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Excitement Builds in Sydney for SHARE II

01 Mar 2013

Not even the weather could dampen the excitement in Sydney as people poured into Mountain View Adventist College for SHARE II. Close to 400 people from churches across the city braved the elements and enjoyed a time of worship, vision casting, and insightful workshop presentations. Following the response at SHARE in November, 2012, the Conference’s…

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Preparing For Harvest

14 Feb 2013

We would like to invite you to SHARE II on February 23, 3pm at Mountain View Adventist College. As in November, 2012, we will once again have the opportunity to gather for a time of prayer, worship, and training. Workshops to be presented include, Effective Faith Sharing, Integrating New People Into Church Life, Tips For…

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Bootcamp at Wahroonga

14 Feb 2013

Wahroonga Seventh-day Adventist Church is gearing up for Harvest 2013 by hosting Bible Boot Camp on March 3 to 17. ARISE is returning to Australia for the third year in a row to hold Bible Boot Camp. Consisting of over 30 hours of instruction, this program is designed to equip individuals with the tools to build the foundation for being…

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Macarthur Teacher Writes New Children’s Book

14 Feb 2013

A teacher from Macarthur Adventist College, Mrs Dianne Beranaliva, has recently written and published one of the few picture story books about children growing up in Fiji. It took two years for the Macquarie Fields Kindergarten teacher to write and publish the book. “I never in my life thought I would write a book,” said…

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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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CHIP, A Healthier Option

31 Jan 2013

Blacktown and Mountain View Churches recently collaborated resources to deliver an excellent CHIP program with 22 graduates. CHIP, an acronym for Coronary Health Improvement Project, is an affordable, four week lifestyle education program with thousands of graduates world-wide. Through dynamic and compelling live and video presentations, CHIP provides tools and strategies for making lifestyle choices that…

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Harvest Time in Sydney

31 Jan 2013

How do we go about sharing the Adventist message with a city of 4.5 million people spread across 12,000 square kilometres, where 35 per cent of residents speak a language other than English at home? Sydney’s population represents some 20.5 per cent of the Australian population. In the five years to 2008, it grew by…

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School is Back 2013!

31 Jan 2013

The Adventist Schools of Greater Sydney have been very busy this week, welcoming students back for a new year of learning, growth and fun. The teachers have prepared their classrooms, lessons and voices to provide their students with a range of learning experiences. Parents have gathered books, stationery, uniforms and lunches so that their children…

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Hurstville Student Tops ICAS Spelling Test for Second Year

08 Jan 2013

For the second year, Hurstville Adventist School student, Hanyuan Li, has topped his grade for NSW in the International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) Spelling test run by the University of NSW. He received his medal in a special ceremony held at the University of NSW on 23 November. Ten-year-old Hanyuan Li was the…

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Final Roll Call for Strathfield School

07 Dec 2012

The Strathfield campus of Sydney Adventist College (SAC) was farewelled and officially decommissioned at the Final Roll Call event on Saturday, 1 December 2012. The event was a full day of presentations, worship, photos, music, memories, laughs, tears and fellowship for the 1000 people who attended on the day. “It was a very special day,…

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