Many of us are familiar with the African proverb, ‘It takes a village to raise a child’. As congregations, we can potentially provide a great village to support parents in raising their children in life and in faith.
When Australian Lutheran World Service (ALWS) Board members and staff met in Albury, New South Wales, recently to mark 75 years since the Lutheran Church’s ministry to refugees in Australia began, there was no grand party to celebrate the milestone. Instead, they shared bowls of porridge.
‘Come to the Banquet’ will be the theme for the 2023 LCANZ Simultaneous Art Exhibition. LCA Visual Arts invites congregations, schools and aged-care facilities to stage exhibitions in their local communities in August 2023.