Rev Dr David Stolz, who was Vice-President of the LCA from 2001 to 2006 – including two years beyond his official ‘retirement’ – and the church’s Victorian District President from 1988 to 2004, died on 24 August, aged 79.
‘Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”‘ The words of Isaiah 6:8 have particular relevance for Wayne George, lead pastor of St John’s, Bundaberg.
Covered in a patchwork of pictures, from praying hands and a church and cross, to cakes, jams, a tennis racquet and a rainbow, the runner symbolises more than half a century of quiet love and service that Doreen has given to her local Gatton community.
As he prepared for his betrayal, arrest, ‘trial’ and death, Jesus prayed for the unity of all believers. Inspired by that prayer, churches at Rockhampton in Queensland will join for Easter in a powerful witness.
Pastor Lauri Iso-Aho was shocked to receive a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of his service to Mount Isa’s multicultural community, presented by a representative of Queensland Premier Anastacia Palaszczuk this month (September). The award was made to the shepherd of Immanuel Finnish Lutheran Church – and Mount Isa Parish – at the annual Mt… Read more