Category Archives: CLWR

Canadian Lutheran World Relief Sunday — Materials Available Online

The CLWR Sunday 2017 theme is “Our Common Humanity”, which highlights our commonality as God’s children as we seek out ways we can work towards a world where people live in justice, peace and dignity. This year, Rev. Ted Giese, … Continue reading

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Our Hearts Ache for our Alberta Neighbours

Canadian Lutheran World Relief posted the following news release (September 14, 2016) concerning the relief aid for Fort McMurray, Alberta: When God lays the needs of people facing natural disaster and dislocation on the hearts of Canadian Lutherans, the response … Continue reading

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Canadian Lutheran World Relief Responding to the Need of Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

CLWR’s recent provision of $20,000 to Lutheran World Federation-Uganda was well-timed and has helped address the recent outbreak of cholera in the refugee holding center in Pagrinya, Uganda. Click here to learn more. NOTE: The Administrator of “Go!” serves on … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day — June 20, 2016

Canadian Lutheran World Relief reminds us that World Refugee Day is June 20th: Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to meet hundreds of refugees in camps and settlements in places like Jordan, Ethiopia and Uganda. What strikes me as … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day, Monday June 20, 2016

The plight of refugees, especially those from Syria, dominated the news earlier this year. Although not currently as visible in the media, there are still 60 million refugees around the world—families who left everything behind to save themselves from war, … Continue reading

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Canadian Lutheran World Relief Continues to Receive Donations to Assist the People of Fort McMurray

Lutherans from all over Canada have acted with urgency and compassion in supporting the Canadian Lutheran World Relief Fort McMurray Wildfire Appeal.   “We are pleased with the spontaneous outpouring of concern for the citizens of Ft. McMurray who have … Continue reading

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Fort McMurray Wildfire Appeal — Canadian Lutheran World Relief

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), Lutheran Church-Canada (LCC) and Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) issue an appeal for prayers and financial support for all those suffering loss due to the wildfires striking northern Alberta and the city of … Continue reading

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You’re Helping Former Refugee Kids Cope with Stress, Anger, and Guilt

“When I see pictures of my friends [still in Syria], I feel bad, and when I talk to them I want to go back. They all live in bad conditions, but I should be there. My friends tell me of … Continue reading

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Support Syrian Refugee Relief through Canadian Lutheran World Relief

CLWR, through The Lutheran World Federation (LWF), is providing support to Syrian refugees living in urban areas in northern Jordan and in the Za’atari refugee camp. Many refugees have witnessed intensifying violence, are enduring the loss of homes, jobs, and … Continue reading

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Ethiopia Drought Appeal

Canadian Lutheran World Relief, in its latest News Briefs reports: It’s a crisis few have heard about in North America, yet it has been classified at the highest level of humanitarian emergency, along with the war in Syria. No rain … Continue reading

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