Rachel Schilling gives us a taste of the comfort, beauty and rest to be enjoyed at the Replenish Women’s retreat at Luther Heights, Coolum on September 17-19.
In his first article in his new role within the LCAQD, Bishop (elect) Mark Vainikka introduces the theme ‘Living Faithfully and Prayfully’.
In 2019, Emeritus Bishop Paul Smith called on congregations to encourage younger delegates to attend the 2020 and 2021 Synods. Of course, COVID-19 put a stop to the 2020 Convention of Synod, like so many other events around the world. However, it was clear at the 2021 Synod that a new generation of delegates was… Read more
The term ‘PK’ (pastor’s kid) is well known, but PWs (pastor’s wives) tend to keep a lower profile. Kirby Mullen shares her vision and hope for encouraging PWs through the Grace Laced retreat.
Religious Instruction in State Schools (commonly known as RI) has been around, off and on, for over 100 years. Rev David Baker from the Christian RI Alliance shares what RI looks like in Queensland today.
It hasn’t just been the pandemic. Over the past 50 years, society’s attitude towards the church, and the church’s cultural influence have diminished. How do we faithfully respond to these changes?
Following the death of Pastor Ted Prenzler on 12 May this year. Pastor Kevin Spilsbury shares the personal impact that Ted and his wife Renate had on him and his family.
On July 21st, the International Olympic Committee will determine whether or not the 2032 Olympic Games will be held in Brisbane. Bishop Paul Smith, in his last newsletter article as Bishop in Queensland…
Confused about how the Replenish women’s retreat and Grace Laced retreat for wives of pastors on September 17-19 this year fit together, or about what to expect? I hope this will help!
We have just elected a new Bishop for the Lutheran Church in Queensland and two new assistant Bishops. Bishop Paul Smith celebrates this election and these “servants of the Word”: Ben, Mark and Nathan.