Category Archives: Social Ministry

Crisis in Myanmar: Canadians have until November 28 to see their donations matched by the government into a response pool for the Rohingya Crisis

Since August 2017, more than 600,000 Rohingya people have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar. They join an estimated 300,000 refugees already in Bangladesh who fled previous spikes in violence. Thousands of people are still arriving every day, … Continue reading

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Partnership provides life-changing support for Fort McMurray residents: Canadian Lutheran World Relief

In Fort McMurray, Alberta, the more than $527,500 raised by Canadian Lutherans and others is helping residents as they resettle and rebuild more than a year after wildfires caused widespread devastation in the region. Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) is … Continue reading

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CLWR Continues to Respond to Worldwide Human Suffering and Poverty

Inspired by God’s love for humanity, Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) challenges the causes and responds to the consequences of human suffering and poverty. Learn more about CLWR and the work you support in our new video. Note: the Administrator of … Continue reading

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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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What is the Essence of Being a Lutheran Christian in Mercy?

Rev. Dr. Mattthew Harrison, President of the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod, writes, What is the essence of being a Lutheran Christian in mercy?  Christ!  What does Christ do? He speaks Law and Gospel. He speaks consolation.  He speaks His … 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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Fill A We Care Hygiene Bucket — Canadian Lutheran World Relief

Canadian Lutheran World Relief is excited to announce a new way to pack the We Care Hygiene kits. A plastic bucket adds even more practicality and usefulness to this gift. The bucket can be reused in a number of ways such … Continue reading

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You Care for Communities in Nicaragua

Canadian Lutheran World Relief reports in CLWR News Brief (May/June 2015): Our generous We Care donors have made it possible to send almost $200,000 worth of quilts, kits and more to Iglesia Luterano Sínodo de Nicaragua. These shipments support the … Continue reading

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Nepal Earthquake Relief: Your Help is Needed

Your help is needed to respond to the urgent needs of survivors of the devastating earthquake in Nepal. Canadian Lutheran World Relief and the Lutheran Church in Canada have issued an appeal for financial donations to support the work of … Continue reading

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CLWR Reports Education and Water Make a Difference in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya

Canadian Lutheran World Relief is engaged in serving refugees in various regions of the world. In the January 2015 CLWR News Briefs, there is a focus on the work taking place in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. Two fundamental … Continue reading

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