Our Church in Mission – adopted by General Convention of Synod, 2003
'A statement on mission' – from DSTO Volume 2
Local Mission in the Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA) is about ‘growing as God’s people’ and ‘going as God’s people’ – the first two Strategic Priorities in the LCA Strategic Direction 2013–2018. Since the 2015 General Convention, the LCA agencies most directly focusing on mission and ministry have been coming together under the banner of Local Mission.
How we serve
Local Mission provides leadership and support to nurture a growing missional culture in the Lutheran Church of Australia and New Zealand. We promote, resource and coordinate participation in God’s mission in bringing the good news of Jesus Christ to all people. We assist individuals, families and communities to lead people to Christ and to grow people in Christ.
From 2017 we are organised as mission 'departments', each of which is supported by a mission-focused committee: