We're part of a bigger church family, the Lutheran Church of Australia. Together we want to be a place where love comes to life. We believe that God's love is for everyone, everywhere, and we want you to see how his love comes to life in us – and in you.
The first target in the Governance and Reporting Framework for the Child Safety Standards is due on 31 July. The actions required are
- Congregation/parish council appoints assessor to conduct self-assessment.
- Assessor completes child safety self-assessment.
- Assessor submits self-assessment to congregation or parish council.
A number of resources for congregations are available on the LCA website.
We are asking congregation and parish leadership to ensure the following actions take place
- Complete & submit 2021 Statistics
- Update office bearers to LAMP2
- Provide the 2021 Book of Reports and Financials to District Office
Information on directions and restrictions regarding Coronavirus can be found at the relevant government websites.
The Victorian Government Coronavirus website can be found HERE, or call the Victoria Coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398
The Tasmanian Coronavirus website is located HERE or call the Tasmania Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738
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This week’s District eVoices includes articles on the cross cultural ministry taking place at the Nunawading Waverly congregation supported by evangelist John Zhong, a reflection on the LYV Empower event earlier this year, an update from Judy Bowman on Tertiary Ministry, a celebration story from the South Sudanese. The usual features of Important Dates, positions… Read more
This edition of District eVoices includes a devotional message from Bishop Lester, celebrations of anniversaries and regularisations of calls across the District, some news on District Convention of Synod, plus the regular features of ABCs for congregational leadership, Pastor call updates, events and important dates, the district prayer list, and links to LCANZ departmental eNews…. Read more
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