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Assembly Study Book

This study book has been produced by a writing team from around the world as a basic resource leading up to and for the Assembly itself.  The content, which focuses on the theme, "For the Healing of the World", will be used to guide Bible Study sessions and Village Group discussions.

> To order the Assembly Study Book

The Study Book is provided to all participants registered for the Assembly.  The full content can also be found below for downloading.

(All links require Adobe Acrobat Reader.)


Part I: The LWF Tenth Assembly  [PDF, 216 KB]

A. The Theme: "For the Healing of the World"

B. The Canadian Context Where We Meet

C. Preparing for the Assembly

Part II: Daily EmpHases and Bible Studies 
Each day is available for download in PDF format

Day 1: Tuesday 22 July 2003
           For the Healing of the World  [PDF, 145 KB]
           Genesis 2:4-10, 15; Revelation 22:1-5; Luke 7:18b-23

Day 2: Wednesday 23 July 2003
           O God, the Healer, Liberator, Savior of the World  [PDF, 108 KB]
           Isaiah 42:1-12; Revelation 7:9-17

Day 3: Thursday 24 July 2003
           Forgive and Heal  [PDF,
146 KB]
           Genesis 50:15-21; Luke 7:36-50

Day 4: Friday 25 July 2003
           Reorder Power  [PDF,
109 KB]
           Ruth 4:13-17; Luke 20:45-21:6

Day 5: Saturday 26 July 2003
           Heal our Divisions  [PDF, 100 KB]
           Ephesians 2:13-22; Luke 24:13-35

Day 6: Sunday 27 July 2003
           Heal the Land  [PDF, 79 KB]
           Psalm 104:27-31; Romans 8:18-25

Day 7: Monday 28 July 2003
           Liberate from Bondage  [PDF,
132 KB]
           Exodus 1:15-2:15; Luke 8:26-39

Day 8: Tuesday 29 July 2003
           Rectify Injustices  [PDF,
116 KB]
           Micah 6:1-8; Luke 1:46-55

Day 9: Wednesday 30 July 2003
           Empower Us to Act  [PDF,
107 KB]
           Isaiah 61:1-4; Luke 13:10-17

Day 10: Thursday 31 July 2003
             Fulfill Your Promises, O God  [PDF,
110 KB]
             Isaiah 65:17-25; Revelation 21:1-6

Part III: Village Groups
Each Village Group is available for download in PDF format.

> Please click for an introduction to Village Groups

A. God's Healing Gift of Justification  [PDF, 89 KB]

B. God's Healing Gift of Communion  [PDF, 104 KB]

C. Healing Divisions Within the One Church  [PDF, 64 KB]

D. The Mission of the Church in Multi-Faith Contexts  [PDF, 100 KB]

E. Removing Barriers that Exclude  [PDF, 77 KB]

F. The Church's Ministry of Healing  [PDF, 80 KB]

G. Justice and Healing in Families  [PDF, 95 KB]

H. Overcoming Violence  [PDF, 77 KB]

I. Transforming Economic Globalization  [PDF, 132 KB]

J. Healing Creation  [PDF, 98 KB]


To order a copy of the Assembly Study Book
(EUR 12, USD 12, CHF 18 plus shipping) please contact:

The Lutheran World Federation
Office for Finance and Administration
P.O. Box 2100
CH-1211 Geneva 2

Tel: +41
/22-791 64 54
E-mail: [email protected] 

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