At ALWS, we are committed to providing schools with education resources that inspire, equip and encourage students to explore their role in issues like social justice, human rights and development.


Our Community Education team create classroom resources, visit schools as guest speakers and help teachers inspire students to take action


Lutheran schools throughout Australia


83 Lutheran school communities with more than 40,000 students!


Lutheran Education Australia

Sunshine Smiles!

After learning about people in need, these students wanted to know how they could help…

Sunshine Christian School in the west of Melbourne is blessed to serve 95 children, where 81% of children have a language background other than English. 

The students are drawn together by their Lutheran school motto ‘Living as children of the light’, and striving to be a community ‘loving God, loving others, loving learning’. 

‘Loving others’ is what the school did in raising $280 to help people through ALWS. The Student Council organised a gold coin Dress-up Day based on what occupation each child wanted to do.  

Staff organised a Walk-a-thon where the school sponsored students 10 cents for each lap they did. 

You can be sure there will be smiles and joy way beyond Sunshine because of these children! 

Did you know...

In the COVID-19 year of 2020, our Community Education team:

  • delivered 50 Zoom sessions
  • presented 87 classes face-to-face
  • reached 3,700 students in 33 schools
  • presented Chapel to 5,200 students

We’d love to visit your school or church! Simply get in touch with us to find a suitable time.


From farmers to famine, from South Sudan to sanitation, our Community Education team has developed resources for you to use in the classroom and in your school worship.

They include: photos, powerpoints, fact sheets, downloadable, worksheets, prayers, recipes, and much more!

You can find everything here

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Just ask!


You can use Gifts of Grace:

  • in your classroom. Learn about how important clean water is, and then see how many people you can help with a Water Tank!
  • in your wider school community. Come together to help create a School Veggie Garden for 200 families in Cambodia. 
  • as your thank you gift. Ask your students and their families to give you a Gift of Grace as their end of year gift to you!

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