It was a ‘day of celebration’ for members of Bethlehem Lutheran congregation at Morley in suburban Perth recently, when a visiting Sudanese community choir swelled their numbers and shared African hymns and songs during worship.
Life is too interesting to overlook anything. So says Chris Halbert, whose volunteering life involves preserving history in many forms, from football memorabilia to sheet music. For Chris, each piece tells a story that keeps history alive.
Christians from more than 90 churches from around New Zealand – including members of St Paul’s Lutheran Community Church at Upper Moutere in the north of the South Island – have come together online to sing a blessing over their nation.