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SDG self-assessment tool
The self-assessment tool helps relate the work of churches to the SDGs and helps make visible the range of activities through which churches are already contributing to the realization of the goals.
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16826
3 July 2019
Department for Mission and Development
Season of Creation - Celebration guide 2019
This year, the theme for the season is biodiversity, God’s web of life. We invite you to consider the unique value of each creature in God’s wondrously complex web of life.
Document
16816
28 June 2019
Department for Theology and Public Witness
Council 2019 documents
Download exhibits and other Council 2019 related documents
Document
16406
5 June 2019
Department for World Service, Department for Planning and Operations, Office for Communication Services, Office for Finance, Office for Human Resources, Department for Theology and Public Witness, Department for Mission and Development
Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification - 20th Anniversary edition
This volume is published on the 20th Anniversary of the JDDJ, which was signed by the LWF and the Roman Catholic Church in 1999, and was later affirmed by the World Methodist Council, the Anglican Communion and the World Communion of Reformed Churches
Publication
16636
3 June 2019
Department for Theology and Public Witness
LWF World Service Report 2018
The annual report shares the work of the World Service in 2018
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16651
31 May 2019
Department for World Service
LWF Annual Report 2018
Annual report of The Lutheran World Federation, 2018
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16496
27 May 2019
Department for Planning and Operations
The LWF in 2018
An overview of LWF achievements in 2018.
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16511
8 May 2019
Department for Planning and Operations, Office for Communication Services, Office for Finance, Office for Human Resources, Department for Theology and Public Witness, Department for Mission and Development, Office of the General Secretary
Women Advocacy Handbook
A composition of articles that aims to strengthen the churches and FBOs capacity to advocate for women’s human rights from a faith perspective.
Publication
16271
3 April 2019
The Lutheran World Federation 2018 Facts and Figures
This document contains the main information about the LWF work and the key facts and figures relevant for it's understanding.
Document
16086
28 February 2019
Department for World Service, Department for Planning and Operations, Office for Communication Services, Office for Finance, Office for Human Resources, Department for Theology and Public Witness, Department for Mission and Development
2019 New Year Message
General Secretary Rev. Dr Martin Junge draws on the words of the Psalmist - “Seek peace and pursue it” (Psalm 34:14) to encourage churches “to be peacebuilders” in the 2019 new year message.
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15731
1 January 2019
Office of the General Secretary
Christmas Message 2018
In this year’s Christmas message, LWF President Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa reflects on the fear of the unkown.
Document
15696
14 December 2018
Office of the President
LWF World Service Global Strategy 2019- 2024
Sets forth the LWF’s World Service Global strategic plan from 2019 to 2024 on its common journey
Document
15741
13 December 2018
Department for World Service
16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence - Liturgical resources
LWF Communion Prayer for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign
Document
15626
26 November 2018
Department for Theology and Public Witness
Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C
The recent Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) highlights the importance of limiting global warming at 1.5°C degrees instead of 2°C degrees.
Publication
15516
21 November 2018
Department for Theology and Public Witness
Global, Ecumenical, Ongoing. The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
The booklet “Global, Ecumenical, Ongoing. The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation” offers a glimpse at how the Lutheran World Federation put the three principles of the commemoration into practice and filled them with content.
Publication
15491
14 November 2018
Department for Theology and Public Witness
"Waking the Giant" presentation flyers
Flyers in A4 format to present thi initiative.
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15441
5 November 2018
Department for Mission and Development
LWF Ecumenical Commitments
"To be Lutheran is to be ecumenical." This conviction is at the core of this LWF Ecumenical Commitments document.
Publication
15356
19 October 2018
Department for Theology and Public Witness
LWF Strategy 2019- 2024
Sets forth the LWF’s strategic plan from 2019 to 2024 on its common journey as a communion of churches
Document
15311
10 October 2018
Department for Mission and Development
The Lutheran World Federation 2017 Facts and Figures
This document contains the main information about the LWF work and the key facts and figures relevant for it's understanding.
Document
15131
31 August 2018
Department for World Service, Department for Planning and Operations, Office for Communication Services, Office for Finance, Office for Human Resources, Department for Theology and Public Witness, Department for Mission and Development
Communion Office Organigram
A document containing the internal organization of the Communion Office.
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14951
26 July 2018
Department for World Service, Department for Planning and Operations, Office for Communication Services, Office for Finance, Office for Human Resources, Department for Theology and Public Witness, Department for Mission and Development
Women on the Move
This publication is for both, men and women, who have been touched by Faith, kissed awake by hope and transformed by love.
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14906
19 July 2018
Department for Theology and Public Witness
Rights-Based Approach Local to Global
This report presents the work conducted in 2017 under the Rights-Based Approach Local to Global initiative. This initiative is being implemented in 9 countries, with a focus on human rights and advocacy for marginalised communities
Publication
14851
11 July 2018
Department for World Service, Department for Theology and Public Witness, Department for Mission and Development
A faith-sensitive approach in humanitarian response
Guidance on mental health and psychosocial programming
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14761
29 June 2018
Department for World Service
Advocacy Handbook
This manual serves as a one building block towards creating a more just, peaceful, and reconciled world. It is a practical tool on how to plan and organize effective advocacy actions.
Publication
14741
27 June 2018
Department for Theology and Public Witness
LWF World Service Report 2017
"Locally rooted. Globally connected."
Publication
14706
22 June 2018
Department for World Service
LWF Annual Report 2017
Annual report of The Lutheran World Federation, 2017
Publication
14696
22 June 2018
Council 2018 documents
Download exhibits and other Council 2018 related documents
Document
14666
20 June 2018
Department for World Service, Department for Planning and Operations, Office for Communication Services, Office for Finance, Office for Human Resources, Department for Theology and Public Witness, Department for Mission and Development
The LWF in 2017
An overview of LWF achievements in 2017.
Document
14536
31 May 2018
Department for Planning and Operations, Office for Communication Services, Office for Finance, Office for Human Resources, Department for Theology and Public Witness, Department for Mission and Development, Office of the General Secretary
"Liberated by God's Grace" – Report of the Twelfth LWF Assembly
The report of the Twelfth LWF assembly from 10-17 May 2017 in Windhoek, Namibia. Under the theme “Liberated by God’s Grace”, the report contains the assembly message, as well as presentations, public statements and resolutions.
Publication
14101
12 March 2018
Office for Communication Services
LWF Peace Messengers Training Manuals
The Peace Messengers Training is a peacebuilding and conflict resolution training program designed for youth from different communities and faith traditions. 
Publication
13966
12 February 2018
Department for Mission and Development
Online Theology Course
Eight-week pilot course developed by The Lutheran World Federation, which ran from October 2017 until the end of January 2018.
Video
13931
8 February 2018
Department for Theology and Public Witness
Report of the LWF Youth Pre-Assembly 2017
Report of the LWF Twelfth Youth Pre Assembly, Ondangwa, Namibia, 03–09 May 2017.
Publication
13836
22 January 2018
Department for Mission and Development