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Annual Report

ELCA Churchwide Ecumenical & Inter-Religious Relations Report National Workshop on Christian Unity 2018
The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
We open this annual report with a hearty word of thanks to LEIRN for all that you have done to ensure that the 500th anniversary of the Reformation will be remembered for its strong ecumenical and inter-religious witness. The joint commemoration service and stadium events in Sweden on October 31, 2016 set the stage for a remarkable year of visible unity, reconciliation, and cooperation globally, and in our local settings. The momentum certainly continues, but for now we are grateful for this opportunity to reflect with you on all that has taken place, renewing our energy and commitment to journey together with our ecumenical and inter-religious partners on the way to unity, justice, and peace.


Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Assembly Last year we gathered on the eve of the 12th LWF Assembly, which took place in Windhoek, Namibia, under the t…