Brisbane North & Sunshine Coast Zone Rally Day 19 April 2023

We gathered at Calvary, Glasshouse Mountains with the theme taken from Genesis 1:24,25: All creatures great and small. There were 38 in attendance to close off our year and make plans for 2023. After a cuppa we were welcomed by Zone President, Marilyn Jonas. All creatures great and small was the opening hymn. Pastor Tom Jantke opened with a devotion based on forgiveness. If you forgive sins, they are forgiven. Jesus said to Thomas, “Blessed are those who have not seen yet believe”. We all have wounds – marks of …

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Wide Bay Burnett Zone Fellowship Day 2021

On 13 October, Faith North Bundaberg ladies hosted the day with the theme Under His Wings, text: Matthew 23:37. Fifty-two attended. Karen Bryce from “Faith” and Heidi Lane, Zone President warmly welcomed everyone. Pastor Ryan Norris opened the morning with a devotion from Isaiah 40:28-31. Pastor Ryan stated we should never forget God in our ability to hang on during tough times in life. Take time to remember God’s faithfulness as he is always there for us. Just a prayer away. Trust and Obey and A Mighty Fortress were sung, …

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Darling Downs Zone Rally – March 2022

Lutheran Women of the Darling Downs met for their annual Rally on 22 March 2022 in the lovely country setting at Glencoe, hosted by Bethlehem, Glencoe and St John’s, Wilsonton. President Val Kath welcomed 58 ladies, seven visitors and four pastors to the half-day rally. The theme was Give Thanks in All Circumstances (1 Thessalonians 5:18). PowerPoint slides displayed the banner, many slides showing various aspects of life for which people give thanks, key points from the Bible Study conducted by Pastor Faggotter, and the talk about GIVIT. The morning …

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Darling Downs Zone Rally – 2021

  What a joy it was to awaken on 20 April 2021 to a lovely autumn morning and to know that today we were going to meet as a Zone for our Annual Rally at Our Saviour’s Toowoomba. It has been a long time since we could have fellowship with our sisters outside of our individual ladies’ fellowships. Forty-four sisters, pastors and visitors met under the Theme, Day By Day based on the Bible text from Romans 14:5-8. One person thinks that a certain day is more important than other …

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LWQ Central Queensland (CQ) Zone Annual Rally/Retreat

Praise God! The ladies of LWQ CQ were permitted to gather around the Word of God and for fellowship at Calvary Lutheran Church in North Rockhampton, hosted by Calvary/Living Waters Ladies Fellowship on the weekend of 27 and 28 March 2021. 32 ladies attended from Mackay, Brisbane South Gold Coast, and places in between. Under the theme Apron Strings and Other Things, we were literally taken back in time to when some of us, and many of our mothers/grandmothers regularly wore aprons. Aprons adorned the worship centre walls and were …

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Central Queensland (CQ) Zone Annual Rally/Retreat 2020

Theme: F.R.O.G. (Fully Rely on God) So we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him. 1 John 4:16 Gladstone Ladies Fellowship was the host for the Rally/Retreat held on 14,15 March 2020 and we were blessed to have the company of ladies (and some menfolk) who came from far and wide. Thank you to all the 41 ladies and 12 men who joined in the Rally and the Men’s Mystery Tour; those who …

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Wimmera Mallee Zone Rally, Horsham

We were welcomed to Horsham for the 53rd Zone Rally on a pleasant Thursday morning by the Horsham afternoon ladies guild president, Marie Bergen, who introduced the Mayor of the Horsham Rural City Council, Cr Mark Radford who extended a warm welcome to visitors to Horsham. He spoke about some of the highlights that he had researched about the history of Lutherans in the Horsham area. He recalled a recent visit he had to the Pella Lutheran Church in the Yarriambiack Shire and was most impressed with the pipe organ. …

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Brisbane South & Gold Coast Zone Rally – 19 March 2019

Theme: Life is Like a Box of Chocolates – Hosts: Bethania A beautiful day – plenty of sunshine – much fellowship. (The floral displays incorporated chocolates in amongst the flowers.) After morning tea in the foyer of Bethania Lutheran Church, we moved into the church with seating around tables. President of Bethania Ladies Fellowship, Chris McDermott, welcomed everyone. Fifty ladies from the BS&GC Zone and ladies from LWQ plus 4 gentlemen gathered. Zone President, Naomi Marks, welcomed visitors and opened the rally, with us singing All Creatures of Our God …

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Brisbane North & Sunshine Coast 52nd Zone Rally

9 April, 2019 Hosts for the day, Immanuel Buderim, welcomed ladies and gentlemen with morning tea on Fellowship Terrace. A fitting start to the day, enjoying the beautiful sunshine after much needed rain. Zone President, Judith Smyth welcomed 60 members and friends with our Theme: We are God’s Show and Tell. Hebrews 10:24-25 … and let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Let us not give up meeting together … but encourage one another. President of Immanuel, Pam Flesser, welcomed all who …

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2019 Qld Central Zone Rally/Fellowship Weekend

21-22 April 2018 Theme: Teapots with CharacterHosts: Biloela Parish Please won’t you join me for a cup of tea, as we journey through our rally weekend topic Teapots with Character. On Saturday morning all were welcomed to Biloela, with a cup of tea (or coffee) before we started our formal proceedings. Pastor Graham Pfeffer welcomed all and began his devotion with a video which showed us how to make a ‘pot of tea with character’. Firstly, we must use fresh water, boil it for three to four minutes and warm …

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