Jul 28

San leaders pack relief parcels for ADRA

‚ÄúTogether: Collaborating as a community to get where we need to go‚ÄĚ was the key theme of Adventist HealthCare‚Äôs (AHCL) annual Focus Day for 2023. Held each year, Focus Day is an opportunity for the San leadership team to examine the hospital‚Äôs mission, recognise achievements of the previous financial year …

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Apr 07

Volunteer Profile – Louise Ginn

‚ÄúDorolyn had a burden on her heart about the increasing number of discarded babies being found dead in the Port Vila area.‚Ä̬† Louise met Pastor Dorolyn Laloyer through a friend, Jenny Wigglesworth, in 2011. At the time, Dorolyn was the Director of Women‚Äôs Ministries at the Vanuatu Adventist Mission.¬† ‚ÄúDorolyn …

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Nov 07

ADRA Op Shop Morisset becomes one of the largest in Australia

The ADRA Op Shop Morisset celebrated its expansion and renovation with an official re-opening celebration on Sunday, November 6. The op shop is now the sole occupant of a warehouse with over 2000m2¬†of floorspace, making it one of the largest op shops in Australia. The celebration, attended by State Member …

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Mar 29

Star-studded concert to launch EAA Ukraine Appeal

UPDATE April 4: On Wednesday March 28, there was a special Concert for Ukraine, starring Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello, Snow Patrol and more. If you missed the concert, you can catch up on ABC iView here. This will be available until April 29. All donations raised from the concert will …

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May 17

Bhagwati’s Amazing Story

In a small hillside village in western Nepal, Bhagwati kneels beside the fire and warms her hands in front of red-hot coals. As she prepares breakfast for her two children, the sun creeps above the fog ‚Äď its warm glow beginning to heat the chilled air. On the menu this …

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Nov 20

“A time to share”: How to organise a Christmas Tree Fundraiser

‚ÄúChristmas time is a time to share!‚ÄĚ says Kylie Jensen, year 5¬†teacher at Northpine Christian College in Queensland. ‚ÄúSadly, many children each Christmas not only miss out on a gift, but also go without food.‚ÄĚ This¬†sad reality of poverty and hardship was what compelled Kylie¬†to organise a Christmas Tree fundraiser …

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Jun 19

Don’t show me the money, show me the truth

As Christians, our task is to be light in the darkest places. We do all that we do in service to our great God. We do it in His strength and we trust in His provision. We love people and we long to see them living full and purposeful lives. …

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Jan 11

Syria: a new year, a continuing crisis

As we wind up celebrations for one of the most significant events on the Christian calendar, Syria – the Cradle of Christianity – enters the¬†sixth year of a conflict that has caused¬†profound human suffering and horrific destruction. In a population of 21.4 million people, 13.5 million require humanitarian assistance, 4.9 …

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Feb 29

Fiji: Navesau Teacher can still manage a smile

‚ÄúAt least I have free air conditioning now.‚ÄĚ Talk about looking on the bright side. John is a teacher from Navesau on Viti Levu, Fiji’s main island. During the wild winds of Cyclone Winston, he lost his house. Not quite all of it, admittedly. Three of the four walls still …

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Feb 23

Fiji: Family now sleeping in their car

‚ÄúThis is my first time to experience such a devastating hurricane. It was very devastating and very frightening.‚ÄĚ Kalisito and his wife Francis came home from church with their four daughters on Saturday afternoon, and quite literally walked into one of the largest recorded cyclones in the southern hemisphere. The …

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