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(Youth Ministry)

Shred It 4

13 Aug 2014

For the fourth year, 40 people from the Greater Sydney Conference braved the early morning hours to board a bus headed to Jindabyne, where they planned to conquer the slopes on skis and snowboards.  At the ski resort, they met up with an additional 20 participants from the South New South Wales Conference. Shred It…

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Learning How to be ‘People of God’ at the Youth Rally

10 Jul 2014

Youth Rallies bring to mind bigger, better church services, with better music, more people, more action and entertainment.  Except this time, it wasn’t about any of that.  If the minimised sound of the bands was any indication of the focus of this Youth Rally, then it was all about stripping everything back to basics and…

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Sydney Adventist Youth AMP IT UP with Pr. Ron Sydney

03 Apr 2014

“AMP IT UP!” To Sydney Adventist Youth, this is a rallying cry for young people throughout the conference to embrace the world church’s call to focus on evangelism in 2014.  Throughout the month of March, several energizing waves came together and really brought this message to life; the last—and most powerful—swept in from Seattle, Washington.…

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Sydney Adventist Youth: Strong Participation in Global Youth Day

21 Mar 2014

On Sabbath, 15 March, Adventist youth around the world decided to step out of their churches and join together in acts of service by “being the sermon.”  Taking the call to be Jesus’ hands and feet literally, they came up with creative ways to reach out to their communities.  Using the hashtag #globalyouthday, along with…

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Josh Wood Joins GSC Youth Department as Pastoral Assistant

07 Mar 2014

Where are you from? I’m originally from Ballarat, Victoria (90 minutes west of Melbourne) but have been studying at Avondale since the beginning of 2012. Being so close to Melbourne I’m really looking forward to people trying to convince me that Sydney is the better of the two cities (it’s not by the way…) What…

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Bankstown Storm Co Trip

17 May 2013

For the past three years the Bankstown Church has invested in their young people by sending them out under the Storm Co (Service To Others Really Matters Company) banner to run a Kid’s Club for children aged 5-12 years old and carry out service projects in Taree, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. More than…

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Heaven Sent is Launched

01 Mar 2013

A novel aimed primarily at teenage and young adult girls was launched at the New South Wales’ Home Grown Training Event on Sunday, 16 March.  Authored by Amanda Bews and published by Signs Publishing Company, Heaven Sent, is a resource that helps young women address significant life-issues. Heaven Sent raises many of the timely issues…

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South Pacific Youth Congress

14 Feb 2013

Young people from across the South Pacific gathered at Watson Park Convention Centre, north of Brisbane, from January 1 to 6, for the World Changers Youth Congress. Among the 1700 congress participants, there were more than 100 young people and leaders from Greater Sydney Conference. During the six-day congress, delegates participated in morning worships, service…

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