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September 2023 Issue 1

‘...and after the fire a sound of sheer silence.

When Elijah heard it, he wrapped his face in his mantle and went out and stood at the entrance of the cave. Then there came a voice to him that said, ‘What are you doing here, Elijah?’

 (I Kings 19:12-13 NRSV)

Here is an invitation – to listen for God in the sound of sheer silence!

8-10 September 2023

 “Thus the Lord said, ‘Dispense true justice and practice kindness and compassion, to each other;'"  (cf Zechariah 7:9)

As Australians prepare to vote on Saturday 14 October 2023, Christian and other faith communities will hold a weekend of prayer, reflection and meditation for unity, hope and respect in the lead-up to the Voice Referendum on 14 October, 2023.

AfPx150Trek for Refugees

Join Act for Peace in April 2024 on the Trek for Refugees.

Spend five unforgettable days trekking the iconic Flinders Ranges in South Australia, while walking in solidarity with refugees and people who have been forcibly displaced from their homes due to conflict and disaster.

National Child Protection Week – 3-9 September 2023

Theme: “Where we start matters”  Message: “Every child in every community needs a fair go”.  

  • Child Safe Sunday 2023 - Prayer: Uniting Church National Safe Church Unit
  • Make a pledge - for National Child Protection Week. NCCA Safe Church Program has

Lutheran Church of Australia and New Zealand

A Guide for Members and Friends

The 'Guide' has been provided by the Church in the lead up to the 2023 Referendum on “the Voice” to Parliament. 

The Referendum will be held on Saturday 14 October 2023.

Let Justice and Peace Flow  

 “But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream!” (Amos 5: 24)  

From 1 September through to 4 October, Christians all around the world are uniting to pray and take action for our common home.

Join them and celebrate the Season of Creation. 

Church and Christian community resources are now available.


Regional Church Council Consultation 21 - 24 August 2023 

Pastoral & Practical Care for Migrant Workers in Australia and New Zealand and addressing Transnational Organized Crime. 

NCCA General Secretary, Liz Stone, joined Church Council Leaders from across the Pacific, meeting in Suva, Fiji for a four day Consultation with Government officials, regional organizations, and Civil Society. 

The Palestinian Catastrophe

The peace of the region and the world beyond hangs in the balance.

Keynote Address: The Hon Bob Carr

When: Tuesday 5 September  6:00 – 8:00pm AEST

Where: The Great Hall, Sydney University Quadrangle, Sydney NSW

National Day of Compassion 

Take a day to pause and join the Australian Compassion Council in Deep Dreaming: Australia A Continent for Compassion

2023 Theme: Compassion and Deep Wisdom

When: 21 September 2023 from 8:00 am AEST

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Give now to the work of the NCCA. Just click on the donate button.  

The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed.

(Prov.11:25 The Message)


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