News

13 Oct
“Education is light, ignorance is darkness”
Education, DWS Kenya, Refugees
13 Oct
Refugees speak about the importance of education for girls
13 Oct
The ‘Reformer Today’ is about the church’s future
Reformation 2017, Reformation 500, Global Young Reformers Network, young reformers
13 Oct
Youth in the Church of Norway have initiated nation-wide conversations on the ongoing reformation of the church and the changing role of its young people, calling for space to talk about faith and tak
12 Oct
With passion for the gospel and discipleship
capacity building, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500, church growth and sustainability
12 Oct
Interview with Ethiopian church leader Yonas Yigezu Dibisa
11 Oct
A global journey of commemoration
Reformation 2017, Reformation anniversary 2017
11 Oct
LWF broadcasts a live-stream of worship services from its seven regions on Reformation Day
6 Oct
Ministerial formation is the backbone of church life
Reformation 2017, Lutheran theology, Reformation 500
6 Oct
Interview with Indian church leader Michael Benhur
6 Oct
Theological education for ‘the times in which we live’
sustainability, Lutheran theology
6 Oct
Interview with Nicaraguan pastor Cortez Cristalles
5 Oct
Towards common witness
Interfaith, Christianity, Lutheran-Pentecostal dialogue
5 Oct
A five-year dialogue between Lutherans and Pentecostals focusing on Christian identity is progressing well.
5 Oct
The first female constructor in Rwamwanja
Women, Refugees, Education, Livelihoods
5 Oct
LWF provides education and job opportunities to Congolese refugees
4 Oct
Supporting civil society’s agenda for human rights
faith-based organizations, Human Rights, United Nations, Indonesia, South Sudan, Myanmar
4 Oct
LWF intervenes at UN Human Rights Council
3 Oct
LWF shares pain, prayers and solidarity over Las Vegas shooting
3 Oct
General Secretary Junge writes to US Presiding Bishop Eaton
3 Oct
This is the perfect time to be the church
Reformation anniversary 2017, Reformation 2017, LWF General Secretary, Reformation 500
3 Oct
An interview with LWF General Secretary Martin Junge about the Reformation anniversary
3 Oct
How to create a forest
Ethiopia, Climate Change, environment
3 Oct
LWF conserves environment in Ethiopia
29 Sep
Equipping youth as interfaith messengers of peace
Peace Messengers, Interfaith, Youth, Capacity development
29 Sep
LWF training in Jerusalem paves way for a global toolkit
29 Sep
Creative interfaith training for a new generation
Interfaith, Youth, peace building, Conviviality
29 Sep
LWF and Indonesian institute build on a dialogical model to affirm diversity
27 Sep
A spotlight on growing violence against defenders of land rights in Colombia
Peace-building, Human Rights, land rights
27 Sep
LWF-supported platform says environmental and civil society leaders are targeted
26 Sep
Remembering Christ’s message
Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
26 Sep
Liberian churches commemorate Reformation anniversary
25 Sep
LWF endorses statement on refugee compact
UNHCR, ACT Alliance, Refugees, Statement
25 Sep
The Lutheran World Federation, ACT Alliance and other NGOs present a statement during the UNHCR Standing Committee.
22 Sep
“A time of deep reflection”
Leadership, Newly-elected leaders' retreat
22 Sep
Bishop Jack Urame (ELCPNG) looks back on the Retreat of Newly Elected Leaders
20 Sep
Lutheran, Mennonite and Catholic team finalizes report on baptism
Ecumenical, Lutheran-Roman Catholic dialogue, Mennonite, baptism
20 Sep
Current phase of trilateral dialogue concludes
20 Sep
“It felt like meeting the world – and my world got bigger with it!”
Newly-elected leaders' retreat, Leadership
20 Sep
Bishop Barbara Collins (ELCA) reflects on the Retreat of Newly Elected Leaders
19 Sep
A deeper understanding of Lutheranism worldwide
Newly-elected leaders' retreat, LWB-Zentrum Wittenberg, Leadership
19 Sep
Retreat of Newly Elected Leaders in Geneva and Wittenberg
18 Sep
Reformation: A bridge between the local and global church
Reformation 2017, Reformation booklets, Reformation 500
18 Sep
Courses on LWF booklets in Estonia a source of inspiration for ongoing reformation
15 Sep
Celebrating 50 years of women’s ordination in Estonia
Women in Church and Society, Women's Ordination, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
15 Sep
Tribute to Rev. Laine Villenthal and call for ongoing reformation
14 Sep
More than one million refugees in Uganda
DWS Uganda, Refugees
14 Sep
East Africa’s largest refugee crisis needs more support
11 Sep
Freed to fulfill God’s purpose
Reformation 2017, Geneva, Reformation 500
11 Sep
Swiss Lutherans mark 500 years of the Reformation and 50 years of congregational life