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Ways to be frugal – Top tips to tighten the belt and boost your savings

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COVID-19 has presented Australians with many challenges in recent months; financially, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Financial challenges, in particular, may have impacted individuals and families who were previously comfortable, and they’re now looking for ways to tighten their spending. Before heading to the shops next time, take a moment to...

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Important features to consider in a personal savings account

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When choosing a savings account provider, who to trust with your money is one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make. With more than two months of lockdowns behind us, many people have been able to save some extra cash by restricting spending to the bare necessities, concerned...

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Congregations innovate during restrictions

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In this changing time of COVID-19 restrictions and distancing it is a true testament to the Lutheran Church and its loving and innovative nature to find a positive way through some of the setbacks and confusion. Through all the changes that are surrounding us, many congregations have been able to...

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Avoid being scammed, Covid-19 update

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Covid-19 scam alert update During these uncertain times, it is important to remain vigilant against scammers. Scammers are looking to take advantage of people's heightened levels of anxiety to try to deceive people into giving personal information they wouldn’t normally give. Please be aware: You can’t buy a cure or...

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Quick wins to get your savings back on track

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Keeping on top of your finances can be one of the most important things that you do for your long-term wealth. Managing your finances starts from the moment you earn your first paycheck and is prudent to be maintained throughout your career and into retirement. Even if you have been...

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Safe and Savvy

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A guide to help older people avoid abuse, scam and fraud. In November 2019, the Australian Bankers Association (ABA) released a guide and recommend that anyone over 50 years old should read it. The guide was developed by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CommBank) Customer Advocate, together with a large...

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Mission Museum relocation

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New location for PNG artefacts. by Timothy Pietsch. Wantok Place is a museum of Papua New Guinea (PNG) artefacts. The collection is owned by the Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA) and the museum is under the oversight of LCA International Mission. From 1998 to 2018, the museum was housed in...

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REG Re-launch

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LCA adopts REG.   The Regular Electronic Giving program is known affectionately as REG has been officially adopted by the LCA, with the blessing of its ‘birth parent’, the LLL. In the last article regarding REG (Together in mission 2017) it was reported the LLL would be engaging with the LCA...

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Have a Go Grant

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Auslan – Seeing the word. by Pastor Michael Prenzler. The Adelaide Deaf Community Church (ADCC) is a congregation of deaf Christians based in Adelaide. It is unique in the LCA as it offers worship services and Bible studies solely in Auslan (Australian Sign Language) – the native language of the...

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LLL Mission Stimulus Grant - Rockingham WA

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Splash Youth in Rockingham – revisited.   From the start, Matt Schubert and his team were successful in attracting youth to attend Splash Youth, with their largest night reaching 113 youth kids. But having meaningful conversations with all these youth from night to night proved very difficult, so the program has...

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LLL Mission Stimulus Grant - Grovedale and Geelong Vic

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Ministry support at Grovedale and Geelong. by Michelle Filipovic. It’s been six years since St Paul’s Grovedale embarked on a new mission in the Geelong area and five years since the first grant was received from the LLL. The ministry has grown, changed and continues to provide support to asylum...

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