News

Coronavirus

11 Mar 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 has raised global concerns that will have both short-term and long-term impacts. It continues to be an evolving situation, changing by the hour, and we will be monitoring and adapting our response to it.

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GSC Staff Changes

08 Feb 2020

Pr Phil Yates will be moving out of the Greater Sydney Conference Youth Department next year to a new appointment.  From Pr Phil:  “This decision has been very prayerfully considered and, I believe, led by God. Firstly, I want to thank all the advisories that have worked tirelessly serving the Greater Sydney Conference in their areas. The way you…

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ADRA | Measles in Samoa

11 Dec 2019

As you may be aware, there has been a significant measles outbreak in Samoa. ADRA Samoa are responding with funding support from ADRA Australia, ADRA New Zealand, and ADRA International. Please find below an update of the situation and how ADRA is responding. A state of emergency has been declared in Samoa following a measles…

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ADRA Housing Consultant Needed (Honorary position)

01 Oct 2019

Employment Opportunity “ADRA Housing Consultant (honorary position) – Do you have one day a week to help families struggling to avoid eviction? Greater Sydney has been rescuing abused single mothers for the last decade. This work was pioneered by Leon Kessell and, more recently, by Peter Butcher from Windsor Adventist Church. Peter has put in…

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Pr Adrian Raethel elected as NNSW Conference President

16 Sep 2019

Pr Adrian Raethel has been elected as president of our NNSW Conference yesterday during their Constituency session.  We wish Adrian and Laurel, God’s blessings, His leading and wisdom as they take on the responsibilities.  May the Lord give them listening ears, compassionate hearts and a strong spiritual connection as Adrian navigates the waters of our…

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ADRA Responds: Hurricane Dorian

04 Sep 2019

The devastation from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas is catastrophic. Your emergency gift today will help those affected by Hurricane Dorian and other emergencies. It will provides urgent immediate assistance and also supports rebuilding and healing in communities well into the future. donations.adra.org/hurricanedorian-sm. Please also pray for all the families affected and who are still in…

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A Quick Story from Women’s Ministry

29 Nov 2018

A quick story from Sydney Adventist Women: Fahina is a mother of five (5). Her husband left her and the children and left them with the bad car. So often this is a terrible reality. Fahina attends the Weekly Women’s Worship (WWW) at Parramatta Seventh-Day Adventist Church and asked the women there to pray for a vehicle for her. So they…

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Performers wanted for General Conference 2020

12 Nov 2018

Represent the South Pacific Division providing MUSIC at the GENERAL CONFERENCE SESSION in 2020. We are looking for a diversity of culture, age, styles & genres including singing groups, choirs, bands, soloists and instrumentalists. APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 31 DECEMBER, 2018 All applications must be done online. Any further queries should be directed to the SPD General…

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Paved Roads Now Lead to Crosslands

15 Oct 2018

As summer approaches, guests to Crosslands Youth & Convention Centre will now find their journey to the peaceful retreat spot a smooth and easy one! After 5 year of lobbying council to seal Crosslands Road, it has finally happened: the roads are finally paved. It took roughly two months to for the road to prepped with thousands of…

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Weird Saturday Church

11 Oct 2018

“You’re kidding! That church over there?” “Yes, that’s the one. No, I’m not kidding! They go to church on Saturday. There’s no-one there for the rest of the week.” “Saturday?! “Hmmm… That’s weird!” “That’s what I used to think. But last October someone knocked on our door collecting for their charity. You know I am interested…

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