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TEAR Launch 2017

Sunday 19 February 2017

Calling all TEAR Group members, TEAR Reps and Ambassadors!

You’re invited to a special night of inspiration and equipping at the beginning of 2017 as together as followers of Christ, we renew our commitment to justice. More than ever, the world need courageous men and women to live with justice and compassion and TEAR is passionate about walking this journey with you.


At our TEAR Launch 2017, the team will outline key areas of focus…

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TEAR Launch 2017

TEAR NSW/ACT Calendar of Events 2017


TEAR Groups commence, contact your local TEAR Group for details

20th February TEAR Launch 2017. 6pm for dinner. 7pm start. The Heath Centre, Level 5, St Andrews Cathedral School (enter via Sydney Square)


3rd-5th TEAR Young Adults Retreat - Central Coast, NSW


14th-15th July NSW/ACT TEAR Conference 2017 - Renew Our World


9-11th September - National Voices for…

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Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

In the busy world of church life many churches begin to organise their preaching rosters for the year ahead around this time of the year.  So now is a great time to make a suggestion to your church leadership regarding booking a TEAR speaker for 2017.  In particular if you have not yet had an opportunity to share TEAR's current presentation 'As It Is In Heaven' with your church community then this could be a great opportunity.  

If you would…

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Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

The NSW Young Adults Group retreats to the Mountains

At the start of February some TEAR Young Adults had a few days away to hang out, walk, talk, eat, reflect and pray. The Blue Mountains provided an idyllic setting for our time away.

Here's what a couple of participants thought of the retreat:

Our getaway for a couple of nights up the Blue Mountains was a combination of many of my favourite things: some fun and games, challenging discussion, amazing friends, bushwalking and food. We enjoyed…

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The NSW Young Adults Group retreats to the Mountains

Further Education

TEAR is involved in the development and delivery of a number of courses in theological colleges around Australia. These are fully accredited courses, some available through distance mode with face-to-face intensives. Read more.

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