Marramarra National Park is a protected national park, located in the Hawkesbury region of northwestern Sydney, New South Wales, in eastern Australia. The 11,785-hectare national park is situated 40 kilometres northwest of the Sydney central business district; the park is bounded by the Hawkesbury River in the north. The national park may be accessed from Wisemans Ferry via the Old Northern Road or from Hornsby via the Galston Road through the Galston Gorge; the park is administered by Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. It offers bushwalkers a wide range of environments, from the mangrove communities along Marramarra Creek to the drier, sclerophyll scrub along the ridges. Access is provided predominantly by fire trails and service roads alongside power lines, with no dedicated walking tracks. Treks in New South Wales, Neil Paton 1986, ISBN 0-86417-079-3 Protected areas of New South Wales "Marramarra National Park, Muogamarra National Park and Maroota Historic Site: Plan of management". NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service.
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Gateway Church is a non-denominational, neo-charismatic Christian multi-site megachurch based in Southlake, near Fort Worth. It is the largest congregation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, with an estimated weekly attendance of 36,000 as of 2016; the church was founded by Robert Morris, while the church is led day-to-day by senior pastor Jimmy Evans and a team of senior pastors. On September 16, 1999, Pastor Robert Morris began to plan a Bible-based, evangelistic church in Southlake, Texas. Gateway Church's first service was held on Easter morning, April 23, 2000, at the Hilton Hotel in Grapevine. 180 people attended the service. The church grew, moved to an old movie theater in Grapevine. According to the Fort Worth Star Telegram. In June 2003 the church moved into its first permanent building, a 600-seat, 64,000-square-foot facility on Southlake Blvd. In 2010 Gateway opened its current facility, a 64-acre building with a 4,000-seat sanctuary. In 2016 Gateway reported official giving records totaled over $500 million for the previous four years.
For 2016 their annual report showed revenues of $127.2 million minus $123.9 million expenses, $3.5 million less than total revenue. Gateway spent $9.9 million on land and other expenditures which includes the land for the Frisco location and the Dallas campus. In 2017 Gateway Church confirmed 10–15% downsizing of their entire staff; the downsizing story gained national attention by other church media outlets. The church conducts 29 weekend services at eight locations across the Dallas-Fort Worth area, one in Jackson Hole and two prison campuses. In 2008, the church began work on a new main campus located along State Highway 114; the project included a 4,000-seat sanctuary. It opened on November 13, 2010. Pastor Mark Jobe, father of contemporary Christian singer Kari Jobe, serves as the Campus Pastor. By 2007, Gateway had grown so that its original facility couldn't accommodate the increased numbers; that November, it opened an extension campus in Texas. The building is 50,000 square feet in size and sits on 9 acres.
Weekend services at the NRH Campus are a mirror of those at the main Southlake Campus, with live worship and personal ministry, but with the message delivered via live video from Southlake. Pastor Stokes Collins serves as the Campus Pastor. In April 2010, the overseers of Northstar Church in Frisco, Texas asked Gateway to assist them in a transition process following the resignation of their senior pastor, Blaine Bartel. Gateway provided video messages and worship teams for the church before announcing that Northstar would become a Gateway extension campus on June 10, 2010; as with the other extension campuses, the weekend services are a mirror of those at the Southlake Campus with live worship and personal ministry, but with the message delivered via live video from the Southlake Campus. Pastor Jelani Lewis serves as the Campus Pastor. In 2015, the Frisco campus averaged 2,901 people per weekend according to the church's annual report; the fourth campus of Gateway Church started weekend services in a temporary location at Fossil Ridge High School in August 2012.
A permanent location at the intersection of Beach and Basswood opened in July 2013. As with all other Gateway campuses, the weekend services feature live worship and personal ministry, but with the message delivered via prerecorded video from the Southlake Campus. On October 7, 2012, the North Fort Worth location began offering a third service to help meet the growing congregation size; the North Fort Worth Campus offers five services to serve their congregation. Pastor Mondoe Davis serves as the Campus Pastor. In 2015, the North Fort Worth campus averaged 6,395 people per weekend. In early 2013, it was announced that Shady Grove Church in Grand Prairie, Texas would become a campus of Gateway; the transition started in March 2013. The Grand Prairie location seats around 1,500. Pastor Steve Thompson serves as the Campus Pastor. In 2015, the Grand Prairie campus averaged 1,784 people per weekend. In October 2015, it was announced that a former extension campus of Prestonwood Church in North Dallas, would become the newest Gateway extension campus.
The first service was held March 5, 2016. Pastor John Cruze serves as the Campus Pastor. In February 2019, it was announced that a new Gateway Church Campus will be launched in Justin, near Denton, beginning on September 22 of that year at a temporary location. Pastor Sion Alford is the Campus Pastor. In February 2019, Gateway Church announced a merger with River Crossing Church in early 2019. Pastor Jim Hall has been selected as the Campus Pastor. In early 2019 Gateway Church announced that it opened a campus inside the Coffield Unit, the largest prison in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, it is open to minimum security inmates but all inmates may obtain Gateway materials. A second campus was opened at the Estes Unit outside of Venus. Pastor Stephen Wilson, an ex-offender who earned his masters from Liberty University and has ministered in prisons for many years, serves as campus pastor for both prison campuses. Gateway Church Plants share DNA and Oversight with Gateway while having their own Senior Pastor and Eldership.
In late 2011, Gateway announced that former young adults pastor Preston Morrison was planting a new Gateway Church in Scottsdale, Arizona. The church launched in August 2012. On May 13, 2018, Gateway Church Arizona launched an additional campus at 1137 E Warner Rd in Tempe, Arizona, it was announced in late 2018 that Pastor Ethan Fisher will move his fa
Ajay Bhushan Pandey is a 1984 batch Indian Administrative Service officer belonging to the Maharashtra cadre. He is the current Finance secretary of India, he was former chief executive officer of the Unique Identification Authority of India, the nodal agency of Government of India responsible for implementing Aadhaar. He is holding the additional charge as the current chairman of GSTN, Goods and Services Tax Network, India. Pandey is a graduate in computer science from Indian Institute of Kanpur, he has postgraduate and doctorate degrees in computer science from the University of Minnesota. Pandey has served in various positions for both the Government of India and the Government of Maharashtra, like as Principal Secretary, the managing director of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Corporation, secretary to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Deputy Commissioner and as the district magistrate and collector of a district in the Maharashtra government. Pandey was appointed as the chief executive officer of the Unique Identification Authority of India by the prime minister-headed Appointments Committee of the Cabinet in May 2016, he assumed office on 31 May 2016.
In June 2017, after Pandey's promotion, the status of CEO of UIDAI was upgraded to be equivalent to a secretary to the Government of India from additional secretary to the Government of India. Pandey was given the additional charge of chairperson of the Goods and Services Tax Network by the ACC in September 2017, he assumed office on 10 September 2017.. Executive record sheet as maintained by the Department of Personnel and Training of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions of the Government of India Executive profile at Bloomberg