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Greater Sydney Conference Recipe Club

03 Mar 2016

The launch of our GSC Recipe Club on February 1 provided the large group of attendees with a wide range of delicious healthy morsels. Marilene Stevenson, featured below/above gets down to table level to ensure that her method of producing communion bread has delivered perfectly flat bread ready for the baking process. The Recipe Club…

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Fiji Cyclone Winston: Distributions and Needs Assessments Continue

03 Mar 2016

More than 1,000 families have received food and hygiene kits in Fiji after distributions by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA). Food packs containing rice, lentils, tuna, sugar and biscuits were given to 501 families in Ra Province, one of the worst hit areas, along the northern coast of Viti Levu, Fiji’s main island.…

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Dental Clinic Solomon Islands

26 Feb 2016

Dental services is an area where the Solomon Islands needs a great deal of support.  With the skills and generosity from several individuals and organisations in Australia, some well needed help is being delivered.  Cope Freight was kind enough to donate their services so the dental chair, donated by David Digges was delivered for free…

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Filoship Connect Company – Adventurers and Pathfinders Induction

26 Feb 2016

Recently, Filoship Connect Company, a church company organised just last year that has ben functioning for over a year and a half, took a momentous step forward in its organisation as a church.  The induction of its first Adventurer and Pathfinder clubs marked a new chapter in this church’s journey.  Church members say that with…

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The Biggest Winner 
Competition 2015

02 Feb 2016

2015 saw the Tongans win the Conference Health Department’s Biggest Winner competition for the first time taking out first and second places. Samoan winners have dominated the competition since its inception in 2010.  The Polynesian weight loss competition, now in its seventh year, runs from February to November each year.  Not only is the competition open…

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The Impact Made On The Solomon Islands

17 Dec 2015

In recent years a group of committed Aussie tradesmen and Year 11 students from Hills Adventist College, Sydney, have helped build infrastructure and resources in six Seventh-day Adventist High Schools in the Solomon Islands. What has been achieved in those years? Six new generators have been installed in schools by a team of electricians and…

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The ABC Dilemma

24 Nov 2015

It’s no secret that Greater Sydney Conference’s Adventist Book Centre has struggled financially over a long period of time. In fact over the past 10 years, we’ve averaged losses of $173,000 per annum, making our ABC the worst performing ABC in Australia. Or if we want to put this in a better light, of all…

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BREATHE – Women’s Conference

09 Nov 2015

WORKSHOP Resources Claire Marsh Presentation – Anger Self Test Peace on Home Front 1 Peace on Home Front 2 The Life Compass Resources for Women Rosalie Needham – Time of Your Life

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ADRA’s $40 Challenge

07 Sep 2015

How much is $40 a year? ($40 divided by 365 = $0.10958904). That’s right! It’s less than 11 cents a day; less than 80 cents a week. It’s actually less than the cost of five small Big Mac Meals. Is this too much to sacrifice for the less fortunate in a year? $40! That’s our…

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Life in Balance

07 Sep 2015

Parramatta Church recently held a preaching and small group series called ‘Life in Balance’. Organised by pastoral team Jean-Pierre Martinez and David McKibben, the ‘Mind in Balance’ seminar series was presented for the first time in May 2015 as a church and community outreach. Mrs Claire Marsh (Psychologist and Manager of Adventist Counselling Services) and…

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