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May 2011 First Sabbath Offering – Allocation Update

Bro Peter D Lausevic writes to us on behalf of the General Conference Missionary Department: Dear Brethren of the Sabbath School,   We trust that all is well with each of you as we all work together to hasten our Lord’s second coming. Greetings to you with these words from Acts 16:9: “And a vision appeared to Paul in the night; There stood a man of Macedonia, and prayed him, saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help us.” From all parts of the…

EMC – NSW Missionary Seminar

From the 11th – 31st of March, 2011 Elim Missionary College conducted an Evening Missionary Training Seminar in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The seminar was led by Br Peter D. Lausevic and its purpose, according to the invitation, was to “teach members and visitors how to give Bible studies as well as address doctrinal questions”. The seminar took place in Schofields and Wentworthville during weeknights and over each of 3 weekends. Nine students enrolled in the seminar and, though…

May 2011 First Sabbath Offering – Allocation Update

Bro Peter D Lausevic writes to us on behalf of the General Conference Missionary Department: Dear Brethren of the Sabbath School, We trust that all is well with each of you as we all work together to hasten our Lord’s second coming. Greetings to you with these words from Acts 16:9: “And a vision appeared to Paul in the night; There stood a man of Macedonia, and prayed him, saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help us.” From all parts…

Special Prayers for Pakistan Brethren

“We are asking Reformers around the world to keep the brethren in Pakistan in their special prayers. A second domestic missionary in Pakistan has been charged by the dreaded blasphemy law known as 295-C. This Sabbath we are asking for special prayers for Brethren Shamir and Pervez. They are currently in prison [as of April 8] awaiting judgment and both could face execution if found guilty.” — SDARM GC Stewardship Blog.

Australasian Union Conference Officers for 2011-2013

  32nd Delegation Session, December 2010   Offices and Departments   President Ben Thiel (Public Relations Officer) Vice Presidents Alasdair Pow, John Ciric Secretary / Treasurer Joe Voncina Executive Committee Ben Thiel, Alasdair Pow, John Ciric, Joe Voncina, Brian Jaksic, Peter Szabo, Nathan Tyler AUC Council Exec. Comm Dept Leaders, Field Leaders Ministerial Committee B. Thiel (chair) P. Chapman, J. Ciric, P. Lausevic, A. Pow M. Thiel, N. Tyler Advisors: Retired Ministers Ministerial Council All Credentialed Ministers in the AUC Missionary…

Missionary Training Program 2010

Sunday, February 7 marked the beginning of a new experience for the nine enthusiastic students who enrolled in the Australasian Union Conference Missionary Training Program 2010.  This four-month missionary training course was held in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. For the first month, all students and teachers resided at the Elim Heights Youth Camp, located about one hour’s drive from the AUC headquarters.  This time was rather intense as the students went through the book “Gospel Workers” by E. G.…

Vanuatu WH5 Missionary Seminar and Outreach Meetings

    17 May – 30 May 2010. By the grace of God, Br Johnny Araya, his wife Rachel and I have just finished a wonderful two weeks in Vanuatu – from touchdown in Port Vila till our last evangelistic outreach meeting last night (Sunday 30th May) we have been non-stop. We arrived in Vanuatu on Monday afternoon 17th of May and commenced our first series of meetings – The Fourth Angel's Message Seminar that night. It's a seminar for…

New South Wales Missionary Seminar 2010

  Schofields, 26-28 February, 2010   This seminar was held by the AUC Missionary Leader Br Paul Chapman. The meetings took place at the Schofields Headquarters, NSW, throughout the weekend, commencing Friday evening with a meeting entitled: "Why Am I Here" taken by Br P Chapman. Sabbath Service was entitled “Ten Times the Power”. God can multiply our talents if we use them to His glory. It is overwhelming how much power we can have when we unite our talents…

New South Wales Women’s Health Seminar 2010

  Sydney, 12-14 February 2010.   The opening meeting on Friday evening, 12 February 2010, went down in history as the very first Women’s Health Convention to be held in Sydney, NSW, Australia. Sister Susan Lausevic, health leader for NSW, welcomed all who were present. Although it was geared and focused on women’s health needs, there were a number of men who also attended. The first meeting was entitled: “Protecting the Heritage of the Lord” taken by Sr Catherine Robles.…

New South Wales “Springs Into Health” 2009

  Spring into Health NSW Health Convention 31 Oct – 1 Nov 2009 By Peter Lausevic   At the end of October (October 31-November 1, 2009) we held a health convention at Balcombe Heights Estate Community Centre in Baulkham Hills (Sydney). The title of the conference was "Spring into Health." We began on Friday evening speaking on the fact that children can be vegetarians under the title Veggie Kids presented by Alasdair Pow who is the Vice President of the…

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…

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…

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…

Missionary Training Program 2008

Full Report Reports from Students: Br Amos Thiel Question: Please share one of your impressive experiences from the Missionary Training Program. Answer: As a student at the Missionary Training Program, there was one thing that I noticed happening over and over, something that I call divine appointments. This I find to be the most encouraging and exciting thing to see that God is working and you have the privilege of cooperating with Him. Let me give you an example. It was…

Australasian Union Youth Convention – Western Australia 2006

23rd to 31st December, 2006 Sabbath 23rd December 2006 Everyone awoke early Sabbath morning to the peaceful sound of the gentle breeze blowing softly through the trees. After a short but inspirational worship, breakfast was served and everyone enjoyed the delicious food that was served up to them. Then visitors started arriving and everyone hurried to get ready to be on time for the Sabbath School. When everyone had settled themselves on rugs underneath the tall pine trees on the…

New Zealand Youth Camp 2006

WHATIPU – Mountains, beach, black sand, light house, caves, sand flies, no campfires, long drop, no door COLD shower, 5 adults and 9 young people. This was the setting of a long anticipated family camp, 3-5 November 2006. Friday – Five carloads of camping gear and very excited young people arrived and were soon engaged in the usual set up of camp. As soon as we opened Sabbath, we walked to the caves and used some lanterns, torches and citronella…