COMMISSIONS HomepageSocial and Bioethical Questions Lutherans for LifeCommission on Theology and Inter-Church Relations Ecumenical DialoguesCommission on WorshipReturn to Website Homepage Ordination of both women and men 2015:0216 RESOLVED that Synod requests the CTICR to build on its earlier work regarding the ordination of women and men to develop a draft doctrinal statement for GPC and… Read more
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It was the night the Living Faith Lutheran Church community at Murrumba Downs in northern Brisbane had been planning and praying for. On 14 June 2015 the latest church plant in the LCA was launched with more than 100 people attending worship. Called Beyond Church and based at Living Faith Primary School, Murrumba Downs, it… Read more
In 1966 the leader of the Queensland District of the LCA was a Schmidt; now it is a Smith. Then it was Pastor Schmidt; now it is Bishop Smith. In 1966 the leader of the LCA was a Lohe; now it is a Henderson. Then it was President Lohe; now it is Bishop Henderson. I’m… Read more
LCA Bishop John Henderson has called on all members to pray for the church’s leaders, and the delegates and organisers of next month’s 19th General Convention of Synod in Sydney as they prepare for the triennial meeting.
What do you do when you have a large family and no local Lutheran church? Build a church on your own farm, of course! And when those children move off the farm to town? Take the church building with you—brick by brick. That’s what happened in the remarkable story of the Trinity Lutheran Church in… Read more
CHURCH WORKER SUPPORT HomepageCalls – Employment – VolunteeringLay Ministry Parish NursingReturn to Ministry Support HomepageReturn to Website Homepage LCA Ministry Support Church Worker Support is a department of the Executive Office of the Church, also known as Ministry Support. It is one of five departments exercising the ‘enabling’ functions outlined in our LCA Strategic Direction… Read more
What is ‘church’? We know that it’s more than a nice building with a cross on top and that it’s bigger than a national institution with pastors, bishops and a seminary.
Becoming a sending church St Luke’s Albury, which is located in southern New South Wales, on the northern side of the Murray River border with Victoria, is a uniquely gifted congregation which has planted several ministries over its 80-year history. These include Lutheran Aged Care Albury, the largest aged-care provider in the region, and St… Read more
A historic agreement In October 1999, after years of committed dialogue, the Catholic Church’s Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Lutheran World Federation signed a historic agreement, the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (JDDJ). The agreement states that the churches now share ‘a common understanding of our justification by God’s grace through faith… Read more
Remembering the Reformation – Commemoration events around the LCA/NZ National Together in Hope Lutheran–Roman Catholic Reformation Commemoration – Adelaide SA, full day of events Tuesday 31 October 2017 – begins 7.00am with Lutheran worship, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Adelaide; 12.30pm – Long lunch along Wakefield St; 3.30pm – Concert at St Francis Xavier Cathedral; 5.00pm –… Read more