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Zachariah John

Early on a Tuesday morning, the home of Brother Benny and Sister Amy Gules rang with thanksgiving and praises to God for the safe arrival of their second baby boy.  Zachariah John, a home-delivered, beautiful, healthy, and bouncy 4.05kgs baby entered this world.  He has continued to grow rapidly, bringing so much happiness to all the family and those around him.  Baby ‘Zachy’ is tremendously loved by his big brother Levi, who can hardly wait for him to grow up, talk, run and play.  Congratulations and best wishes to all on the wonderful news!  We wish you God’s richest blessings as your family extends.  May He give you wisdom as…

NZ: Baby Congratulations – Pedrosa Family

Abela Abrielle We extend our congratulations to the Pedrosa family; to Brother Arnaldo and Sister Richel on the birth of their second daughter Abela, and also to big sister Adelaide. Abela arrived on the 27th of January, 2017.  The parents expressed that Abela is God’s blessing after long years of waiting! We pray God will bless each member of the Pedrosa family with much health and happiness. How wonderful that God knows each one before we were even born and…

General Conference Circular

February, 28, 2017 Dear SDARM family around the world, Christian greetings with: “I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them” (Revelation 14:13). Our dear Brother Alfons Balbach went peacefully to rest in the Lord at age 93 in Sacramento CA, USA, on Monday, February 27, 2017. Brother Balbach was born…

NSW Youth Weekend

Combined Youth Sabbath/Weekend in Coleambally Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th April 2016 (Anzac weekend)   Sabbath program will be taken by the Sydney and Coleambally youth. Social gathering on Sabbath evening. Special outing to Altina Wildlife Park at Darlington Point on Sunday.   Accommodation: Rooms and Tenting at Mary and Robbie Wiseman’s farm Transport from Sydney: Mini bus will be arranged leaving Schofields at 9:30am on Friday 22/4/16 Price/Donation for whole weekend includes food and outing: $50 for single person and $80 for family…

Peter and Celia Thiel – Eulogy

Introduction: written by Amos Thiel The news of Brother Peter and Sister Celia Thiel’s death has come as a shock of sadness to all of us who knew and loved them. Peter and Celia joined the Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement in 1978, and their presence and contributions have been a blessing within the church since that time.   They had recently spent happy times in Western Australia with their children, Joanna and Benjamin and their families. They had been to…

Condolences

August has been a very sad month, as a number of our brethren lost close family members.  It is with sorrow in our hearts that we would like to extend our sincere sympathy to these families and pray that God will comfort and strengthen each one during this time of great loss.  Celia and Peter Thiel The Thiel family are devastated by news of their tragic loss – Celia and Peter Thiel – who were killed instantly in a car…

Birth – Jonathan Nehvatal

“Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his eward” Psalm 127:3 Rob and Alina Nehvatal are grateful to the Lord for the new addition to their family. They welcomed Jonathan into the world. Little Ethan is very proud of his new baby brother. Thank you Jesus. See GT_e-news__#31_20140630 for photo

Condolences to the family of Brother Junior Letoa – Samoa

The sad news arrived from our brethren in Samoa that Brother Junior Letoa passed away on the 2nd June 2014 at 6:45pm due to health problems. We have the wonderful hope to see our brother again at the coming of Jesus.  Taking strength from God’s Words found in 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 “But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.  For if we…

Baby Arrival – Oliver Stanciu-Simen

Congratulations to Adriana and David Stanciu-Simen on the birth of their first born, a son.  Oliver is a healthy and beautiful little boy. We pray that God will bless this young family and guide David and Adriana as they bring up their son Oliver to God’s honour and glory. Children are very special in God’s sight.  Jesus had a place in His heart for the children.  While Jesus was here on earth there was an experience recorded in the Bible in…

Neville Stuart Brittain – Eulogy compiled by Cathy Hall

Neville Stuart Brittain was born on the 26th of May 1928. His parents lived in one of the shops, just below the railway line in Glenhuntly Road, Elsternwick, Victoria. There was some doubt about his birth date as the birth certificate showed the 28th May. When a copy was shown to his Mum, she looked at it and shook her head. After a moment she said, “Yes it says 28th, but it was definitely 26th and I ought to know…

POEM – Death: Hope or Fears

Death   I’ve stood by the bedside of those who are weak Whose days are near finished, whose outlook is bleak   I’ve heard the last words of men casting blame Upon our blest Saviour or some other name Some utter curses as they draw their last breath Some sing God praises as they pass on in death Some die in sorrow and some die in shame Some die in poverty, in glory or pain.   We come to the…

Live Stream – Iosif Szabo Funeral

Live streaming the funeral service from 2 pm on October 19, 2012. Time zone is Eastern Australia Daylight Savings (GMT +11) The funeral will be held in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria.

Iosif Szabo at Rest

It is with sadness in our hearts that we would like to inform you that our dear Brother Iosif Szabo fell asleep in Jesus on Sunday, 14th October 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family.  He will be greatly missed by all and we look forward to meeting him once again when Jesus returns to take His children home. Funeral Details: For those who wish to go to the funeral here are the details: Friday 19th October 2012 Viewing…

In Memory of Sister Alma Wooden

Alma Ida Esmeralda Wooden (nee Hughes) was laid to rest on Monday, 10 September, 2012 at the Wagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery after a service at the SDA Church in Wagga Wagga. Alma had two sisters (Merle, Gladys) and two brothers (Jack, Bill) one being her twin – Bill. The family recalled the happy times together at the home farm whilst growing up. Alma’s love of music was clearly portrayed with a number of songs and hymns sung during the funeral…

Remembering the Life of Sister Agnes Helen Haynes

It was a warm sunny day on Wednesday, September 12, when our dear friend and sister in Christ, Agnes Helen Haynes was laid to rest until the resurrection morning. Many relatives and friends gathered for the 10:00am funeral service at the Castlebrook Memorial Park chapel, where her life was lovingly remembered. Fittingly, a beautiful solo, “Give Me Jesus” was presented, bringing to mind Sister Haynes’ love of the Lord. Many present had experienced the hospitality of the Haynes’ home in…

Vanuatu Mission News

On the 14th of September, Br Andrew Pakoasongi reported that the Vanuatu Mission Field had just completed a week of public meetings combined with a youth camp. The turnout to the meetings was very good, and six interested souls are now undergoing further Bible studies. Plans are in place to conduct a Leadership Seminar next month on one of Vanuatu's islands called Epi. The Vanuatu brethren are also planning to hold a Youth Camp Meeting on the island of Malekula…

RLPA Book Sale: The Sealing of God’s People

       Do you have questions about the sealing of God’s people, and the 144,000 saints of Revelation chapters 7 and 14? What did the Adventist Pioneers believe and teach? Is there a sure Biblical foundation—confirmed by the Spirit of Prophecy—for the doctrine of the sealing of the 144,000? Why is it called a life or death message? If you have doubts and questions regarding this message, then The Sealing of God’s People, by A. C. Sas, will be…

PNG School Project Update

Many weeks of phone calls, emails and preparations came to a climax on Wednesday, 25 July, 2012, when the first shipment of over 5000 pieces of educational materials were sent from Brisbane, Australia to Papua New Guinea. It was encourageing to finally load up the delivery truck with 71 boxes of Christian based school curriculum materials and 72 x 45 litre Plastic Storage Containers that will be needed once the shipment arrives in PNG. This material is one years supply for…

Fiji Mission Field – Nadrau Project Appeal

Dear Readers and Friends Recently an urgent appeal for assistance has come across the Welfare Department’s Desk. High up in the Fiji Highlands' Nadrau Plateau, about 7 hours drive from the city of Suva along mostly unsealed roads and tracks, is a small group of members and visitors. They currently meet sitting down on the front porch of one of our Brother's house. They really need assistance in building a small church building. They are willing to supply all the…

Elim Health Medical Missionary School 2012 – Commencement

Elim Health Medical Missionary School commenced its first training program on the 2nd July 2012 at Elim heights campground. There were nine students enrolled in the one year distance education course where the basics of natural medicine will be studied. The first semester covers the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology. The students were given a series of lectures by Br Alasdair Pow based upon their textbooks on the human organism and the skeletal system. They will continue during the next…