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In the face of myriad social crises, Lutherans as a Christian community can still say “we are not perfect” but also offer space for dialogue and nurturing a sense of being together in communion,” said IECLB President , Rev. Dr Nestor Paulo Friedrich (middle). Photo: LWF/P. Cuyatti
1 Sep
Liberated by God’s grace to share the gospel, serve the needy
LAC Pre-Assembly, Reformation 2017, Asia Pre-Assembly, Reformation 500
1 Sep
Two LWF regions prepare together for Twelfth Assembly discussions
Bishop Ben Chun Wa Chang, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hong Kong and Rev. Anne Burghardt, LWF study secretary for Ecumenical Relations, show the Chinese translation of the Reformation Anniversary booklets. Photo: LWF/A. Danielsson
19 Aug
What does it mean to be liberated by God's Grace?
Asia Pre-Assembly, Assembly 2017
19 Aug
Asia Pre-Assembly participants discuss LWF Twelfth Assembly themes
LWF General Secretary Rev. Dr Martin Junge said the Asia Pre-Assembly is an opportunity for church representatives to meet, share their work and exchange ideas. Photo: LWF/A. Danielsson
17 Aug
Where churches share their gifts, enrich each other and serve the world
Asia Pre-Assembly, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
17 Aug
LWF General Secretary Junge shares a vision for the LWF at Asia Pre-Assembly
In his semon, LWF President Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan told delegates they must increase the world’s awareness about contemporary forms of economic slavery. Photo: LWF/A. Daníelsson
16 Aug
Joyful worship as Lutherans in Asia begin LWF Pre-Assembly
Asia Pre-Assembly
16 Aug
Thai culture introduced through song and dance
Pracha Hutanuwatra, program director at the International Network of Engaged Buddhists, invited participants at the SDG forum in Bangkok to redefine what is considered important in life. Photo: LWF/A. Daníelsson
15 Aug
True diakonia means not leaving anyone behind
Asia Pre-Assembly, Sustainable Development Goals
15 Aug
Public forum on Sustainable Development Goals in Bangkok brings together religious organizations and civil society
Women delegates from LWF member churches in Asia make paper windmills at the Women in Church and Society meeting, held before the regional Pre-Assembly. Photo: LWF/A. Danielsson
15 Aug
Asian women delegates gather to prepare for the Assembly
Asia Pre-Assembly, Women, 12th Assembly
15 Aug
LWF Women on the Move program, Gender Justice Policy introduced at regional meeting
Church leaders at the LWF leaders conference last year. Photo: Johanan Celine P. Valeriano
11 Aug
Asia Pre-Assembly kicks off regional preparations for LWF Twelfth Assembly
Asia Pre-Assembly
11 Aug
Lutherans in Thailand host delegates from 54 churches