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
The LCA/NZ has a dedicated COVID-19 Response webpage with the latest guidelines and messages. We will continue to provide our members with as much information as we can throughout this time.
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
A Bible study with the topic ‘give thanks in all things’ was the unexpected inspiration behind an initiative that sees BlazeAid volunteers provided with delicious meals after a day’s hard work.
I don’t have to tell you that at times we feel powerless as church today. The media loves to remind us that the church is ageing and shrinking in Australia, with the implication (and in some cases wish) that we are finished.
Together Editor Jessica Smith talks to the District’s new pastoral graduates, Shaun Manning and Lee van Rossen.
Born and raised Murbko resident Albert Noll was recently honoured with a 90-year baptism anniversary in February.
Semaphore Ladies Fellowship Craft Group have been helping to keep people in need warm, lending their sewing skills to the Wrap with Love project that distributes knitted blankets to communities and individuals who need relief from cold weather conditions.
It has often been observed that in times of hardship the true essence of community and humanity is revealed. In the aftermath of the Cudlee Creek bushfire in the Adelaide Hills, Birdwood Lutheran Church Pastor David Kuss describes life on the fire-ground as full of unexpected blessings.
It’s been a month of change in the SA-NT District, with numerous pastor installations held across the state and more are scheduled to come. We ask that you keep these pastors and the congregations in your prayers as they commence their journey together.
Blueprint Ministries would love to welcome young adults moving to or returning to Adelaide for study, training or employment and enable them to connect with others. Read more about this month’s news.
The former site of the Coober Pedy Lutheran Church Hall will be commemorated with the unveiling of a plaque in May this year. The venture has been initiated by the Lutheran Church in Alice Springs and supported by the Coober Pedy Historical Society.
In some parts of Australia bushfires are continuing to threaten lives and livelihoods. In other places, hundreds of people are sifting through ashes, wondering how they will put their lives back together. Here’s how to help.