Lutheran Church of Australia
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Two longstanding servants of the LCA – Glenice Hartwich and Stephen Rudolph – are retiring. Combined, the duo has contributed almost 80 years of service to the church and its agencies.
Grace Lutheran Church Bridgewater in the Adelaide Hills is thinking outside of the box when it comes to bringing love to life for people in need at Christmas this year.
More than 300 people gathered to celebrate the 175th anniversary of German settlement and the establishment of the Lutheran Church in New Zealand in Upper Moutere, near Nelson on the South Island, on 20 and 21 October.
Yesterday Bishop James Haak was farewelled by mourners at his funeral service at Peace Lutheran Church, Gatton, where he had served as the congregation’s pastor for 11 years.
The LCA/NZ is mourning the death of respected and loved Bishop of New South Wales, Pastor James Haak, who died suddenly in Adelaide on 20 October.
Of the delegates registered at Convention, 161 voted against the resolution to ordain both men and women; 240 supported it.
Members of Lutheran Women of Australia (LWA) have donated almost $300,000 over the past three years to support church projects both in Australia and overseas.
The Board for the LCA’s Finke River Mission has paid tribute to the ministry of the late Pastor Max Stollznow.
Next week’s LCA General Synod in Sydney will reflect on Australia’s National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse during the triennial churchwide meeting.
One of the LCA’s Commission on Worship’s roles is to work under the College of Bishops to coordinate the worship life of the triennial Convention of Synod, which will be held next month in Sydney.
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