Each year, the AFES National Training Event sees students from all over Australia meeting together to study God’s word and learn to put it into practice. This year, NTE goes international. We have the privilege of hosting the South Pacific Regional Training Event for Fiji, Vanuatu, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Australia.
The theme is Cross + Culture: it is the cross of Christ that is the centre of God’s plan. And it is the cross that both transforms and crosses our cultures.
SPRTE has two parts:
Conference: 29 November – 3 December 2008, ANU, Canberra.
Mission: 3 – 7 December 2008, the Bendigo team is going to Frankston!
We will learn from God’s word together in our main meetings, study the word closely in smaller Strand groups, and be challenged to sharpen our ministry skills in workshops. SPRTE is capped off by a short mission with partner churches, where we will put everything we’ve learned into practice.
Join students from all over the South Pacific to be enriched as we study the cross of Christ! If you are interested in coming, please talk to Di or contact us to receive a special discount on registration.
Last week at the Wednesday Talks, our guest speaker, Seumas McDonald, spoke about Jesus in the biblical book of Revelation. In case you missed it or would like to hear it again, Seumas has kindly made the talk available from his website.
Bendigo Christian Union is holding its inaugural dinner to celebrate the year that has been and look forward to the next. Join us as we recap the highlights of 2008, farewell our graduates, thank the outgoing committee, welcome the new committee and, above all, praise God for his goodness this year.
The dinner will commence at 6.30pm on Saturday, 1st November at The Boardwalk Restaurant (corner Midland Hwy and Nolan St). Cost is $30. All welcome.
RSVP by Monday, 27th October to Russ Grinter or contact us.