Entity's Purpose and Mission:
To support the proclamation of the Gospel and the discipleship of all people in Biblical principles and practices.
To be a voice in the community and in the nation.
To promote the welfare and well being of people.
To foster education for all ages.
The trust fulfils the following criteria:
It is for the benefit of the Christian religion.
It ensures that religious faith is passed on to others.
It has a belief in a supernatural being and an acceptance of conduct in order to give effect to that belief.
It advances religion by passing faith on to others by spreading its message and taking positive steps to sustain and increase religious belief.
Fire and Destiny Centre advances religion by:
Celebrating religious services in public.
Supplying religious literature.
Providing religious education through Sunday School, Youth Group and conducting religious conferences.
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Provides religious services / activities
Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities), Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides advice / information / advocacy, Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers)
Children / young people, Other charities, General public, Family / whanau
Fire and Destiny Centre Trust has two local churches – Fire and Destiny Centre in South Dunedin and Celebration Church in Mosgiel. Fire and Destiny Centre and Celebration Church are part of the Network of Christian Ministries New Zealand which is an association of churches and ministries throughout New Zealand.
Fire and Destiny Centre Trust has a board of Trustees. As per the trust deed the positions of Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Treasurer and Secretary are decided by the board annually.
Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.
Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.