The Forster Christmas camp this year was a time of spiritual refreshing and renewing friendships. The camp theme “Nourished in the Word and Prayer” was our thought focus and an expectation that was fulfilled. We were well able to enjoy the ample prayer times, bible-based talks, fun time entertainment nights and relaxed social times. Camp activities included early morning walks and swimming, ladies and men’s lunches, boating, a BBQ breakfast, games of table tennis, pizza movie night and a fireworks display. The Tuncurry Memorial hall is again booked for our 2020 Christmas......
Melbourne Youngies were proud to host the end of year formal at the Huntingdale Golf Club last Saturday. We were treated to live music, good food and photos of activities conducted throughout the year from Spiritual Nights to Sports Nights, concerts to camps. There were awards to recognise diligence, care and for being such a good testimony of how a Spirit Filled person should live. We listened to testimonies of what God has done in people’s lives, and His impact on their walk in 2019. There were visitors from all over Australia......
The Dubbo and Mudgee Assemblies met at Wyangala Dam, near Cowra for our annual camp. The camp has plenty of accommodation with great facilities and lots to do nearby with water activities and local tracks to explore 4×4. We were encouraged with short talks of encouragement from the Bible, see below for some highlights. The camp is an opportunity to have fellowship together, sharing testimonies and building each other up. It’s always a highlight at this time of the year, held on the second weekend in November each year and all are......
The Melbourne Youngies were proud to present the 2019 Fancy Dress with the theme ‘Around The World’. Doors opened at 6:30pm…The dining room was masterfully decorated as an African jungle, the foyer had a U.S.A. theme, Times Square\Fourth of July as well as a European styled mezzanine. We were treated to food from all over the world, with Nachos, Curry, Hot Dogs and many more options. The birthday cakes were devoured for dessert along with ice cream & sprinkles for the littlies. In the Children’s Parade we saw and heard about all......
Camp Whangaehu is situated in the North Island of New Zealand. The camp is 20 mins from civilisation. Which means no cellphone reception. A good time to recharge those spiritual batteries. The theme for the camp was Kia Kaha which is a Māori phrase used by the people of New Zealand as an affirmation, meaning stay strong. We heard amazing examples through the talks to stay strong through 2019. The camp offered hot beach weather, great fellowship, volleyball comp, outdoor concert for NYE and much more. If you get the chance, come......
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!...
The Melbourne Youngies made the journey to Freshwater Creek Camp, located just out of Geelong, Victoria for our end of year break-up camp. The weather was not promising with warnings of strong winds and rain… however this didn’t dampen our mood! As everyone arrived on the Friday night, we started off on Saturday morning with a game of badminton in the Pavilion before heading out that afternoon for a hike in the Brisbane Ranges. That night we had a communal dinner at the rotunda, followed by a games night around camp. Sunday......
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....
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,......
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.......