73rd. Annual Convention of the ELCG:
The ELCG held its 73rd Annual Convention from Sunday May 1 - 3, 2016, at Ebenezer Lutheran Church & Lutheran Hall, New Amsterdam, Berbice. The theme for this Convention was: “Liberated by God's Grace” with Sub-themes:
Salvation is not for sale
Human Beings are not for sale
Creation is not for sale
ELCG Plants Tree at Luther Gardens, Wittenberg
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has set a goal of planting 500 trees in the park and around the town to commemorate the anniversary of the Reformation, when on 31 October 1517 Martin Luther nailed his theses on the church door in Lutherstadt, Wittenberg. Churches of all denominations from all over the world are also invited to become "godparents" to one of the trees in Wittenberg and to plant a second tree in the area of their home Church. Read more ...
The year 2013 marked the 270th Anniversary Year of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Guyana, having been founded on 15th October 1743. To mark this anniversary event, the Church in collaboration with the Guyana Post Office Corporation, on 6th October 2013 issued commemorative postage stamps at a National Youth Service held at St. Andrew Lutheran Church. The stamps are of $80 and $20 denominations and bear the Church’s logo of the Cross, Bible and Swan, and are on sale at Post Offices.
On Wednesday 16th October 2013, a mass Church Assembly of members and guests converged at Lutheran Courts New Amsterdam, Berbice from 9:00 am for Divine Worship service, fellowship and special presentations from member Parishes.