Who we are
The North NSW Conference consists of a dedicated team of workers whose primary function are to provice leadershp, resources, training and service to the local churches and church members to enable them to serve the wider community.
In response to the grace and calling of God we unite to fulfill the commission of Jesus by experiencing and sharing the good news of salvation. Empowered by the Holy Spirit our Church will be characterised by spirituality, teamwork, ministry, nurture and accountability.
Spirituality is knowing Jesus and experiencing the transforming power of the Holy Spirit in our lives. Spirituality is lived out within the community of faith with an overwhelming desire to share God's Love.
Teamwork is working together in a culture of open communication, co-operation, collaboration, loyalty and trust. This is vital to fulfill the responsibility we have in sharing the good news about God's love and hope in Jesus Christ.
The heart of our ministry is the commission of Jesus to His disciples to share the good news of salvation and serve humanity with compassion. Love for Jesus will lead all disciples to participate in growth of His church.
NurtureNurture is the development of personal and corporate relationships built on love, grace, support, acceptance, affirmation, fairness and openness. This encompasses servant leadership, mentoring, mutual respect, self-care and positive communication.
AccountabilityWe accept our responsibility to be held accountable to God, the Church and corporately to each other. We are accountable for the use of the time, talents, spiritual gifts, position and resources that God gives us in working together in fulfilling His mission.
2017 Deaf Camp | 27 to 30 October
ADRA Disaster Welfare training
Grey Nomads 2018
Creative Spaces Newsletter | Ed. 1
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Northpoint | February 2017
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Lecture: Dr Niels-Erik Andreasen | 16 September
“The intellectual adventures of a believer.” The Bible says to love God with all your heart, mind and strength. Perhaps the mind doesn’t always get due emphasis. This lecture will address the life of the mind and the life of faith, and how to nurture both. Dr Niels-Erik Andreasen, who has now retired after 22 years as President of Andrews University, will reflect on stages in his pilgrimage of faith as a Seventh-day Adventist traveller from Europe to the United States and the world. In what ways have ideas coming from outside theology influenced his faith? His point: at this time in our church history, we cannot shield our faith from culture but must find support for it within our culture. Presented by Sydney Adventist Forum with Avondale College of Higher Education. Ella Hughes Chapel, Avondale College of Higher Education (Lake Macquarie campus), Saturday, 16 September, 3.30pm. Freewill offering. Visit adventistforum.org/events or www.avondale.edu.au/events for more information.
ADRA Disaster Welfare training | 30 September
Maitland Adventist Church will host an ADRA Disaster Welfare training session on Saturday, 30 September from 2.00pm to 6.00pm (afternoon tea provided). When disaster strikes, the ADRA Disaster Welfare team is there, meeting the accommodation needs of those most affected. You can learn more about this at the training session. RSVP by Monday, 25 September. Contact Terry Heath (ADRA Area Coordinator) on 0408 431 457.
Health retreat and workshop with Dr Hans Diehl“From Health To Him” is the theme for the second annual health retreat and workshop weekend, which will be run by Southlakes CHIP from 29 September to 1 October. CHIP Founder/Presenter Dr Hans Diehl will be one of the guest presenters. For full information, visit http://southlakeschip.com and choose “Retreat2017” from the top line menu
Stewardship directors from around Australia invite you and your local church to share the offering videos found here with your churches during the offering collection time each Sabbath. Each video provides inspiring testimonies from around Australia and where relevant, information about the special offering for that Sabbath. Click on the date/download heading above each video to download.
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Community Health Education Programs
The NNSW Conference will run a number of Community Health Education Programs (CHEP) in 2017. To find out more, visit nnsw.adventist.org.au/community-health-education-programs.
2017 offering schedule booklet
A 2017 offering schedule booklet can be downloaded HERE.
Big Camp 2018 is on from 20 to 28 April. The guest speakers for the tents are as follows: Big Tent — TBA | Connections — Boris Jovinov | 18+ — Jeff Tatarchuk | High School — John T Boston II
Grey Nomads 2018 is on from 11 to 19 May. The guest speakers for it are: Lowell Cooper, Vice President, General Conference | Jim Nix, Ellen White Estate, General Conference
Applications for both Big Camp and Grey Nomads will be available online from 1 January, 2018.