to the South Australia – Northern Territory District
of the Lutheran Church of Australia
Lutherans believe that God loves everyone
and that his love comes to life through Jesus
Through Jesus, love comes to life
long before we know it or feel it
Through Jesus, God's love comes to life
as we grow together in his grace
Whoever you are, whatever your story
you're welcome here with us
... following Jesus,
where love comes to life
Here is the updated advice for churches in SA as of 29 July 2020. We have also answered some frequently asked questions to assist congregations in their safe return to buildings following the easing of restrictions.
If you have specific questions about resuming church activities please contact the District Office.
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.
Latest News and Features
It has been wonderful to see people gathered together in our church buildings again following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Here is a collection of photos from congregations across the District documenting their first worship services in person for several months.
An important update regarding Professional Standards for the month of July.
Volunteering is simply a way of life for Carmel Wuttke. Her love for people is evident in the numerous volunteer activities she undertakes within the local Waikerie community, where she is a very well-known and much-loved figure.
Buoying spirits and helping residents to feel comforted and connected are tasks that chaplains at our District’s Lutheran aged care and retirement living facilities undertake every day, but their role recently became even more crucial given the lockdown measures in place due to the global pandemic.
I have found it encouraging and inspiring that in a time of crisis you as God’s people have stepped up in all sorts of ways.
During this time of not being able to meet in person, it is important we continue to steward our buildings well. We encourage congregations to safely undertake a walk-around of their properties weekly to ensure they are kept in good condition.
Transcript from SA-NT Bishop David Altus’ Convention of Synod message at St Michael’s Lutheran Church, Hahndorf, on 17 May 2020.
As you will have heard, the Federal Government has relaxed some restrictions regarding places of worship. Here is the latest advice for South Australia.
Professional Standards Update for May 2020 including training, Working With Children Checks and staying safe online.
Only a few months ago, LCC was responding to help those affected by the devastating SA bushfires. Now COVID-19 has left more people across the state unemployed, struggling to feed their families or looking for a safe place to shelter.