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Indian shawls, a gift from UELCI staff to delegates from Africa and Asia, jointly reviewing the LWF HICD frameworks, during the meeting in Chennai. Photo: LWF/Immanuel
25 Aug
Diaconal training and praxis sharing are paying off
Human and Institutional Capacity Development, Diakonia, Capacity development
25 Aug
African and Asian church leaders assess effectiveness of capacity development
“The righteous shall live by faith” is the theme of the 150th anniversary celebrations of the Malagasy Lutheran Church, inaugurated at the Masombahoaka Lutheran parish in Fianaratsoa. Photo: MLC
19 Jun
150 years of a grassroots-based revival movement
Member Churches, Reformation 2017, Diakonia, Reformation 500
19 Jun
Malagasy Lutheran Church starts year-long jubilee and Reformation anniversary
Representatives from nine Lutheran World Federation (LWF)  member churches in Latin America and the Caribbean. Photo: LWF/ Peru
30 Mar
I am because you are: churches working together for capacity building
Diakonia
30 Mar
Help churches share experiences of their diaconal work ...
LWF churches confirm that graduates contribute to spiritual and social change in communities. This group of members of the Bangladesh Northern Evangelical Lutheran Church recently completed a course on Lutheran understanding and practice. Photo: LWF
24 Jan
More than 100 LWF scholarship graduates
Human and Institutional Capacity Development, Scholarships, Diakonia
24 Jan
Program makes “significant contribution” to churches
Genet Girma Eshete of Ethiopia talks to another particpant during the LWF Diakonia and HRM workshop in Nairobi. Photo: LWF/Afram Pete
1 Dec
Expressing God’s love through serving the neighbor
Diakonia, Human resource management, Human and Institutional Capacity Development
1 Dec
LWF human resource management training for churches in Central and East Africa
Participants in the LWF workshop at Ngaoundéré, Cameroon, included Rev. Mamadou T. Diouf (left), President of the Lutheran Church of Senegal. Photo: LWF/ David Adjia
27 Oct
Seeking innovative approaches to diaconal service
Diakonia, Human resource management
27 Oct
LWF facilitates workshop for churches in West Africa
Participants discuss diaconal strategies during the workshop in Managua, Nicaragua. Photo: Grosvyn Ariel Rodriguez
29 Aug
Churches share best practice in fight against injustice
HIV and AIDS, Diakonia, Theology, Human resource management
29 Aug
Workshop for diaconal workers in Latin American churches
Participants in an LWF-facilitated project management workshop for the Lutheran Church in Cambodia. Photo: Sally Lim
7 Mar
Join diaconal workers sharing good project management practice
Diakonia, Diakonia. Theology, Management for Effective Diakonia, Third Diakonia Virtual Conference
7 Mar
Read about initiatives in Malawi, Brazil and Norway
Humanitarian aid is collected for children in Donbas area, one of the worst affected of the Ukraine conflict. Photo: Janka Adameová
10 Aug
Solidarity for Ukrainian church diaconal work amid conflict
Diakonia, Children, Refugees, People with Disabilities, Conviviality
10 Aug
Assistance to the displaced and people with disabilities
Elisabeth Purba (center) talking about HIV and AIDS at a youth workshop organized by the Indonesia LWF National Committee in Desa Bulu Cina, Sumatra. New global development goals will work to lower HIV and AIDS transmission rates. Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
14 Jul
Increased awareness of faith groups’ contribution to UN development goals
Millennium Development Goals, United Nations, Diakonia, faith-based organizations, SDGs, MDGs
14 Jul
Junge reflects on LWF’s participation in New York roundtable
Dave Smith, founder of the Boaz Trust, which works with asylum seekers and refugees in Greater Manchester, explains the organization's work to members of the diakonia "Solidarity Group." Photo: Diakonia Solidarity Group
13 Mar
LWF Diaconal Group Pledges Solidarity Action for Ukraine
Diakonia, Conviviality
13 Mar
Sharing and Learning Has Strengthened Collaboration among European Diaconal Actors
Children from Peeteli in a 2014 summer camp organized by the EELC on Saaremaa island, Estonia. Photo: Avo Üprus
27 Feb
LWF Workshop in Manchester to Focus on ‘Convivial Economy’
Diakonia, Diakonia. Theology, Economic justice, Conviviality
27 Feb
Diakonia that Promotes Justice, Vocation and Dignity
General Secretary Rev. Martin Junge at the LWF Council Meeting in Medan, Indonesia, June 2014. Photo: LWF/M. Renaux
4 Dec
Diaconal and theological work belong together
LWF General Secretary, Diakonia, Europe, Refugees
4 Dec
Speaking in Württemberg, the General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation recalls the founding of the LWF
ILUGUA General Coordinator Rev. José Pilar Álvarez Cabrera. Photo: LWF/M. Haas
19 Sep
Guatemalan Lutheran Church’s Álvarez on the Importance of LWF Membership
Member Churches, Communion, Diakonia
19 Sep
Greater Visibility of Advocacy and Human Rights Work
Children’s Climate Day 2011 organized by the Evangelical Church in Central Germany. Photo: LWF
2 Jul
LWF Second Virtual Conference on Diakonia to Link Participants on September 18
Diakonia, Second Virtual Conference on Diakonia, Member Churches
2 Jul
Called to be Transformed and Transforming, Diakonia in Context
Conference participants discuss new approaches. Despite the diversity in Europe, diaconal workers face similar concerns. Photo: Szilard Szabo
23 Jan
Conviviality in Europe’s Diaconal Efforts
Diakonia, Conviviality
23 Jan
Seeing Church in a New Way
Mr Ivan Ivanov (left), European Roma Information Office, and CCME General Secretary Ms Doris Peschke. Photo: Ilkka Sipiläinen
4 Dec
Call for Justice-Oriented Engagement with Roma People
Roma and Sinti, Minorities and Indigenous People, Migrants, Diakonia
4 Dec
Diaconal Workers Develop Recommendations for Continuing Ministry