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Around The Traps Around The Traps is a weekly e-newsletter from Pastor Justin Lawman, President of the North New South Wales Conference. To subscribe to Around The Traps, send an email to northpoi...  More

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October 2014 Edition | Lifeboat reaches the community | From the President: Building bridges, not barriers | Youth Ministries leaders attend Oshkosh Camporee | Good signs for Better Books and Food  More

Upcoming Events

Macquarie College 20 year anniversary

Nov 15 2014

Macquarie College 20 year anniversary The Macquarie College 20 year anniversary has been resched...

ADRA Christmas Appeal

Dec 01 2014

Junior Summer Camp

Dec 16 2014


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As the vegetarian population has grown, scientists have focused on making faux meat more “realistic,” and they’re doing well. But the more realistic the fake meat is, the less it appeals to some vegetarians.

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Summer Camp applications

Summer Camp applications are now online @ 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. Summer Camp staff applications are also now open! For more info and to apply, visit

Macquarie College 20 year anniversary

The Macquarie College 20 year anniversary has been rescheduled to Saturday, 15 November. It will be held on the present campus. Mark the date in your calendars! There will be campus tours at 5.00pm, refreshments at 6.00pm with a special program in the Church–Community Complex in the evening from 7.00pm to 8.30pm. While marking 20 years on this campus, more importantly, the event is a celebration of the continuing 100+ year journey of Adventist Education in this region. All with an interest in the college are welcome. Come and meet up with friends past and present. For more information, visit, email or phone (02) 4954 6222.

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 Places are limited, so ring or email Linda on (02) 9847 2269 or 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

Stuarts Point Convention Centre is open for the Christmas holidays

The relocation of the Pathfinder Camporee means the Stuarts Point Convention Centre will be open for Christmas holiday camping and accommodation as per usual. Bookings are essential — phone (02) 6569 0576 or email to book your spot!

Big Camp 2014 audio

Audio files from a selection of the worships, sermons and presentations shared at Big Camp 2014 are being added to These include the talks given by Pastor Pavel Goia (Big Tent), Pastor Jean-Noel Adeline (Big Tent), Pastor David Asscherick (Connections), Pastor Eddie Hypolite (Connections) and Nimrod Maua (High School).

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