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Nepalese Pastor Visits Australia
During March, Pastor Rabinrda Das spent four weeks visiting Lutheran churches and schools in Queensland, Canberra and Adelaide.
Together, St Luke’s Nambour and Graceville Centre are Team Art Festival
Local artists including those with disabilities and/or mental health concerns will display their work at Graceville Art Festival.
Take Time Out at Replenish & Grace-Laced Retreat
Sometimes you need to take a moment…or a weekend…to stop, unwind, and step away from the chaos that is your daily routine.
Blue Card Policy – Change Notification
Congregation members and pastors should be advised that the District Church Board has implemented a change to the LCAQD Blue Card Policy.
Notices below are current at time of posting. Dates are provided for reference. Information may not be current after the date of posting.
‘One Church. One Purpose. Many Ministries’ Workshop
On Sunday morning Bishop Mark and Pastor David Schmidt facilitated a session titled ‘One Church. One Purpose. Many Ministries’.
Synod Worship Moments
Worship services and devotions were held throughout the Synod program, following the synod theme from Romans 8:28 in a contemplative style.
Synod Art Competition Winners Announced
For the first time, the Synod theme was represented creatively through an art competition sponsored by the Lutheran Laypeople’s League.
“Immense Joy and Privilege”: LYQ Reports to Synod
LYQ Director Darren Pope and Chair Janelle Anderson presented to Synod delegates, declaring an immense joy and privilege to serve with LYQ.
Lutheran Women of Qld Report to Synod
Marilyn Jonas, a former LWQ Bursary recipient, presented on the Lutheran Women of Queensland’s work over the past year.
District Bishop’s Report to Synod 2023
Bishop Mark introduced the concept of one church, one purpose, many ministries, and spoke about a District-wide missional theology.
Ministry & Mission Report to Synod 2023
Ministry and Mission Council Chair Carl Eckermann and Director Rev David Schmidt presented the Mission and Ministry Report.
Lutheran Services and LEQ Present Reports to Synod 2023
The LCAQD Departments presented written and video reports ahead of the Convention of the Synod, which can be viewed on the website.
Governance Change Program Continues Structural Transformation
The Governance Change Program Committee summarised the work completed since 2022 and delegates adopted a number of recommendations for 2023.
2023 LLL Mission Outreach Grant Presented at Synod
The 2023 LLL Mission Outreach Grant was presented to Emmanuel Lutheran Fellowship Toowoomba, toward their vision of “re-igniting sustainable youth ministry”.
Bishop Term of Service Increased by a Year
Synod Delegates this Saturday voted in favour of the LCAQD Bishop’s term being increased to four years, in line with other districts.
LCANZ Bishop’s Report to Synod 2023
Bishop Paul Smith offered greetings from the broader LCANZ and presented upon a number of churchwide matters at this year’s LCAQD Synod.
LCANZ Simultaneous Art Exhibition
‘Come to the Banquet’ will be the theme for the 2023 LCANZ Simultaneous Art Exhibition.
Conference-Goers ‘Challenged and Inspired’ for Local Mission
More than 50 people re-considered their local neighbourhoods as mission fields during last weekend’s Cross-Cultural Ministry Conference.
Intensive: Theology of Mission
The Frontier School of Mission is offering a Theology of Mission Intensive, which may be credited or audited.