Tag: assemblies


05
Dec 2018
Melbourne Youngies Formal

The luscious golf green, bright blue skies, all in the breeze of a balmy summers night. Such was the scene set for a night of celebration and reflection as Melbourne Youngies got together for their annual Formal. For the final shebang of the year, Melbourne Youngies got together at the Eastern Golf Club for food, festivity and formalities. Smiles were bright, cameras were flashing. We were lucky enough to be joined by a few interstaters. I mean, with a night as glam as this it’s really no surprise they’d come from as......

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03
Dec 2018
Newcastle Hawaiian Dinner Night

Aloha from Newcastle! Newcastle assembly celebrated the end of the year by sipping from fresh coconuts and doing the hula amongst the tropical oasis in our hall. With ukuleles, pineapples and a limbo competition, we celebrated another great year together with a delicious feast and wonderful desserts! Bring on the new year!...

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17
Nov 2018
South Gippsland Go Karting Day

The South Gippsland Assembly based in Welshpool hosted, the RCC Annual Go Karting Championship on Phillip Island. With visitors from the Central Gippsland Assembly (Morwell) and other assemblies joining in on the fun too. There were two 10-minute sets to determine the starting positions for the big race. The race was won by Graeme Pattie in 1st Place, Alex Thompson in 2nd and the Bronze went to Erin Leach. The event was a great excuse to get everyone together for a time of fellowship together breaking down the distance between assemblies....

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12
Nov 2018
Boltenhagen Outreach Camp

Arriving at midnight on Thursday night (after flying into Hamburg and driving for an hour or two on the Autobahn) wasn’t enough to stop us from staying up late chatting about the things of the Lord. “You can sleep when you get home,” says Pastor Konrad, with matchsticks already propping open his eyelids. (He was comparatively quiet at breakfast the next morning.) Of course, as is tradition for our European “camps”, we are provided with an endless stream of food, from buffet breakfasts to restaurant bookings and birthday cake “birthday cake eating”......

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08
Nov 2018
Port Moresby Youngies Activity

Port Moresby Zone Youngies Weekend Time out at Vision City Mega mall. On Saturday, youngies from Port Moresby Zone, Papua New Guinea got together at the Vision City Mega mall for the weekend time out. Some of the youngies are students at the University of PNG about to sit their second semester examinations, before departing for their home provinces for the Christmas break. Youngies from Moresby zone consists of a huge number of students coming from other provinces for studies here. We had a good time out, lot of pizzas and cakes,......

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23
Oct 2018
Christchurch NZ Convention

The Christchurch Assembly hosted the New Zealand Convention for 2018, at ‘The Piano’ in central Christchurch. The theme for this year was ‘In His Image’ reminding us that we were created in God’s image, and now we’re called to have a connection to Him through the Holy Spirit experience. We were treated to a variety of talks on the theme, with speakers from all over New Zealand and Australia. The Piano (Christchurch Centre for Music and the Arts) was the venue for the convention and it had terrific acoustics. This meant amazing......

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21
Oct 2018
Newcastle Assembly Camp

Newcastle had a relaxing weekend at Glenrock Scout Camp for this years’ assembly camp. Situated in a serene valley, with reception blackout, it was truly an escape from the everyday hustle and bustle (but we still managed to smuggle a few coffees in). By day we spent our time at the beach, mountain biking and bush walking. By night the decks of cards brought out the competitive side in some, with a few rounds of 500. After our Sunday Communion meeting we had a great BBQ lunch and fellowship before packing up......

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02
Oct 2018
Newcastle Youth Outreach

With the coffee overflowing and banana bread by the bucket load, the “Say Something” outreach highlighted Newcastle as place to be over the long weekend. The weekend kicked off with great encouragement from Pastor Mark Wade: if we love God our desire is for everyone to have a relationship with God, as it is God’s will to have a relationship with His creation. In a refreshing format, workshops and group exercises were run on Saturday morning to discuss how to talk to others about our personal experience in receiving the Holy Spirit.......

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01
Oct 2018
Townsville High Tea

Last Saturday the Townsville RCC hosted a Ladies High Tea (sorry, no guys allowed). Chief organiser, Debbie Gibson, was our ‘au pair’ for the afternoon and entertained the 21 guests from the Townsville public. There was lots of fun to be had, including a ‘fascinator’ competition, poems, musical items, auctioning of antiques, hilarious stories, food and tea in abundance, and most importantly – the sharing of testimonies. All proceeds went to the Aussie farmers ‘drought relief’ and our African ‘mission fund’. A beautiful time had by all. God bless....

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30
Sep 2018
PNG Maprik Zone Housemeeting Opening

Hi folks, 60 saints here in Maprik travelled down to the mighty Sepik plains on Saturday for the opening of a new assembly housemeeting the following day. Our journey started off with a 3 hour drive down the plain and another 3 hour gruelling walk in the hot sun. But, it is nothing compared with what our Lord Jesus did for us. Praise God for saving us and filling us with the Holy spirit! Joy inexpressible; Spirit filled and loving every moment....

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