Lutheran Church of Australia
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In messages to their districts, LCA bishops have reflected on how Christians can respond to questions about freedom of speech, particularly that involving matters of faith.
Dr Nigel Long’s appointment as LCA Secretary of the Church was announced last week. Concern for the vulnerable and disadvantaged led him to apply for the role.
As National Sorry Day (Sunday 26 May) and Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June) approaches, LCA Bishop Henderson encourages all Australians to show each other Jesus’ reconciling love.
I have been working as an intern at the Lutheran Office for World Community (LOWC) in New York since February.
The Lutheran Nurses Association of Australia (LNAA) has established a Lutheran Nurse of the Year award. The recipient will be announced each year on International Nurses Day (12 May), beginning next year.
Most Walk My Way participants found treading one course in the ALWS community event enough of a challenge. But Pastor Peter Hage now has three 25km treks under his soles – and is eyeing off a fourth.
LCA member Andrea Mason OAM has been named as a Royal Commissioner for Australia’s Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
Twenty-three LCA pastors, including three bishops, are among more than 280 people who will walk up to 26km in an Australia-wide effort to support refugee chlidren to go to school.
Pastor Robert Bartholomaeus has been installed as bishop of the LCA’s New South Wales district by LCA Bishop John Henderson.
Members of the unique Adelaide Lutheran Sports Club are this month celebrating 50 years since its genesis in the now-defunct United Church Football League in South Australia.
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