Announcements

  • World Mission Budget Offering - 8 April

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 29 2017

    Did you know that 42% of people alive today have no Christians living nearby? You can help change that by funding Adventist outreach among unreached people groups.

    Give generously on April 8 to the World Mission Budget offering to support our mission outreach around the world!

    giving.AdventistMission.org

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  • What is ADRA Connections?

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 28 2017

    ADRA Connections provides development education trips where you can learn about the work of ADRA. By joining an ADRA Connections trip your church, school, interest group or organisation has the opportunity to learn about sustainable development and experience first-hand the project and the people of ADRA’s ministry. By using ADRA’s established projects as a foundation we are sending short term volunteer teams overseas to learn and a chance to get involved. From building, to farming, photography and training – there is a huge range of ways your team can be involved in the work of ADRA.

    Vietnam July 2017
    Vanuatu October 2017
    Myanmar December 2017

    Learn more at www.adra.org.nz/connections

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  • ADRA Famine Crisis Appeal

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 27 2017

    20 million children, men and women are at risk of starvation. You can help!

    ADRA is on the ground across the region, bringing life-saving food and water in five countries including Somalia and South Sudan. You can help bring emergency food and water to children and their families at risk of starvation and help develop sustainable sources of food and water for people in poverty.

    Your gift of $40, $100 or a very generous $900 will save lives!

    Please donate now at www.adra.org.nz/famine call 0800 499 911

    Stay up to date with the latest at www.adra.org.nz/famine and follow us on facebook.com/adra.newzealand

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  • AdSAFE

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 15 2017

    Part of our ministry to young people is ensuring they are kept safe in our churches and our leaders/helpers are also covered in their work. The start of this year has seen the South Pacific Division refine their service for protecting children and vulnerable people – what was formally known as Safe Place Services is now called AdSAFE. It places a lot more resources and qualified personnel into the hands of our church members. Please see attached document for their new details or go to their website for more info - http://safeplaceservices.org.au/

    Thanks to all our churches as you continue to back up your children and leaders by working through our Church’s Safe Place Policy.

  • Move With The Power 4

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 15 2017

    Sept 27-Oct 1 (Stuarts Point, Australia)

    The South Pacific Division Youth Dept are running their 4th Move With The Power later this year at Stuarts Point in Australia. This is a premier event for any Children’s Ministry leaders, helpers, chaplains, pastors, Pathfinder/Adventurer leaders or elders. Click on the link for workshop info, speaker info and to register online: https://youth.adventistconnect.org/mwtp4

  • Postponements: iCAN58: South Auckland Regional & Trail Buster Hunua

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 10 2017

    The weather has not been kind to us these past couple of days and the rain is forecast to keep coming down in bucket loads.

    iCAN58 has been postponed to 8 April. more info at http://papsda.co.nz/ican58/

    Trail Buster has been postponed to 2 April. more info at https://trailbusterhunua2017.gofundraise.co.nz/cms/home

  • Open Home Project

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 10 2017

    On April 17-21, 2017, hundreds of Adventists across New Zealand will open their homes and reach out to the community. Join the Open Home movement by opening your home to non-Adventists families, friends, neighbours or colleagues for a meal, and spend a few hours in social enjoyment. It’s about making new friends in your community – simple, easy and effective evangelism anyone can do here and now.

    More info at http://nzpuc.adventist.org.nz/openhome

    STEPS TO BE A PART OF THE OPEN HOME MOVEMENT:

    1. Think of a friend, neighbour, colleague to invite over for dinner.

    2. Pray for God to open their hearts for deeper friendship and spiritual interest.

    3. Invite them over for dinner.

    4. Enjoy a social meal together.

    5. Invite again: before they leave invite them again, or organise another activity to do together (example: sport / watch a Christian movie / hiking / fishing, etc).

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  • Brenda Walsh Auckland Visit

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 09 2017

    Join with us for an two inspirational evenings with Brenda Walsh, the General Manager of 3ABN Kids Network, and author of many books, including the 2017 devotional book - Moments with God.

    1: Wednesday March 29, 7:00 pm. “God’s Gift of Friendship”
    Venue: Papakura Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12 Alpha Street, Papakura, Auckland 2110
    Share this link with your family and friends to invite them to a wonderful evening https://youtu.be/mQ0rI9iDPJ0
    There is no entry fee but a special offering will be taken to support Brenda’s ministry.
    If you have any questions please email papakurasda@gmail.com.

    2: Thursday March 30, 7:00pm. “Out Of Your Comfort Zone”

    Venue: Mizpah Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2-4 Mikasa Place, Mangere, Auckland 2022
    All welcome. Feel free to bring your family and friends.
    There is no entry fee but a special offering will be taken to support Brenda’s ministry.
    Any questions please contact Aunofo at 021 0821 3757 or doulosdoulos73@gmail.com

    Brenda Walsh – Bio:
    Brenda Walsh is the General Manager of 3ABN Kids Network. She has been a full time volunteer at 3ABN for over 16 years, producing and hosting the popular Kids Time and Kids Time Praise programs as well as hosting cooking programs and singing with her sisters. She is a vivacious, loving, and generous Christian with a heart for ministry and a burning desire to share the love and joy of Jesus. When she started praying, "Lord, use me in a special way," God did! And the resulting amazing miracle stories have been an inspiration to thousands around the world who have heard her dynamic presentations or read her attention-grabbing books. Her message is one of encouragement and hope to those who truly want to be used by God. She is a dynamic speaker, traveling around the world speaking at camp meetings, Women's Retreats, churches, and wherever God leads her.

  • Position Vacant: Preschool Teacher

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 08 2017

    Country Footsteps Adventist Community Preschool

    Registered ECE Teacher - We require a dedicated and nurturing registered ECE teacher to join the team at our new preschool, with planned opening date in 1 May 2017. Must have the ability to work within the Christian special character, be able to foster positive interactions and social competencies, and be warm and enthusiastic.

    Applications close 30 March. Contact office: 06 753 5495 for application pack; email principal@npsda.school.nz

  • Health Leadership Training

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 07 2017

    For all newly appointed local church Health Leaders or those wishing to be upskilled in health leadership for their church. Come and learn about strategy planning, NZ and local population needs, funding opportunities, obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi, holistic health and the church, and more… Learn how to be an effective Health Leader in your community. We encourage a ‘health team’ from each church to attend this learning opportunity. Presented by Pr Kevin Price and Adrielle Carrasco.

    12 March 2017 - East Auckland. 9 am – 12:30 pm.
    Venue: NZPUC Offices, Level 1, Fencible House, 18 Fencible Drive, Howick 2014.
    Attendees please contact Adrielle Carrasco.

    19 March 2017 - North Auckland. 9 am – 2 pm.
    Venue: Whangarei Seventh-day Adventist Church, Corner Mill Road & Shortland Street, Regent, Whangarei 0112
    Attendees please contact Adrielle Carrasco.

    2 April 2017 - Rotorua. 9 am – 2 pm.
    Venue TBC.
    Attendees please contact Adrielle Carrasco.

    23 April has been postponed to a later date, venue TBC later.

    Adrielle Carasco - Health Director for New Zealand Pacific Union Conference
    Phone: (09) 250 1770 / Email: AdrielleCarrasco@adventist.org.nz

  • Morning Watch

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Feb 08 2017

    The Morning Watch Calendar follows the Believe His Prophets Daily Bible Reading Guide for 2017. Each chapter has a study verse to be used as the Youth Morning Watch verse of the day. A chapter summary statement is also provided each day. Download this quarter's Morning Watch from the GC Youth website.

    Also available from the ABC for $3.99 - order online

  • Reaching Families for Jesus, Growing Disciples

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Feb 06 2017

    Here's a great resource for leaders wanting to disciple young people.

    It features sermons, children's stories, articles, resources and seminars - all on Growing Disciples. It has been produced by the General Conference Family Ministries Dept and includes material by Litiana Turner, Gilbert Cangy and lots of other terrific leaders.

    Click on the link and download your free copy. Special shout out to our church for producing free resources like this.

  • Orewa Church Celebrating 50 Years

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Nov 09 2016

    Orewa Church is having their 50th anniversary on the 22 nd April 2017 and the programs will run from Friday night through Sabbath finishing with a concert by the Welsh choir; we would like to hear from past members and ministers who would like to attend.
    For more information and replies contact Eric Hanna 094245379; 02102485805; erichanna82@gmail.com; or write to SDA Church Box 561 Orewa 0931 Auckland.

  • 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.

Announcements

World Mission Budget Offering - 8 April

Did you know that 42% of people alive today have no Christians living nearby? You can help change...More

What is ADRA Connections?

ADRA Connections provides development education trips where you can learn about the work of ADRA....More

ADRA Famine Crisis Appeal

20 million children, men and women are at risk of starvation. You can help! ADRA is on the groun...More

AdSAFE

Part of our ministry to young people is ensuring they are kept safe in our churches and our leade...More

Move With The Power 4

Sept 27-Oct 1 (Stuarts Point, Australia) The South Pacific Division Youth Dept are running their ...More

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