Due to COVID-19 restrictions limiting attendance numbers at public gatherings, this year’s LCA/NZ ordination service will be live-streamed on the internet, so that people from across the church can participate.
The late Pastor Paul Albers had organised everything about his funeral but COVID-19 restrictions meant it could not proceed as originally planned. With only 10 people able to attend funerals when he was farewelled in late March, how do you manage with so many wanting to pay their respects?
In Dr John (Joe) Strelan, God gave the church a special gift, a pastor, missionary, theologian, teacher, and writer who could communicate the gospel with rare clarity and teach the profound truths of the faith with rare simplicity.
The Professional Pastoral Supervision Program offers an opportunity for church workers to speak confidentially and regularly with a trusted and skilled practitioner about what is happening in their ministry.