Several key Australian missionaries and their families went back to Papua New Guinea to celebrate the 50th anniversary of St John’s Lutheran Church, West Goroka. The celebrations took place over three days and included a service, a one-day seminar and a cultural show.
On 1 June approximately 80 members and friends of Peter’s Lutheran Church Hobart gathered to celebrate 70 years of worship in Hobart. The evening was held in the St Peter’s Centre at Eastside Lutheran College. The theme for the evening was black and gold. These colours were chosen deliberately – the black to represent the… Read more
Lutheran Media has celebrated 70 years of sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. The LCA outreach recognised the milestone with a high tea for supporters in Adelaide, where MC and Christian commercial radio station host Jayne Lochert spoke of people’s need for real hope and how the most important story of all, Jesus Christ, needs… Read more
A little more than 50 years ago, when Pastor Conrad Raberaba set in place the foundation stone of the new church at Hermannsburg, 125 kilometres west of Alice Springs, a time capsule prepared by congregation members Olga Radke and Karl Benz was placed behind it. On 25 September 2016, on the occasion of Bethlehem Lutheran… Read more
Media often gets a bad rap. There is so much bad news broadcast and published that it makes us wonder if media can ever be used for good. Just like Martin Luther, we at Lutheran Media believe it can be – and that it is a great gift from God. We have been using media… Read more
Easter Sunday this year held a special meaning for 100 people who gathered at an outdoor church service in the Far North of South Australia, 140 kilometres further along the Birdsville Track from Marree. The service was part of a weekend of activities known as ‘Back to Killalpaninna’, acknowledging the Lutheran mission which was established… Read more
In this synodical term, 2016-2018, Lutherans across Australia and New Zealand are being encouraged to focus creative energy on the church God is building. This is the vision of 50.500 faith.freedom.future, a church-wide campaign launched at General Convention of Synod last year. The 50.500 initiative points back with thanks to God for his past blessings… Read more