Sue Kupke has been appointed as Lutheran Education Australia’s next Director of Formation. Most recently the Education Leader for Lutheran Education SA, NT & WA, Sue has taught in Lutheran schools in Victoria, SA and WA. She will succeed Anne Dohnt.
The Commonwealth Government has asked the Australian Law Reform Commission to prepare a report on how to uphold human rights in faith-based education. The report proposes legislative changes that would be unlikely to support the current freedom for schools to build communities of faith.
Deep conversations about how Lutheran theology informs Lutheran education practices were a feature of recent Australian Lutheran College-led workshops for aspiring leaders in Lutheran schools and early childhood services.
It’s a long way from a Queensland classroom to war-torn Ukraine. And there’s a lot of difference between a cosy bed and sleeping on the floor. Yet 9-year-old Chloe, inspired by a project about God’s love and sacrifice, is doing exactly that.
It’s a long way from a Grade 4 classroom in Queensland to the frontline of the war in Ukraine. And it feels a long way from a cosy bed to sleeping on the floor. Yet 9-year-old Chloe, inspired by a class project on ‘Why experiencing God’s love can inspire someone to make a sacrifice to help others’,
Just 50 steps separate Langmeil Thanksgiving Church and Faith Lutheran College Junior Campus in SA’s Barossa Valley. So, when contemplating a name for the church’s outreach initiative to reconnect with the school community, 50 Steps seemed perfect.
Many Christians give prayerful consideration to voting, but an SA Lutheran college and congregation are reaching out to their local community by inviting them to walk through a prayer labyrinth on federal election day.