On 28 August, the LCA IT Department alerted users of its services that Microsoft is changing the functionality of automatic email forwarding, effective from 1 September. The new security measure introduced globally by Microsoft will have no impact on people who use their LCA email account for work.
Intergenerational ministry is a priority for members of St Mark’s Lutheran Church Dalby in Queensland, so during COVID-19 church closures, they embraced new opportunities to engage all generations in their worship and activities.
Grandparents play a vital role in a child’s faith formation. Of course, COVID-19 isolation and restrictions have kept many grandparents separated from their grandchildren. While this can be heartbreaking, there are many ways you can stay connected.
On 9 June the LCA was the victim of an online security breach. On 10 June, upon investigating the seriousness of the attack, the LCA IT Department shut down the entire LCA network and deleted all user passwords in order to secure our systems and restore services safely.
High school-aged Lutherans and their friends will gather at an internet ‘camp’ this winter school holidays. Organised by the LCA SA–NT District’s Blueprint Ministries, the camp.online program has been developed in response to COVID-19.
Members of two LCA congregations have added their voices to the Australian version of ecumenical internet music video The Blessing. More than 300 churches, worship leaders, artists and Christian ministry groups from around the nation took part in the project, which premiered on YouTube on 7 June.
A bewildering social media and internet-connected revolution is reshaping the world and relationships, even how we think and act. This Information Revolution has gathered a socially transformative pace. How should we 21st-century Christians engage with social media and the internet?
This Bible study intends to provide an insight into how social media can be both ugly and a blessing, and how we as Christians can respond so that our interactions on social media glorify God and help show love to him and others.
Like many others during COVID-19 church closures, St Johns Hope Vale in Far North Queensland has had to seek creative and technological ways to reach people. With shaky internet and very basic equipment, it was a huge challenge. But a new generation of people has stepped up.