News from the CLC and its Member Churches

    Bishop Paulina Hławiczka-Trotman becomes the president of CTE’s 4th Presidency Group

    Bishop Paulina Hławiczka-Trotman has been appointened as the new President for the Fourth Presidency Group of Churchres Together in England (CTE). CTE General Secretary, Bishop Mike Royal, said: “Bishop Paulina has a proven track record of ecumenical engagement and an unswerving commitment to CTE’s Racial Justice Working Group. As the first female Polish Bishop in the UK, she is a trailblazer. We are excited about the ongoing journey with our Lutheran sisters and brothers”.
    Until now, the role was filled by the CLC General Secretary Dr Anna Krauss, who has stepped down from the Presidency to take up the post of Director of the The Lutheran World Federation’s (LWF) Centre in Wittenberg, Germany.
    Photo by Rev Meelis Süld

    Now open for bookings: Trip to Wittenberg and other places of the Reformation

    From 10th-14th October, CLC is organising a trip to Wittenberg and the surrounding historic sites of the Reformation under the guidance of the local tour operator Christian Tours Europe.  Bookings close on 17th June, £100 deposit required.

    Download the brochure: Brochure Lutherland

    Cost Fee of 675 Euros per person in a double room or 775 Euros in a single room. For those who are unable to afford the costs of the trip, CLC can subsidise the fee by £400 for members of one of our nine member churches or regular participants in the ILSC.

    Register here:

    The trip will include:

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    CLC Newsletter in May

    In the CLC Newsletter in May: 
    • General Meeting and Farewell to Outgoing CLC Leaders
    • Now open for bookings: Trip to Wittenberg and other places of the Reformation
    • Thrive and Aware - Online Workshop
    • To the London Pride Parade with the CLC
    • Upcoming Events
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    New Episode: New Bishop, Anglican-Lutheran Collab, Safeguarding

    Lutherans in the UK - Living Grace

    In this episode, we’ll take a closer look at safeguarding within a religious context, visit an Anglican-Lutheran collaboration in Estonia, and talk with the newly elected Bishop of the Lutheran Church in Great Britain, Rt Rev Paulina Hławiczka-Trotman. Produced and presented by Dr Anna Krauß, Rev Dr Wendy Sherer, and Rev Meelis Süld.

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Through ecumenical relationships and in many other ways Lutherans strive for reconciled diversity in the one body of Christ.

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Lutheran Student Chaplaincy

The CLC Lutheran Student Chaplaincy not only supports Lutheran students across the country but is built on a Christian ethos of hospitality welcoming students of all faiths and none. The chaplaincy works through the 'virtual' community of the International Lutheran Student Centre. You can contact the Lutheran Chaplain for Students by email. You can also sign up for the Chaplaincy newsletter or visit our Facebook page to see regular updates of activities. We are still socially connecting, even if we are physically distant!