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Vanuatu Field Mission – Conference and Delegation 2012

The Vanuatu Field conference was conducted during the month of May 2012. The conference was conducted in Port Vila at the local school grounds run by Br Clements. The conference was based upon “The Church Militant and The Church Triumphant”. Br Alasdair Pow presented some of the main studies in English while the other local brethren conducted their studies in the local language. The conference was well attended by the local brethren along with a number of visiting brethren from…

Cooking Demonstrations Griffith – NSW Conference

On the 7th of May, the Coleambally church group gathered in Griffith for a public vegetarian cooking demonstration. Alasdair Pow started with a health talk on optimal nutrition. When he finished the talk, the ladies came out from the kitchen, and introduced themselves to the 35 people that had booked in to learn about cooking gluten free recipes. Faith Pow started the cooking demo off with Lentil soup and Gluten free bread, which tasted very nice I must say. Jane…

GC Sabbath School Seminar – NSW Conference

During the weekend of March 9-11, 2012 Br Paul Chapman, our General Conference Sabbath School Department Director, was invited to conduct a Sabbath School Seminar for the benefit of Sabbath School Leaders and Teachers in the NSW Conference. The Seminar commenced Friday evening, March 9, and focused on the theme, “Evangelism Through the Sabbath School”. Many expressed their appreciation for the emphasis on the purpose of the Sabbath School as the most effective local church agent in bringing souls to…

Baptism – Jonny Gules – VIC Conference

Johnny Gules is now our brother in Christ. On 25th March, 2012 many came to see and offer support to their dear friend as he took the step in baptism, recognizing Jesus as the Lord of his life and covenanting to follow Him. At 6:00pm church members, family and friends commenced gathering on the green grassy banks of the Hawkesbury River, Windsor NSW to witness the occasion. Testimonies of friends and family began shortly after the opening prayer, bringing into…

General Conference Session 2011 Report

News from the proceedings of our 21st General Conference Session can be found at http://gcsession.sdarm.org One point of note we would like to draw your attention to is the unanimous concern expressed by the delegates for the spiritual welfare of our Church at large. Many expressed their heartfelt belief that “a revival of true godliness among us is the greatest and most urgent of all our needs. To seek this should be our first work.” Delegates also recognized that any…

New General Conference President

On Sunday evening, 28th of August, 2011, Br Davi Paes Silva, at 66 years of age, was elected as the new General Conference President by the delegates of the 21st General Conference Session of the Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement, held in Porumbacu, Romania. Br Silva has been serving the Lord in gospel ministry since 1961 when He commenced work as a colporteur in Brazil. During this time, he began studying the message of “Christ Our Righteousness” in earnest, particularly…

AUC Church Leaders Seminar, Melbourne

The inaugural AUC Church Leaders Seminar will be held in Keilor Park Church, Melbourne, Victoria from the 14th October 2011 – 19th October 2011. The Seminar will be of interest to all church members and officers who wish to gain a better knowledge and understanding of how we can better fulfill our responsibilities as servants in God's church. The program of meetings will be as follows: General Meetings: These meetings are open for all who wish to attend. Friday evening…

General Conference Session 2011 – Prayer Request

The 21st General Conference Session of the Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement will soon commence. We would like to share a few words here from the outgoing General Conference President, Br D Sureshkumar, in reminder for us all to please uphold the session in our prayers. “Dear Brethren, Sisters and Friends, “Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! The year 2011 is the year for the gathering of God's people in the capacity of His representatives…

Prayer Request for Br John Ciric

We have been greatly saddened by the news of Br John Ciric's hospitalization due to serious health issues. Br Ciric underwent brain surgery on July 7, 2011 and again on July 15, 2011. Sadly, he suffered a stroke after the first operation. This left him paralyzed down the right side of his body and is unable to talk. Reports received to date indicate his recovery will be very slow. We were thankful to hear recently that he has been transferred…

Vanuatu Fly and Build 2011 – Projects Update

After four weeks of hectic activity at Malekula and Port Vila, Vanuatu, the brethren are pleased to report on their progress so far. Malekula Church Project The house of worship on the island of Malekula was almost completed with only the main door and some window shutters still to be provided for. The AUC Treasurer reports the brethren are short of $2,000 for needed materials. The floor of this structure is made of sand which was bagged and carted from…

European Sunday Alliance Launched

The Good Tidings E-News draws your attention to the latest developments in the fulfilling of Bible Prophecy and an ultimate Worldwide Sunday Law. On 20 June, 2011 “some 65 civil society organisations, trade unions and Churches launched the European Sunday Alliance at an event held in the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels. In their Founding Statement “Together for decent working hours” the signatories commit to safeguard and promote work-free Sundays and decent working hours throughout Europe. The…

NSW Spiritual Conference

Elim Heights was a busy hive of activity on Friday afternoon June 10 as preparations were underway for the opening of the 2011 NSW Spiritual Conference. Many hands make light work, so while sound and recording equipment was being set up in the church hall, the kitchen was also full of helpers preparing the evening meal. Soon we were welcoming visitors from across New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and South Australia—it was wonderful to have so many attending this special…

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.)

General Conference Session 2011 – Public Meetings

Dear Brethren around the world, We are happy to provide you with information about the Public Meetings of the 2011 Session of the General Conference to be held in Sibiu, Romania, between August 18-21, 2011, the Dedication of the Youth and Family Retreat Center and baptism in Porumbacu (August 22, 2011) and the subsequent holiday and hiking program in Porumbacu, to which you are heartily invited to participate for the rest of the week. Date of the Public Meetings: August 18-21, 2011 Location of…

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…

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…

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…

SDA Leadership Talks

Recently, two leaders within the Seventh-day Adventist church in Australia contacted our office in Sydney. They expressed a desire to meet with us as we had not had contact for some years. They wished to discuss the issues concerning our origin and existence as a separate organisation from the SDA Conference. Our brethren sensed a genuine interest from these leaders in understanding the reasons for the Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement and so agreed. The meeting was held on February 15, 2011. From all reports, the…

Some History

  Since hearing of the February 15 meeting of our brethren with some SDA leaders, I was reminded of some notable discussions that occurred some 30 years ago in the USA. At that time, Elder Robert H. Pierson, the then most recently retired SDA General Conference President, approached our General Conference leadership for talks. I understand Elder Pierson had a burden to see the various groups of ‘separated’ Adventists reconciled to 'the church'.   Together with a like-minded SDA minister and elder, Elder Pierson met with our…

Report of the AUC Spiritual Conference

Thursday, 30th December 2010 People from across Australia and overseas met together to sing praises to God in heaven. All voices united with enthusiasm and joy as we felt another conference had come. At 7:30pm, Br. Ben Thiel shared the word of God for opening of conference —the meeting was entitled, ‘Almost Eleven’. The speaker began by pointing to the Conference Program which had a front cover printed almost wholly black and said, “people have asked me why we have a program that is so dark.…