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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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Easter at Fox Valley

15 Mar 2013

Fox Valley Church in Wahroonga will use Easter Week as an opportunity to reach out to its surrounding community. Letterbox flyers will invite people to join the worshipping community in celebrating Jesus’ death and resurrection for our salvation, starting on the Sunday before Easter (Palm Sunday), with a procession led by a donkey into the…

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Celebration At Campbelltown

15 Mar 2013

Eight people were recently baptised in the Campbelltown Church. “It was a joyous celebration of the work of the Holy Spirit in the lives of these eight people, their families, friends, and the Campbelltown Church,” says Rein Muhlberg, Campbelltown Church Pastor. “Each person is a victory for the kingdom of grace and the Lord’s relentless pursuit…

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Wills and Young People

01 Mar 2013

When you donate to charity or an organisation, you want to know where your money’s going. But have you thought about where your money might go if you die? According to Pastor Rodney Woods, Director of Trust Services for the Greater Sydney Conference, everyone over the age of 18 needs to make a Will. “Younger…

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Growth at Wahroonga Adventist School

01 Mar 2013

Late last year, Wahroonga Adventist School relocated Grades 3-6 to the new school location at 181 Fox Valley Road, as part of the planned expansion to a high school. “We are so pleased to see our older primary students on the new site,” said Wahroonga Adventist School Principal, Michelle Streatfeild. “They are very excited to…

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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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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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