Thursday, October 23, 2014
Seminar: Quality and strategy I
10 am, Classroom 14, Education Building
Learning and Teaching Week. Featuring: Professor Jane Fernandez. Jane is vice-president (quality and strategy) at Avondale College of Higher Education.
Showcase: Online Blended Learning
12.10 pm, Avondale Libraries (Lake Macquarie campus)
Learning and Teaching Week. Featuring: Chris Boddey. Chris is a casual lecturer (online learning support) in the School of Education and in the School of Business at Avondale College of Higher Education.
Seminar: Quality and strategy II
2 pm, Classroom 14, Education Building
Learning and Teaching Week. Featuring: Professor Jane Fernandez.
Shopping: Westfield Tuggerah
5.30 pm, Roundabout, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
Transport. Seats: 20. Register: Student Services.
8 pm, College Hall
Worship with on- and off-campus students.
Doco, Detainment and Doughnuts
8.30 pm, College Hall
Behind Bars. Screening: Mary Meets Mohammad. The documentary follows the arrival of Tasmania’s first detention centre through the eyes of local Christian woman and knitting club member Mary and Muslim Afghan Hazara asylum seeker Mohammad, who is detained inside the centre, as they connect through the gift of a knitted beanie.
Friday, October 24, 2014
7 pm, Common Room, Clinical Education Centre
7.28: Dr Grenville Kent
7.30 pm, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
“Astronomical! Space is deadly, so why is Earth so right for life?” Includes: Hangout Cafe. Grenville is producing a documentary film series called Big Questions for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
9 am, College Hall
9 am, Education Hall
10 am, Lutanda (32B Evans Rd, Canton Beach)
Theme: Called to ministry. $10. Register: www.facebook.com/figtreeavondale. Lunch.
Worship service: Pr Mark Craig
11 am, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
“More.” Mark is associate minister of Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Worship service: Dr Sven Östring
11 am, Auditorium, Fox Valley Seventh-day Adventist Community Church
“Biblical creation calls.” Sven is director of discipleship movements for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Greater Sydney.
Worship service: Pr David Tasker
11 am, Opal Room, Fox Valley Seventh-day Adventist Community Church
David is field secretary for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific.
Launch: Do Justice: Our Call to Faithful Living
3 pm, Ladies Chapel
Join Signs Publishing and Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Australia to explore and apply the Bible’s call to “do justice” in the context of Adventist faith and personal faithfulness. Featuring: Signs Publishing book editor Nathan Brown, Do Justice co-editor Joanna Darby, ChilOut co-founder Dianne Hiles and ADRA Australia chief executive officer Mark Webster. Presented by Avondale College of Higher Education, Signs Publishing and Sydney Adventist Forum. Afternoon tea.
Screening: Mary Meets Mohammad
4 pm, Ladies Chapel
Screening of documentary about the relationship between a Christian woman in Tasmania and a Muslim Afghan asylum seeker living inside the state’s first detention centre. Behind Bars. Includes: Introduction by Rahmat, a Year 12 student from Prescott College in Adelaide who came to Australia by boat from Afghanistan. Presented by international poverty and development studies students in the School of Humanities and Creative Arts at Avondale College of Higher Education.
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Fit to Drink
6.30 am, Roundabout, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
Help provide easier access to drinking water for rural villages in Nepal by seeking sponsorship and walking for water. Swansea Heads to Frazer Park, Lake Munmorah. Transport. Register: 0423 837 704. $25 (adults); $20 (students); $10 (children). Presented by COSMOS. COSMOS is an Avondale College of Higher Education student mission club.
Avondale’s Got Talent
6.30 pm, Education Hall
Monday, October 27, 2014
9.30 pm, College Hall