News

8 Feb
Mutuality and solidarity at the heart of the communion of churches
Africa Pre-Assembly, LWF Assembly, LWF Twelfth Assembly
8 Feb
LWF General Secretary Martin Junge addresses delegates at Africa Pre-Assembly
7 Feb
A chance for greater awareness about freely-given salvation
LWF Assembly, Africa Pre-Assembly, Reformation, Assembly 2017
7 Feb
LWF Africa Pre-Assembly starts in South Africa
6 Feb
Europe Pre-Assembly in photos
Europe pre-Assembly, Assembly 2017, LWF Assembly, Sweden, Conviviality
6 Feb
A look at this significant week, in pictures
3 Feb
Called by faith to serve the world
Europe pre-Assembly, Pre-Assembly, LWF General Secretary
3 Feb
LWF General Secretary addresses delegates from European member churches at Pre-Assembly
2 Feb
A better place for the elderly
Refugees, Elderly, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, Aged care
2 Feb
LWF supports aged refugees in Dadaab camp, Kenya
1 Feb
Recognition of a wounded God needed to overcome violence
Europe pre-Assembly, Archbishop Antje Jackélen, LWF Twelfth Assembly
1 Feb
Festive worship with local congregation at beginning of European Pre-Assembly
1 Feb
Myanmar religions offer voices of hope in a new era
Buddhism, Christianity, inter-religious relations
1 Feb
Lutherans and Anglicans seek better relations with Buddhists in Myanmar
31 Jan
Europe preparations for Assembly a chance to strengthen communion of churches in Europe
Europe pre-Assembly, Assembly 2017, LWF Assembly
31 Jan
Delegates from three LWF regions meet in Höör, Sweden
31 Jan
A good time to be the church
Church of Norway, Rev. Dr Martin Junge, Reformation anniversary 2017
31 Jan
LWF General Secretary Martin Junge addresses Church of Norway synod
31 Jan
LWF signs statement with ecumenical partners on US Presidential Executive Order on Refugees
Regufees
31 Jan
“Abysmal failure of compassion and responsibility”
30 Jan
Ethiopian church elects Yonas Yigezu as president
Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus, EECMY, Leadership, Rev. Yonas Yigezu
30 Jan
LWF General Secretary invites EECMY to continue strong engagement in the Lutheran Communion
26 Jan
First LWF seminar for lay leaders offers sound theological knowledge
Lay people, seminar, Wittenberg, Ecumenical Centre
26 Jan
"A priesthood of all believers"
25 Jan
Education for Muslim children in Myanmar
Education, schools, teacher training
25 Jan
LWF supports communities with schools, teacher training and student kits
24 Jan
More than 100 LWF scholarship graduates
Human and Institutional Capacity Development, Scholarships, Diakonia
24 Jan
Program makes “significant contribution” to churches
23 Jan
Young Namibians excited to host global Lutheran youth gathering
Assembly 2017, Namibia, Youth pre-Assembly, Youth
23 Jan
More than 110 young Lutherans expected for LWF Youth Pre-Assembly in Ondangwa
20 Jan
Guatemala Lutherans speak out against killing of human rights activist
Killing, human rights defender, Lutheran Church of Guatemala, Iglesia Luterana de Guatemala, ILUGUA
20 Jan
Indigenous communities “most affected when defending their way of life”
18 Jan
Holy Land Lutheran church elects new bishop Ibrahim Azar
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, ELCJHL, Rev. Ibrahim Azar
18 Jan
ELCJHL important for Middle East
17 Jan
Churches called to be tireless ambassadors of reconciliation
2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
17 Jan
LWF General Secretary Junge welcomes theme of 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
13 Jan
Ninety masons trained to rebuild in rural Nepal
Eaerthquake recovery, masons, Training, reconstruction, Nepal, Nepal earthquake
13 Jan
LWF and Islamic Relief Worldwide train builders in quake-proof construction
12 Jan
Learning to farm more efficiently in Colombia's insecure Chocó district
security, humanitarian support, ECHO
12 Jan
“LWF has taught us to farm more nutritious crops"
11 Jan
Transforming lives of refugee children
Kenya, Refugees, Children, students, Education, secondary school, Dadaab reugee camp
11 Jan
The challenge of providing primary education for all in Dadaab refugee camps
2 Jan
God's Gift of Compassion
New year message 2017, New Years Message, General Secretary Martin Junge, LWF General Secretary
2 Jan
In New Year Message General Secretary Junge invites churches to seek inspiration from Reformation anniversary
22 Dec
Professional and passionate service to the neighbor
LWF Chad, agriculture program, Refugees, host communities
22 Dec
LWF General Secretary thanks LWF staff in Chad for their inspiring work
21 Dec
Together we achieve more
Seeds for Solutions, humanitarian relief, development, Refugees, host community
21 Dec
General Secretary Junge meets UN High Commissioner for Refugees, LWF partners and government officials in Chad
20 Dec
Seeds for Solutions: refugees and host communities working together
Seeds for Solution, LWF General Secretary, DWS Chad, Food Security, Refugees
20 Dec
LWF Chad program helps farmers reap tons of fresh produce from bare farmland
20 Dec
LWF Christmas message: Glory to God for unity in the Body of Christ
Christmas message, Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan
20 Dec
Bishop Munib Younan reflects on a “Gospel-centered” faithfulness
20 Dec
Palestinian faith leaders express solidarity with the Coptic Church in Egypt
Condolence, Coptic church killings
20 Dec
LWF President Younan and Jerusalem delegation visit Cairo, denounce killings at Coptic Cathedral