Announcements

  • 2017 SPD Church Planting Conference

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 28 2016

    This conference is for those serious about Adventist Mission

    The conference will:

    Examine Adventism’s unique heritage as a disciple making, church planting movement
    Empower and equip individuals, teams, Churches, Conferences, Unions and Missions to plant churches
    Show how to facilitate a church planting movement in our conferences
    Explore the growing potential in making disciples in an increasingly post-Christian world
    The SPD believes this is so important they are sponsoring 50% of the cost

    30 January 2017 - 2 February 2017

    Avondale College, Cooranbong NSW

    Telephone +61 2 4980 2222
    More Information and to Register Online visit https://events.adventist.org.au/ew/app/registration/index.html?e=1098

  • Upcoming Workshop Series on Mental Health and Wellbeing

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 28 2016

    Steps towards Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Workshop Series – 29 Oct & 12 Nov 2016

    Venue:
    Palmerston North Seventh-day Adventist Church, 257 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North 4410
    To register: Please book early with Derrylea Hardy via email D.J.Hardy@massey.ac.nz OR the church office (Meryl) sdapn@xnet.co.nz

    Children AND adults are increasingly struggling with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, self-harm, traumatic stress, post-natal depression and addictions.
    The SDA Central Church is hosting a series of workshops to equip us all with knowledge and tools to help ourselves and others who might be experiencing such struggles.
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    2.30pm & 4pm, Saturday October 29, 257 Ferguson St
    Presented by Toni Symes
    – Toni has many years of experience in the health sector. Currently in Canberra, she specialises in the areas of mental health and wellbeing, and has a strong commitment and enthusiastic passion for people living with such health issues.
    Workshop 1 – Mental Illness and the Christian, 2.30pm (for ALL – invite your friends)
    What is mental illness? And what does it have to do with me? Can good Christians experience mental health issues? What does the bible say?
    Workshop 2: – Mental Illness and the Church, 4pm (for people in church leadership)
    What are the principles for “being church” with people who experience mental illness? What can the local church do to support such people?
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    Saturday November 12, 257 Ferguson St
    Presented by Dr Anganette Hall
    – Anganette is Paediatrician who specialises in Adolescent Health, having completed specialist training in Toronto. She works for Hutt Valley and Capital Coast DHBs, and for VIBE, a Community Youth Health Clinic in the Hutt Valley. She is committed to strengths-based approaches for working with young people.
    Workshop 3: 3pm – Strategies for Recovery and Wellbeing (for ALL, esp. young people)
    What is depression, anxiety, self-harm, PND etc? How common is it? How can we recognise it in ourselves and others? What should we do if we or people we know have such struggles? What makes it worse? Most importantly, what promotes wellbeing?
  • Changes to Online Conference Calendar

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 26 2016

    Due to ongoing, unresolved issues with our online calendar we have had to close the page and turn of any calendar feeds. All our events for 2016 and 2017 can be viewed at this link www.nnzc.org.nz/events-calendar. Unfortunately the dates will not download to your private calendar. We apologize for the inconvenience and ask for your patience as we seek to resolve this issue.
  • netAdventist Closure Notice

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 25 2016

    As has been communicated with local church website managers, the netAdventist website management system will cease on June 30, 2017 for the South Pacific. Churches who use netAdventist will need to look for a new website hosting solution and move before June 30, 2017. For more information about the closure click here. For information on different options and the brand new simple website solution please click here.
  • Financial Support for Approved 2017 Courses at Avondale College NSW

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 23 2016

    The North New Zealand Conference is now receiving applications for sponsorship of approved Avondale College courses during 2017. The policy and criteria for applying for financial support is outlined on the Conference website here and will be subject to the availability of funds. The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 19 October 2016. Applications may be emailed to the Conference Secretary.

    http://www.nnzc.org.nz/avondale-sponsorship

  • Hope Channel September Newsletter

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 22 2016

    We are pleased to bring to you our latest newsletter (click here to download), with some amazing news to share, and also some feedback from our viewers. We hope you are as thrilled with it as we are, and that you share it widely within your churches amongst the members so they too can experience the joy of seeing God working in a mighty way here in New Zealand.

    Pr. Paul Hopson

  • Bible Lands Tour with Peter Roennfeldt

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 20 2016

    UPDATE! BIBLE LANDS TOUR with Peter Roennfeldt for 7-21 May 2017 is fully booked. An additional duplicate 2017 tour is now available. Choose one or do both tours -

    [1] DISCOVER IRAN - ANCIENT PERSIA: 4-19 April 2017. Experience the beauty, culture & biblical backgrounds of ancient Persia.
    [2] BIBLE LANDS TOUR - ISRAEL & JORDAN: 23 APRIL - 7 May 2017. (NB: 7-21 May tour is fully booked!) Follow Jesus’ disciple making & movement building journey. Enjoy the best of Jordan & Israel.

    For a detailed itinerary, prices & travel info contact Peter Roennfeldt peter@newchurchlife.com

  • Applications out now - 60's Plus Weekend

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 19 2016

    Friday 25 - Monday morning 28 November.
    Applications are now out for the 60's Plus Weekend (Roaring Twenties) at Tui Ridge Park. for more information, program details, PowerPoint slides and application please click here.
  • Newsletter: Ignite News

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 19 2016

    Have you received the NZPUC Ignite Youth Congress Newsletter? Click here to download a copy for your youth or church notice board.
  • WANTED: Teacher - Invercargill

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 15 2016

    Southland Adventist Christian School
    Invercargill, NZ
    Full Time
    Applications Close: 12 Oct 2016

    Scale A Primary Teacher, Permanent, Full Time (Tagged) Commencing Term 1, 2017.

    Essential Criteria:

    We are seeking an experienced, innovative and enthusiastic teacher who is passionate, well- organised and highly skilled. A willingness and ability to take part in religious instruction and uphold the Special Seventh-day Adventist Character of the school is a condition of appointment.

    Application Procedure:

    An application pack can be downloaded from our school website http:// www.sacs.school.nz/index.php/about-us/employment Applications close: 12:30pm Wednesday 12th October 2016 Applications to: Principal, PO Box 5007, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9843 Ph: (03) 215 7904 email: principal@sacs.school.nz

  • WANTED: Teacher - Palmerston North

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 15 2016

    Teaching Vacancy Advertisement

    (I) Palmerston North Adventist Christian School

    PRIMARY TEACHER (tagged). Contributing school. Scale A. We are looking for a teacher who is able to take a leadership role in the school and to teach in the senior school. Applicants must be willing to participate in extra-curricular and special character activities and teach at other levels as required. Strength in ICT will be an advantage. A willingness and ability to uphold the special Seventh-day Adventist character of the school shall be a condition of appointment. Commencing Term 1, 2017.

    Applications close 5.00pm Friday, 30 September. Please forward your CV and request for an application pack toprincipal@pnacs.school.nz.

  • Hamilton (NZ) - Celebrating 100 Years

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 13 2016

    November 26th - 9:30am to 4:00pm
    58 Palmerston Street, Hamilton, New Zealand

    Come early, secure your seat, and journey with us through time as we remember and celebrate what God has done over the last 100 years. If you have belonged to the church, belong to the church, or just want to join in with us, we would like to invite you to be there with us for this special day. The day will feature; children’s Sabbath schools (for our little ones - bring your primary and junior kids inside to watch history come alive). A message from Pastor Jerry Matthews (once pastor at the church). Lunch will be provided on the day. Afternoon program of stories from past members. We look forward to seeing you there!

    If you have a story, photo, or memory you would like to share on the day - or just want to ask a question, contact us at hamiltonsda100@gmail.com

  • TAKE CHARGE of your life!

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 12 2016

    Life-skills Series October 14,15,16, 2016
    Manna Park Church (653 Great South Road, Runciman, Drury 2578).
    This free series will cover topics such as; making decisions, setting goals, navigating relationships, managing money, plus more.
    For more info and to register go to: mannapark.nz/take-charge Or call 021-141-7255
  • "Men of Hope" in concert and praise

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Sep 07 2016

    A men’s group from Sydney with contemporary gospel sound, Men of Hope, is comprised of 16 men and one lady (on keys), an eclectic mix of cultures from five continents. The group has travelled together for some 10 years, supporting local Sydney congregations and outreach including in the Philippines – and now New Zealand. Their ministry is to the church, for the church, and to give testimony to the power of God through word and song. Join them for their Sabbath presentations—the old songs and new, presented with their unique harmony—at one of three venues. Experience powerful testimonials of God’s goodness and uplifting music enjoyable by all generations.

    Vespers (Friday, October 7, 7pm)
    Royal Oak Seventh-day Adventist Church
    48 Mt Smart Road, Onehunga, Auckland 1061

    Worship Service (Saturday, October 8,11am)
    Papakura Seventh-day Adventist Church
    12 Alpha Street, Papakura, Auckland 2110

    Concert (Saturday, October 8, 5.30pm)
    Henderson Seventh-day Adventist Church
    24 Corban Avenue, Henderson, Auckland 0612

    www.facebook.com/groups/2015menofhope

  • Knocktober (ADRA Appeal)

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Aug 31 2016

    1-31 October 2016

    As part of this year's ADRA Appeal, we are launching the #DoSomething campaign and need your help!

    Like you, we believe the thought that "all it takes for evil to prevail is for good people to do nothing", which is why this knocktober, we are encouraging people to do something - anything - to raise $50 for ADRA. Together, we can raise $500,000.

    More Information: adra.org.nz/dosomething

    Download Resources: adra.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Knocktober-2016-resources.zip

  • Be More: Adventist Health Summit

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Aug 29 2016

    When: February 3 to 5, 2017.

    Where: Holiday Inn, Airport Oaks, Auckland

    Be more than you can be. A healthy you is a better you. The business of life can overwhelm us with stress and bad habits stopping us from operating at maximum potential. God made you to excel in every aspect of life, what is holding you back? Let go of worry, guilt and stress and start being the best you can be. Now is the time to start making good lifestyle choices no matter your background. Come learn about ways you can help yourself and your community.

    Register online: https://events.adventist.org.au/ew/app/registration/index.html?e=1224

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/593855567463943/

    More Information / Download Resources: www.nnzc.org.nz/calendars/local-events/events/198653?uid=198653

    Costs
    Fees include Summit attendance, delegate pack, meals.

    Early bird discount (until October 31st, 2016): $365
    Regular Registration (until December 31st, 2016: $395
    Late registration (from January 1st to 30th, 2017): $420

  • Global Youth Ministries Congress

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Aug 22 2016

    Stuttgart, Germany: July 30-August 4, 2018.

    Watch the official trailer for the Global Youth Ministries Congress in Stuttgart Germany 2018 from the General Conference Youth Ministries Department.

    It’s going to be another exciting and fulfilling event.

    Click on the links below for the Save the Date and Promotional Trailers.

    Official Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoQtKxiXRQc

    Save the Date Link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1atOS1Fjnfc

    More information at http://gcyouthministries.org/EventsProjects/GlobalYouthMinistriesCongress(GYMC)/tabid/99/Default.aspx

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2017 SPD Church Planting Conference

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Upcoming Workshop Series on Mental Health and Wellbeing

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Changes to Online Conference Calendar

Due to ongoing, unresolved issues with our online calendar we have had to close the page and turn...More

netAdventist Closure Notice

As has been communicated with local church website managers, the netAdventist website management ...More

Financial Support for Approved 2017 Courses at Avondale College NSW

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