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Communion Office Organogram
A document containing the internal organization of the Communion Office
Document
14951
8 January 2020
Department for Planning and Coordination, Office for Communication, Office for Finance, Office for Human Resources, Department for Mission and Development (until 2019), Department for Theology and Public Witness (until 2019), Department for World Service
New Year Message 2020
General Secretary Rev. Dr Martin Junge draws on the words - “I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full ” (John 10:10) to encourage churches and to support each other in their ministries in the 2020 new year message.
Document
17741
19 December 2019
Office of the General Secretary
LWF pledges at the Global refugee Forum
LWF is involved in three pledges on the Global Refugee Forum, one alone and two in partnership with other faith-based actor.
Document
17706
16 December 2019
Department for Theology and Public Witness (until 2019)
Christmas Message 2019
In this year’s Christmas message, LWF President Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa invites Christians to make “the light of Christ visible and transformational for others” in a world darkened by life suffocating forces.
Document
17666
13 December 2019
Office of the President
Climate Finance for Addressing Loss and Damage
The report introduces the climate justice criteria of mutuality, solidarity, accountability, and the transversal principle of transparency of finance for assessing financial sources to address loss and damage.
Publication
17571
27 November 2019
Department for Theology and Public Witness (until 2019)
Resisting Exclusion - Global Theological Responses to Populism
Populist political movements pose serious challenges to churches and theology in many global contexts. How can churches resist the increasingly aggressive and divisive public discourse generated by such groups?
Publication
17511
14 November 2019
Department for Theology and Public Witness (until 2019)
Liturgy - 20th anniversary of the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification
The Lutheran World Federation and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity have jointly prepared a liturgy to mark the 20th anniversary of the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (JDDJ).
Publication
17051
22 August 2019
Department for Theology and Public Witness (until 2019)
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.
Document
16826
3 July 2019
Department for Mission and Development (until 2019)
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 (until 2019)
Council 2019 documents
Download exhibits and other Council 2019 related documents
Document
16406
5 June 2019
Department for World Service, Department for Planning and Coordination, Office for Communication, Office for Finance, Office for Human Resources, Department for Theology and Public Witness (until 2019), Department for Mission and Development (until 2019)
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 (until 2019)
LWF World Service Report 2018
The annual report shares the work of the World Service in 2018
Publication
16651
31 May 2019
Department for World Service
LWF Annual Report 2018
Annual report of The Lutheran World Federation, 2018
Publication
16496
27 May 2019
Department for Planning and Coordination
The LWF in 2018
An overview of LWF achievements in 2018.
Document
16511
8 May 2019
Department for Planning and Coordination, Office for Communication, Office for Finance, Office for Human Resources, Department for Theology and Public Witness (until 2019), Department for Mission and Development (until 2019), 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 Coordination, Office for Communication, Office for Finance, Office for Human Resources, Department for Theology and Public Witness (until 2019), Department for Mission and Development (until 2019)
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.
Document
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 (until 2019)
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 (until 2019)
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 (until 2019)
"Waking the Giant" presentation flyers
Flyers in A4 format to present thi initiative.
Document
15441
5 November 2018
Department for Mission and Development (until 2019)
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 (until 2019)
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 (until 2019)
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 Coordination, Office for Communication, Office for Finance, Office for Human Resources, Department for Theology and Public Witness (until 2019), Department for Mission and Development (until 2019)
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.
Publication
14906
19 July 2018
Department for Theology and Public Witness (until 2019)
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 (until 2019), Department for Mission and Development (until 2019)
A faith-sensitive approach in humanitarian response
Guidance on mental health and psychosocial programming
Document
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 (until 2019)
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