Marked for Ministry

Mr Ern Unger from Parkes in New South Wales headed the Stamps for Mission project for more than 60 years. He had many supporting volunteers and, for many decades, this ministry came under the umbrella of Lutheran youth. Youth groups spent many evenings cleaning and sorting stamps. I knew the Unger family at Parkes. When […]

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The Organiser

Arthur Schuster is an organiser. He has always been an organiser. It is his God-given gift. And he has used it with gusto to serve God for the best part of his 87 years! It started on his family farm at Yerong Creek near Wagga, New South Wales, when, aged about 10 years old, he […]

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Servant of Christ Award

Gertrude Jacob was one of three recipients of the 2012 Servant of Christ Award. The award recognises the faithful, but not always obvious, service of laypeople within the LCA. It is conferred annually as a highlight of the Australian Lutheran College (ALC) graduation ceremony. Gertrude’s independent living unit at Lutheran Homes, Glynde, reflects her ongoing […]

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Stamps for Mission Project Indonesia

Stamps for Mission are donating $2000 to the Abdi Sabda Seminary prison ministry, Medan, Indonesia. Abdi Sabda seminary Prison Ministry team is just one of the six mission projects supported through the Stamps for Mission program in 2013. Each week the enthusiastic group of faithful students studying at Abdi Sabda seminary, go into the prisons […]

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Stamps for Mission Projects in 2012

Thank you to all those involved in collecting, cleaning and sorting stamps. In 2011, an amazing $7,679.39 was raised and an additional $3,094.09 was deposited in January 2012. These funds will be put to good use supporting these mission projects: Support for the 6 Lua evangelists working with Rev Simon Mackenzie in Nan Province of […]

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Stamps for Mission: an update

Most of us know about this innovative mission, where used stamps are cleaned, sorted and sold for the best prices, usually ending up overseas. Rita Seidel, a stamp receiver in South Australia, has been saving, cleaning, sorting and packing stamps since she was 15 years old. She is now 86. ‘For some years we have […]

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Saving Stamps helps fund God’s work

Congratulations to all who have helped to make the Stamps for Mission project so successful. Established in 1953, Stamps for Mission had raised more than $306,000 by the end of 2008. Sincere thanks to the hundreds who have been involved with this vital fund-raising effort, which God has bestowed wonderful blessings upon. Special thanks to […]

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