'camp' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

'camp' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

New Zealand Field Camp Meeting & Baptism – Auckland

Our Spiritual Conference was held at the Auckland Church April 22-24, 2011, with the theme being “Knowing Christ”. Many members and friends attended (60 over Sabbath) and were blessed by the studies presented and fellowship with one another.   On Sunday we all rejoiced to witness the baptism of Br Raphael Giles. (Look out for the full report in the print edition of Good Tidings Magazine.)

Vanuatu Field News

Br Andrew Pakoasongi reports that they have just finished a two week long series of open air evangelistic meetings in Port Vila. The program commenced on the 24th April and concluded on the 8th of May, 2011. The meetings resulted in a good response by mostly young people. Two couples are ready for baptism. One of them was an interest from a previous series of meetings held during the last Field Camp Meeting. This year’s camp meeting is now underway…

SA Field Camp Meeting – Mt Gambier

It was cool and fresh after a little rain as members and visitors arrived in Mt Gambier for the SA Field 2011 Camp Meeting held April 22-24, 2011.   Though we were meeting at the local Golf Club for the conference, the combined Presentation/Dining hall made for a beautiful scenic backdrop. Surrounded by God’s creation, the weekend provided us with valuable lessons on ‘overall spirituality’.   On Friday evening Br Csongi Matyas welcomed us very enthusiastically and warmly and we opened the Sabbath in song…

“Great Controversy” Book Campaign – QLD Update

Our local church members in Woombye, on the Sunshine Coast, QLD, report a very encouraging response to the “The Great Controversy” Free Book offer. Last month 2800 flyers offering the book to those interested in current events in the light of Bible prophecy were distributed throughout the surrounding suburbs of our church community. So far the brethren report 17 requests for the book. This is a response rate of 1 for every 165 flyers that were delivered. This is also…

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.…

New Children’s Building at Elim Heights

Elim Heights Youth Camp is a magnificent rural property situated on the Putty Road near Mellong, NSW, about 45 minutes north-west of Windsor. At this venue we hold many of our conferences, youth camps, seminars, quarterly combined Sabbath meetings, etc. Brother Neville and Sr Elizabeth Brittain and Keith Brittain are the current caretakers; we thank them for the endless amount of work they do on a day to day basis. Sister Elaine Weymark has always had a soft spot for…

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 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…

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…

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…

New South Wales Sofala Camping Trip 2007

NSW Youth Department organized a Camping Weekend 28-30 September 2007. Here is some info about the place: “Nestling in the hills of the Turon River valley on the banks of the Turon River is Sofala, one of the most interesting and unusual of the old gold mining towns in New South Wales. A village with an authentic old world charm, Sofala can legitimately claim to be ‘Australia’s oldest surviving gold town’ as it developed on the back of Australia’s first…

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…

South Australia Health Conference 2005

If you missed the South Australian health conference entitled ‘Home Made Health’ you really missed something wonderful. We all enjoyed such a lovely time together, learning, sharing and having fun! The weather was sunny and warm, the food was delicious and the fellowship rich. On Friday evening we started out with Bro Robles taking the opening message on The Entering Wedge. In very simple practical language he showed us where in the Bible we find each of the eight laws…