The heart of mission … is an invitation to descend into the spaces of pain and confusion of those who do not yet know Jesus, and to ascend alongside others, as they discover the hope and the promise of the gospel.
In our work as a Ministry and Mission Department, we work collaboratively with LCAQD Congregations and Agencies to support God’s mission in our District. Here are a few examples of where we are connected: LCAQD Lutheran Services Lenten Appeal During the season of Lent we have our eyes fixed on the cross of Jesus. Thinking… Read more
The 2019 LCAQD Mission Stimulus Grant aims to enable congregations to set aside financial worries and focus on exploring new and innovative ways of connecting with their local communities through mission and outreach.
The LLL has kindly provided the LCA Districts with a one-off grant of funds to assist congregations with resourcing their mission. Grants of up to $5,000 are available to congregations. Grants are to assist congregations by providing support for training and the purchase of equipment and other resources (videos, books, teaching materials etc) that are… Read more
Lutheran Ormeau Rivers District School (LORDS) has been running the Inclusive Sport Program since 2016. ‘The program came about as a student-led initiative’, says Laura Robbins, Pastoral Care Coordinator Years 7 to 12 at LORDS. ‘Our inaugural school captain, Alex Wells, loves sport and has always had a heart for others. Her family are very community-minded… Read more
Earlier this month, Pastor David Schmidt took up the position of Director of the LCAQD’s Ministry and Mission Department. ‘The term “director” can often be seen in a hierarchical sense’, Pastor David says. ‘I see the position more as a walking alongside, helping Lutheran communities across the LCAQD embrace God’s call on their lives to… Read more