In May, the Lutheran Church of Southern Africa (LCSA) offered a workshop for lay preachers, deaconesses, and LTS students, led by Dr. John Messmann (LCMS – Fort Worth, TX, USA) on the theme “Called by the Gospel: To Christ – for the World. The workshop was hosted by and took place at the LTS. LCSA church workers from Newcastle (KZN), the North-West Province, and Gauteng Diocese attended the workshop. LCSA Bishop M. Maragelo preached at the divine service of the ELC congregation Arcadia at the conclusion of the workshop.