IntraVic

Harvest Victoria Continues…

Harvest Victoria Continues…

Within the Harvest Victoria strategy, a number of goals were set early on. Let’s take a look at how that is going, now we have passed the half way mark. The first goal, to train 1500 workers, is in progress with two Harvest training intensives with It is Written and...

read more
Champions

Champions

Melbourne’s Advent Brass under the baton of guest conductor, Dr Matthew van Emmerik have competently won the open C grade Brass Band Championships held in Ballarat Victoria on 18th August 2019. Advent Brass was formed in 1925 by William John Gilson (WJ) and has a long...

read more
Daniel – The Animated Series

Daniel – The Animated Series

The Australian Union Conference (AUC) are producing a transmedia storytelling of the book of Daniel. Transmedia is a technique of telling a story across multiple platforms and formats. An example of transmedia is the Marvel Cinematic Universe where the stories of each...

read more
Thank You Cveta

Thank You Cveta

As of yesterday, Cveta Bakov is now a lady of leisure. Thursday was her last day at the Conference Office, finally taking retirement after having been a part of the office staff for 24 years. She is looking forward to doing many different things including some that...

read more

Eva’s Committment

On the 27th of July, 2019, Eva Wilson gave her life to Jesus. After two years of bible studies with family friend, Pr. Brendon Pratt, Eva choose to follow in her Saviours’ footsteps. Surrounded by family, church family and close friends, Pr Brendon Pratt had the...

read more
God is Persistent

God is Persistent

Two members of the same family were baptized on Sabbath, August 17 at The Oasis. Priscilla and her uncle, Darren, made their public commitment to Jesus in front of a full church of family and friends.  As they shared their stories, it was clear to see their love for...

read more
Never Wavering

Never Wavering

Liam and Verica were among the throng of trainees who went knocking on doors in January. Quietly optimistic, they approached their appointed street. Time passed quickly and everyone reconvened to share encouragement, but Liam and Verica didn’t need any! They had had...

read more
Reason to Sing

Reason to Sing

Members of Castlemaine and Macedon Ranges have certainly had reason. December saw Michael Cucanic, a talented guitarist studying music in Melbourne, baptised by Pr Rollo, who had also baptised his parents some time back. The following week, Andrea Wilson and Joyce...

read more
Door Knocked!

Door Knocked!

The transformation of Allan Lang's life was marked with his baptism by Pastor Terry Goltz in the Healesville church on 6 April 2019. In mid-2018, the church’s Bible worker Franco Olak, knocked on Allan’s door offering Christian Literature and the Scriptures. The It Is...

read more
Nunawading Man Hits the Century

Nunawading Man Hits the Century

Tom Fowler, member of the Nunawading SDA church celebrated his 100th Birthday with family and friends on the 2nd of September 2019.  Tom has been an active member of the SDA church for 70 years, since he was convicted of the truth at a Reeves/Kranz Mission in 1949 and...

read more
Future Medical Missionaries

Future Medical Missionaries

For a number of years, Pr Georges Latchman has spent time each week coaching children who take maths seriously and somehow it turns into a Bible lesson! He has found these children so responsive to God and has seen a number get baptised. Currently he coaches year...

read more
Sixty One Years a Member!

Sixty One Years a Member!

In July, Betty Hine celebrated 61 years membership at Longwarry. She and her husband Ronald began meeting with the group in July 1958 after studying the Bible with Pastor Harold Grosse. Betty became convinced of the truth of the Bible and has never looked back. Betty...

read more
Servants of Jesus

Servants of Jesus

What better way to get the whole family involved in conducting the program, than to have siblings and parents assist the young Adventurer children as they led out! Messages included helping those in need, serve like Jesus and we have to be healthy in order to serve...

read more
Unimagined

Unimagined

Such a great celebration as was experienced on Sabbath afternoon the 18th of August, had not been imagined when the South East Melbourne Oromo service church plant began in 2016. Nine happy and radiant young people were baptised. All are Aussies born in Australia or...

read more

A Living Reflection of Jesus

The men of Casey Church have for some time now, been involved in ministry for men. Recognising the widespread need for such a ministry, the men opened it up beyond the doors of their church and invited others to join them. Mid August saw the second Victoria-wide Men’s...

read more
Permit Received!

Permit Received!

After an extensive application process and wait of over twelve months, the church has been granted a Place of Worship planning permit. This caps off a lengthy quest for a permanent home for the Adventist Samoan community in Melbourne. Started by Pr Eddie Erika in the...

read more
Breaking News!

Breaking News!

There is no doubt that alcohol consumption is associated with increased harm, particularly in excess use: in 1988 alcohol was rated as a group 1 carcinogen (the highest classification) for certain gastro intestinal cancers (ref) and we all know the impact alcoholism...

read more