National Magazine of the Lutheran Church of Australia
The LCA will become the first national church in Australia to develop a Reconciliation Action Plan.
The discussion, debate and vote on the ordination of women and men in the LCA was an emotional one for many people at last month’s General Convention of Synod in Sydney.
General Convention worship themes followed the journey of the Israelites, from Exodus. With every step of faith they took away from slavery in Egypt towards freedom and future they were held safely in God’s hands. As are we.
Neil Bergmann is passionate about protecting and preserving earth’s natural resources. Here he shares a biblical reflection on our Christian responsibility to care for creation.
Earth care has long interested Dr Cathryn Hamilton. She has worked in and has a PhD in environment-related fields and today chairs the LCA’s Environmental Action Working Group.
One of the roles the LCA’s Commission on Worship fulfills is to work under the church’s College of Bishops to plan and coordinate the worship life of the triennial Convention of Synod.
Every school day around 45,000 young Australians pass through the gate of a Lutheran school or early childhood service somewhere in Australia.
Did you know Central Australia is as ‘Lutheran’ as Toowoomba in Queensland or South Australia’s Barossa Valley?
Cross-Cultural Ministry exists to nurture an inclusive missional culture in the LCA/NZ.
It seems society often measures our success according to our employment and relationship status. Emma Graetz shares some of her journey, navigating life as a single person – and as a loved child of God.