July workshops - Victoria

1 July 2018

Register today!

There are two workshops on offer at Tandara Lutheran Camp, Halls Gap.

18 & 19 July - Building Healthy Relationships

20 & 21 July - Equipping for Leadership

Congregational Leadership Training - Open for registrations

16 June 2017

Congregational Leadership Training (CLT) is open again for registrations after having a short review process.

The review included:

- Updating information to be current at the time of recording

- Inclusion of information about the new HRS

- Removal of video presentation to assist with easier streaming on limited internet connection

To read more about CLT and to register, please visit the CLT webpages.

Group study handbooks - $5 each

21 February 2017

Grassroots Training have 4 fantastic group study topics available for congregational small groups to use. The topics are 'Beliefs'; 'Bible'; 'Connection' and 'Gracious'. To read more about these topics, click here.

These group study handbooks are now $5 each. Contact our Grassroots Training staff to order your copies today!


2016 Evening Classes – scheduled for September

27 June 2016

Grassroots will be holding our annual Evening Classes each Tuesday evening in September on campus at North Adelaide from 7 – 9.30pm.  We have a great range of topics on offer this year and for the first time we will be making one of our classes available via a webinar.

Please go to Evening Classes 2016 for more information and to register.

Continue Congregational Leadership Training

27 June 2016

If you have completed the ‘Foundations’ Unit you may like to continue your training with one of our other units such as Chairperson, Secretary, or Treasurer.

These units are role specific and provide detailed information about the responsibilities and regulations attached to your church role.  These units can be completed on-line in the comfort of your own home so why not register now!

Go to Congregational Leadership Training and click on the unit you are interested in for more information and to register.

May Workshops - Register today!

5 April 2016

We have three workshops on offer in May. One in South Australia - Equipping for Leadership (6-7 May) and two in Victoria - Equipping for Leadership (16-17 May) and Spiritual Resilience (18-19 May). To find out more and to register visit our workshop page.

New Year Special - $5 Group Study Handbooks!

5 January 2016


All Group Study handbooks will be half-price! Each handbook will be $5 each (incl GST plus P&H).

To find out more about the titles on offer, and to purchase, visit our Group Study home page.

February 2016 workshops now open!

20 November 2015

Our February 2016 workshops are now open for registrations. To find out what workshops are on offer and the locations, visit our workshop registration page.

2016 ALC Boarding

19 October 2015

2016 ALC Boarding applications are now open! If you know of someone studying next year in Adelaide and is looking for an accommodation option, then visit the ALC Boarding webpage for more information.

Super Sale!

28 September 2015

During the week of LCA General Convention of Synod, we are having a SUPER SALE on our Group Study handbooks. All handbooks will be $5 each (+P&H). We will even be extending this offer post-Synod for a week! The sale will commence Monday 28/9 and go through to Sunday 11/10. To order your handbooks, head to our cart.

Grassroots Training eNews

9 September 2015

Grassroots Training has launched its new eNews! This is a great way to be kept up-to-date on information about Grassroots Training, including up-coming workshops, training events and on-line training options. Click here to view our eNews. To sign up for the eNews - click here - add your email address and click on the box next to 'Grassroots Training enews' and then click on subscribe. Easy!

Workshop - Building Healthy Relationships

17 August 2015

Our last workshop for 2015 will be held at Salisbury Lutheran Church on the 17-18 August, 2014.

This workshop, Building Healthy Relationships, will provide participants with an opportunity to explore why we are made for relationships, how to enhance the relationship we have with God and others, and how to communicate effectively in our relationships.

To find out more and to register, view our Building Healthy Relationships workshop page.

Semester 2 workshop registrations are now open!

14 May 2015

All registrations for Grassroots Training workshops in June - August are now open! There are 8 workshops on offer throughout Australia. To find out more about these workshops, visit our workshop webpage.

Congregational Leadership Training has been launched!

1 May 2015

The first unit of the Congregational Leadership Training has been launched! The first module 'Foundations' is now available for congregation church councils to complete.

An article about Congregational Leadership Training is available to view on the LCA website.

To find out more about the training, go to the Congregational Leadership Training webpage.

Evening Classes 2015

1 April 2015

Come along to the 2015 Evening Classes in May. These classes are available to any one for personal interest or professional development. There are thre wonderful topics to choose from. To find out more, visit our Evening Classes webpage.

2015 Workshops

30 January 2015

The new year has arrived! Our team at Grassroots Training are busily preparing our workshops for February and March.
Workshops will be held in North Adelaide, SA; Ipswich, Qld; and Box Hill, Victoria.

To find out more about what is on offer and to register, visit our workshop information page:

Stay tuned for more workshop dates to be confirmed in the near future!
Teacher training at ALC

30 January 2015

Do you know of anyone commencing teacher training in 2015? Those teachers in training wanting to work in Lutheran Schools are strongly encouraged to use the Lutheran Strand as part of their electives while completing their university degree.
To find out more about the study options available for teachers in training, please visit the School of Educational Theology webpage:

Host a workshop!

24 September 2014

Grassroots Training is looking for congregations and ministry groups to help host our 2015 workshops! We have a great offer available to hosts as a thank you for partnering with us! If you would like to know more about hosting a Grassroots Training workshop next year, please contact us for more information!

ALC Boarding House

5 September 2014

Do you know of young people moving to Adelaide next year to study who are looking for somewhere to live? ALC has a great boarding house facility for university students (plus it's SUPER close to Adelaide Oval!) For more information visit the ALC Boarding House website

2015 ALC pastoral theology students - applications now open!

25 August 2014

Applications for our 2015 pastoral study program has commenced! Dr Andrew Pfeiffer, head of the School of Pastoral Theology, says "that most pastoral students begin to consider thinking about preparation for pastoral ministry on account of the encouragement of family, friends, their pastor, or a combination of all three." We would love to invite you to both pray for and encourage those interested in becoming a pastor to contact ALC ( | 1800 625 193) to find out more about the pastoral study program.

Alice Springs Training

19 August 2014

We had a great weekend in Alice Springs running a Leadership Training for the Australian Society for Indigenous Languages. A great group of people dedicated to sharing the Good News throughout Australia and Timor.

Small groups training

4 August 2014

We have had a busy few months here at Grassroots Training!! Over the weekend we enjoyed a wonderful day with the Maitland Lutheran Parish looking at small group ministries. We are super excited to be asked to join with and support local congregations in their ministries visions and missions. To find out more on how we can support congregations with customised training, visit our Specific Training page.

Workshops 2014

24 July 2014

We have just finished our June/July workshop season!! Thank you to everyone who has been part of our workshops over the last 6 weeks! Today we finished up with Building Healthy Relationships in Qld - what a great group of wonderful people seeking to know more about how to communicate effectively in relationships!

Launch of new workshop

18 October 2013

Grassroots Training is excited to announce the launch of its newest workshop 'Home and Church in Partnership'.

This workshop will be focussed on child, youth and family ministry. To read more and to register visit our workshop registration page.

2014 Workshop Dates

25 September 2013

Our 2014 dates have been released! Check out our workshop registration page for a full list of workshops, dates and locations.

Group Study Handbooks - New Price!

1 September 2013

As of the 1 September, all Grassroots Training group study handbooks will now be available to purchase for $12 each (incl. GST). If you buy 5 or more in one order, the books reduce to $10 each (incl GST). Visit our Group Study information page for more details on how to order these handbooks.

We love feedback!

1 May 2013

We love receiving feedback! Here is one we received this week!

"Let me say I really enjoyed the 'Bible' Group Study (the group I was leading also got a lot out of it). What a great resource also as I mentor new Christians and also help those more mature in their faith." - Merry, Qld Student.

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27 March 2013

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