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About a million people (half the country’s Christians; the largest denomination) belong to two Lutheran church bodies in Namibia. Theological education, leadership development, education, and HIV and AIDS projects are key companion church priorities supported by the ELCA with grants and personnel.


ELCA Malaria

Your gifts to the ELCA Malaria Campaign are helping support the initial stages of preparation and program planning; anticipating malaria program launch in 2014.

ELCA Missionaries

Rev. Philip and Lou Marie Knutson serve throughout the countries of Southern Africa as resources for Christian education projects.

ELCA International Leaders

Forty international leaders have received ELCA educational scholarships to further develop their skills for service in the church in Namibia.

ELCA Global Ministries

Your ELCA gifts and offerings support collaboration between the churches of Africa as well as Christian witness and relations with Muslims in Africa.

ELCA Disaster Response

Your gifts to Lutheran Disaster Response, in partnership with The Lutheran World Federation, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia, support psychosocial care, capacity building and sustainable livelihoods in response to drought.