Finke River Mission
This is a story about how 19 people came from Ebenezer (meaning ‘stone of help’) in the Barossa to the Aboriginal community of Papunya in Central Australia in July 2013.
A team of Tatachilla Lutheran College students recently combined community interaction with physical assistance in the Alyawarr region, approximately 300 kms north east of Alice Springs.
Ingkaarta Davey Inkamala died on the 11 September, 2013 after 38 years as an ordained pastor. He was still leading worship at his Kwala Kwala community homeland in the last few days before he died.
The past and continuing ministry of the Mission Block was celebrated by the unveiling and dedication of an interpretive sign created by the Old Lutheran Church Living History Team.
Many of the northern Lutheran communities worship in the open spaces of God’s creation. There is still respect for the importance of the altar even though it may take different shapes and forms!
Meet Philip Wilyuka, pastor for Titjikala, approximately 100km south of Alice Springs.
The Central Australian Aboriginal Ladies Choir has just returned from a week-long tour of Adelaide and the Barossa Valley. Their goal was to share their faith in song.
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