50th Regular LCAQD Convention of Synod
Grace Lutheran College, Rothwell
Cnr Anzac & Mewes Road, Rothwell (click map for Google Maps)
Synod 2017 Brief
Since 1945 Lutheran Christians have been functioning as a Church on the Redcliffe Peninsula. Today Grace Congregation consists of a worshipping community which uses 2 worship centres and normally averages about 120 worshippers per Sunday.
The 2 worship centres are the Grace Lutheran Church at Clontarf (morning services) and the Grace Lutheran College Chapel at Rothwell (evening services).
Grace Lutheran Primary School is across the road from the Church. The Pastor and some members also conduct chapel time each week with children at the Grace Lutheran Creche and Kindergarten, which caters for 120 children daily.
In addition to worship the congregation has a regular programme of activities including Home Groups, Men’s Shed, Fellowship events, some Youth activities, an active Care Group, Pastor’s Class and other short-term Adult Education Sessions, plus the required committees and meeting to keep things going.
We see ourselves as a Christian community who love and enjoy worshipping and learning together, who share a warm spirit of care and concern for each other, and change with a spirit of openness and resolve to do what is best for God and his Church.
Grace Congregation in conjunction with Grace Lutheran College, Grace Lutheran Primary School and Grace Lutheran Creche and Kindergarten are pleased to host this year’s District Synod. We look forward to meeting you and making you feel welcomed through our fantastic members.
Advice to Delegates and Congregations
Congregations are encouraged to ensure delegates bring a Synod Offering with them. There will be a Friday night function and a Saturday night dinner. Invoices for delegates are issued to Congregations and Colleges for their delegate entitlement. Payment of the delegate invoice does NOT mean a delegate has been registered to attend. Delegates must go on-line to register that they will attend and indicate meals, book of reports, elective and other requirements they may have. Where a congregation is unable to send delegate protocol requires Congregation Chairs to submit an apology to Secretary DCC. This can be done using the on-line registration system. Everyone is important. The Convention will be conducted within the Grace Lutheran College hall. It will be equipped with wifi. Telstra and Optus mobile coverage is approximately 3 bars. It is recommended you download the book of reports onto your iPad or tablet in advance of convention. For those who like the paper version, hard copies may be purchased on the on-line registration system however, the lead time for printing and post means orders close about 30 days in advance of Convention. Reports will typically be well over 300 pages A4 size in length.