Tag Archives: ELCA
Posted on 06. Aug, 2014 by Dan Ruth.
As of August 1, 2014, there have been 1,603 reported cases of the Ebola virus in West Africa and 887 people have died. [source] This outbreak has gained international news coverage as it has spread. Many people are asking what can be done to help prevent this deadly disease from spreading any further, and what we […]
Posted on 10. Jun, 2014 by Lutheran World Relief.
Guest post by the Rev. Rafael Malpica-Padilla, executive director of Global Mission for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America At the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), we are grateful for our long, historical relationship with Lutheran World Relief and for our mutual commitment to companionship in mission. The strength of this relationship, and the […]
Posted on 21. May, 2013 by Lutheran World Relief.
O LORD, God of my salvation, when, at night, I cry out in your presence, let my prayer come before you; incline your ear to my cry -Psalm 88:1-2 Our hearts and prayers are with all those affected by the massive and devastating tornado that swept through Oklahoma on May 20. As an international relief […]
Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by Lutheran World Relief.
Three bishops from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America are currently traveling in Nicaragua to visit programs of Lutheran World Relief. Pictured here in Somoto, Nicaragua, the leaders attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new well that will provide clean water for the community. This photo was posted on Facebook by LWR’s President, John […]
Posted on 17. Aug, 2011 by Lutheran World Relief.
The video below launched today at the ELCA’s Churchwide Assembly, highlighting how Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Lutheran Services in America and we are working in the US and around the world to extend the hands of Christ to those in need.
Posted on 13. Jul, 2011 by Chandler Carriker.
A team of us from the Lutheran World Relief offices in Baltimore are on our way out to Spokane, Washington for the Women of the ELCA’s Eighth Triennial Gathering. We’re headed west with our Fair Trade chocolates, coffee, and handcrafts, and all the info you need on our Quilt & Kit ministry. Come meet up with us […]
Posted on 26. May, 2011 by Lutheran World Relief.
On Sunday, May 22, John Nunes gave the Baccalaureate Address and received an honorary doctorate of divinity at Carthage College, an ELCA college in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The transcript is below: To the illustrious F. Gregory Campbell, a presidential gentleman of vision and conviction; to the inspirational Harvard Stephens, a pastoral gentleman of passion and compassion; […]
Posted on 28. Apr, 2011 by Krista Zimmerman.
by Krista Zimmerman Cross-posted from the ELCA’s Voices for Change blog Travel is something I enjoy. So when my work for Lutheran World Relief took me to Sudan, I was grateful for the opportunity. Although some aspects of the trip were uncomfortable and stressful, I was always aware that I journeyed far from home by […]