LCA/NZ COVID-19 Response
Lutheran Church of Australia
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As you will be aware from media reports, the Australian and New Zealand governments are taking action to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) around the two nations.
Staff, students and supporters of Australian Lutheran College (ALC) from around Australia were able to participate in ALC’s 2020 commencement event last week, thanks to modern technology.
In a moving show of Christian partnership, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Myanmar/Lutheran Bethlehem Church is donating three Sundays’ worth of offerings towards bushfire relief through the LCA.
LCA members Jill Lange-Mohr, Meryl Packer and Rex Packer have been recognised in the Australia Day 2020 Honours List.
LCA members have been at the forefront of community efforts to serve, minister to and offer relief to those who have suffered losses during the national bushfire crises in Australia over the summer.
Lutheran songwriter Dr Robin Mann has written two new verses for ‘Comfort, comfort’ for use free of charge by congregations and communities during this terrible fire season.
The LCA has opened its Disaster and Welfare Fund to accept donations for people and communities affected by the Australian bushfires.
Seven Australian Lutheran College graduates have joined the ranks of pastors of the Lutheran Church of Australia this week.
Lutheran songwriter and pastoral musician Robin Mann has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree by the University of Divinity.
Ian (Watto) Watson, founder of the ‘Shed Happens’ movement, died yesterday, 5 December. ‘Every bloke’s a champion!’ was coined by Ian as a rallying encouragement to men to be all that God called them to be.
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