Missions

Missions

Organic Practices taught across the South Pacific Union Mission

The fight against poverty and climate change has been an ongoing battle across the entire South Pacific Region. Scientific studies have shown that best practice organic agriculture is a win-win situation. Research has shown that organic farming systems are more resilient to adverse weather conditions such as increased number of tropical cyclones and drought patterns over the last few years. Due to the increase of these types of incidents the Australasian Union Welfare Department has been assisting the South Pacific…

NSW: Feeding the Homeless

Street Buffet – 29 January 2017 Schofield Church has been blessed with the opportunity to be involved in a hands-on, practical, community evangelism through assisting at Street Buffet in Woolloomooloo.  Once again, twelve eager volunteers gathered at the church around 12pm on Sunday 29th Jan to prepare the meal. A delicious menu consisting of baked veggies, curry with rice and a date slice had been planned; and with enough ingredients to feed 150 people, our twelve volunteers fell to peeling,…

Depression Recovery Program – NSW

This program was run by the Elim Missionary College students and Sydney churches.  Both Wentworthville and Schofields churches held a free information and introduction meeting on Tuesday evening 8th April, then the 8 week program took place at 158 Bridge Road, Wentworthville NSW, from 15April; to 3 June 2014. The program catered not only for people experiencing depression but also for those who would like to support a friend or loved one through hard times; it was also for those…

History of the South Pacific Union Mission

The twenty fifth of December two thousand and thirteen, proved to be a very important day in the history of the Australasian Union Conference (AUC) of the Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement. During the thirty third delegation session held at Elim Heights Youth Camp, forty six AUC delegates were present in session and voted unanimously for the formation of an Islands Union Mission. We thank the Lord that the spreading of the gospel throughout the islands developed in such a…