Category Archives: Canadian Foodgrains Bank

Christ’s Church will be marked by love for the needy

In the following excerpt from his book Christ Have Mercy (pages 106-108), Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, the president of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, explains that the mercy Jesus’ followers demonstrate in their lives is a continuation of Christ’s … Continue reading

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Canadian Farmers Helping to End World Hunger

“It was a great day for God and great day for the poorer of the poor.” That’s how Leo Seguin, one of the organizers for the Westlock growing project, described the September 2012 canola harvest in Westlock, Alberta. Over 100 … Continue reading

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Canadian Foodgrains Bank celebrates 30 years

The following story comes from the CLWR News Briefs email. Thirty years ago, a unique and amazing effort was launched to help end global hunger – and Lutherans in Canada were there. In 1983 CLWR was one of the founding … Continue reading

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World Food Day is on October 16

World Food Day is on October 16, and the Churches Week of Action on Food runs from October 14-21. We invite you to mark the day by raising awareness about hunger in your congregation. Worship resources are available through Canadian … Continue reading

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