Posts by Good Tidings Editor (Page 25)

Posts by Good Tidings Editor (Page 25)

Western Australia Field Conference 2009

  Camp Logue Brook The start to this year's WA Field Conference Camp, held on 11th – 13th of September at Camp Logue Brook, Harvey, was a cold and very wet one. With rain drenching the ground, the skipping of puddles and the use of umbrellas was definitely called for, but the spirits of those who attended the camp were far from dampened, and rich blessings were enjoyed by all. Every meeting reflected the theme title of our camp "What…

Eulogy – Br Harold Weymark

Harold Eric Weymark Life Sketch by Elaine Weymark Harold Eric Weymark was born at Hammers Road, Flemington, Sydney on the 7th April, 1925. He was the youngest of six children born to Elsie and Reginald Weymark. Leaving school at an early age he sought many employments until he took up the trade of a Tinsmith in the Nestle Chocolate Factory amid the pleasant park-like surroundings at Abbotsford. During World War II every home was expected to have an Air Raid…

Eulogy – Br Alva Barnett

  Br Alva Barnett was born September 26, 1927 in Brisbane, Queensland. He was the 10th child in a family of 11. Alva’s mother taught all her children to love God and Alva grew up attending the SDA church. Alva married Grace Jean Burley at the Yandina SDA church on June 21, 1950. During the year 1960, the SDA Reform Movement, represented by Br C. P. Haynes and Br S. Rendell and family visited and studied for many hours with…

New South Wales Youth Seminar 2009

    26-28 June, 2009 How to be a Rebel This was a weekend specially designed and aimed at the youth between the ages of 13 -25, helping them realise that in order to be a rebel against Satan’s kingdom, one must be completely attached to Christ at all times.  Becoming one with Christ is a prerequisite. Friday evening, 26th of June, was a very special day when youth from all parts of New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria met at…

New South Wales Health Convention 2009

  4-7 June, 2009 By Susan Lausevic NSW Field Health Dept.   Everyone wants health, energy and a positive outlook on life. That’s what was covered at the NSW Health Convention “Rejuvenate Your Health,” 4-7 June 2009. An average of 80 people attended during the weekend. We were blessed to have speakers who are all working in various health professions: Alasdair Pow (Naturopath), Susan Lausevic (Colon Therapist), Tania Gordon (Massage Therapist) and Catherine Robles (Registered Nurse). Spiritual messages were also…

NSW Health Demonstration

  “The Vegetarian Way” – 18 & 25 May & 1 June Br Luke Kneebone, leader of the NSW Missionary Department, kept many busy once again with another venture held the last two Mondays of May and the first Monday in June. About 6,000 flyers were designed, printed and given out advertising health lectures and vegetarian cooking demonstrations.  These were held at Beaumont Hills Community Centre. Br Alasdair Pow took the health lecture segment and answered any questions pertaining to…

Wedding – J & R Araya 2009

    John & Rachel Araya's Wedding Sunday, 24th May, 2009, was a very special day for Br John and Sr Rachel Araya who were joined in holy matrimony. Their greatest desire is to serve our Lord with all their hearts and with all their being and to continue doing this throughout their married lives. Johnny and Rachel were impressed by the Lord before they were married to use their honeymoon to help the underprivileged in Africa. In order to…

Baptism – Naomi Vancea

Sr Naomi Vancea from Victoria made a public covenant with her Saviour Jesus Christ on Sabbath May 23, 2009 at the Hawkesbury River Windsor NSW.  Many of her family, friends and believers gathered to witness this special event and shared in her happiness.

Coleambally Bush Camp 2009

  10-13 April, 2009 – Coleambally From all accounts, the “Bush Camp” held over the Easter weekend in Coleambally was a huge success! Attendance was outstanding, with visitors from around Australia pouring into the Riverina until numbers reached around 200. The R & M Wiseman farm resembled “tent city,” with the meeting and dining marquees visible from quite a distance. Meeting topics centred around the main theme of the camp, “As in the days of Noah,” and the timely messages…

Multiple Baptism – Coleambally

  During the NSW Bush Camp, Sabbath afternoon was a very joyous time as Heather and Linda Goudie, Timothy Wiseman and Jonathon Lang made their public declaration to give their lives to Jesus.  Their baptism took place at Lincoln and Donna Wiseman’s farm which was not far from where the Easter camp was held at Robbie and Mary’s property.  May God be praised for the lives that were added to His fold.  May they continue to walk in God’s ways…

NSW Field Delegation 2009

  29 March 2009  On the 29th March 2009, Br Ben Thiel welcomed twenty-seven NSW Field Conference delegates as they met together for the 2009 Delegation Session.  Reports of past year's activities, selection of new officers as well as new plans were formulated for the work within the NSW Field Conference.  Amongst one of the decisions passed, was the recommendation which came from the Australasian Union Conference Delegation Session, that each field have a two-year term, which means that each…

NSW Feeding the Homeless

  NSW Missionary Department contacted a group called “Jesus Cares” who provide food and a Christian message for the homeless in the city of Sydney.  They were happy to have someone willing to help them with this work, so a day was organized for volunteers who felt they would like to help to come and cook lunch.  The morning of Sunday 22nd March 2009 was a very busy one for those who volunteered.  We are very thankful for the many hands…

AUC Workers & Workers’ Wives Seminar 2009

Workers & Worker’s Wives Seminar 29th January – 11 February 2009  REPORT ON BIBLE WORKER’S AND BIBLE WORKER’S WIVES SEMINAR From 29 January – 11 February 2009 most of the Bible workers for the Australasian Region along with their wives attended a seminar with a difference.  This was the first time in many years that the meetings included subjects relevant to both the workers and their wives. Pertinent subjects like growing a strong church, hospitality on a budget, relationships, managing…