Encourager Magazine No. 156 August 2017

The Encourager Magazine No. 156, August 2017 is now available. It might take a few moments to load below. You can also download it from the link below (right click "save link as"): The Encourager Magazine No. 156, August 2017 (Opens a new tab) [iframe src="http://elevatecdt.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/ENCOURAGER-156.pdf" width="100%" height="480"] … [Read more...]

Church and Disability – Auckland Networking Event

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Mental Health and the Church – 14th June Conference

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Auckland Helpers Seminar 3rd October

Our annual Auckland Helpers Seminar is a great opportunity to learn practical ways to assist people with disability. Come hear personal experiences of living with disability. If you are thinking of being a helper at our national camp or someone just wanting a refresher, we would love to have you join us! Date: Saturday 3rd of October Time: 9.15am - 3pm Cost: $10 Venue: 173 Mt Smart Rd, Onehunga, Auckland No Lunch Provided: there is a kitchenette available for use or there is a … [Read more...]

Encourager Magazine Number 145

The Encourager Magazine No. 145, November 2014 is now available. It might  take a few moments to load below. You can also download it from the link below (right click "save link as"): The Encourager Magazine No. 145 [iframe src="http://elevatecdt.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ELEVATE-ENCOURAGER-145.pdf" width="100%" height="480"] … [Read more...]

Beyond Disability : The Unique Role of the Church 22nd of May 2014

One in every five New Zealanders has a disability and yet they are underrepresented in many of our churches. How should we respond? This don’t-miss conference has been designed especially for church leaders, pastors and ministers. Brimming with insightful biblical perspectives and practical ideas,  together we’ll look at ways to create more welcoming, inclusive churches for people with disabilities. If you’ve longed for the Church in New Zealand to put faith and ethics into action, to be … [Read more...]

Elevate Christian Disability Trust News Update

Hi everyone, so much is on the calendar for 2014 and January has almost gone already! We have regional camps coming up in Auckland and Wellington, Seminars and Church services around the country (these are continually being updated and so we will post up on events calendar as they are confirmed). Training seminars, Church Leaders conference and National Camp – to name just a few! Keep an eye out for things happening at our Drop In centre in Auckland as well as any special outings we may be going … [Read more...]


On Friday 22 June 2012, was the Funeral for Willy Leota. 3 days later, on Monday 25 June 2012, was Amanda Sutherland’s Funeral. Both were held at the Eden Assembly of God, their home Church, led by Pastor Geoff Wiklund. Both Willy and Amanda wanted their family, friends, and workmates to all hear the Gospel, so Geoff was obedient to their wishes, preaching at both services about the Gospel, and how to become a Christian. … [Read more...]