Woodside

Woodside Women ‘Loved by God’, willing givers, warm-hearted and would welcome you to visit; Off to the Chelsea Flower Show – whoa! What an amazing trip!! (A PowerPoint presentation by a church member who was able to visit England) October, the month we enthusiastically put our energy into packing shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child; Devotion, …

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The open bible for devotion

Devotion – July, 2020

Giver God I love singing to my friend, Jesus. I’m convinced music is one of the sweetest gifts God has given us. And not just to the “musically-inclined”! In my humble opinion a “pitchy” voice is akin to a funny laugh – an unofficial gift of the Holy Spirit, a contagious joy. My time in Indonesia, in a nutshell, was a pleasant surprise. The group of strangers I travelled with were far kinder than I …

Bible Study – July, 2020

Begin with Prayer. As a group within the LCA, Lutheran Women of Australia (LWA) is one of the biggest supporters of LCA International Mission and the work we do overseas on behalf of the church. What projects can you name that LWA support? (If you’re struggling to recall them all, have a look at the amazing list inside the cover of this magazine!) Each of these projects helps our partner churches proclaim the good news …

GIRT: The Unauthorised History of Australia by David Hunt

Do you like a laugh? Then read Girt. Our National Anthem tells us that Australia is “girt by sea” but did you know that girt is an old-fashioned word for “encircled”? Hunt explains this with humorous overtones. Did history classes at school bore you because you had to learn about the Tudors and the Stuarts …

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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 …

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The Opal Stone Journey

There is something special about intentionally wanting to become a multiethnic church that feels so new and invigorating but at the same time wonderfully challenging. It’s been hard to put into words what the experience is like for us at Trinity Lutheran Church, Pasadena, in Adelaide, with our relationship with our Indonesian community but I …

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Bethlehem – Adelaide – Ladies Guild

Bethlehem Women’s Guild, Adelaide, has enjoyed many blessings with Bible studies being led by Pastors Pearce and Pfeiffer, and in 2019 Vicar Peter Noble. Bible Studies are usually taken from Lutheran Women magazine. We are in our 127th year. We had a big celebration in October 2018 for 125th birthday and invited other guilds to …

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“God opened a way for me!”

Through ALWS, Lutheran women from Australia reach out to touch the lives of women in some of the world’s poorest countries. Angok Kongor, from South Sudan, shares how God has used your kindness in training her in cooking and business to open a way through all the challenges she has faced … “When I was …

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