At its October 2023 meeting, the General Church Board agreed to make some important changes to Child Safety Standards submission timelines. The next round of Child Safety Plans will now be due in 2025.
More than 90 per cent of Australian congregations have submitted either a Child Safety Plan or an assurance that they have no children in regular attendance, indicating that they are embracing their child safety responsibilities. The next step is to ensure plans are implemented and reviewed.
8 September 2023 Listen to this podcast https://lca.box.com/shared/static/qtn0l4u953lqmqz2zrqojj3myrnfzna7.m4a Into the light Ryan Williams Three decades ago, at a Lutheran church in South Australia, Ryan Williams was sexually abused – while… Read more
It’s a long way from a Queensland classroom to war-torn Ukraine. And there’s a lot of difference between a cosy bed and sleeping on the floor. Yet 9-year-old Chloe, inspired by a project about God’s love and sacrifice, is doing exactly that.
It’s a long way from a Grade 4 classroom in Queensland to the frontline of the war in Ukraine. And it feels a long way from a cosy bed to sleeping on the floor. Yet 9-year-old Chloe, inspired by a class project on ‘Why experiencing God’s love can inspire someone to make a sacrifice to help others’,