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 50th Lutheran Church of Australia SA-NT District Convention of Synod was held on 20-21 May 2023 at Encounter Lutheran College in Victor Harbor.
The Lutheran Church of Australia SA-NT District exists to resource, encourage and focus its communities to grow in Christ and make him known to all people.
A donation to the SA-NT District will help to support the communities, ministries and projects in our region. Follow the link below to make a donation.
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
LDS announces new CEO
Lutheran Disability Services (LDS) has announced that their new CEO will be Michael Kromwyk. Michael will take over from John van Ruth, who will retire at the end of June.
LCA welcomes Grace Chinese Church
Grace Lutheran Chinese Church, a new congregation worshipping in the Glynde Zion church building, has been admitted into membership of the LCA. They were given a warm welcome at District Synod.
New District bishop team elected
The SA-NT District’s new bishop team has been elected by delegates at the recent Convention of Synod, held in May at Victor Harbor. Pastor Andrew Brook was elected unopposed as the next bishop, succeeding Bishop David Altus who did not seek re-election after 13 years in the role.
A message from your Bishop-elect
‘For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be a pastor, and I’m immensely thankful to God for being able to follow this calling. I feel both excited and daunted as I prepare to serve you as District Bishop.’
‘Real Grace; Real Life; Real Community’
At the recent synod we launched a vision of sorts for our district under the heading: ‘Real Grace; Real Life; Real Community’. What does this mean for your local community?
Going gold for homelessness
Lutheran Care has collaborated with Adelaide surrealist artist Andrew Baines and several high-profile South Australians for a living art installation, unveiled in Rundle Mall earlier this year.
Golden Grove’s healing ministry
A healing tent at a local fete; setting people free from debilitating conditions; a miracle recovery after a serious car accident. The healing ministry at Golden Grove Lutheran Church has touched many lives.
Become a volunteer chaplain
Is God calling you to be a Disaster and Recovery Ministries (D+RM) Volunteer Chaplain? These chaplains are trained to bring a listening ear and to hear people’s stories.
New chapter for Deaf ministry
A silent sermon is preached every Sunday at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Magill. Yet while they may be low in volume, these services are perhaps the most interactive in the Lutheran community.
LC volunteers receive Premier’s Awards
Lutheran Care has celebrated the outstanding service of six dedicated volunteers, who recently received Premier’s Awards for their work visiting older people at risk of social isolation.