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I loved the thought that was shared when discussing the wording of our mission. What if we just stopped with this…we help people…!
If that is what we were known for that would be enough.
However to make it more tangible and actionable we mention four key arena’s of life in which we help people:
- To Know God,
- Find Freedom,
- Awaken Purpose &
- Make a Difference.
Join us as we live out this mission in our school, community and the world.
“For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.” – Mark 10:45
Crew is a fun program run for early teens in grades 6-8. Every fortnight on Monday nights at Avondale School, Crew meets together for food, games, and a bible study. It’s a time to make friends, have fun, and learn more about Jesus. If you’re in years 6-8, come along – we’d love to have you!
EPIC stands for… Empowering Parents Inspiring Children. It comprises three sections of activity.
Spiritual development is an important aspect of EPIC. At Gateway, we operate several classes on Saturday mornings (10am to 10:45am) from Babies & Toddlers through to High School. These are age appropriate classes designed to develop an understanding of God and a desire to be part of his family.
This program is designed to give parents the resources to make a difference to all children. This extends far beyond the classroom to what we call EPIC Adventures. Epic Adventures runs once a month on a Sabbath afternoon and has been planned intentionally to allow inspiring interaction between adults and children in a fun but challenging outdoor environment. The activities range from beach walking, to bush walking, to bike riding. Each activity is designed to push the boundaries of what each child typical encounters and to enhance their self-confidence through their achievements.
Several special social events for children such as Water Day, Soccer Stars and Social nights are run at Avondale School through the year. These are open to everyone to enjoy.
Grease & Oil
Young Adults ‘Connect’ is for those who are 18-30 years. In addition to the smiling faces and friendships we build at Church, our Young Adults Connect meets one Friday a fortnight for food, sharing, study and prayer.
As many of our group are involved in kids Sabbath Schools or other roles at church, only a few of us meet up in the MPC foyer during Sabbath School. Our Sabbath School is generally a discussion about the concepts on Knowing God, Finding Freedom, Awakening Purpose and Making a Difference.
The Friday Connect is where we dive deeper into the Word, growing in our knowledge and challenging each other about what it means to have a relationship with God as a young person in this time of our lives.
Make a Difference
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