LWF Annual Report 2020

A calling to live and work together, and offer hope

The LWF President and General Secretary introduce the 48-page report with a joint greeting. The report focuses on the theme: "Leave no one behind".

Read and learn about LWF’s work during a unique year under the following topics:

  • Churches’ presence and vibrant witness  
    • A communion united in COVID-19 response
    • Deepening Lutheran identity and ecumenical witness  
    • Strong diaconal work and church engagement in the public space
  • Promoting human dignity, justice and peace
    • Better coordination of local to global advocacy
    • Protecting people in need and frontline workers  
    • Quality services and quick response to recurring humanitarian crises
  • Organizational sustainability and effectiveness
    • A strong basis for strategic and financial management  
    • Towards the Thirteenth Assembly in 2023
    • LWF governance, leadership team and staff


Editor: The Lutheran World Federation
ISBN: 978-2-940642-24-3
Pages: 48
Publication date: June 2021