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Ashfield Church Needs Your Vote

07 Aug 2018

Dear friends, Ashfield Adventist Church has submitted a local government grant to support updating some of the buildings particularly the toilet block. This will enable us to be able to provide better services to the community and our church members. We need your support in this and ask for you to vote for our grant…

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GSC-Wide Sabbath School Training

06 Aug 2018

Hit the Mark The Sabbath School Department is running two weekend training events and then some mid-week evening events at different churches across Sydney. The details are as follows: Sabbath, September 15 – Western Sydney Regional 9:30am – GO DEEP 11:00am – Interactive Worship Service 1:30pm – Training Session – Bring Your Own Picnic Lunch…

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Drought Relief Australia

03 Aug 2018

Severe drought is affecting rural and regional Australia. A lack of rainfall is causing extreme stress for farmers in particular. While coastal areas and capital cities have been largely affected, parts of regional Australia are bone dry. ADRA will be working with local churches in drought-affected areas. Local churches are assessing needs in their communities, and ADRA’s…

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SPD Health Initiatives

01 Aug 2018

We have a number of new exciting initiatives that we would like you to promote in your Union & Conference through your newsletter, local church bulletins, digital media etc.   The Live More Project  (Australia & New Zealand only) We have had numerous members asking us how they can do the Live More Project, so…

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ADRA Appeal 2018

01 Aug 2018

The 2018 “Community Engagement” Opportunity Largely untapped, ADRA’s Knocktober Appeal provides an excellent “community engagement”* opportunity. Not only can it provide a one-on-one introduction to church neighbors but it is a ready-made vehicle for a humanitarian partnership. The term “Knocktober” Appeal was introduced because door-knocking is still the most effective way of collecting for ADRA’s…

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Sanitarium Scholarship for Year 12 Students

31 Jul 2018

Scholarship opportunity for Year 12 students with Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing. This is your chance to get 50 per cent  payment of university fees (HECS), 10-15 weeks paid internship, mentoring by industry professionals and career opportunities upon graduation. Visit www.sanitariumscholarship.com for more! Applications open 1 August to 30 September 2018. Available for Australian and New Zealand resident students only. …

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ADRA Australia Accreditation

15 Jun 2018

Published: 15 June 2018 ADRA Australia has been granted full accreditation from the Australian government for another five years. The accreditation, through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), means ADRA is eligible to receive annual government funding for development projects. The accreditation process is lengthy and rigorous, designed to ensure NGOs are compliant…

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33nd National Christian Family Conference

08 Jun 2018

It’s just over 5 weeks until July 16, 17 – the dates for the 2018 National Christian Family Conference. We sincerely thank all those who have already registered for the conference (including 14 from Fiji!). Our Early Bird special finishes at midnight on Monday, June 11 so if you haven’t registered why not do so…

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Singles Ministry Changes Name

28 May 2018

The Australian Union, in dialogue with key singles ministry personnel from around Australia, has agreed to rename singles ministries to Adventist Connect. In addition to this, the Union is in the process of forming a national leadership team and an Adventist Connect committee. Date: 28 May 2018

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NSW Modern Slavery Petition

23 Apr 2018

NSW – With Your Help Slavery Can End! The deprivation of someone’s liberty is a serious injustice. Conservative estimates reveal 40 million human beings are trapped in an exploitative supply chain in the world today. But your signature can help to defeat the tragedy of modern slavery – Print off the petition and sign today! Why now?…

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