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SPD Live More Initiative Launched

13 Jul 2017

The South Pacific Division is launching an exciting new wellness initiative, called the Live More Project. We are inviting Adventist Church members to enrol in this FREE Advance screening at www.livemore.info before 31 July 2017. The Live More Project featuring Dr Darren Morton will start in late September 2017 for a 10-week duration.  The weekly 35-minute entertaining video incorporates…

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Greater Sydney Conference Appoints Youth Health Ambassador

20 Apr 2017

Kristin Biag (pronounced “Bee – ag”), member of Hoxton Park Adventist Church and third year nursing student, has been appointed as the first Youth Health Ambassador for the Greater Sydney Conference office.   When asked why she had applied for the ambassador position, Kristin said, “I have a growing passion for holistic health and healing God’s way.…

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ADRA & City 2 Surf

11 Aug 2016

ADRA Director Malcolm Rea will be participating in the City 2 Surf run in benefit of ADRA. “It will help us build trust so we can find out why families are hungry. Once an underlying problem is identified, our counsellors can begin helping people figure out what they can do to help themselves,” says Rea. To…

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Call for GSC Youth Health Ambassador

10 Aug 2016

The Health Department of the Greater Sydney Conference has launched a new initiative designed to provide mentored health experience for a highly motivated youth. The initiative will take place during the 2017 year.  Young people between 18-30, who meet the criteria below are encouraged to apply: passionate about good health, have an interest in pursuing health as a career,…

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Greater Sydney Conference Recipe Club

03 Mar 2016

The launch of our GSC Recipe Club on February 1 provided the large group of attendees with a wide range of delicious healthy morsels. Marilene Stevenson, featured below/above gets down to table level to ensure that her method of producing communion bread has delivered perfectly flat bread ready for the baking process. The Recipe Club…

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Community Health Educators Program Food Demonstration

20 Aug 2015

Picture caption: Mildred Villason, cooking demonstration This year 17 students have been participating in the Community Health Education Program (CHEP) conducted by Sibilla Johnson, Victorian Health Director. The Certificate IV Course, developed and delivered by Sibilla, is an external course offered by Avondale. Mildred Villason, Blacktown Adventist Church, has been involved in community vegetarian cooking classes…

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CHIP: Baked Stuffed Potatoes

09 Jun 2015

Preparation Time: 10 minutes ◊ Cooking Time: 15 minutes ◊ Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 medium potatoes, cut in half ¼ cup red lentils 1 celery stick, diced 1 carrot, finely diced 1 cup reduced salt vegetable stock ¼ cup Sanitarium So Good soy milk ¼ cup cashew nuts, toasted and roughly chopped Directions Pre-heat oven to 200°C. Wrap each…

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Depression Recovery Program

09 Jun 2015

The Depression Recovery Program by Dr Neil Nedley is a community-based psycho-education program that holistically addresses the causes of depression. Run over eight weeks via DVD presentations and facilitated group discussions, it offers practical advice on improving physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.  Ryde Church recently ran this program at Gladesville library, with 11 participants attending.…

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The Biggest 
Winner

29 May 2015

Want to look and feel really great, have a bounce in your step and eyes that sparkle?  “Biggest Winner” is about making winners of everyone that joins in the fun. It’s a competition for South Pacific Islanders that challenges participants to be role models that attract attention to our wonderful Adventist lifestyle.  The competition runs…

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Experiencing Healthy Living

29 May 2015

God loves us so much, and He wants to see His image reflected in us so we will stand out in our communities and God’s children in the world will be drawn to Him. Not only is He desperate to see us living the best life possible … He is also desperate for them! Appreciating…

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