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Outdoor workshops for young people particularly affected by the lockdown measures in Slovakia. Photo: Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in the Slovak Republic
4 Feb
COVID-19 rapid response fund: “A shared commitment to leave no one behind”
Rapid Response Fund, MC/COVID19, COVID19, LWF member churches, Diakonia, Mission
4 Feb
Through the LWF Rapid Response Fund, the communion was able to rally support and provide direct and indirect relief to congregations and local communities facing the unprecedented challenges of the...
Eva Christina Nilsson, director of LWF’s Department for Theology, Mission and Justice. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
28 Jan
From Swedish countryside to global church coordination
Theology, Ecumenical, Communion Building, Youth, Communion, Women, Diakonia, Diakonia. Theology, LWF member churches, Mission
28 Jan
Growing up on a farm in the southern Swedish countryside seems a far cry from the high-flying career in international development and mission that Eva Christina Nilsson has been pursuing for almost...
LWF President Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa with LWF Vice-President for Africa Rev. Dr Jeanette Ada Maina, Bishop Theophilus Shadrach of the Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria, and LWF staff and students in the Gado camp. The students held signs and recited a poem on the importance of education. All photos: LWF/Lucie Alalu Grinstein
9 Dec
LWF President commends strength of Cameroon communities served by livelihood programs
Protection, Livelihoods, Diakonia, Mission, Women, Climate, Advocacy, Youth
9 Dec
On his visit to the LWF Country Program in Cameroon, the LWF President, Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa, applauded the strength and resilience of the communities served by LWF in Gado where refugees...
Rev. Tseganesh Ayele of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus welcomes participants to the CMCR. All photos: LWF/Albin Hillert
6 Feb
“As churches in mission, we belong to each other”
Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus, General Secretary, Mission, Self-Understanding of Communion, 2019 LWF General Secretary Ethiopia visit
6 Feb
LWF General Secretary addresses EECMY Committee of Mutual Christian Responsibility ...
ELCCo Presiding Bishop René Mwamba Sumaili offers a gift to Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania General Secretary Brighton Killewa (left). Third from right is ELCCo General Secretary, Gilbert Ilunga Nkasa Talwa. Photo: LWF/Gracia Rubona
2 Aug
Thanksgiving and prayers for Evangelical Lutheran Church in Congo
member church, Mission, DRC, Congo, Africa, Martin Junge, General Secretary, visit, Anniversary
2 Aug
50th jubilee marked with weekend of festivities
In a group work session, delegates at the consultationdiscussed how youth in many churches that are experiencing membership growth are a driving force for mission across all generations. Participants shared strategies on focus themes, resource mobilization, and inspiring activities that help to get more youth engaged in what the church is doing.  Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
29 Nov
Diverse communities in different contexts seeking new ways of doing mission
Mission, Contemporary mission, LWF Consultation on Contemporary Mission in Global Christianity
29 Nov
Opening the discussion on contemporary mission
Rev. Dr Fidon Mwombeki, director of the LWF Department for Mission and Development, presents a 70-year trajectory of mission thinking and activities in the LWF, during the Consultation on Contemporary Mission in Global Christianity in Geneva. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
18 Nov
“I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation…”
Contemporary mission, Mission
18 Nov
Junge: Proclaim, serve without exclusion and “witness with joy and hope”
Participants in the Consultation on Contemporary Mission in Global Christianity. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
16 Nov
How are Lutheran churches shaping holistic mission today?
Contemporary mission, Mission, Consultation
16 Nov
LWF Global Consultation on Contemporary Mission in Global Christianity