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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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 Abigail Figueroa,  Light Hope Church
june 2015

07 Sep 2015

Meet Abigail Figueroa  PASTOR AT LIGHT HOPE CHURCH (June 2015) Where are you from?  Where do you call home? Despite living in Sydney for years now and a stint in Michigan, USA (whilst studying at Andrews University), Melbourne (where I was born and raised), is still home… though my absolutely wonderful and loving Light Hope…

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Can Jesus Use Culture Shock?

07 Sep 2015

Have you ever felt like you wanted to share Jesus but you didn’t know how? Coming to Australia from Brazil, I naturally experienced culture shock.  Because English is my second language, I didn’t feel comfortable sharing Jesus with people when I moved here. However, God had a plan! One day as I was on the…

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Baptism of Julia & Selina at Hurstville Church

07 Sep 2015

The 2nd of May was a joyous and blessed Sabbath for the Hurstville Church family who witnessed the baptism of Julia Zou and Selina Zhao-Yu Wang by Pr Jimmy Cha. Both are from China and had the gospel truth sown in their hearts before coming to Hurstville. Julia first learned about the Bible from a…

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