Current News & Events

Seminar on Understanding and Applying God’s Word, Melbourne 25 June
Dr Tim Westbrook from Harding University, Searcy, AK conducted a Seminar on Understanding and Applying God’s Word at Belmore Road Church of Christ in Melbourne on the afternoon of Sunday 25 June. Organised by Klesis, the seminar ran from 2.00pm to 4.30pm and included afternoon tea. Session 1 provided guidance on how to read and understand God’s inspired Word and Session 2 concentrated on how to apply God’s Word to the contemporary world.

Women’s Spiritual Growth Retreat Marysville, VIC 23-24 June 2017
An overnight Spiritual Growth Retreat for Women was held on Friday 23 June and Saturday 24 June. Located at Marysville, VIC, the retreat focused on ‘Living Intentionally’ and the speaker was Dr Anessa Westbrook from Harding University, Searcy, AK. Forty five ladies from 9 congregations had an inspirational weekend of learning, worship and fellowship.

Understanding & Applying God's Word.pdf Womens Spiritual Growth Retreat.pdf

Klesis Bible Program, Module #5 - Melbourne 19 – 23 June 2017
The fifth module of the KBP on Advanced Bible Study Techniques was held at Belmore Road Church of Christ from Monday 19 June to Saturday 23 June 2017. The module was taught by Tim Westbrook from Harding University. Tim did a fine job teaching the principles of hermeneutics (biblical interpretation) and emphasised the application and relevance of exegesis for the contemporary church.

18 February 2017 – Klesis Re-connect Day, Melbourne
The annual Re-connect Day for a group of Klesis associates was held at Lilydale Pantry, Lilydale Victoria. The purpose was to pray, fellowship and plan Klesis activities for the next 12 months. 

Events - 2016
Marriage Enrichment Program (Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney) – Nov. 2016

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A series of Marriage Enrichment programs was organised for churches in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Led by Dale Hartman, the program was held at the Belmore Road Church of Christ (Melbourne) on Sunday, November 13, from 2-5.15pm, at the Holland Park Church of Christ (Brisbane) on Wednesday November 16 & Thursday November 17 at 7-9pm, and at Macquarie Church of Christ (Sydney) on Sunday November 20, at 2-5.15pm.

Marriage Mentoring Program (Melbourne & Sydney) – November 2016
Klesis also conducted a pilot Marriage Mentoring overnight residential program along with Dale Hartman and David & Christine Payne as facilitators. The Melbourne program was run on November 11-12 and the Sydney program on November 18-19.

2016 Asia Pacific Elders, Deacons and Spouses’ Conference,
Malacca, Malaysia, 26 – 28 July 2016.

Following on from the Perth Eldership Weekend convened by Klesis in November 2014, the Pasir Panjang Church of Christ in Singapore had taken on the organising role for a 2016 Asia Pacific Conference for Elders, Deacons and Spouses. The Conference was held in Malacca, West Malaysia, from Tuesday 26 July until Thursday 28 July, 2016.

This was just before the 2016 Asian Mission Forum which followed-on from 28 July to 1 August 2016, providing participants the opportunity to attend one or both events. Evertt Huffard from Harding School of Theology was the keynote speaker for both events.
2016 Asia Pacific Elders, Deacons and Spouses Conference 2016 Asian Mission Forum


Seminar in Church History
Melbourne 15 May 2016; Brisbane 25 May & 27 May 2016

A Church History Seminar was conducted on the afternoon of 15 May from 2.00pm - 5.15pm in Melbourne at Belmore Road Church of Christ. It was taught by Dr Keith Stanglin from the Austin Graduate School of Theology, Austin, Texas, USA. There were two sessions on the following topics: Session 1 – The Importance of Studying Church History; Session 2 – Persecution & Martyrdom in the Early Church.

A repeat Seminar was conducted in Brisbane at Holland Park Church of Christ on Wednesday 25 May and Friday 27 May from 7.00pm – 9.00pm.
See pdf downloads below for more details.

Church History Seminar - Melbourne Church History Seminar - Brisbane

Klesis Bible Program, Module #4 - Melbourne, 16 – 21 May 2016
The fourth module of the KBP is on Church History, with a special focus on the Restoration Movement. The module was taught by Keith Stanglin from Austin Graduate School of Theology.

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