News & Events in VIC

The Justice Conference in Melbourne 27 + 28 October

Friday 27 October 2017

Join us on October 27+28 for the Justice Conference as we explore what it really means to "love thy neighbour" in today's context.

Presented by TEAR and friends, this conference will feature some amazing international and local speakers. 

Special offer for TEAR supporters: two-day pass $99, one-day pass $59. Register today at this link to get the special offer!  https://thejusticeconferencemelbourne2017.eventbrite.com.au?discount=TEARUpdate

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The Justice Conference in Melbourne 27 + 28 October

Development And Mission: Toxic or Transformative?

Monday 18 September 2017

What is the task of the church in serving the poor through mission and development? How can it reflect the Kingdom of God? Are good intensions good enough? Do our efforts liberate and empower or deepen dependency and erode self-sufficiency? Are short-term trips to poor communities helpful or harmful? What does effective, responsible development look like?
Join us for an evening of brief presentations and panel-led discussion on this important…

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Development And Mission: Toxic or Transformative?

Indigenous Heritage Walk in the Royal Botanic Gardens with an indigenous guide.

Saturday 16 September 2017

The South Eastern Area TEAR Group has a deep passion to connect and grow deeper in reconciliation with our indigenous brothers and sisters. They have organised this event so TEAR supporters can go deeper in their journey to learn more about the history of our Indigenous Australians, which connects to TEARs ethos of reconciliation.

Indigenous heritage walk in the Royal Botanic Gardens with an indigenous guide and all are welcome!

Saturday 16th…

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Indigenous Heritage Walk in the Royal Botanic Gardens with an indigenous guide.

A Different Way Course

Sunday 19 November 2017

A Different Way course, run by Manna Gum

Come and spend a week exploring Christian alternatives in areas of money, employment, consumption, sustainability, family, community, care for creation and serving the poor. The week will be hosted by the Seeds community in Long Gully, Bendigo, with input from some of our friends.

Cost: $100

 For more information, contact us or see registration form at www.mannagum.org.au/whats_on/adw

Registrations…

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A Different Way Course

TEAR Useful Gift Shop Launch Victoria

Sunday 08 October 2017

This is a chance for us to thank our amazing volunteers and for the Useful Gift Shop Co-ordinators and TEAR Representatives to collect, explore, understand and be updated with the latest Useful Gift Shop.

When: Sunday the 8th of October 2pm

Where: TEAR National Office Melbourne: Unit 1 4 Solwood lane, Blackburn. 

RSVP: To pick up your UG shop on the day RSVP by Monday 11th of September. If you just wish to attend RSVP by Tuesday 3rd of…

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TEAR Useful Gift Shop Launch Victoria

Meet the TEAR Victoria Intern Team

Tracy Douglas-Team Leader Schools Education Team

Hi!  I’m Tracy.  My husband Chris and I have five amazing children aged 11 to 16 who keep us young and active.  I love to cook food from all around the world, read, bushwalk and organise events.  I returned to university as a mature age student and now work for Deakin University as a Research Assistant where my main role is to write and edit manuscripts for publication in health and nursing…

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Meet the TEAR Victoria Intern Team

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 'As It Is In Heaven' with your church community then this could be a great opportunity.  

If you would like to get in touch to book a…

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Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

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.

Join a TEAR Group

Joining a TEAR Group is a great way to connect with people of faith who share TEAR's passion for achieving justice and ending poverty. Read more.

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