Announcements

  • CAP Money Course

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on May 13 2015

    Ready to get control of your finances, reach your savings goals and do more with your money? Then it’s time to get on a CAP Money Course.

    The CAP Money Course is a free, revolutionary money management course that teaches people budgeting skills and a simple, cash-based system that really works.

    This three-night course, developed by international debt counseling charity Christians Against Poverty (CAP), offers a smart, simple way for people to build, balance, and stick to their budgets. It comes with access to an online money management tool that takes the work out of creating—and implementing—a budget.

    This course will help you prioritise the things that are important to you, manage any debt that you have, live well within your means and save for your future—just as it has for thousands of New Zealanders!

    3 evenings:
    Session 1: Tuesday, 9 June 7:30pm
    Session 2: Tuesday, 16 June 7:30pm
    Session 3: Tuesday, 23 June 7:30pm

    Venue:
    The Dining Room
    Papatoetoe Seventh-day Adventist Community Church
    16 Puhinui Road, Papatoetoe, Manukau City

    More Info?
    For more information contact Brigitte Bagg brigitte@papsda.co.nz OR Trena Morse trena.morse@capnz.org

    To register:
    Phone (09) 278-7786 during office hours Monday to Friday

  • Adventist Webmasters Forum now open!

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on May 11 2015

    adventist-webmasters.forums.nethas been created out of a personal need that has been left since the South Pacific Division webmasters forum closed down some 5-6 years ago now.

    The forum has been specifically designed to assist and encourage churches and ministries starting or developing their own sites as an extension of their existing ministries and provide opportunities for new ones through a community based environment where experts, novices and everyone in-between can collaborate to provide their front line workers with a powerful online presence.

    In contrast to usual social media platforms, forums allow for better communication and sharing, searching and retention of information.

    There are 2 main forums.
    A church websites one which provides information on getting a website either through official denominational or private business listings with contact information; ideas and inspiration; links; resources; coding and help.

    The second area of the forum is dedicated to resources, existing or personally developed by members not specifically related to web ministry and currently separated into sub forums for Adventist Media, Evangelism, General (for everything else), Music, Sabbath School, Technology and Treasury.

    If you could mention this to your relevant departments, churches and ministries, via email, a brief promotion in your local publication or newsletter it would be greatly appreciated.

    Currently the forum is in it’s infancy having only begun April 22 and a free-time project at that; we have no official standing or support from the church but hopefully that will change as people catch the vision of our purpose. Some good content is already there and only growth and better things are anticipated as many more come on board to share & grow.

    Michael Gray (Redcliffe SDA Church, Sth Queensland Conference, Australia)
    Robbie Noordzy (Moree SDA Church, Nth NSW Conference, Australia)

  • NEW Seventh-day Adventist Branding

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on May 07 2015

    The Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific is in the process of unifying its public identity. Below is a list of resources that you can use to help your church entity update its branding.

    Watch Video
    Brand Guidelines
    Download Resources

  • WANTED Tui Ridge Park Volunteers

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Apr 14 2015

    Tui Ridge Park is currently seeking 7 volunteers for the following roles (5 x outdoor, 1 x grounds, 1 x kitchen). These roles are mainly suited to 18 - 23 year old volunteers. Their intake this year is from July 31 - Mid June.

    Tui Ridge Park (TRP) is Nestled in 170 hectares of beautiful New Zealand forest. Tui Ridge Park (TRP) offers the very best activities and facilities ideally suited for school groups church groups, clubs and corporate team building events. It is a place where you can experience the "real" New Zealand.

    They have a range of onsite activities including Archery, Orienteeering, Mountain biking, Indoor Rock Climbing, Abseiling, High Ropes, Giant Swing, Flying Fox, Air Rifles, BMX and a Confidence Course. They also have a 40,000 sq ft indoor events centre which is the size of 3 Basketball Courts.

    They can accommodate up to 246 people in our cabin and dormitory accommodation. They can also camp up to 2000 people overnight.

    For more information please contact Belynda on guestexperience@tuiridgepark.co.nz or call 07 282 2161.

    GROUNDS VOLUNTEER
    (we need 1 for 31 July 2015 - Mid June 2016)
    This volunteer would work with our Property manager on maintaining our grounds.
    Tasks would include things like:
    1. Weed eating (Whipper Snippering)
    2. Mowing
    3. Gardening
    4. General grounds cleanup
    5. Sweeping walk ways
    6. Clearing cobwebs from buildings
    7. Water blasting
    8. Assist with ‘setup’ for large events
    9. Assist with cleaning of the facility
    Training will be provided for the above tasks

    KITCHEN VOLUNTEER (we need 1 for 31 July 2015 - Mid June 2016)
    This volunteer would work with our head chef in the camp Kitchen
    Tasks would include:
    1. Food prep
    2. Dishes
    3. Cleaning of Kitchen equipment
    4. Assist kitchen staff with ‘setup’ for large events
    5. General Kitchen Duties
    6. Assist with cleaning of the facility
    Training will be provided for the above tasks

    OUTDOOR VOLUNTEER (we need 5 for 31 July 2015 - Mid June 2016)
    This volunteer would work with our Outdoor director with running outdoor activities. Previous instructing or outdoor education experience would be helpful.
    Tasks would include:
    1. Instructing Activities
    - Mountain Biking
    - BMX
    - Indoor Rock
    There is potential for instructing other activities depending on volunteers capabilities
    2. Outdoor Ed maintenance
    - Assisting with maintenance for all activities
    - Assisting with maintenance of Mountain Bikes
    3. Assist with cleaning of the facility
    Training will be provided for the above tasks

  • Call to Pray for 100 Days

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 24 2015

    Imagine millions of Seventh-day Adventists around the world praying for 100 days for the same thing! From March 25 through July 11, 2015, you are encouraged to pray with millions of others for the presence and power of the Holy Spirit to be fully experienced by our church members during the General Conference Session, July 2-11, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas.

    “We realize that major decisions need to be made at General Conference Session and different opinions need to be heard,” says Jerry Page, General Conference Ministerial Association Secretary. “We are praying that these vital meetings will be a time when God breaks through in the hearts of individuals and, as in the Book of Acts, ignites a passion for sharing the Good News with everyone in the world.” You are invited to register at www.100DaysofPrayer.org, and receive a daily blog and specific items to pray for each day.

    What Might Have Been
    After the 1901 General Conference Session, Ellen White had a vision in which she witnessed those in the meetings responding to the Holy Spirit to be reconciled through humility, confession of sins and removal of barriers between each other. This was followed by earnest prayer, songs of praise, and the evident presence of the Holy Spirit. (See Testimonies, Vol. 8, pp. 104-106.)

    When she woke from the vision, Mrs. White realized this breakthrough had not happened as God intended. Hardhearted participants prevented the unity God so desired. Deeply disappointed, she understood that the Lord could have come in their lifetime! But His people did not surrender their thoughts and opinions to the leading of the Holy Spirit. You can see a 28-minute video reenactment of the vision at www.100DaysofPrayer.org.

    It Still Can Be!
    “What might have been” for 1901, still can be for 2015! Jesus invites us to unite together, and pray for His power to break through the hearts of individuals and usher in His Second Coming. Will you invite your family, friends, and church members to join in 100 Days of Prayer, seeking God’s will for the General Conference Session?

    Jackie Ordelheide Smith - Communication Manager, Ministerial Association
    General Conference - World Headquarters

  • Family Conference: Effective Parents Positive Teens

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 06 2015

    29th National Christian Family Conference: Effective Parents Positive Teens

    Raising Emotionally Healthy Teenagers

    When: 20-21 July 2015 (Applications Close July 13, 2015)

    Venue: Fox Valley Community Centre, 183a Fox Valley Road, Wahroonga, NSW (on the grounds of the Sydney Adventist Hospital)

    Adolescence can be an exciting but challenging time for teens and their parents/care-givers! It demands new ways of relating to changing rules and divergent opinions. It can often be a time of turmoil, confusion and broken friendships. The counselling room can also be a challenging place for the adolescent and the therapist.

    The 29th National Christian Family Conference will focus on key issues facing teens and those who care for them. Australian specialists will present the latest research in the fields of parenting, adolescent mental health, and the digital age and cyberspace-safety, as well as sharing important strategies that might assist teens and their carers in negotiating these potentially difficult years.

    Mood Disorders in Adolescents
    Adolescents in a Digital Age
    Brain Health & Behaviour
    Adolescent Depression
    Adolescent Self-Image
    Raising Resilient Teens

    For more information contact Jan - janbolst@adventist.org.au

    Download Poster - A4 pdf

    Download Application - pdf

    Download a slide for your churches Powerpoint or Keynote - 1024x768 jpg

    Download a slide for your churches Powerpoint or Keynote - 1152x648 jpg

  • Great Places Tour - September 2015

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 03 2015

    On this tour you will see:

    Rome, Capri, Sorrento, Turkey, Ephesus, Gallipoli, Pammukale, Laodice, Greece, Parthenon, Philippi, Corinth... and many more great places of historical and biblical significance!

    Enjoy a fun-packed Great Places Tour for four weeks in September 2015. Have a fascinating week in Rome and the Isle of Capri. Then explore the best of Turkey - everyone wants to revisit if they’ve been there before! - and follow in the steps of Paul in Greece.

    See six of the seven churches of the Book of Revelation and spend a special Sabbath on the Isle of Patmos.
    If you are interested in joining this tour, please contact Pastor Harold Harker by email at harold.harker@gemail.com or phone +61 2 4385 8282.

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