2013 Family Camp

Find photos from the 2013 family camp here

Our family camp is a time for church families to take a break and come and hang out together for a time of fellowship.


29th April – 3rd May 2013

2013 Speakers

  • Mark Cooper-Whitehas been married to Lois since 1988. Now empty nesters, they have two adult children, Jack & Shelley, who love Jesus, music, computers, technology and all that stuff. Mark & Lois have been in full time since Christian ministry since January 1991. They helped grow Yamba Presbyterian Church from 1994 to 2008, and since then have been working to grow Bangalow Presbyterian Church. Mark enjoys Lois, music, talking to people, motorcycles, camping, shing, shooting etc. Lois loves quilting and peace and quiet. They both enjoy visiting NZ!
    Mark will be opening up Paul’s letter to the Romans with the theme “Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound?!” This great letter is a part of the bible that has literally changed the world. And it is  still changing the world through the good news of Jesus.
  • Stuart Johnson lives in Dunedin with his wife Gail and their three daughters. He teaches for the Grace Theological College at the Dunedin Branch, he preaches for Grace Bible Church in Dunedin, and is involved in the campus ministry of Engage Otago.
    Stuart plans to give speak on the topic of ‘The Sovereignty of God’, including one ‘big-picture’ talk, along with three case studies from Job, Joseph and Daniel.
  • David Bayne was was born in Ashburton and grew up on a farm nearby. He is married to Lynda and they have seven adult children and two grand-children. He has studied at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and has served as a minister in the RCNZ for a number of years before being involved in the process of establishing GPNZ. He is currently Stated Clerk for them and  serves as minister of the Ashburton / Fairlie congregations.
    The theme for David’s talks will be “Transformed by the renewal of your mind” and will present a Christian World View covering four major areas: View of God, View of Self, View of Others View of Creation.


There is no fixed charge for the camp however it does cost CYC Waihola to run this camp so it is expect that those attending will contribute what they can.

Download Form

Register now by emailing info@cycwaihola.org.nz or downloading and posting in the registration form below. Registrations close 12th April.