I drove the Troopie around to the dormitory to collect three girls who had asked about visiting an elderly relative in the Old Timers’ Retirement Village.
Hands across Australia
Yirara College and Living Waters Lutheran School, both based in Alice Springs, were recently announced as the winners of the GenerationOne Hands Across Australia song competition.
A group of Yirara Year 9 and 10 students recently developed a small business as part of their study. They produced and sold calendars and greeting cards that showcased student artwork.
The message of the cross
The Stirling (Wilora) community, 280kms north of Alice Springs in Anmatjere land, is a growing testament to the FRM Vision statement.
Mutitjulu woman installed as layworker
Recently, in the shadow of Uluru, Lutherans from the Mutitjulu community gathered in the Good Shepherd church for the installation of Rita Okai as a lay worker.
Napperby church art – ‘Sharing the gospel’
Pastor Ronnie McNamara and CDEP Women’s supervisor, Kath, are excited about the artwork that has been created by Napperby community residents for the renovated Church building.
Mt Liebig mini-course
The spectacular Mt Liebig, 300kms west of Alice Springs, was a very suitable backdrop for the recent well-attended mini-course on Leviticus in the western desert area of the Centre.
Red Centre church brought back to life
In the heart of Australia’s ‘Red Centre’, an abandoned and run-down church has been restored by the local Lutheran Aboriginal community, with the assistance of FRM and some Sydney school students.
After several baptisms and more being planned in the Anmatjere and Alyawarra areas north-east of Alice Springs, a young mum, Tanya Barber, has started knitting ‘baptism bears’.