IntraVic

God’s Timing

Max (name changed) is a lonely artistic man. He suffered from depression but has come through with a different perspective on life. His ambition in life now is to help others, especially children, to express themselves. He started cartoon drawing two years ago as a...

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Hitting the Bullseye

Editorial - Nov 2017 Road to Bethlehem, Speech Nights, Holidays, the festive season then the New Year - the end of the year is just around the corner - with all the good things that come with that. However, rather than winding down, the Conference team is sharpening...

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A Thriving Disciple Making Movement

Afraid of losing momentum, the early Seventh-day Adventist movement resisted forming an official structure for almost two decades. Reflecting on past protestant movements-turned-institutions, our pioneers vowed to avoid any structure inhibiting the march of present...

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Discipleship: Fishers of Men

Does your mind hit snooze the minute you hear the word Discipleship?  What does the word mean, and is it perhaps just a phase? Fads come and go, leaving little to show for it, except perhaps nostalgia.  The Adventist church has done its best keeping up with the fads…...

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Harvest Victoria Training Intensive

  DATE: February 19-24, 2018 WHERE: Belgrave Heights Convention Centre TRAINERS: It is Written trainers Yves Monier, Director of Evangelism and Douglas Na’a, the Director of SALT Ministries, plus our own local expertise. This training will inspire you to connect with...

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Move With the Power

We asked attendees to tell you about this event - to share with you what it was like actually being there... MWTP4 was a fantastic chance to gather with disciples from across the South Pacific Division to continue to build a Jesus centred ministry and life. It also...

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Office Closure

We wish to advise that the Conference Office and ABC Bookstore will be closed from Thursday, December 21 close of business, reopening Tuesday January 2, normal business hours. In cases of urgency, call 03 9264 7777. Administration takes this opportunity to wish you a...

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ADRA News

ADRA Director for Victoria, Rebecca Auriant shares with us some experiences from an ADRA Connections trip and some images of local church members collecting for the annual ADRA...

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Latest in Education News

We welome new staff to ASV, as well as congratulate another who has been selected for the Google Innovator program, and there are employment opportunites within our education...

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Administration Update

As I write this update on Conference news, I’m enjoying the recollections of recent events – the memories are positive – so let me share them with you. AdventCare Yarra Ranges Opening Thursday 26 October started like any other day but for anyone who was part of the...

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Road to Bethlehem

Responding to God's Call Road to Bethlehem The RTB team received a call from a lady who was on her way home from the funeral of a friend. She wanted to share what the minister presiding over the funeral had told the mourners. The friend nearly didn't go to RTB last...

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Women’s Ministries Changeover

Women's Ministries is an active and growing department. With an annual conference, leadership and outreach training, seminars and workshops, a young girls conference and fundraising opportunities, this department helps women lift up Christ in their home and church...

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Sharing the Word in our Karen Community

The Werribee congregation recently hosted an outreach series for the wider community. Members from as far away as Bendigo supported the program which saw a number of people from other denominations and the surrounding neighbourhoods attend. There was an average...

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Welcome to Victoria

It is our pleasure to introduce to our readers two new staff members to the Conference ministerial team. Vadim Budov, who gave a presentation at the Constituency meeting in September, as well at recent regional meetings, comes to us from Avondale. His role will...

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Meet the New Exec

Introducing our new Executive Committee for the next term of office: Sue Beament: Sue has extensive leadership experience in pathfinders, youth and children's ministries.  She has worked for the church in our schools and in the Conference and is active at her Ferntree...

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Glen Huntly’s Gospel Fest

Kareene Knight had a vision to see choirs and musical groups come together in worship of God. So one Sabbath afternoon in September Glen Huntly SDA Church hosted the inaugural GospelFest. It was an afternoon of music, singing and worship. There were choirs from...

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Appointments Committee at Work

Within weeks of the Constituency Meeting, the Appointments Committee had completed its work of appointing directors, associates and assistants to lead the departmental ministry within the Victorian Conference. After much prayer and careful consideration, the following...

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94th Constituency Meeting

The 94th Constituency Meeting of the Victorian Conference Seventh-day Adventist Church was held at the Nunawading Christian College Multi-Purpose Centre on 24 September 2017. The day started with a devotional thought led by AUC President Pr Jorge Munoz, in which he...

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Literature Evangelists come to Warburton

LE team leaders from around Australia served for a full week, ministering in the different communities around the Warburton church. Visiting homes for a total of 222 hours, our God surely blessed with book orders, acceptances of free literature and prayer. People...

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A Special Sabbath at Bairnsdale

All Sabbaths are special but on the 7th October the Bairnsdale Church family really did rejoice in something extra special. A young woman named Andrea Peers was baptised by Pastor Andrew Wilson in a moving ceremony that marked Andrea's long journey towards accepting...

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Powered by Tithe

In 2nd Corinthians 6:3-11, Paul is at his best urging the new believers to maintain their focus and their identity. Paul does what great leaders so often do: he reminds people of the hardships they have shared in order to draw them back to what really matters. Then he...

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