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COVID-19 Updates

This section will be continually updated as we monitor the latest Australia Department of Health recommendations and WHO guidelines. The most current update will appear at the top of the page.       26 March 2020 COVID-19 Update   We continue to adjust and respond to the developments of COVID-19 in Sydney as a community and ministry. Our state—New South Wales—currently has some of the strictest guidelines in Australia and we have carefully and promptly implemented all measures recommended by state and commonwealth health authorities.   Some of our staff members departed...

Launching a New Student Ministry: English Corner Socials

Update 16 March 2020: Due to the escalation of COVID-19, we have postponed all English Corner Socials until further notice. We will, however, be meeting online. To join us online, please join our WhatsApp group for instructions:   ECS WhatsApp group chat     Join us for barista-made coffee, fun board games, and low-pressure English conversations.       Our friendly volunteer team is made up of English speakers from all over the world including Australia, the USA, and Europe.     Upcoming Socials:   Wed, March 4, 7pm Wed, March 18, 7pm Wed, April 1, 7pm Wed, April 15, 7pm Wed, April...

For the Love of Sydney Youth Camp

For the Love of Sydney Youth Camp

Can you imagine dozens of young people realising their Great Commission potential here and now rather than waiting until they're all "grown up"? This summer we're running our very first youth camp to help inspire and equip Christians youth to engage their faith in their own cities, schools, and neighbourhoods. Join us at For the Love of Sydney Youth Camp!...

Creating home at YWAM Sydney Newtown

Creating a Home

After several months of looking, we found the perfect place for our students to live! We are so thankful for God's provision; this accommodation is more than we could have hoped for.   Now comes the fun part—furnishing our new place!   We want to reach out and invite you to join us in creating a home for our DTS students. Bellow is a list of our furniture needs (we're striking things out as we get them!).   Local donations: Please email us to get our street address.   Online donations: If you live out of...

A Blessing for Artists - Everyday Benedictions

A Blessing for Artists

Elohim,   You are the great I Am who spoke the universe into existence. The power of spoken word painted the sky and brought forth light. Your finger molded the mountains and beat the drum of ocean rhythms. With imagination you created and fashioned the pomegranate dripping with ruby, red sweetness and delighted the senses with the song of the nightingale. Your very breath brought forth life calling man’s soul to fill his lungs and ignite his belly. “Live!” You said, and saw it was good.   Our...