Around Our Conference
Summer Camp applications
Summer Camp applications are now online @ www.nnswyouth.com. Junior Camp will run from 16 to 21 December 2014; Teen 1 Camp will run from 12 to 18 January 2015; and Teen 2 Camp will run from 19 to 25 January 2015. For more info and to apply, visit nnswyouth.com.
Discovery Bible Retreat
Learn your Bible like never before, boost your spiritual experience and immerse yourself in the Scriptures for a week with the Discovery Centre's Bible Retreat. The retreat will be held at the Winmalee Christian Conference Centre from 23 to 30 November. The program features a selection of the best Bible presenters in Australia and the entire cast of the Beyond the Search series. The week will also feature an agape feast and outings to the nearby Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. For more information and to download the retreat flyer, visit http://iiwo.co/events/event/bible-discovery-retreat. Places are limited, so ring or email Linda on (02) 9847 2269 or firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your place.
Wallsend Pathfinder 60th anniversary
On Saturday, 6 December, Wallsend Pathfinders will celebrate 60 years of operation with an investiture and history launch at 11.00am. The club, one of the oldest in Australia, commenced in December 1954 under the leadership of Mr John (Jack) Bennett. Former Wallsend Pathfinders are invited to join the current generation of Pathfinders and Adventurers in marking this important milestone in the club’s history. A BYO picnic lunch will be held after the investiture. Wallsend member Joy Guy is compiling a history of Pathfindering at Wallsend to be published on the Wallsend Pathfinders website. She is looking for stories, anecdotes and slides/photos to add to the history. Should you wish to contribute or have questions for Joy, email her at email@example.com.
Leadership In The Local Church 2015
The North New South Wales Conference's Leadership In The Local Church is on for 2015! For pastors and elders, this event is free, but numbers are strictly limited. The program will be held at Avondale College from 6 to 8 February, 2015. Gary Blanchard is the keynote speaker. Register by 19 December, 2014 at https://events.adventist.org.au/Registration/Event/620.
ARISE Australia 2015 will run from 9 February to 16 May next year at Kingscliff Adventist Church. ARISE Australia provides you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in a three-month training program that will equip you for practical outreach. If you or someone in your church feels the call to attend, please get your applications in ASAP because places will fill quickly. For more information, visit http://nnsw.adventist.org.au/arise.
Big Camp 2015
Big Camp 2015 will run from 10 to 18 April at the Stuarts Point Convention Centre. Application forms will be available in the December issue of NorthPoint, as well as online. Applications close 13 February, 2015 at 12.00 noon.
Grey Nomads 2015
Grey Nomads 2015 will be held from 8 to 16 May at the Stuarts point Convention Centre. The camp is open to Grey Nomads from across Australia and is an excellent opportunity for retirees to meet and fellowship together. Dr David Jamieson, minister from Aldergrove Church in Vancouver, Canada, will be the guest speaker. Applications will be available in December.