Geoff Folland has been leading the Student Life ministry in Sydney since 1995 and also coordinates the chaplaincy at Macquarie University, where he is Christian Brethren Chaplain. His main ministry is in direct evangelism and Bible teaching, as well as training young adults in multiplying discipleship and mentoring emerging leaders.
Geoff Folland: 0402 115 461
Christian Media Services broadcasts Christian television programs in English and Arabic on TVS (Channel 31) and on satellite TV. It also has a bank of programs that can be downloaded from its web site. Christian Media Services also produces a quarterly “Video Magazine” (now available on DVD) containing quality teaching and preaching, interviews with Christian leaders and missionaries and other items of encouragement and instruction. Enquiries about receiving “Video Magazine” are welcomed. Christian Media Services also welcomes offers of assistance from any person with an interest in helping produce television programs.
We have asked church Elders to identify teachers in their Assemblies who have a teaching gift and would be willing to travel to Country Assemblies or Local Assemblies when asked. This list will expand as Elders inform us. Those willing to travel and teach have been listed under Itinerant teachers under their local Assembly names.
Plans, initiates and supports the expansion of Evangelism and Church growth. Offers opportunities in the Assemblies Outreach magazine for NSW Home Workers, Assemblies, Para-Assembly organizations and other kindred bodies to publicise their ministries and foster prayer support.
AMT believes that every ethnic group must be reached with the good news of Jesus Christ, and that this is the shared responsibility of all Christians. AMT functions to facilitate the involvement of Christian Brethren in Australia in this commission. AMT assists in the sending, supporting, maintaining and caring of workers who have been commended to cross-cultural service.
The Missionary Advisory Council (MAC) provides guidance to elders and to applicants for cross cultural mission under the AMT umbrella. This involves asking candidates and their home churches to complete questionnaires, face to face interviews, advice on how to proceed, arranging of deputation opportunities, liaising with AMT. It also gives encouragement and support to missionaries in the field and while on furlough.
The MAC assists with debriefing while missionaries are on home assignment. MAC (VIC) is represented on the National Board of AMT. The MAC (VIC) promotes mission information and opportunities for cross-cultural service through regular MAP (Mission Awareness Programs), conferences and literature.
Chairman: Dr Keith Graham
Secretary: Mrs Elaine Meers
GLO Ministries purpose of being is mission. Our practical training programs are a means to this end. GLO has a training centre in Tasmania and a second centre in Sydney for training and for national and international administration. Other training centres initiated by GLO function overseas. Mission enterprise is being carried out in Australia and in seventeen overseas countries.
Our mission goals are based on the Lord’s Great Commission of going, making disciples, baptizing and teaching them. Our strategy follows the Apostle Paul’s model of going to a location, sharing the gospel, gaining converts, encouraging and discipling them, beginning New Testament churches, having elders appointed and then moving on to the next project.
Reviews and advises regarding the commendation of applicants for cross-cultural missionary service. Works with and advises elders of commending assemblies regarding the commendation and care of their missionaries. Encourages and assists with the pastoral care of NSW commended missionaries. Offers help to assemblies in planning missionary conventions.
Chairman - Andrew Collins 02 96866948 or o412864526
Women representing approximately ten Assemblies meet monthly to pray specifically for missionaries commended from the Christian Brethren Assemblies and listed in the Daily Prayer Guide provided by Australian Missionary Tidings.
Members of the group keep in regular contact with NSW commended missionaries and meet with them when on home leave to give support and provide a special treat for any children.
Meeting: The Second Friday of each month, February – December inclusive.
Venue: Burwood Chapel
Time: 10:30am - 1:00pm
Margaret Hind: (02) 9546 8545
Mavis Saxby: (02) 9477 7568