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To find out more about how our church works In Mission for Others in this area or to get involved, contact:

Rev. Paul Gehrs

Assistant to the Bishop, Justice and Leadership

1.888.786.6767 x156

1.204.984.9156

pgehrs@elcic.ca

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Compassionate Justice Partners

 

Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) - On July 1, 2009 the ELCIC entered into a new working relationship with CLWR. Further information on this new relationship can be found within the ELCIC website.

 

KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives is a dynamic, church-based, social justice movement which unites churches and religious organizations in a faithful ecumenical response to the call to "do justice, and to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God" (Micah 6:8). Through KAIROS we deliberate on issues of common concern, advocate for social change and join with people of faith and goodwill in action for social transformation. KAIROS works with its members, partners, and our cross-Canada community based network to offer a faith-based response to issues of sustainability, dignity and rights.

 

Commission for Justice and Peace (CJP) is a part of the Canadian Council of Churches. CJP provides a forum for:

  1. Sharing information and concerns among those involved in ecumenical work on peace and social justice in Canada and the world;
  2. Reflecting biblically and theologically on peace and social justice; and
  3. Facilitating the cooperation of churches in peace and justice concerns.

 

Ecumenical Advisory Alliance (EAA) - the current priorities of the EAA include HIV and AIDS, and food justice.

 

Church Council on Justice and Corrections (CCJC) - the CCJC is a national faith-based coalition of eleven founding churches, incorporated in 1972. It is primarily through education, advocacy, and community development initiatives that the CCJC tries to foster healthier communities and crime prevention through social responsibility.

 

Project Ploughshares works with churches and related organizations, as well as government and non-governmental organizations, in Canada and abroad, to identify, develop, and advance approaches that build peace and prevent war, and promote peaceful resolutions to political conflict.

 

Canadian Food Grains Bank (CFGB) - the current priorities of CFGB is food justice. CLWR is a member of this organization.

 

Other Partners:

In full communion with The Anglican Church of Canada
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