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Kingdom Culture – WOW!

Kingdom Culture – WOW!

NCC Secondary recently held our annual Week of Worship (aka WOW) focusing on the theme of ‘Kingdom Culture’. We delved into how we can use what God wants for us, to build our community into a Kingdom Culture. Our speaker was ‘Pr G’ - Gerrard Price, Chaplain at our...

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Summer Camp Commitments

Summer Camp Commitments

Early in 2020 Casey Church received commitment cards from Vic Youth post Junior and Teen Summer Camps. Jasmine, Jacob and Kaitlyn had all ticked their desire to be baptised. They showed their commitment to Bible studies during a difficult year, showing up week after...

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Reflections

Reflections

It has been a difficult few weeks of lockdown so we wanted to share with you a little encouragement from one of our schools... Below you will find a range of student writing which describes how our students see their school community. We hope you will be encouraged...

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These Little Ones…

These Little Ones…

Early May, Melbourne City Church, located in the heart of the CBD, had a special baby dedication service.  Two families each welcomed a baby girl since the pandemic began, and it was with great joy that the church celebrated these new parents’ dedication to raising...

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Testament to God

Testament to God

Friends, Imogen Courtney and Emily Hankinson publicly declared their love for God at their baptism held at Lysterfield Lake. Imogen came to know Jesus through Edinburgh College where she has been a student since 2018. She enjoyed daily classroom worships, chapels and...

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God Intends Good

God Intends Good

After exploring the story and themes of Joseph’s life, as recorded in the Bible, our Year 8 Students created special children’s books! They told the story in an approachable way for their audience and filled their books with colour and illustrations, ensuring they...

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Children’s Ministries

Children’s Ministries

Jesus welcomed children, told us to become like them (Matt 18:2-6), and warned us strongly against causing these precious little people to stumble (Luke 17:1&2).If He placed such importance on children, then undoubtedly, we should too. As adults and leaders in our...

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ADRA in Victoria

ADRA in Victoria

ADRA Victoria is part of ADRA Australia and thus the global ADRA network, reaching over 110 countries. ADRA works with local communities as well as overseas, helping them lift themselves out of poverty and creating a brighter future.At the beginning of this four year...

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Youth Department

Youth Department

VicYouth has had many opportunities over the past four years to lead young people into a saving relationship with Jesus Christ, as well as train them for roles in leadership and in service. It has supported many in their personal walk with God through its different...

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Education

Education

Seventh-day Adventist schools in Victoria (ASV) has continued to flourish over the past four years. Despite a challenging economy and the significant impact of COVID 19, we can see God’s continued blessing on our schools. It has been particularly gratifying to see a...

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General Secretariat

General Secretariat

This report from the Conference Secretary is somewhat focused on numbers but while preparing it, Pr Craig Gillis was very mindful that each number represents a being created in God’s own image, whose value can only be weighed by considering the willingness in which...

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Executive Report

Executive Report

Zoom, zoom, zoom. So many meetings happen via zoom these days and our most recent Conference Committee was one more. We could have met in person, face to face, but we’ve learnt to like zoom. There was a time when I never thought that would be possible.The obvious...

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Congratulations, Adrian

Congratulations, Adrian

Adrian grew up in Adelaide, South Australia. Born into an Adventist family he identified as a “Sevvy” from an early age.  As he entered his teen years he didn’t quite know where he fit in, and, though he believed in what Adventism taught, but was still searching for...

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Kristine’s Story

Kristine’s Story

Kristine Taylor began her testimony saying how her Dad had warned her to pray every day leading up to her baptism as the devil was going to try and stop her, and how glad she was she took his advice as it turned out to be a very stressful week! She was baptised with...

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Congratulations and Welcome

Congratulations and Welcome

Mernda Company of believers has recently been recognised as an organised church of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. As a group of believers, they first began meeting together around ten years ago.  Coming from Preston Church, their intention was to form a church...

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Growing Strong

Growing Strong

Bendigo Karen Adventist Church is growing. Praise God we have been blessed with many baptisms over the years, and this year 2021 alone, Pastor Justin Bone from the Victorian Conference came to Bendigo and eleven new members joined the Karen Seventh-day Adventist...

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Mick’s Story

Mick’s Story

Mick’s testimony is a lesson to us all, on a number of levels. “I didn’t grow up in a Christian family,” he began, quickly adding “but I did attend Sunday School and I have always believed in God!”  Intriguing.  How did this come about?  “Sunday School was run by a...

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Impact

Impact

This is a free program for young women aged 18-35, and includes afternoon tea!  It will be held at the Savoy Hotel in the city, from 2-6pm, with special guest speaker Lyndelle Peterson. Register here  Dont delay, places are limited. for more information, email...

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ANZAC Day at NCC

ANZAC Day at NCC

“And this great love is demonstrated when a person sacrifices his life for his friends.” John 15:13 (TPT) For Australians and New Zealanders, April 25, Anzac Day, holds a special place in our collective hearts. Each year we stop on this day to thank those who have...

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Every Heart’s Cry

Every Heart’s Cry

Danni Synot, presenter at the recent Women's Ministries UPLIFT program as put together an eight week program, based on her book Every Heart's Cry. Designed to be suitable for small group use, the program comes with digital materials as well as hard copies. The Women's...

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Run for Cambodia

Run for Cambodia

Unable to fly to Cambodia for our annual service trip due to travel restrictions, the Nunawading Christian College Year 10 students decided to ‘run’ there instead! ‘Run for Cambodia’ was the first of many fundraising initiatives that NCC students led, determined to...

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Official Opening – Pavilions Stage 1

Official Opening – Pavilions Stage 1

The first stage of Pavilions Blackburn Lake, the retirement village built on the former Campground site was officially opened on the 14th of April 2021.  The event capped off over 15 years of work and was attended by around 200 people.   Special guests included the...

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