2nd Quarter Membership Report – Reminder
A reminder to all Church Clerks that your Membership Report for the 2nd quarter (1 April to 30 June) is due by 5 July 2019. If you have any queries please feel free to contact Valmarie Young (North Island) or Rosalie Burton (South Island).
Executive Committee Submissions
North New Zealand Conference
A reminder that the next North New Zealand Conference Executive Committee meeting is coming up on Wednesday, 3 July 2019. If your church is wanting to submit any submissions for this meeting you will need to have them in by Wednesday, 19 June (10 working days before meeting).
Communication to the Executive Committee should be made via Pr Hugh Heenan.
Adventist Book Center Closed for Stock Take
Adventist Book Centre | 47 Ben Lomond Crescent, Pakuranga Heights, Auckland
The ABC will close at 12.30pm, Wednesday, June 26 for stock take, and reopen on at 9am on Monday, July 1. We apologise for the inconvenience.
Free Phone: 0800 50 22 22 | Order Online: www.adventistbooks.org.nz
Do you have a passion for writing?
NZ Christian Writers
NZ Christian Writers has developed a nationwide collective of authors, bloggers, editors, lyricists, poets, publishers, songwriters, storytellers and writers throughout New Zealand.
To join or learn more about NZ Christian Writers please go to www.nzchristianwriters.org
Community Transformation Partnership – Champions 2019
ADRA, Adventist HEALTH & DISCIPLE.org.nz have joined forces to create a team of Champions around our conference, to serve and impact their communities. This initiative will be in partnership with the local church, NNZ Conference and funding is available.
To know more get yourself along to one of the following Community Champion Workshops:
- Auckland, 17 August: Location yet to be confirmed.
- Invercargill, 14 September: Location yet to be confirmed.
- Nelson, 12 October: Location yet to be confirmed.
For more information contact ADRA through Sally – SallyLavea@adra.org.nz.
AED-Defibrillator offer to all Churches and places of Worship
St John New Zealand
And if there is enough interest in purchasing a defibrillator, then that discount may be increased!
Click Here to view information about defibrillators, St John’s offer, and funding options.
Registrations of Interest are open until 30 June 2019, and can be made from the above link.
2019 Conference Calendar
North New Zealand Conference
We have added more dates and made some changes to our 2019 calendar. Download a copy or view online. We do sometimes need to make changes so keep an eye out for calendar updates or refer to our website for the latest information. – adventist.org.nz/resources/nnzc-calendar
We also have a blank editable 2019 to 2020 year planer calendar that you are welcome to download and use for your church’s event/meeting planing.
NEWSTART Global Training
The NEWSTART GLOBAL Powered Up team are going to be in New Zealand to run a training event – this is a really amazing opportunity to further increase health evangelism to your local communities. This program equips participants to use the “right arm” of the gospel, along with providing insight of the great power that is unleashed when health evangelism is combined with the gospel … the Adventist health work is such an integral part of the Last Day message.
The team are loosely based at Weimar Institute in California and have vast experience in facilitating and training Lifestyle Health Programs. We know you will enjoy and richly be rewarded by these presentations. Do open the attachments above for more details.
Their itinerary includes both North and South Island venues in early July, so be sure to plan ahead. Further details of their proposed programs are included in the attachments and from the following contact people:
- Mizpah, 14-19 July 2019: Ana Kaufononga – Mob: 021 0808 6751
- Papakura, 14-21 July 2019: Kim Stirling – 021 2095058
- Christchurch, 10-13 July 2019: Kerry Gossett – 027 536 5139
This event is supported by the Health Ministries, New Zealand Pacific Union Conference – nzpuc.adventist.org.nz
Download more information at adventist.org.nz/resources/newstart-global-training
The ADRA Run – Ending Poverty Together
Adventist Development and Relief Agency, New Zealand
29 SEPTEMBER 2019 · MISSION BAY
DISTANCES: 3KM · 5KM · l0KM · 21KM
Sign-up for the ADRA Run today at www.adra.org.nz/run
Fundraising to end poverty
ADRA Connections Trip: Let’s make a difference!
Adventist Development and Relief Agency, New Zealand
We are planning to run an ADRA Connections Trip to Cambodia in early Dec 2019. If you are 18yrs+ and are interested in an adventure contact me ASAP and if we get enough people interested (15+) before the end of the June, we will start putting things into action.
Matt Moore (Youth & Chaplaincy Pastor): NNZYouth@adventist.org.nz
More info at www.adra.org.nz/cambodiatrip
Storm Co. – Adventure in Service
We are also planning a Storm Co Trip in the first week of the October Schools Holiday and we are looking for people interested in joining the team. The cost of this trip will be approx. $150 and will be situation in the Central North Island. If you keen to know more please contact me and we will get an application out to you. Matt Moore (Youth & Chaplaincy Pastor): NNZYouth@adventist.org.nz
Also if you are wanting to know more you about running your own Storm Co Trip come along to one of the Next Training events:
- Hawkes Bay Region – 26th July – Napier
- East Central Auckland – 28th September
For more information about these training events or you want some training to happen in your church or region contact Matt Moore.
Bible Journalling Ministry
Whangarei Seventh-day Adventist Church
LeeAnn Thoresen from Whangarei Church and is running a Bible Journalling ministry. This is where they write, paint, draw and creatively share God’s word…in God’s word. They have a class on the 4th Sabbath of each month at 1pm, and there’s a facebook group ‘Drawing Nearer to God‘ that they (plus other Christians from around the world) share their journalling pages on. She also posts ‘how to’ videos to the Facebook group. If you have a interest in Bible Journalling please join the facebook group and or come along to one of their classes on the 4th Sabbath of the month at 1pm (all supplies are provided).
South Perth SDA Church Reunion
All previous members and friends are invited to a special reunion service.
When: Sunday, 13 October 2019, 2-6 pm.
Location: Livingston SDA Church Hall, 850 Nicholson Road, Canning Vale, Western Australia.
Please bring a plate of finger food to share, drinks provided. Also bring any photos or memorabilia.
Going Places – Women’s Newsletter
South Pacific Division - Women’s Ministries Department
- SPD Website for Adventist Women
- Cockatoos having a Shower
- For the High School-aged Group
- Adverse Childhood Experiences
- Community Program for Young People
- 10,000 Toes Campaign
- Adventist Promise
Download a copy from adventist.org.nz/resources
Children’s Sabbath Resource
New Zealand Pacific Union Conference
The 2019 Children’s Sabbath Resource is now available to download from our website.
Download a PDF from adventist.org.nz/resources
PULSE – Have you and your young people signed up yet?
North New Zealand Conference, Youth Ministries
Please make sure your young people know about the NNZ Youth Monthly e-news, This allows our young people to know what is happening in our conference directly.
To subscribe go to http://eepurl.com/dFaTjv– Keeping everyone’s finger on the pulse.
End It Now Emphasis Day – August 2019
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Women’s Ministries Department
We are delighted to be able to bring to you the 2019 End It Now Emphasis Day programme packet. This year’s packet, entitled, “God’s Path to Resilience: Religion as a Protector”, is written by Dr. Julian M. Melgosa, associate director of GC Education. The alternate seminar, “Forgiveness: A Path to Resilience,” is written by Debbie Maloba, director of East-Central African Division Women’s Ministries.
Mission Spotlight videos for 2nd Quarter 2019
2nd Quarter 2019 | South American Division
Below is the quarterly mission features stories. For weekly stories please visit Adventist Mission website – https://am.adventistmission.org/mission-spotlight
April – The Neighbors Who Came to Know Jesus
Throughout South America, Adventists are spreading the gospel message. Let’s visit Brazil and Peru to see how church members have lead people to Jesus!
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May – On the Run
The Rohingya people have fled their homes in search of safety and freedom, often leading them to difficult living conditions. Seeing the need for aid, ADRA has stepped in to assist in providing basic human needs.
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Sabbath School: 2nd Quarter 2019 – Family Seasons
This quarter’s lesson is about: the cycles of life, at least for us now, in this fallen world. We are going to look at these cycles in the one place most of us cycle through them, and that is within the framework of family. …read more at www.absg.adventist.org
Volunteer Opportunities at LAC
Longburn Adventist College
Longburn Adventist College House has a number of volunteer positions they are looking to fill. More info at www.adventistvolunteers.org.
- 1 x Male volunteer – Assistant Boys’ Dean starting July 2019. Click here for more info.
- 2 x Female volunteers needed from Jan. 2020. Click here for more info.
- 2 x Male volunteers needed from Jan. 2020. Click here for more info.
If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact Eifion Paul directly;
Phone: +64 6 354 1059. Email: email@example.com
Executive Assistant/Communications, NNZC
North New Zealand Conference
Location: Pakuranga Heights, Auckland
Are you organised, detail oriented, passionate about excellence and able to support and stay two steps ahead of a dynamic leadership team? We are looking for a capable and committed Seventh-day Adventist to take on the role of Executive Assistant and Communications for the North New Zealand Conference. Some aspects of the role include:
- Providing administrative support to the NNZC Lead Team
- Overseeing internal and external communications and, producing key publications on a regular basis
- Contributing to the culture of the organisation in valuable ways
- Organising travel arrangements for the administration and wider team
- Planning and managing key events
- Maintaining HR and Personal Service Records
The right person will be able to work independently and in a team, be solution focused, maintain confidentiality and manage professional and personal relationships within the organisation with integrity. The right person will also need to have the legal right and necessary permit to work in New Zealand to apply for this position. If this is you, please send a covering letter and a copy of your most recent CV to Pr Ben Timothy via email at BenTimothy@adventist.org.nz. Copy of the Job Description is available on request.
Applications Close Wednesday, 3 July, 2019.
Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing Company, Auckland
Sanitarium Auckland Manufacturing is looking for an Apprentice Electrician. This is a challenging and diverse role where not only will you learn and develop towards becoming a qualified electrician, but will also learn factory maintenance by providing support and assistance to our Maintenance Electricians. In this role you will:
- Be supported in your practical and theoretical learning to complete your apprenticeship, to become a qualified Electrician
- Learn and perform electrical maintenance, fault finding, and installation
- Learn and perform electronic programming
- Be part of a team focused on providing world class support to an iconic New Zealand manufacturing operation.
Ideally you will be part way through an electrical apprenticeship, or you will have a passion for all things electrical and electronic. At times this is a physically demanding role, you must be fit and healthy with the ability to perform manual tasks.
The successful candidate will need to have an understanding of, and strong commitment to WH&S within the workplace. Reliability and a good attendance record are essential.
The selection process may include online, paper-based and / or functional testing, medicals and reference testing.
We are an organisation driven by our mission and values. If you share our passion for what we do, what we make and can respect our Christian based principles, this could be a great opportunity for you.
All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the legal right to work in New Zealand.
Teaching Vacancy Longburn Adventist College commencing Term 3 2019
Food Technology / Hospitality and Religious Studies, Longburn Adventist College
Tagged Position. We seek an enthusiastic and passionate teacher of food technology / hospitality and religious studies. The successful applicant will be a committed Christian who is highly motivated, with a commitment to high standards of achievement. Please state any other supporting subjects. Applicant must be willing and able to take part in religious instruction appropriate to the special Seventh-day Adventist character of the school and this shall be a condition of appointment.
Applicants must be NZ residents / hold a valid NZ work visa and registered teacher. Position to commence term 3 2019.
Application closes 12 noon Friday 21st June 2019. Please send your CV to request an application form. Please provide 2 reference letters and one from your church Pastor/Leader and email enquiries to: Lynette Strauss, Principal’s Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org or ring (06) 354 1059