Catalyst 2024

Catalyst will lead you to personally KNOW the transforming presence of Jesus, GROW in the knowledge of His Word, and His will for your life and equip you to GO in His name and in the power of the Holy Spirit to be a disciple maker and make a difference in your world.

Catalyst will provide clarity and competence in the mission of the local Seventh-day Adventist Church so that you can return home equipped to assist your pastor and your church in sharing the good news of the Kingdom of God.

Catalyst participants will team up with pastors and churches near Avondale University to engage in community service projects and to practice the missional skills acquired in class.

Sign up for Catalyst now, leave the ordinary to embrace the extraordinary adventurous life that God has planned for you.

Key Outcomes

Catalyst will equip you with essential skills to:

  1. Prepare & share your personal testimony.
  2. Discover and embrace your spiritual gifts.
  3. Develop spiritual habits that will transform your life.
  4. Build friendships that will make a difference for Jesus.
  5. Conduct Bible studies.
  6. Lead a mssional Bible Study group
  7. Become a disciple maker.


  • Program 1 – 19th February – 12th May.
  • Program 2 – 29th July – 26th October
  • Study Mode: Face to face, Lake Macquarie campus.


Program:AUD $1,309 (includes Wilderness week accommodation & food, camping costs & equipment, and Catalyst tuition for 12 weeks)

Meals:AUD $1,309 (provides Catalyst participants with $119 meal credit per week over 11 weeks from 7@Avondale, on campus restaurant)
Room bond:AUD $800* (*Single room bond. Fully refunded to the Catalyst participant when the residence room is left in the same condition as found.) Information about room rent rates and bond payments are found on here on the Avondale website.

Accommodation:FREE (all residential Catalyst participants receive accommodation fully sponsored by the South Pacific Division. This sponsored saves the participant $2,202.20)

Incidentals Please budget for additional expenses including meals while out on local church placement, additional food from 7@Avondale, personal items (toiletries, medications etc. We recommend you have $1,000 in savings to help you with additional expenses over the 12 weeks.)

If you have already paid your deposit and you want to make your final payment you can do so here.

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