Canadian Lutheran World Relief

CLWR carries out a broad range of programs that are united  in the goal of making life better for those in need. They have five main programs:

Community Development

This program supports community-based development programs that bring improvements in health, education, nutrition, agriculture, gender equality, environmental protection and more.


We Care Quilts and Kits

We quilts and kits collects goods like quilts, school and hygiene supplies, and medical equipment from donors across Canada and makes regular shipments to those in need overseas.

Emergency Relief

Emergency relief directs financial aid to areas affected by natural and human-made disasters through established emergency relief networks.

Refugee Resettlement

Refugee resettlement assists refugees through the refugee application process, and works with Canadian groups and organizations to sponsor refugee’s resettlement in Canada.


We Serve: International Volunteer Service

We serve international volunteer service provides opportunities for Canadians to serve overseas in an international development setting.


For complete details on the activities of CLWR go to their excellent

Website at

Making Donations

Here’s how you can make a donation to support CLWR activities:


Using your regular offering envelope, designate your donation to CLWR or to a specific CLWR activity. Please make cheques payable to Glory Lutheran Church. The donation will be forwarded to the Alberta Synod and then on to the ELCIC. Tax receipts will be issued by Glory Lutheran Church.

Option 2:

Send your donation directly to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC). Special envelopes are available on the display table in the Narthex. Make out your cheque to ELCIC. Tax receipts will be issued by the ELCIC.