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Students Serve In Melbourne

17 May 2013

Students from Macarthur Adventist College (MAC) recently spent a week at Heritage College, Melbourne, leading out in a special Week of Prayer. The nine students, along with College chaplain, Mr Andre Afamasanga, presented on the theme, Mission Possible, which included inspirational talks and skits. “These students have demonstrated excellent leadership qualities in our chapel programs…

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Wollongong Church Member Awarded for Charity Work

01 May 2013

Mr Borge Rasmussen, a member of the Wollongong Seventh-day Adventist Church, was recently recognised for his work with homeless young people. Mr Rasmussen, who established the charity Care for Street Kids Australia, was nominated for the Wollongong Citizen of the Year Award and received a certificate for his outstanding contribution and community involvement in the…

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State Champion at Hills Adventist College

01 May 2013

Hills Adventist College Year 4 student, Jonathan Reid, recently competed at the NSW Little Athletics State Championships. Jonathan qualified through the regionals to earn a place to compete in the 60 metre hurdles, 200 metre sprint, and long jump. There are eight regions in NSW and the top two athletes from each event qualify for…

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Just A Couple Of Day To Go… The Last Empire

01 May 2013

We’re on the eve of the largest evangelistic effort across the Greater Sydney Conference in over thirty years. In just a couple of days people from all over Sydney will gather at one of the 27 locations throughout the city to hear the opening presentation of The Last Empire. It seems like it was only…

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Golden Wedding Anniversary at Dundas

02 Apr 2013

The Dundas Croatian Church celebrated Ankica and Drago Mesaric’s Golden Wedding Anniversary with a wonderful program involving church members and the couple’s friends, children, and grandchildren. Svetlana Vokurka led a vocal group in a performance which nicely contributed to the event. A duet and poem also added to the atmosphere. Ivan Jelacic, church elder, congratulated the ‘young…

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Sabbath School Leaders Prepare for a Harvest

02 Apr 2013

Sabbath School leaders from around Sydney recently gathered for an afternoon of training at Parramatta Seventh-day Adventist Church. Participants enjoyed presentations by Pr David McKibben, Parramatta Church pastor; Pr Roger Govender, Australian Union Sabbath School Director; and Pr Daniel Herrera, Conference Sabbath School Director. In light of The Last Empire, Pr Daniel Herrera, encouraged participants…

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Schools Come Together To Worship

02 Apr 2013

During the month of March, students from all six Sydney Adventist Schools came together for special programs of worship and fellowship. On Thursday, 7 March, Middle school students (Years 5-8) met at the new Kellyville campus of Hills Adventist College for a morning of activities, music and a special presentation from Christopher Wayne, a Christian…

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The Last Empire – A Call to Prayer

02 Apr 2013

With fours weeks to the commencement of The Last Empire, the largest citywide evangelistic campaign conducted by the Greater Sydney Conference in over 30 years, Pr Adrian Raether, Conference General Secretary, is calling for a Conference wide day of prayer and fasting on 20 April. “This is something voluntary and to take place during the Sabbath…

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Hills Teacher Receives Rotary Award

15 Mar 2013

The Castle Hill Rotary Club has named Ms Tennille Smith, a teacher at Hills Adventist College, as an awardee of the Excellence in Teaching Award for 2013. The criteria used by the Castle Hill Rotary Club in selection of the awardees are: outstanding educator; goes beyond the call of duty; has made a difference in…

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Leaders Enthused At Shaping Children

15 Mar 2013

Over 50 Children’s Ministry Leaders from around New South Wales recently gathered for a weekend of resourcing, training and networking. The Shaping Children weekend included a variety of workshops, resource reviews and the release of new resources, including Daily Bites – a Bible study resource for parents to journey through with their children. Friday night…

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