Posts from John Weeks

Woma Python Snake on Display

02 February 2020 • By

During Church Worship, on Sabbath morning (February 1, 2020) at the Ferntree Gully Seventh-day Adventist Church, church member, Andrew, shared his knowledge of the Woma Python Snake (as pictured). The woma python (Aspidites ramsayi), also known commonly as Ramsay’s python, the sand python and simply the woma is a species of snake in the family […] Read more

A Visit to Rosebud

02 February 2020 • By

Each year, members of the Ferntree Gully Seventh-day Adventist Church visit the township of Rosebud for a pleasurable day of rest and fellowship. Such a visit occurred on Sabbath afternoon, January 18, this year. Rosebud is a large beach-side centre. It fronts Port Phillip on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. It is located between Rye […] Read more

Support to those effected by Victoria’s bush fires

02 February 2020 • By

At the peak of the horrendous bush fires that occurred across many regions of Victoria this year, members of the Ferntree Gully Seventh-day Adventist Church (and some non-Adventists) rallied, on Friday, 3 January, in packing personal essential items into kit bags for those in need in the township of Bairnsdale. Photos by John Weeks Read more

Church 60th Anniversary

25 October 2019 • By

. Pastor Paul Kotanko – Sermon ‘The Changing Unchanging God’ . . Musical Praise . . Andrew (left) presenting a children’s story . . Fellowship Lunch . . Fellowship Lunch . . Jean & daughter Kimberley . . Frank (left) and Rouvierre & Lindy . . David & Pr Paul . . Fred . . […] Read more

Another Adventist Motorcycle Ministry Visit

06 August 2019 • By

Once again, the Adventist Motorcycle Ministry (AMM) was warmly welcomed by Ferntree Gully Seventh-day Adventist Church on Sabbath morning, Saturday, 3 August, 2019.  The bikers, provided church worship, as well as attending the Sabbath School. On this day, it was one of their biggest days so far – 16 riders on 14 bikes plus other […] Read more

A Visit to Royal Botanical Gardens Cranbourne

30 July 2019 • By

On Sabbath afternoon, July 27 2019, church members of the Ferntree Gully Seventh-day Adventist Church, visited the Royal Botanical Gardens in Cranbourne (Victoria). The church activity was called ‘Winter Wonder Walk’ Cranbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens is located at Ballarto Road off South Gippsland Highway, Cranbourne. The Gardens cover 363 hectares of God’s beautiful creation. Church […] Read more

Baptism of Sharon Wellesly

23 July 2019 • By

Baptism of Sharon Wellesly, occurred at the Ferntree Gully Seventh-day Adventist Church, on 20 July 2019. “I feel that I was led to the Ferntree Gully Church. When I came to my first Worship Service, I felt as if it was my spiritual home.” … Sharon Wellesly “Thank you to all my Christian Sisters and […] Read more

Bible Study … ‘The Least Of Thee’

03 July 2019 • By

Each quarter, the Seventh-day Adventist Church publishes a ‘Quarterly” Sabbath School Bible Study Guide to be used in Sabbath School, for personal Bible study, or in any other setting in which a deeper understanding of God’s Word is desired. The Adult Sabbath School Bible Study Guide (Quarterly) links the entire world Church together in a […] Read more

Early Photos of the Ferntree Gully Church

06 June 2019 • By

In leading up to the Ferntree Gully Seventh-day Adventist Church celebration of its 60th Anniversary, to be held on Saturday (Sabbath), October 19, 2019, church member, Lorraine, kindly provided and shared a couple of early photos of the church building for this website posting. Lorraine is currently working on a video presentation of the history […] Read more

80th Birthday Celebration

27 May 2019 • By

Ferntree Gully Seventh-day Adventist Church Event On Sabbath afternoon (Saturday, 25 May 2019), during the luncheon in the church hall, long-time church member, Malcolm Preston celebrated his 80th Birthday with family and friends. Malcolm has been a church member for a great many years, contributing in many levels of church activities. Currently he teaches Bible […] Read more