Document 430105

Welcome to Ilam
15 NOVEMBER 2014
Offerings (unless otherwise specified in your local church)
Sunset times
Today
Next Sabbath
Today
Next Friday
Local
Hope Channel
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CHC
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INV
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INV
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Administration
HEALTH CARE PROGRAM - 22 November @ 3.00pm
Join guest speakers Dr Fred Hardinge (Associate Health
Director, General Conference) and Pastor Kevin Price (Health
Exactitude is not truth. - Henri Matisse
Director, South Pacific Division) at Papanui Church, 13 Grants
Sometimes we are so intent on proving a point, correcting others’ Road, Papanui. Topics covered:
perceptions so they see things exactly as we do, or quibbling
over finer points of theology or biblical interpretation that we can • Sleep, Fatigue, and Your Christian Experience — Many
today view sleep as an optional ingredient of the 24x7
in fact miss the truth. The pursuit of exactness can sometimes
world in which we live. Most do not recognize the very
cause us to fail in our pursuit of truth. Don’t get me wrong, jots
real impact sleep deprivation exerts on almost every
and tittles can be important. But what a tragedy for us to fill our
aspect of our lives. Even relatively small amounts of sleep
lives with jots and tittles and miss the big picture; the point of
loss can result in significant decreases in our cognitive
it all. The truth as it is in Jesus is grand and bold and beautiful.
performance. This presentation will explore the science
Don’t miss the forest for the trees.
of sleep and suggest some solutions to this modern day
Pr Damien Rice
challenge to balanced, healthy living.
President
• Health Problems Science Can’t Fix! — In this modern
HOPE CHANNEL OFFERING - 22 November
era we tend to took to science and technology for all the
Hope Channel New Zealand with your help will broadcast our
answers. Modern medical science can control/alleviate/or
message to all Kiwis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It will
fix many of our health problems. However, there are some
connect your church with your community. This will not be the
for which science has no answer. This presentation will
international Hope Channel rebroadcasted. This will be a New
explore the only solution to some of these.
Zealand Hope Channel with: Local content, Local churches, Local
members. To kickstart Hope Channel New Zealand we need your • ‘Recent Highlights and Possible Future Directions for
Adventist Health’
help to raise $500,000 by the end of the year. On 22 November a
special offering in local churches will be held to assist with this.
ADRA SHORT FILM COMPETITION - Applications due 22 Dec
ADRA is calling all film-makers. Application for the competition
need to be submitted by 22 December 2014 with the film due
12 January 2015. The 2015 theme is ‘I CHANGED the world, I
am ADRA’. The format should be live action or animation and
be a minimum 2 minutes and maximum 3 minutes. For more
information and to download an application form go to www.
adra.org.nz/snzfilm.
CHIP FACILITATOR TRAINING - January 2015
CHIP Facilitator Training will be held at Camp Meeting in January
2015. If you are interested in being included in this training
please discuss with your local pastor. There are two streams:
CHIP Facilitator Training - $175
CHIP Refresher - $85
ATTENTION - DO YOU WORK IN HEALTH OR SOCIAL WORK
The Adventist Health and Family Relationship Ministries
are creating a network (or ‘think-tank’) of all health care
professionals and social workers who live and work within
the NZPUC. This network will aid in the ministries as we
work separately and collaboratively on various projects and
programmes. If you are willing to be part of an extended Ministry
Team, we invite and encourage you to join us through the
website www.nzpuc.adventist.org.nz/thinktank
Other
NEW MILLENNIUM BOOKS
WORD POWER CARDS - Each box has 30 cards to encourage you
and enrich your prayers. Different types include Encouragement,
Prayer, Fear Not, Promise, Friendships and Inspiration.
POSITION VACANT - Senior Accountant, NNZ Conference
If you are interested in applying for this position, contact Shane
Palipane for a job description.
Send all CV’s to Shane Palipane. Email [email protected]
org.nz or mail to Private Bag 76900, Manukau, Auckland 2241
Applications close 20 November, 2014.
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Dates To Remember
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November 30 .......Executive Committee Meeting
December 1 .........Southern Connexions Deadline
December 15-17..Road to Bethlehem
January 6-10 .......SPD Pathfinder Camporee - Australia
January 9-17 .......Camp Meeting (Pascoe Park)
6H Sir William Pickering Drive, Russley, Christchurch 8053 • PO Box 5186, Papanui, Christchurch 8542
Ph: 03 365 1020 • Website: snz.adventist.org.nz • Email: [email protected]
Come Unto Me
15th November, 2014
Sunset Times
Today - 8.33pm
Next Friday - 8.41pm
Offering
WELCOME TO ILAM THIS MORNING
To all who are worshipping today, a special Sabbath Blessing.
Welcome to Pr Paul Gredig, Timaru pastor who will be our preacher.
You will notice the contractors have not finished yet but have allowed
us to use the church today. Please respect the roped areas for your own
safety and please keep your children supervised this morning
Church Cleaning
For Nov 22 - L & J Shearer
For Nov 29 – M & C Savage
Prayer Circle
15th November, 2014
Invocation #495
Inv. Prayer
Welcome
Hymn #286
If you know of anyone who is sick
or has a need, please contact Anne
Ross - 384 1068
Bulletin Notices
Should be in by 7pm Thursday to
Bev Savage Phone 3498 567
[email protected]
“Near to the Heart of God” vs 1 + chorus
Pr Paul Gredig
John Shearer
Russell Hewitt
Murray Askin
SERMON
Closing Hymn #306
“Draw Me Nearer”
Pr Paul Gredig
As there is still finishing work to be done by the
contractors in both the library and foyer, there will
be no Prayer Meeting at the church this coming week
SPECIAL TIME OF FASTING & PRAYER
Birthday Greetings
Today’s Contributors
Myke Salmon – Monday 17th
Dave Hartley – Tuesday 18th
Clive Hartley – Wednesday 19th
Angus Malcolm – Thursday 20th
Jaden Cameron – Friday 21st
Today’s study this Sabbath afternoon, from Daniel
has been postponed until next Sabbath, November 22
PRAYER MEETING
“CONSECRATION & COMMITMENT”
Benediction
6.00pm, Sunday 7 December
Bookings essential
Phone Shirley 342 7269 or Jill 980 4904
FROM DISAPPOINTMENT TO APPOINTMENT
“Wonderful Words of Life”
“On the Wings of a Snow White Dove”
Prayer
Tithes & Offerings
Ilam church house for rent, Christchurch
2 bedroom & 1 bathroom
Contact 027 424 8891
ST MARTINS FUNDRAISING DINNER
WE WORSHIP HIM
Local - Today’s offering is retained
by Ilam Church to pay expenses and
to fund ministries of the church
HOUSE AVAILABLE
Speaker
Musicians
Singers
Audio Visual
Worship Co-ord
Pr Paul Gredig
Phil, Lois & Barbara
Elwin, Murray & Anthony
Christopher Storm
Pam Rodgers
Next Sabbath there will be a Sabbath of Fasting and
special Prayer for all members who are facing the
challenges of cancer and other illnesses. Read Matt
17:14-21, Jesus says our prayers can be more effective
when we combine our prayers with fasting.
Also read Mark 9:14-29, and Daniel 9:3 where Daniel
fasted and prayed
A challenge to all members to prepare and participate
as you are able