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Craig Heidenreich is the new Cross-Cultural Ministry Facilitator for the LCA/NZ. He was appointed earlier this month to manage the department, which is part of Local Mission within the church.
Staff, students and supporters of Australian Lutheran College (ALC) from around Australia were able to participate in ALC’s 2020 commencement event last week, thanks to modern technology.
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.
At the Lutheran church in Pasadena, Adelaide, worship services are bilingual, drawing on music, language and contributions from African, Persian and Indonesian people. It’s a sign of things to come for our multi-ethnic, multi-cultural church.
by Barbara Mattiske
Under the theme of ‘Many cultures, one faith’, we spent times of learning, by both studying the Bible and listening to speakers, all of whom shared with love and passion about their ministries.
Pastor Brian Shek is retiring as Asian Ministry Coordinator for the LCA, a position he has held since March 2012.
Members and friends of Asian Lutheran congregations in Australia and New Zealand have taken part in a church study and immersion tour in order to learn more about the LCA/NZ.
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