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The Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Australia celebrated the 50th anniversary of the formation of the denomination, in Launceston, Tasmania, from 22-24th April 2011.

A blessed time was had by all. We thank God for His gracious mercy to us as a denomination.
The programme was thus:

Friday 4th April 2011

David Logan, M.C.
  1. Introduction & welcome to 50th Anniversary (Mark Shand) [709KB]
  2. Opening Address 50th Anniversary (Rev Philip Burley) [1.54MB]
  3. History of the EPC of Australia (Rev Chris Coleborn) [476MB]...

  4. The EPC in Pictures, Part 1/2 (John Torlach) [134.43MB]

  5. Reflections (Part 1) [84.11MB] Members of the EPC reflect on the Lord's providence.
    Includes: Viv Connors, Pat West, Anna Coleborn, Noel Greatbatch, Joy Logan, Hannah Peters, Carol Christofferson

  6. Family Worship - Mid-day meal (Philip Greatbatch) [1.36MB]
  7. YP singing [314KB]
  8. The EPC in Pictures, Part 2/2 (John Torlach) [106.29MB]

  9. Reflections (Part 2) Members of the EPC reflect on the Lord's providence.
    Includes: Peter Torlach, Joanne Stacey, Stuart Davidson, Ann Greatbatch, Arthur Kleyn, Elaine Wormald, Alan Duff [115.61MB]

  10. Family Worship - Evening meal (Alex Carins) [941KB]

Saturday 5th April 2011

Philip Greatbatch, M.C.
  1. Our thankfulness (Rev Phil Burley). [185.64MB]

  2. Training of men for the Ministry (Rev David Higgs) [92.9MB]

  3. Christian Education (Rev David Torlach) [117.48MB]

  4. God's New Song Singers (Rev Chris Connors) [101.04MB]

  5. The future Direction and Goals of the EPC (Rev Chris Connors) [121.88MB]

  6. Remaining stedfast in an ungodly world (Rev Ken Koole) [72.02MB]
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EPCA & PRCA Conference

Lecture 1
Genuine Church Unity - Prof. Russ Dykstra

Lecture 2
Singing Again the Songs of Zion - Rev. Mark Shand

Lecture 3
The Doctrine of the Church Visible and Invisible - Rev. David Higgs

Lecture 4
The Sweetness of the Heart - Rev. Joshua Engelsma

Lecture 5
Church and State in the Scottish Reformatio - Rev. David Torlach

Lecture 6
The Reformation s Response to the Radical Reformation - Prof. Russ Dykstra