Trinity Lutheran Church Pasadena in South Australia is blessed with a multiethnic community, with members of European, Indonesian, Persian and African heritages. The challenge and gift from God is to synthesise all these ‘cultural colours’ together to better equip them for cross-cultural mission.
While Dr Tim Stringer believes online worship is not most people’s first choice, he says many congregations have discovered people who have not been in a physical worship space for years, if at all, have joined their worship online.
‘I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you’ (John 15:15).