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International Youth Convention – Video Highlights

It has been more than 3 months since the closing of the International Youth Congress in Marusevec, Croatia this past summer. Surely, much has happened since that time in the lives of each of you who were present at the IYC2014. The event has ended, but we hope some things have remained. New friendships. Stronger faith. Discovered talents. Good life decisions. We pray that the Lord keeps leading you in the future. We would like to help you bring back…

International Youth Congress 2013

Announcing the International Youth Congress 2013 August 12 – 18, 2013 Mongyorod, Hungary, EU With the theme “Friends of the King” Dear friends, as you may already know, we have prepared a week of fellowship with the Lord and His followers from all around the world! You will be received with the same hospitality as you surely remember, at the Church in Mogyorod (about 23 km N-E from Budapest downtown) Godollo Ut .(street), No. 201, Hungary. (N:  47°.59’51”76, and E:  …

Rockhampton Concert August 2012

The following report was received from Benjamin Fuenzalida, a member of the QLD Conference Young People’s Department. Rocky concert, 11:00am 24th August, 2012 Since the Rockhampton prophecy seminars in June 2012, Annette, the manager of Bauhinia House (where the seminars where held) had known about the musical talents God has blessed our youth with. As she was organising a luncheon concert for the Senior Citizens Club, she asked John Araya if he could arrange for some of our youth to…

Great Keppel Island Youth Camp

  On the weekend of April 13 – 16, 2012 the QLD Youth Department conducted a Youth Camp on Great Keppel Island. Forty-eight people attended from among the youth and church members throughout the Field. All the worship services were conducted by the youth and focused on the theme, “How Big is Your God”. Though the weather alternated between sunshine and misty rain, we were grateful to be able to hold Sabbath School classes on the beach. Bro Hayden Wiseman,…

Baptism – Domenic Polistina – AUC Youth Convention 2011

At 5:30am on Sabbath morning, 31st December 2011, guests at the AUC Youth Convention made their way to the banks of the Colo River, NSW to witness the baptism of Br Domenic Polistina. This joyful event was preceded the evening before by Br Domenic's profession of faith before members and guests present at the AUC Youth Convention. All who heard his personal testimony could not help but be encouraged by the gracious working of the Lord in Domenic's life. It…

New Family Rates – Youth Convention

After further calculation and discussion with the organizing brethren, we are now able to offer a further 20% discount off the special rates to families with children staying the full duration of the camp. The new rates are as follows:   Children 4 – 12 Youth 13 – 25 Adults Dorm Tents Dorm Tents Dorm Tents Per Day* $13.50 $12 $15 $13.50 $30 $27 Individuals – Entire Camp* $90 $81 $180 $162 $243 $218 Family – Entire Camp * $72…

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…

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…

Western Australia Kalgoorlie Youth Camp 2005

On Friday morning we (Damien, Johnny and Catherine) arrived early at Ben's house. After some rather humorous packing ventures and after Naomi very sadly put away her blow-up boat due to no room in the car, we had a later than expected start to Rowles Lagoon near Kalgoorlie for a weekend camp-out, a 6 1/2; hour drive from Perth. After a very long trip we arrived safely. We set up camp and lit the fires just in time for Sabbath…

Victoria Youth Activity Camp 2005

“God’s Heroes” – Our Learning Curve Anglesea, 18-20 November 2005 Faces were lit with excitement when the word was spread: we were to organise and run our own camp. After choosing our theme “God’s Heroes” we began to lay plans. We would need food—very important—also someone to cook it. Sara Boje was elected head chief and given a small army to com-mand. The task: to write a menu, a mouth-watering task if I may say so myself, organise the purchase…

New Zealand Field Spiritual Camp 2005 (Youth Version)

Dear fellow young people, Greetings from our new home, New Zealand, the Land of the Long White Cloud. It has been a while since there has been a youth report from New Zealand, but I'd like to share with you all a little of the conference we had here over the Easter 2005 weekend. The campground is situated on Clarks Beach, across the Manukau Harbour with views toward Auckland. The cabins, the meeting hall and the dining/kitchen all face toward…

Western Australia Youth Camp – Perup

On the 25th March, members and non-members alike gathered at Perup Ecology Centre for the WA Youth Camp. Extensive bushland surrounded the site and provided a few of us with glimpses of various wildlife. The theme of the Camp was "The Voice of God", and the meetings and worships which were conducted throughout the weekend enlightened us to many ways God can speak to us, a few of them being, nature, the Bible, and our conscience. Activities included a possum…

Victoria youth Camp – Survival 101

21 January 2005, 0700 hours, an overcast morning and one vehicle short – only two of the problems we were to face on our youth survival outing. After a phone call and some slight modifications, we had a car. There were some small delays as we waited for new faces, then we were on our way. A two car convoy left from Laverton, another from Melton. Rendezvous point one was beside a small creek; car one and two arrived at…

PNG Youth Convention

  It was with a lot of apprehension mingled with a thrill of adventure that the little group of Australians left from Sydney on 24 June to embark on the most awesome two weeks that we had ever imagined. Well for me it was! After 3 tiring plane trips, we were very warmly welcomed by Br. Peter Dakire and family in Madang. Everything was so new for us that every aspect of the next couple of days, which involved sight…