Commission on Theology and Inter-Church Relations
The Commission on Theology and Inter-Church Relations (CTICR) advises the church on matters of theology and doctrine, and studies the theological implications of our relationships with other churches, at home and overseas.
It also sponsors our formal bilateral dialogues, currently with the Roman Catholic, Anglican and Uniting churches in Australia. At the request of the church the CTICR also studies current theological issues and trends, and provides advice to the church in the form of papers and statements.
Through its ecumenical dialogues, it has an ongoing program of theological discussion with the major church bodies in Australia, it hears reports from the National Council of Churches in Australia (NCCA) and the NCCA's theological body, the Faith and Unity Commission, and it monitors developments within Lutheran World Federation and the International Lutheran Council.
Click the button below to learn about our dialogues with other Christian churches in Australia.
Doctrinal Statements and Theological Opinions
Over the years the CTICR has produced Doctrinal Statements and Theological Opinions (DSTOs) and other resources on behalf of the LCA. The DSTOs are listed below (click on the accordion links). Some are available for download here (in PDF format).
Volume 3 is online only; there is no print version.