Finke River Mission
Melbourne’s city skyline was a stark contrast to the vast verdant landscape of Central Australia for four Aboriginal delegates attending the Lutheran Church of Australia and New Zealand’s 20th Convention of General Synod from 9 to 12 February 2023.
Nightly singalongs at the remote Amunturrngu community and neighbouring outstations in the south of the Northern Territory have become cultural celebrations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Sunday 13 October, nearly 200 people attended the ordination service for Jeffrey Wheeler at Mount Liebig.
Psalm 133, which has been translated into Pitjantjatjara, had a big impact on people when it was preached on in 2018.
Kamutu Tjungurrayi was born north of Kintore, NT. Pastor Albrecht first met him in 1930 at Ilpili where he was a leader of the Pintupi people.
Several hundred people had gathered from the communities of Mt Liebig, Haast’s Bluff, Kiwirrkurra and Papunya with their families to celebrate Christ’s resurrection.
Pastor Simon Dixon ministers to residents of the town camps, scattered in and around Alice Springs. He prays for the sick in hospital, renal, aged care and alcohol rehabilitation centres.
Rev Dr Traugott Farnbacher, Secretary for PNG, Pacific and East-Asia, of Mission OneWorld of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria recently visited Central Australia.
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