Members of two LCA congregations have added their voices to the Australian version of ecumenical internet music video The Blessing. More than 300 churches, worship leaders, artists and Christian ministry groups from around the nation took part in the project, which premiered on YouTube on 7 June.
In a moving show of generosity and Christian partnership, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Myanmar/Lutheran Bethlehem Church has donated three Sundays’ worth of offerings towards bushfire relief through the LCA/NZ.
Before Australian Chey Mattner became LWF’s World Service Head of Operations, he was an Australian Lutheran World Service Executive Director. Hear from Chey about serving the church in an international setting.
The 2020 meeting of an international mission consortium will be held in Adelaide. Rev Dr Steen Olsen, former mission director of the SA–NT District, who attended the 2019 event in Wellington, South Africa, said that this represents an exciting opportunity for the LCA/NZ.