On 9 June the LCA was the victim of an online security breach. On 10 June, upon investigating the seriousness of the attack, the LCA IT Department shut down the entire LCA network and deleted all user passwords in order to secure our systems and restore services safely.
In the leadup to Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June), LCA/NZ Bishop John Henderson took the opportunity to reflect on the theme for 2020, ‘In this together’. Bishop Henderson encouraged the church to remember that we are ‘one humanity, joined in Christ Jesus’.
In the lead-up to Australia’s National Reconciliation Week, the LCA has released a video in which LCA/NZ Bishop John Henderson addresses the importance of developing and implementing an LCA Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).
The primary purpose of the LCA RAP is to develop churchwide opportunities for the church to build upon its solid foundation of respectful and dignified relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the broader LCA community.
In former LCA Vice-President, the late Dr John ‘Joe’ Strelan, ‘God gave the church a special gift’, says Dr Vic Pfitzner. Dr Strelan, who served in the role now known as assistant bishop from 1987 to 1998, died on Saturday, aged 83. Dr Pfitzner, who was principal of the then Luther Seminary from 1989 to… Read more