Thank you to the congregations that have submitted your 2022 statistical returns. They are due by 28 February 2023. Instructions for completing your congregation’s returns in LAMP2 were emailed to pastors, chairpersons, treasurers and statisticians on 22 December.
Meeting in Melbourne for the in-person sessions of the 20th General Convention of Synod, delegates were informed in a presentation by GCB member Mel Zerner that the church’s headquarters in North Adelaide is operating with an annual shortfall of approximately $1.5m.
LCANZ Bishop Paul Smith has urged the wider church to pray for the delegates, officials, organisers and volunteers who will meet for the in-person sessions of the LCANZ’s Convention of General Synod in Melbourne from 9 to 12 February.