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Creating a healthy and sustainable world where people live in peace with hope, justice, dignity and equality.

Mission, Vision & Values

Mission

Inspired by God’s love for the world, CLWR challenges and responds to the injustice which causes human suffering and poverty. We are committed to working alongside our partners to build resilience through a continual shared learning approach.

As an international relief and development agency of the Lutheran communities, CLWR provides opportunities for Canadians to respond to national and international needs.

Vision

A healthy and sustainable world where people live in peace with hope, justice, dignity and equality.

Accountable Partnership

God calls us to work together.CLWR works in partnerships.

CLWR reflects intentional and respectful collaboration, mutuality, accountability and transparency.

Caring for God's Creation

The earth is a gift from God entrusted to our care and nurture.

CLWR strives for the sustainable use of Earth’s resources in order to support abundant life for all.

Compassion & Justice

God calls us to show compassion and seek justice. 

CLWR responds in love to people who are suffering unjust or challenging political, social, economic and environmental circumstances.

Dignity & Respect

Created in God’s image, all human beings have value and should be treated through word and action with dignity and respect. 

CLWR supports vulnerable individuals and communities in striving for human rights and a sustainable future.