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    The NewsCast

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    From the Adventist Church in North New South Wales
    Cabinet Maker Needed - Raymond Terrace Mission

    Are you a cabinet maker and would like to donate your time to help the centre of influence at Raymond Terrace? They require shelving and benches for the op-shop warehouse. Please contact Blake Penland on 0466 095 569.

    Cash Registers Needed - Raymond Terrace Mission

    Do you have a cash register you can donate? Raymond Terrace Mission need 2 cash registers for their new juice bar and op-shop at their centre of influence. Please contact Blake Penland on 0466 095 569.

    Operation Hope Northern Iraq Fundraiser
    ATSIM Resource - AUC

    Pr Darren Garlett, the (AUC) Australian Union Conference Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ministries Director recently attended the Adventist Schools Association gathering to give an Introduction and Acknowledgement of Country. Present were a large group of school leaders who, at the conclusion of the meeting, was approached by a school administrator. She was new to her role […]

    Camp Survivor July 16-21

    This is going to be a great camp, lots of fun and teaching the kids that no matter what their talents are they are needed in their team. Tuesday 16th toSunday 21st July 2019Ages 10 – 14Only $365 pp Book now: Camp Survivor is a team building camp that teaches all participants to look […]

    Our Biggest Little Giver

    Like most children, young Allyssa Coleman had been looking forward to Big Camp all year—though not necessarily for the same reason as most of her peers. Allyssa had heard about people who don’t yet know Jesus and she wanted to help them in any way she could. Every time she received some pocket money or […]

    Hannah's Story

    I graduated from the Arise program in 2017 and it was the best experience of my life so far. Before Arise I really desired to share my faith, but I wasn’t quite sure how. I was also finding my walk with God challenging and felt I needed something that was missing. The Arise program was […]

    4D Living Brain Function Conference

    The annual Brain Function Conference is a yearly event run by 4D Living Lifestyle Health Clinic targeting anyone interested in brain function. This year it was held on May 9 in Newcastle. The speakers included Arlene Taylor, PhD, Darren Morton, PhD, and David Stojcic, MA. The main focus of the conference was mental health and […]

    The Bell: Bellingen House Church

    For the past two months, a group of believers have been coming together in our home each week for Home Church. Several months back we had felt the Holy Spirit pressing upon to start a house church but it wasn’t until we began visiting with another young family who told us they were feeling impressed […]

    The NorthPoint Bulletin is Back in Print!

    Over the last 6 months, the communications team at the NNSW conference office has experienced big changes. We have a new team and direction for communications as well as some great content for you to share with your congregation and the wider community. One recurring feedback was regarding the amount of wasted printed resources. Most […]

    Town Hall Meetings

    July 29 - August 7 In preparation for the constituency meeting on September 15, “Town Hall Meetings” will be held in 8 locations explaining Constituency Meeting Logistics, North NSW Conference Strategic Plan, Constitution Changes, Best Use of 112 Lake Road and to give people the opportunity to ask questions. Constituency meeting delegates and any interested […]

    SPD Faith & Science Conference

    Don't miss this fantastic event on July 16-19, 2019 at Avondale College. Speakers include: Dr Jim GibsonDr Jacques DoukhanDr Leonard BrandDr Tim StandishProf Art ChadwickDr Wendy JacksonDr Sven OstringDr Anthony MacPhersonProf Ross GrantDr Warren GrubbPastor Hensley GungadooDr John Ashton Early Bird registrations end on May 31.   $250 for full board, meals and program.   Day registrations […]

    POSITION VACANT: ICT Support Central Coast

    Central Coast Adventist School are seeking applicants for the position of ICT Support Officer, for more information on this role please refer to

    Comments on a healthy diet

    The array of opinions regarding what we eat can be overwhelming. In addition there are many with vested interests in keeping the waters muddied so to speak so that it becomes all too hard for anyone to reach a consensus opinion.  Margaret Mead a famous sociologist commented that it is easier to change someone’s religion […]

    A Balanced Approach to Health

    God is balanced and so is everything that comes from Him. But as fallen human beings, we have the tendency to go to extremes. And in the attempt to rescue the balance, the health talks and workshops at Big Camp this year brought the theme “Refocus” inspiring people to reconsider the Health Message and its […]

    Big Camp 2019

    3201 campers attended Big Camp this year. Worshiping together with other believers is an amazing spiritual experience. The event included 12 divisions, 65 workshops, over 25 speakers yet the spiritual value is immesearable. Many decisions were made and we praise God for the opportunity to come together as a church family to worship Him. Have […]

    Lest We Forget

    Commitment. To overstate your age to qualify!To rise early, in freezing stinking trenches with the stench of death ever present, to travel to the other side the world to do battle for king and country! As the sun rose and the numbers swelled at the Dawn Service at the RSL in Morisset, we were poignantly […]

    CHIP Training - May 25-26
    Let’s adopt Newcastle Airport!

    People are in such a rush these days. It’s not often we slow down and have time to reflect on personal or spiritual things. One the rare places where we are still required to spend time waiting, however, is at the airport. One of our key regional airports has gone international. Newcastle Airport has been […]

    Adventist Singles Network: Snow Camp

    "Singles Network Snow Camp Jindabyne NSW  7-10 Jun. Applications open online till 21st May. Use link to access online registration, open More Details file and print off, read then complete your registration.  Love to see some new faces at this, our 3rd retreat at Adventist Alpine Village" Link

    NNSW Baptisms Rise Rapidly

    The NNSW Adventist church has broken a 39-year baptism record in 2018 with the total number of baptisms and professions of faith coming in at 309. It has been amazing to see God working in our communities in so many different ways - church plants, centres of influence, school evangelism, small group Bible studies, prayer […]


    All previous members and friends are invitedSunday 13 October 2019 2-6 pmLivingston SDA Church Hall850 Nicholson Rd, Canning ValePlease bring a plate of finger food to share, drinks provided. Also bring any photos or memorabilia.Jan (Adams) 0406369242 Jenni Buchanan 0400873737 Christine (Buchanan) 0415375286 Lesley (McGrath) 0439092236 

    Fully Charged! 2019 Prayer Conference

    So many came away blessed from the 2019 prayer conference this month with over 200 attending inspirational messages, testimonies and fellowship.

    Faith FM Update - 0319

    A lot of exciting things have been happening across the Faith FM network over the past few months.  Our small team has been stretched to the max, but with the news of more baptisms in Adelaide, I knew we couldn’t wait any longer to share some of these stories with you: More baptisms in Adelaide […]

    Hospital Visitations

    Did you know we have dedicated chaplains for the Newcastle Central Coast region? So if you or someone you know is going into hospital in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie or Central Coast region and would like to have a pastoral/chaplain visit for support than contact Roger Nixon (Mobile: 0416 159 683) or Margaret Major (Mobile: 0404 […]

    Grey Nomads 2019

    These are the recording from Grey Nomads 2019 camp. You can order a USB drive with MP3 recordings from the conference office.

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