The annual Lutherans @Uni camp is a great time for uni students and friends to connect. This year’s camp was held at Woodhouse, from August 11-13.
There’s more than just melodies on offer for the families who come through the door at one of the many Lutheran church-based mainly music sessions. Alongside the fun of the engaging songs, music and movement is an atmosphere of true community, one that offers support, sharing, ministry, even meals.
‘Living in a liminal time is certainly challenging. That’s where I’ve been for the last few months, between my election as District Bishop and the conclusion of my ministry at St John’s Unley. I’m both excited and nervous about what is ahead of me.’
There were six Blueprint Ministries camps held during the recent winter school holidays. All offered the opportunity for fun, games and activities, alongside times of learning, worship and faith building.
Craig Fielke was installed as Executive Director of Lutheran Education SA, NT & WA (LESNW) earlier this year. He shares some of his background, and reflects on the future direction of LESNW.
A fundraising porridge breakfast to support Somalian children through Australian Lutheran World Service (ALWS) was held at Calvary Lutheran Church in Morphett Vale recently.
The Upper North Zone Lutheran Women’s Fellowship Day was held on July 6, at St James Lutheran Church in Whyalla. The outside temperature may have been cold and wintery, but inside St James church the air was warm and cosy filled with the joy of friendships.
Breaking down barriers through breaking bread together was the goal for The Ark Lutheran Church in Salisbury, who recently partnered with Hope Arabic Church to reach the local Arabic-speaking community.
‘I express my gratitude to everyone I have had the privilege of serving for for over 13 years now in this role, and for nearly 37 years in ministry. I thank God for you, for your prayers and encouragement.’
Golden Grove Lutheran Primary is celebrating a top-class effort, after being the first school in South Australia to receive a School Aid National Accreditation Award. The award recognises the range of philanthropy and community service initiatives the school has been involved in.