Canaan in Australia

Located in Theresa Park, 55km southwest of Sydney, you will find a place called “Canaan of God’s Comfort”. It is home to the Evangelical Sisterhood of Mary in Australia, a small community of Protestant sisters who have been living and working in Australia since 1979. They are part of a larger international sisterhood whose origin and main centre (Kanaan) is in Darmstadt, Germany. Founders Mother Basilea and Mother Martyria prayed for revival amongst the young women of their Bible study group following the near-total destruction of their city in the ...
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Lynette Lauterbach

Lynette Lauterbach worships at St John’s Lutheran Church in Naracoorte. She and her husband John, who is a cabinet maker, own and operate Willowbrook Cottages B&Bs. They have three adult children, Vanessa (dec), Nicole and Bradley and three grandchildren, Olivia, Ethan and Henry.