LCA Bishop John Henderson has called on all members to pray for the church’s leaders, and the delegates and organisers of next month’s 19th General Convention of Synod in Sydney as they prepare for the triennial meeting.
The LCA/NZ is moving into the final two months of the ordination consultations that are being held throughout Australia and New Zealand during March to October 2017. From August to October eight consultations will be held in the Victoria/Tasmania District, beginning with the consultation at the District Pastors Conference at Warrnambool on 2 August and ending… Read more
Ordination consultation meetings are continuing in South Australia, as well as moving into the LCA’s New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory and Queensland districts, this month. Members of the church’s Western Australia district and those from Adelaide and the South Australian Riverland last month joined the discussion regarding the ordination of women and men in the… Read more
Timothy Pietsch has been appointed to organise the church-wide consultation on a draft doctrinal statement regarding the ordination of women and men in the LCA. The LCA’s Commission on Theology and Inter-church Relations (CTICR) has produced a preliminary draft doctrinal statement and commentary in response to synod’s resolution at last year’s General Convention. It was… Read more
Dear fellow members of the LCA, Soon our church will gather in a General Convention of Synod. No matter who you are or where you worship, the decisions made at the convention will affect you. They’ll affect all of us—and our children and our grandchildren. Even if you won’t be attending as a delegate or… Read more