Carl Strehlow, 100 year anniversary
Centenary commemorations have been held in Central Australia, marking the death of Lutheran missionary Carl Strehlow. Pastor Strehlow died in 1922 at Horseshoe Bend Station on the Finke River.
Lutheran history to be commemorated in Coober Pedy
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.
A Uniquely Central Australian Christmas
Advent and Christmas are special times for us as church members. With Jesus at the heart of our celebrations it’s easy to assume that we all share a similar Christmas experience.
Special achievement for women’s choir
The Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir won the Special Achievement Award at the 2018 National Indigenous Music Awards in August.
Alice Springs playgroup to reopen
Lutheran Community Care’s Kwatja Etatha Playgroup in Alice Springs will begin operating again this month after a successful fundraising appeal.
Appeal to restore Alice Springs playgroup
An appeal has been launched to help Lutheran Community Care restore its Kwatja Etatha playgroup in Alice Springs, which was recently stripped of its funding by the Federal Government.
Central Australian choir film captures hearts
A documentary about the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir will be screened in Adelaide and Alice Springs cinemas in May. The Song Keepers tells the remarkable story of the choir and their first tour of Germany.
New church opens at Imanpa
After many years of planning and seeking funds, a new Lutheran church at Imanpa was opened on October 22.
Ordination of Neville Doecke at Hermannsburg
It was a wonderful occasion for the local community of Hermannsburg when Neville Doecke was ordained at Bethlehem Lutheran Church on August 27.