Around our conference
Big Camp 2014 applications
Big Camp 2014 applications are available now. You can download them HERE. Big Camp will be held from 18 to 26 April. Once you have filled out your application, send it with payment to Big Camp, PO Box 7, Wallsend NSW 2287 OR fax them to (02) 4950 1102. Please note that the closing date for applications is 14 February, 2014.
Grey Nomads 2014 applications
Grey Nomads 2014 will be held from 9 to 17 May. Application forms for Grey Nomads 2014 can be downloaded by clicking HERE. You will need to return the forms with payment to Grey Nomads, PO Box 7, Wallsend NSW 2287 OR fax them to (02) 4950 1102 (do not post originals if you fax your application) OR email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2014 Offering Calendar booklet
The 2014 Offering Calendar booklet has been mailed to churches and pastors, but those seeking a digital copy can download one by clicking HERE. The booklet features information about each week's offering, as well as things relating to e-Giving, the NNSW Conference's Treasury Manual, online training and other resources. If you require additional booklets, the conference office has a limited supply remaining.
ADRA responds to Philippines emergency
We are all aware of the monumental amount of damage done by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and of the heartbreaking scenes that have come to us of hungry and homeless people, including lost and crying children whose lives have been shattered. You can find out more about ADRA's response at www.adra.org.au.
Leadership in the Local Church | 7-9 February, 2014
Leadership in the Local Church is a special training weekend that will be run from 7 to 9 February, 2014 at Avondale College. Dr Joseph Kidder from Andrews University is the guest speaker for the weekend, and he will talk about "The Big Four" (focusing on the growth secrets of successful churches. Workshops will cover topics such as preaching, teaching, coaching, forming ministry teams and keeping young people in the church. The meetings are FREE to pastors and church leaders from the North New South Wales Conference. Pastor Justin Lawman, President of the NNSW Conference, says, "We're really excited about the Leadership in the Local Church training, and would love to see as many of our church leaders attend as possible." Register at http://events.adventist.org.au/Registration/Event/372.
Free safe food handling for NNSW churches
The North New South Wales Department of Adventist Health is excited to announce the launch of new and free safe food handling training for churches in NNSW. This training is for all churches that prepare or share food (such as church lunches), no matter how big or small. It will be a benefit for as many as possible from every church to complete the brief online training. Visit www.equip4twelve.org/course/food-safety-basics-for-churches/ to register for the online course. Call Nathan or Carly on (02) 495 18088 or email email@example.com more information.
The North NSW Conference consists of a dedicated team of workers whose primary functions are to provide leadership, resources, training and service to the local churches and church members to enable them to serve the wider community. Find out more about us HERE.