As he prepared for his betrayal, arrest, ‘trial’ and death, Jesus prayed for the unity of all believers. Inspired by that prayer, churches at Rockhampton in Queensland will join for Easter in a powerful witness.
Pastor Lauri Iso-Aho was shocked to receive a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of his service to Mount Isa’s multicultural community, presented by a representative of Queensland Premier Anastacia Palaszczuk this month (September). The award was made to the shepherd of Immanuel Finnish Lutheran Church – and Mount Isa Parish – at the annual Mt… Read more
The LCA Queensland District has launched a relief appeal for individuals and communities devastated by Cyclone Debbie and the flooding in her aftermath. In the wake of the natural disaster, the District has urged church members to pray for those affected, donate towards helping those who have lost homes and possessions, and to help neighbours… Read more
Students from Lutheran Ormeau Rivers District School (LORDS) at Pimpama on Queensland’s Gold Coast recently found a unique way to recognise the LCA’s 50.500 initiative and celebrate their own milestone. At the school’s chapel assembly on Reformation Day the students from years 3, 4 and 6 created the 500 sign out of the LORDS and… Read more
When a family enrols their child in day care, they would expect to receive information about the service. At Beenleigh Family Day Care, south-east of Brisbane, the introduction families have to the centre includes a special extra – the gift of a Bible. This program is part of Beenleigh Family Day Care’s (FDC) ministry to… Read more
One hundred and seventy thousand bricks. That’s a lot – enough for about 15 houses! But in the hands of builder Mr W Janetzki, those bricks became a different type of home – one for 120 girls. Under his watchful eye, the bricks were transformed into the two-storey girls’ hostel at Concordia Memorial College, Toowoomba… Read more