Posts by Good Tidings Editor

Baptism – Brisbane, Queensland

Brother Richard Kim 17 December 2016 On the Sabbath of December 17, 2016, members and friends from the Clayfield Church and Brisbane Korean Group witnessed with joyful hearts the baptism of Richard Kim. The baptism took place at the North Pine River, Petrie, QLD. It was a beautiful but warm afternoon. Bro. Richard was raised in […]

Australasian Union Conference Spiritual Camp 2016

Elim Heights Youth Camp 28-31 December 2016 “Storm Anchors” Families, friends and believers gathered to welcome the presence of the Lord for this very special gathering. The program was launched with the opening meeting by Paul Chapman (newly elected President of AUC) – “When the Storm Winds Blow”. The topics dwelt upon were a little […]

AUC Officers 2017-2019

Australasian Union Conference Officers and Committees for 2017-2019 As elected by the Delegation Session (27 December 2016) and appointed by the Council (1 January 2017) Offices and Special Committees   President Paul Chapman Vice President Nathan Tyler Secretary / Treasurer Joe Voncina Executive Committee Paul Chapman Nathan Tyler Joe Voncina Ben Thiel Madalin Duna Jacques […]

South Pacific Union Mission

South Pacific Union Mission 2nd Delegation Session, Youth Conference, Youth and Worker’s Seminars What a wonderful, yet busy time December 2016 proved to be for members and friends in the South Pacific. It was our very first South Pacific Youth Conference and our first delegation to be held in the Pacific islands, and the Fijian […]

Feeding the Homeless – Sydney, NSW

Street Buffet Sunday, November 27 2016 At 12:00noon, on the 27th of November, a group of eager helpers met together at the Schofields church kitchen. They were all enthusiastic and ready to start preparing food which was to be served to the homeless that evening. Once the food was cooked, it was then transported to […]

Condolences to the Family of Mervyn Southwell

Mervyn Bryce Southwell We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Brother Mervyn Southwell, on the loss of their loved one, who fell asleep in Jesus on the 7th November, 2016 at 8:00pm. May God be your comfort during this sad time. Life Sketches of Mervyn Bryce Southwell 26-5-1936 – 7-11-2016 […]

Sabbath Nature Outings – Wentworthville Church

Sabbath Afternoon Nature Outings The brethren of Wentworthville Church have designated every third Sabbath afternoon of each month to be spent out in nature. Platypus track, Bidjigal Reserve has been a favourite this year, and a beautiful Sabbath afternoon lunch spot for the young and young in heart. There is a lot to see in […]

Queensland Youth Camp

Standing Against the Firefighters 18-21 November 2016 On Friday 18th of November, all the churches, families and young people across Queensland gathered together for a field youth camp. Friday afternoon everyone started to arrive and set up their tents and the hall where the meetings would be held. As the sun set, we all drew […]

Mannum Island, PNG

“Thank you” Dear Brethren and Sisters, Greetings in Jesus name! “And they spake unto Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the LORD commanded to make.” Exodus 36:5 The Brethren of PNG would like to thank you for your overwhelming generosity in giving to the PNG […]

Pre-Conference Camp Preparations

Elim Heights Youth Camp Many come from all over Australia, also from overseas to enjoy the wonderful benefits that Elim Heights Youth Camp offers during camp times. Prior to camps being held, much work and preparation is done by a number of people who love this wonderful place. Sister Elaine Weymark is one of these […]


True Revival – The Church’s Greatest Need True Revival begins in the heart. “A revival of true godliness among us is the greatest and most urgent of all our needs.” – Ellen G. White Perhaps you’ve been praying to experience the power of the Holy Spirit and the latter rain. Your prayers may be answered […]

Queensland Camp 2016

Baden Powell Park – Samford 9-11 September 2016 On Friday, the 9th of September, the Queensland churches and families gathered to a new, beautiful camp ground for the yearly field conference. Our conference theme was “True Religion”. Friday afternoon, everyone started to gather and prepare for the start of camp and Sabbath. To begin with, […]

Schofields Church Cooking Demonstrations

October 17, 24, 31 The Schofields Church held another series of three cooking classes during the month of October, Monday evenings, the 17th, 24th and 31st.   Around eighty people attended these classes each night. Since summer was just around the corner, the menu chosen was light and simple. Included in this series was a recipe […]

Western Australia Spiritual Camp

Righteousness by Faith  21-23 October 2016 Members and friends gathered at the annual spiritual conference this year to consider the topic of “Examine Yourselves: Whether You be in the Faith”. It was a beautiful setting with the camping site just facing the beach in Busselton, about 2 hours south of Perth. The topics covered were […]

Baptism – Melbourne, Victoria

Gabriel Ghervase – 15 October 2016 Sabbath 15th of October was a special day. Members and visitors from churches and families all over Victoria came together for the day of Gabriel Ghervase’s baptism. Gathering at Sunbury church at 2pm, Nathan Tyler gave a message about the Christian “run.” It was wise instruction for the new runner […]

Wedding Congratulations

Jade and Adriana Wales – 11 October 2016 On a drizzly Tuesday morning, many prayers went up to God on behalf of Jade and Adriana to hold back the rain until the wedding service was over… and our gracious and wonderful Heavenly Father did more than that; the rain held back until the reception was […]

Activity Report from Werribee

For several weeks now the local members and supportive interests living in the Werribee area have been actively planning to expand our presence. Following a planning meeting held recently, we are now reaching out into the community where new contacts have been established, and programs designed to meet the needs of locals have been well […]

Christmas is Coming

Christmas “ ‘Christmas is coming,’ is the note that is sounded throughout our world from East to West and from North to South. With youth, those of mature age, and even the aged, it is a period of general rejoicing, of great gladness. But what is Christmas, that it should demand so much attention? …..” […]

Cooking Website – Victoria

The Sunbury church in Melbourne, Victoria, are running cooking demos from the month of May through to December. We wanted a way to keep in touch with the community and attendees all year round, so the idea to have a website was put into action. We make available on the website the recipes for all the […]

Men’s Seminar – Sydney NSW

Sabbath – 24 September 2016 On September 24th, Sabbath afternoon, we held a Men’s Seminar at the Polistina residence with many of the men in the Sydney churches participating. The aim of the seminar was to understand the needs of the men in Sydney and to encourage the men spiritually to aspire to be what […]