In February the LCANZ General Church Board (GCB) and College of Bishops (CoB) met for the second time to discuss the division in the church around the ordination of both women and men. Here is the link to the communication from Dr Nigel Long, Secretary of the Church, and here is a direct link to the GCB… Read more
COVID-19 infection risks, health guidelines, border restrictions and ongoing uncertainty have forced the cancellation of ALWS’s plans for public events to give thanks for 70 years of service. ALWS instead is planning new ways to give thanks for how God has enabled the Australian and New Zealand Lutheran family to bring love to life through ALWS…. Read more
St Johns Year 9 student Charlotte Landherr wins a national prize and will have her english work published in a new teaching resource used by Australian secondary students. Congratulations Charlotte! Read full story here. Please follow and like us:
On Saturday 22 August, Our Saviour and Hosts co-hosted an online trivia night to raise funds up to $5821 for ALWS that would go towards building a greenhouse to support the host community of Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. With around 100 people in 20 homes and 35 Zoom windows going, they raised over $6,000! Congratulations… Read more
Well done to all who have raised funds for ALWS’s Walk My Way fundraiser. Mark’s goal was to raise raise enough funds to send 35 refugee children to school in East Africa. Through generous donations, 36 children are able to go to school! Donations are still welcome on their website. Please follow and like us:
As Lutherans we confess a God who became a human being. Through the incarnation (‘in the flesh’) God entered our space and time on our terms. The call that we have as God’s church is to also enter the spaces that we inhabit incarnationally, approaching others with the good news of Jesus Christ.
The LLL has announced the appointment of Ross Smith as its new Chief Executive Officer. Ross will take over from Allen Kupke when he retires later this year. It is expected Ross will commence his role as CEO in October 2020. Ross is currently CEO of the Anglican Schools Corporation in NSW, which oversees 14,500… Read more