LCA Foundational Documents


The Bible

Lutherans all over the world confess that the Bible - both Old and New Testaments - is the written word of God, divinely inspired and without error. It is to the Bible alone to which we turn for our teaching on all matters relating to faith, doctrine and life.

The Lutheran Confessions

Lutherans worldwide also believe that the Lutheran Confessions, contained in  the Book of Concord of 1580 are true expositions of the word of God. These confessional documents are:

Theses of Agreement

LCA Constitution

The LCA Constitution was adopted by the closing conventions of The United Evangelical Lutheran Church in Australia (27-28 October 1966) and The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Australia (27-28 October 1966), and by the Constituting Convention of the Lutheran Church of Australia (29 October 1966). All congregations of the LCA adhere to the LCA Constitution.

Doctrinal Statements and Theological Opinions

Click here for the complete list of LCA Doctrinal Statements and Theological Opinions, many of which are downloadable.

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Strategic Direction 2013-2018

(approved for immediate implementation by General Convention of Synod 2013)