Collection 231 - Lutheran World Ministries : Office on World Community : [Part 1]

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ZA COM MR-AAO-231

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Lutheran World Ministries : Office on World Community : [Part 1]

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  • 1973-01-01 - 1987-12-31 (Accumulation)

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The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Archives hold a collection on the organisation. It mainly covers the period 1971-1988.

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The LWM Office on World Community was established in 1973 as a joint project of the National Committee of the Lutheran World Federation (USANC) and the Lutheran Council in the USA. LWM/Office on World Community supported the struggle for independence in Namibia, opposed apartheid in South Africa, and worked with and provided assistance to the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) and US and international organisations against apartheid. In 1987, LWM was terminated with the establishment of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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The Office on World Community was established in 1973 as a joint project of the National Committee of the Lutheran World Federation (USANC) and the Lutheran Council in the USA. In 1987, LWM was terminated with the establishment of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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+1773-380-2700
+1773-380-1465
www.elca.org/
ELCA Churchwide Ministries
8765 W Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631
ELCA Churchwide Ministries
8765 W Higgins Road
Chicago
Illinois
United States of America

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