Do you feel the call to teach others how to live out the gospel in relationships? Do you have a passion for your local community? Do you feel the Holy Spirit leading you to use your God given gifts for the church? We are still taking applications for our upcoming course to be trained for… Read more
A big challenge for African families settling into Shepparton, Victoria, is getting around, as public transport is limited. In response, the congregation at St Paul’s Lutheran Church decided to set up a learn-to-drive program for African people aged over 21.
“I’m sending you home.” My manager stated to me that I was too old to continue my volunteer work. Really? How long will this last? How can I fill in my days on my own having no interaction with my clients? I cried! Now what? Lots of time to do what I want, what I… Read more
I recently passed the third anniversary of the heart attack I had in Namibia during the Lutheran World Federation Assembly. Remembering their care for me at the time, I wrote to the medical team at the Roman Catholic Hospital in Windhoek.
Staying in touch with her 15 grandchildren has always been very important for Judith Smyth. ‘They are always in my thoughts and prayers’, she says. ‘During the recent time of isolation … as I couldn’t see them in person, I decided to write a letter to each of them.’