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The LCA’s Commission for Social and Bioethical Questions is calling for nominations for a new committee, Lutheran Earth Care Australia and New Zealand.
Seven new pastors, from a wide range of backgrounds, are stepping out in faith to begin their first assignments in parishes around the church this year.
Seven Australian Lutheran College graduates have joined the ranks of pastors of the Lutheran Church of Australia this week.
by Paul Traeger
Nearly 200 people attended the ordination service for Jeffrey Wheeler at Mount Liebig, 325 kilometres west of Alice Springs.
Sunday 6 October was ‘a day of great celebration’ at St John’s Lutheran Church at Geelong in Victoria as James Ruei was ordained as a Specific Ministry Pastor to the South Sudanese community there.
Dr Nigel Long’s appointment as LCA Secretary of the Church was announced last week. Concern for the vulnerable and disadvantaged led him to apply for the role.
Pastor Paul Smith has been re-elected as Bishop of the LCA’s Queensland District, to serve for the next three-year term. He was first elected to the post at the district’s 2015 convention.
Ms Jamieson Davies will be the new Executive Director of Australian Lutheran World Service (ALWS).
Australian Lutheran World Service Executive Director Chey Mattner is heading to Geneva, Switzerland, to take up a senior role with Lutheran World Federation.
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