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The Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland (ECACP) has initiated a prayer cycle for LWF member churches on their way to the Thirteenth Assembly. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC
12 Sep
Polish church launches prayer cycle prior to Assembly
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12 Sep
Polish church launches prayer cycle to prepare its parishes and strengthen ties with LWF member churches in the year leading up to the Thirteenth Assembly.
Rev. Dr Faith Lugazia, Assembly Content Coordinator. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
2 Aug
Assembly: Creating a space for joint reflection and shared vision
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2 Aug
Understanding the context in each of seven regions of The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is essential for preparing the Assembly Study Book.
The Assembly Reference Group met to prepare the study book for the Thirteenth Assembly. From left: Rev. Dr Jean Koulagna, Cameroon; Prof. Dr Claudia Jahnel, Germany; Rev. Szabolcs Nagy, Hungary; Rev. Dr Chad Rimmer, LWF; Rev. Dr Faith Lugazia, LWF; Rev. Dr Frank Zeeb, Institute for Ecumenical Research, Rev. Dr Nelavala G. Prasuna, India; Prof. Rev. Tore Johnson, Norway; Prof. Dr Dirk Lange, LWF; Rev. Danielle Dokman, Suriname; Prof. Dr Jerzy Sojka, Poland. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
26 Jul
The Assembly is an invitation to reflect on contextual realities and theological heritage 
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26 Jul
How can the theme of the upcoming Thirteenth Assembly – One Body, One Spirit, One Hope – best be explored in The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) communion of churches?
At the end of the May 2017 LWF Twelfth Assembly in Windhoek, Namibia, stewards and volunteers received diplomas as a token of gratitude from the LWF leadership. Photo: LWF/Albin Hillert
21 Jul
LWF invites young people to join Thirteenth Assembly as stewards
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21 Jul
Applications are open for the Stewards Program of The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Thirteenth Assembly in September 2023. 
Looking forward to the Thirteenth Assembly: (from left) Anna Wrzesińska, Chairperson of the Local Assembly Planning Committee, Jerzy Samiec, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland, LWF President Panti Filibus Musa and LWF General Secretary Anne Burghardt. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
15 Jun
Assembly preparations proceeding “with vigor”
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15 Jun
The war in neighboring Ukraine changed the perspective on the upcoming Assembly, said the Presiding Bishop of the host church – the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland (ECACP) –...
LWF President Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa delivers his address to the Council meeting in Geneva. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
9 Jun
LWF President opens first in-person Council since start of COVID
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9 Jun
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) President Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa has welcomed delegates from member churches to the first in-person Council meeting since 2019.