Leadership, LWF Vice-President, Women in Ordained Ministry, Member Churches, LWF President
22 May
Creative Witness of the Church
Bishop Guðmundsdóttir (third from right) and other participants of the European WICAS conference in Meissen. Photo: LWF/E. Neuenfeldt
19 May
Women are Reforming the Church
Women's Leadership, Bishop, Ordained Ministry, Member Churches, Leadership, Women in Ordained Ministry
19 May
Iceland’s Bishop Guðmundsdóttir Reflects on her Leadership Journey
Kiyoe Narita (Japan Lutheran Church; WICAS regional coordinator NEALUC), Nora Samosir (HKBP, Singapore; WICAS regional coordinator SEALUC) and Ranjitha Borgoary (UELCI women’s desk; WICAS regional coordinator WESALUC), participating at the WICAS Asia regional meeting, April 9-10 in Thailand. © LWF/E. Neuenfeldt
18 Apr
Growing Awareness of Women’s Role in Churches
Women's Leadership
18 Apr
Women Leaders in LWF Churches in Asia Set Course for Inclusive Participation
LWF Vice-President for the Latin American and Caribbean region Rev. Dr Gloria Rojas Vargas blesses participants at the founding of the Women and Gender Justice network. © IECLB/Tobias Mathies
26 Apr
Lutheran Churches in Latin America and the Caribbean Form Women and Gender Justice Network
Women's Leadership
26 Apr
A Tool to Support Gender Policy in the LWF