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Fire Destroys Large Parts of the Moravian Mission Station

Fire Destroys Large Parts of the Moravian Mission Station
MORAVIAN CHURCH OF SOUTHERN AFRICA MEDIA STATEMENT: Wupperthal Fire Disaster: Recovery plans well underway to restore the Moravian Mission Station Plans a foot and extraordinary efforts been implemented to restore the town following the devastating fire. Yesterday a meeting took place in Wupperthal that was attended by various church leaders, the community leadership, officials from [...] Read More

Response to the Vulnerable

Response to the Vulnerable
The prophetic voice of the Church is visible where the Church responds and advocate on behalf of the marginalised, the disadvantaged and vulnerable in the society. LUCSA heard the cry of the disadvantaged special school pupils in North West Province of South Africa. The community of Atamelang village have a school called Lialian Lehetla Special [...] Read More

Leading by Example

Leading by Example
TOWARDS THE END OF AIDS BY 2030 As 2030 draws closer, it has become imperative for all to increase their contribution to end AIDS. The LUCSA HIV and AIDS Desk has committed to build on to the HIV and AIDS information through HIV and AIDS and TB treatment literacy for the clergy and survival skills [...] Read More

It Takes Two

It Takes Two
LUCSA recognises and appreciates the important role of communication between and among couples. While enhancing the quality of relationships, it can help to prevent conflicts among couples and resolve the most challenging situations including the challenges brought by HIV and AIDS. The LUCSA HIV and AIDS Desk recently conducted a trainer of trainers Couple Communication [...] Read More

The Church as Workplace

The Church as Workplace
Most of the time, the church is externally focused, giving service to all those in need. There are very few programmes if at all, for the church employees. The HIV and AIDS DESK introduced the programme on mainstreaming HIV and AIDS, TB and Gender in the workplace to the church employees of the ELCZ-WD through [...] Read More

International Refugee Day

International Refugee Day
Post International Refugee Day LUCSA and Outreach Foundation jointly commemorated the International Refugee Day (20th June 2018) in Johannesburg, South Africa. LUCSA  conducted the awareness raising and listening to the stories of refugees and assylam seekers in Johannesburg on the 20th of June 2018 during the commemoration of the International Refugee Day. LUCSA together with [...] Read More

LUCSA Council Meeting 2018

LUCSA Council Meeting 2018
The LUCSA Council meeting was held from 3rd -7th September at the Outlook Lodge in Bonaero Park. The Council is made up of the heads of Evangelical Lutheran Churches in 10 Southern African Countries and 5 in South Africa, 4 women 3 representatives that are elected from these member churches on a rotational basis. The [...] Read More

The ELCM holds its 13th Assembly and 36th anniversary

The ELCM holds its 13th Assembly and 36th anniversary
From August 23 to 26, 2018 the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Malawi (ELCM) gathered in Lilongwe to hold its 13th Assembly and to celebrate its 36th anniversary. The assembly was officially opened with a worship service and sermon by Bishop Joseph Bvumbwe based on the theme “May God bless the works of our hands” taken [...] Read More