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Statement of Commitment re Child Safety

Seventh-day Adventist Church (Victorian Conference) Limited is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. We are committed to providing a child safe and child friendly environment, where children and young people are safe and feel safe,...

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Lilydale Celebrates her 40+ Anniversary

Lilydale Celebrates her 40+ Anniversary

Lilydale Church finally got the opportunity to Celebrate her 40th Anniversary on the weekend of March 24th and 25th. It has lovingly been coined her 40+ because it was planned for 2020 however, due to that too often mentioned pandemic, this beautiful lady got to be a...

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Bairnsdale’s Busy Month of Blessings

Bairnsdale’s Busy Month of Blessings

On March 4, 2023, Julene Raymond organised and led a service of worship and praise to recognise and celebrate women in the church. Alongside choir singing and special musical items, many shared the inspirational stories of women who impacted the world for good –...

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Ballarat Pathfinders

Ballarat Pathfinders

Pathfinders have been meeting every fortnight on a Tuesday and are having lots of fun. They do a range of activities including badminton, ten pin bowling, projects such as glass craft and drawing, and learning about endangered animals, worms, and learning CPR and...

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Food Sensations

Food Sensations

On Saturday, 23 July Bairnsdale held a “Food Sensation" program which educated and entertained. About 35 people attended, which included church folk and the general public. Presenters gave four recipe demonstrations, savoury and sweet, including a butter-less chicken...

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MAYC Choir Update

MAYC Choir Update

"Sing to the LORD a new song, for He has done marvelous things; His right hand and His holy arm have worked salvation for Him." Psalms 98:1. In June this year a group of passionate young people got together to form a youth run and youth led choir. After a tough two...

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Nunawading Church Honours Fundraiser

Nunawading Church Honours Fundraiser

Over two decades ago Erick van Schoonhoven, now in his 90s, raised more than $250,000 towards the building of the new Nunawading Church. This outstanding effort was accomplished by selling used newspapers that members brought in; collecting, restoring and selling...

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Frankston Sunday Market

Frankston Sunday Market

Earlier this year, Josie, a member of Frankston Seventh-day Adventist Church, brought forward the idea of having a Sunday Market. After working in an op-shop in Seaford and volunteering at a foodbank two days each week, she was inspired and wanted to find alternative...

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News from AdventCare

News from AdventCare

Our building works at AdventCare Whitehorse are moving along well and the next Stage is planned to be completed in December 2022. We will then increase our resident rooms from 134 to 182 with two new wings of superb accommodation and amenities. We anticipate opening...

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Snapshot of our Schools

Snapshot of our Schools

Henderson College Henderson College officially opened their Technology and Arts Hub in May. The new space includes a material workshop, visual arts studios, robotics studio, staff workspaces and staff offices, along with an outdoor area and two basketball...

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Finance Report

Finance Report

What a year it has been. 12 months ago (August 2021) Melbourne had just started its sixth lockdown, which was to last until October 21. 2021 and the year prior were certainly not business as usual years and of course we had concerns about the financial impact COVID...

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Dependence – Good or Bad?

Dependence – Good or Bad?

We are educated in the humanitarian sector that dependence is disempowering. So we focus on providing pathways that create independence – education, employment, health and wellbeing programs.But how does this empowerment model impact hope? Especially when you are...

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Women’s Ministry

Women’s Ministry

UPLIFT On Saturday 14 May, we were blessed by testimonies from women across Victoria as part of our Women’s Ministries UPLIFT program. Held at the Heathmont Baptist Church, over 40 women were gathered to be inspired, to uplift and be uplifted by each other. Our guest...

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Revive Abide

Revive Abide

Victorian Conference & Cedarvale's new health initiative Jesus taught us to “love one another as I have loved you” and that “by this all will know that you are my disciples.” (John 13:34,35). We’re familiar with Ministry of Healing p. 143 where Christ’s method of...

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Lilydale Academy Church Closure

Lilydale Academy Church Closure

The Lilydale Academy SDA Church was officially organised on Sabbath 12 November 1966 at a meeting at the Academy, chaired by Pastor Leo Rose, Victorian Conference President, with 34 charter members. After consultation with boarding students in 2000 about their wish to...

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Yarra Valley Farewells Pr Emanuel Millen

Yarra Valley Farewells Pr Emanuel Millen

On Saturday 16th of July, members of Yarra Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church said farewell to Pr Emanuel Millen and his wife Nada after 4 1/2 years of ministry. During a short presentation, church members spoke about Pr Emanuel and Nada's lasting impact on their...

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Oasis Church Dedications

Oasis Church Dedications

On Saturday June 18, Belle and her baby sister Deborah were dedicated to God at The Oasis Seventh-day Adventist Church. There was also a special lunch held in the afternoon, which was an opportunity for church members to mingle with those who don't normally attend. If...

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