Once again, Hands of Hope has successfully pulled off its annual community event – Christmas 4 Kids on Saturday, 2nd December 2017, from 10am to 2pm at Unidus Community Centre.

This year, we have more than 600 residents from local suburbs, consisting of more than 200 adults and 400 children attended the event. Children had a variety of 21 activities to enjoy, including jumping castle, rock climbing, face painting, bop-along buddies, balloon twists, tug of war and fishing game. Every child received a Christmas present that was given out by Hands of Hope.

Toli Mahina from Mamana Academy of Tongan Arts and Culture presented to us a beautiful song performance and followed by a unique Tongan dance, together with another 20 Tongan youth. The children also had a lot of fun in the dance-along session led by Groundbreakaz. The stage performance ended with a duet song performance by Tim Ngugi and Deborah Lim from Hope Church Ablaze.

Everyone was treated to a free sausage sizzle over lunch, as well as wide range of desserts and sweet treats to top off the feed. All the food and beverages were sponsored by our wonderful sponsors – Teys services, BidFood, Coca-Cola, Frucor, Wolff Coffee Roasters, CTC Catering & Café and Hope Church members.

Our guests of honour this year included the Councillor of Calamvale Ward, Cr Angela Owen, and Councillor of Forest Lake, Cr Charles Strunk. In addition to that, we had Anglicare, Inala Youth Service, Queensland Ambulance & First Aids and Queensland Police Service joined us on that day to provide interactive activities and service information to the local communities. We thank all the local councillors and community agencies for their ongoing support to this event.

Last but not least, we greatly appreciate the 207 volunteers that helped both on the day and with the preparations prior the event. We can’t thank you enough for all your amazing works and time you invested to make this event possible!

Christmas 4 Kids has been running annually to generously bless children and families in the south-western suburbs of Brisbane and bring the Christmas cheer. You can be part of this by volunteering for the event on 1st December 2018. We hope and look forward seeing you next year.

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NORMAL PRICING

WA, NZ & International

Adults / Youth (13 - 17 years) / Family (2 adults plus kids under 4) - $149

QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS, SA

Adults - $179
Youth (13 - 17 years) - $159
Family (2 adults plus kids under 4) - $179

What's included in your Registration?

  • A cup of freshly brew coffee each day
  • All meals provided (3 lunches & 2 dinners)
  • Refreshments
  • Special demographic sphere sessions for families, working adults, uni students and youth.

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EARLY BIRD (ends 31/5)

WA, NZ & International

Adults / Youth / Family (2 adults plus kids under 4) - $124

QLD, NSW, VIC, SA, TAS

Adults - $144
Youth (13 - 17 years) - $124
Family (2 adults plus kids under 4) - $144

What's included in your Registration?

  • A cup of freshly brew coffee each day
  • All meals provided (3 lunches & 2 dinners)
  • Refreshments
  • Special demographic sphere sessions for families, working adults, uni students and youth.

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KIDS CONFERENCE

PRICE

$15 (without meal)
$55 (with 3 lunches and 2 dinners)

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PROGRAM

Thursday, 5 July

Registration: 8:30am
Session 1: 9:00am
Break: 10:40am
Session 2: 11:00am
Lunch: 12:00pm
Breakout Sessions: 1:00pm
Free Time: 3:00pm
Dinner: 4:45pm
Session 3: 6:00pm

Friday, 6 July

Session 4: 9:00am
Break: 10:40am
Session 5: 11:00am (demographic spheres)
Lunch: 12:00pm
Breakout Sessions: 1:30pm (optional)
Free Time: 2:45pm
Dinner: 4:45pm
Session 6: 6:00pm (Missions)

Saturday, 7 July

Session 7: 9:00am
Break: 10:40am
Session 8: 11:20am
Closing: 12:05pm
Lunch: 12:20pm

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TRAVEL & ACCOMODATION

Interstate Delegates

Please book your flights to leave Brisbane after 5pm.

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CONTACT US

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Breakout & Demographics Spheres

Day 1 / Breakout Topics

/ Parenting Children with Challenging Behaviour

/ Enjoying Parenting Babies

/ Handling Peer Pressure

/ Sharing Hope in Crisis

/ Speaking Truth in Love in light of Same-Sex Marriage

/ Apologetics

/ Simplify Your Life for the Gospel

/ Discipling Millennnials

Day 2 / Demographic Spheres

/ Family - Getting Real about Marriage

/ Working Adults - The Ministry of Work

/ Students - Missions at Tough Places

/ Youth - Ready to Soar at your Next Life Station

Day 2 / Breakout Topics (Optional)

/ I want to communicate God's Word to others in a helpful way

/ I want to finance God's kingdom (working adults)

/ I want to raise godly children (families)

/ I want to help someone out of addiction

/ I want to reach communities

/ I want to reach out to my colleagues (working adults)

/ I want to reach out through creative medium

/ I want to reach out to my parents/siblings.

This session is to provide the avenue for people who are passionate about living out love on a particular frontline, to come together and exchange practical ideas of doing it personally or together.

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RAVI SUNDAR

Rev. D. Ravi Sundar is a leader with zeal, committed to God-given vision and founded Shalom Church in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India in the year 2001. Pastor Ravi is a well-known and well-respected preacher who has traveled to over 16 nations declaring the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ in Churches, sharing principles of leadership at Seminars, encouraging pastors conducting prayer drives and planted 76 churches across the countries Sri Lanka, Fiji and Philippines.

A shepherd at heart, he identifies and understands the challenges of pastoral ministry and makes every effort to uplift pastors and their families. He strongly believes that Church must make an impact on society. The ministry of Pastor Ravi reaches to thousands of people across India and his messages are a blessing to the sick, the brokenhearted and to those who are helpless.

 

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SIMON ENG

Pastor Simon Eng graduated as a Civil Engineer from Melbourne, Australia. In 1992, together with a team, they pioneered Hope Kuching and the church has successfully produced many leaders and pioneers to this day. In 2001, Pastor Simon and family moved back to Kuala Lumpur to be the Senior Pastor of Hope Kuala Lumpur. Pastor Simon is currently also the President of Hope International Ministries. He travels extensively to minister to various regional churches of Hope. He loves to build God’s people and is actively serving to fulfill God’s Great Commission.

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WILSON LIM

Pastor Wilson Lim is the founding and senior pastor for Hope Church in Brisbane and also serves as an Elder with Hope International Ministries. He was a former research scientist with CSIRO. Pastor Wilson also serves on the Board of a community services organization, Australian Care and Trauma Services (ACTS) and previously on an interdenominational Bible college. He is recognised for his balanced, in-depth teaching and engaging-style of expository preaching. His passion is teaching, equipping leaders and building the church.  He travels extensively to minister to HIM churches in different parts of the world.

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