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World Changers

VicYouth has received a new shipment of World Changers Bibles from the SPD! Each set (Bible and pamphlet) is $5 AUD for purchase - a bargain! This is a great opportunity for missional outreach and also to ensure that every youth in our church has a copy of the Bible...

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Health Expo’s and More

Health Expo’s and More

In mid-March Casey Seventh-day Adventist church held our 5th Health Expo in the City of Casey. We have been supported each year through the City of Casey’s Community Grants, which has enabled us to hold various Health Expos, such as NEWSTART Health Expo, Dinner with...

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Ministerial Intern Camp

Ministerial Intern Camp

This year the Australian Union ran the biannual Ministerial Interns Camp at Adventist Alpine Village in picturesque Jindabyne. 32 interns and their spouses gathered from around Australia to be encouraged, educated, and empowered for ministry. Victoria Conference sent...

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Harvest Victoria Beyond 2020

Harvest Victoria Beyond 2020

We are now in the fourth year of the five-year cycle called Harvest Victoria.  That by no means indicates that this ‘project’ will end at the end of next year! In fact, Harvest Victoria is not a program or a project – it is more an ongoing philosophy, if you like, of...

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Congratulations

Congratulations

Tarnya Garner is well known to many of you.  She has been working with the Nunawading Church family for a number of years, and is also our Women's Ministries Director.  What you may not be aware of is that she had been studying too, and this year has been picked up as...

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Youth Games Night

Youth Games Night

On Saturday evening March 13th more than 40 young people gathered at Springvale Spanish Church for a combined social between youth from Springvale Spanish, Casey and Frankston Churches. Initially the group planned to close Sabbath at the beach and enjoy a picnic...

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Welcoming Mark Guite

Welcoming Mark Guite

Thang, who goes by the name Mark, has joined our pastoral team in 2021 as an intern. His wife's name is Niang Piand their daughter is Nunnuam, who is 4 and their two year old son is Zamung. Mark finished his undergraduate course (Business Admin-Major and...

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Paul’s Story

Paul’s Story

Paul's journey, that eventually found him standing in front of his church, giving his personal testimony at his baptism, has been a long one.  Finding God has helped him reflect on his past, and he now has a better understanding of the things he went through - finding...

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Celebrating New Life in Christ

Celebrating New Life in Christ

The church communities of Dandenong Filipino Church and Clyde Connect were praising God together yet again...  This time as seven of their young people followed their Saviour in baptism.  The celebration was again at the church in Hutton St and of the seven, four will...

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Welcome to the team, Evonn

Welcome to the team, Evonn

Evonn Reyno joins the pastoral team as a lay pastor. Born and raised in the southern region of Philippines., he earned his degree in Theology from Mountain View College.  He moved to Loma Linda, California after graduation and as part of his transitioning into the...

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Korey’s Testimony

Korey’s Testimony

I grew up in a Christian family, but it was only recently that I became a Christian.  What I mean by that is that as far back as I can remember…

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Growing Together 2021

Growing Together 2021

The first summit of Growing Together for 2021 was held last Sabbath at the AUC conference centre in Ringwood. This is the second year of an initial two year Australia-wide cohort for local churches. Jake Mulder, co-author of Growing Young directed the key sessions...

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Welcoming Brayden Rath

Welcoming Brayden Rath

Brayden Rath has officially joined the Victorian pastoral team with the commencement of his Ministerial Internship this year serving in the Mildura and Dareton churches. He comes to the pastoral team from a four year stint working as a school Chaplain at Gilson...

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Praising God

Praising God

A few weeks ago we shared with you the story of Antonia’s baptism. Charlie also returned from the same Camporee having filled in a commitment card, requesting bible study.  He too had felt God’s Spirit moving on his heart while attending a friend’s baptism, confirming...

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Bible Exhibition Success

Bible Exhibition Success

The Springvale Spanish Church hosted a Bible Exhibition in late February.  Featuring the first ever Bibles printed from the Gutenberg Press, the first Martin Luther Germanic Bible translation an the first Spanish translation as well as replicas of Bible artefacts, it...

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Welcome to Victoria, Jared

Welcome to Victoria, Jared

Jared Smith joins us from New South Wales and will be serving as the Associate Pastor of Burwood Adventist Community Church. He moves here from the Central Coast with his wife Kylie, who is now teaching at Nunawading Christian College. Jared is passionate about...

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Big Camp Mission Offering

Big Camp Mission Offering

Your generous gift will help Fulton University College to build a chapel on the new campus that will be the heart of the Fulton community. Fulton, an institution of hope for students from across the Pacific. egiving.org.au/ Find out more here

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Spotswood Rejoices

Spotswood Rejoices

27 February 2021 was the day to be at Spotswood Seventh Day Adventist church.  It was the day where we celebrated four souls ( Caitlin Dube, Simba Rugube, Laureen Choruma and Tjedza Goitsemang) joining the church through baptism. They all stood before the church and...

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Committed

Committed

Just last Sabbath, Antonia Bustos was baptised at Lysterfield Lake. When asked why she wanted to be baptised, she said that it was something she had wanted to do for many years, but was encouraged to wait a bit longer, until old enough to make such a decision.  Her...

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Joy in Bairnsdale

Joy in Bairnsdale

On the  23rd January  we had more than a new year and being back together in the church building to celebrate in Bairnsdale. We were also happy to witness Pastor Andrew Wilson baptise Jillian Glenwright, a young woman who has been attending church the past year or...

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Welcome to the Conference, Eric & Monique

Welcome to the Conference, Eric & Monique

Eric Johnson has joined our team this year as an Intern Minister at Ballarat and Maryborough. He graduated from Avondale in 2020 with a Bachelor in Ministry & Theology. Eric and his wife Monique have two children, Ezra (almost 4) and Ava (practically 1). For the...

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Lead Your Life

Lead Your Life

Lead Your Life is a new podcast, launched at the end of January, that provides fresh, actionable content every month to encourage, inspire, and challenge everyone to live their life to their full potential. It is ideal for ministers, church members, and unchurched...

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