Lutheran nurses recognised
by Bob Wiebusch
Sharon Berridge has been named the 2023 Lutheran Nurse of the Year. The Executive Care Manager of Tanunda Lutheran Home in South Australia’s Barossa Valley, Sharon was recognised with the annual award by the Lutheran Nurses Association of Australia (LNAA) on 12 May, International Nurses Day.
Lutherans honoured in Australia Day list
LCA members Graham Lieschke and Fred Stolz have been recognised in the Australia Day 2023 Honours List.
Nominations call for Lutheran nurses award
Nominations are open for the Lutheran Nurse of the Year award for 2023. The award recognises faithful and outstanding service during the preceding calendar year by a registered or enrolled nurse who is an active member of a Lutheran congregation in Australia or New Zealand.
Lutheran pastor honoured in Queen’s Birthday list
LCANZ pastor Darren Jaensch, who has served as the Australian Army’s Director General Chaplaincy since 2017, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2022 Honours List.
Lutheran researcher honoured
Long-time Lutheran Archives volunteer researcher Dr Lois Zweck is among LCANZ members honoured in the Australia Day 2022 Honours list.
Online graduation, valedictory service close year for ALC
Australian Lutheran College (ALC) Principal James Winderlich was among 98 graduates awarded for academic achievements by the University of Divinity last week. The online graduation, along with the ALC Valedictory Service held in November, rounded out the year for the college.
Lutheran Nurse of the Year nominations open
It’s time to start thinking about your nominee for the Lutheran Nurse of the Year award for 2022. Nominations may be submitted by congregations, schools, aged-care facilities or other bodies or agencies within the LCANZ.
Three more awards for The Lutheran
The Lutheran has again been recognised by the Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA), receiving three honours in the 2021 ARPA awards announced last month.
Lutheran schools cohort shows Olympic class
Former and current Lutheran school students shone at the recent Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, winning at least 19 medals, including nine gold, from a total Australian tally of 46 medals. If Lutheran Education Australia were a country, it would have beaten Canada, Brazil and New Zealand.
Lutherans recognised in Queen’s Birthday honours
LCANZ members Nancy Fox, Oscar Joppich, Kevin Kleemann and Shirley Smith have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List, announced on 14 June.