Category Archives: MtE News

Sunday Worship at MtE – 9 August 2020

The worship service for Sunday 9 August 2020 can be viewed by clicking on the image below. Other worship services can be found in the list below or at the MtE YouTube channel

MtE Update – August 2020

  1. News from the Justice and International Mission Cluster  (August 3)
  2. The most recent Synod eNews (August 6)
  3. Next edition of MtE. If you have something you would be able to prepare for inclusion in the next issue of Mark the Word, please let Rosemary or Suzanne know!
  4. See the latest update as to what has been happening at Hotham Mission
  5. This Sunday August 9 we continue our new preaching series following the prophet Ezekiel. The focus text this week will be Ezekiel 6.1-10, with the set reading from Matthew as well, see here for comment on the Matthew text.  If you’ve not already looked at them, some background info on Ezekiel can be found from the Bible Project’s summary of the book in two videos — Part 1 and Part 2 (about 15 minutes in total) — and from Professor Christine Hayes’ introduction to Ezekiel in her Yale lectures (about the first 30 minutes of this lecture; this is the material we are presently using on our weekly discussion groups).
  6. A brief account of ministry of the saint(s) commemorated this Sunday can be found here: August 8 – Mary Helen MacKillop  

Sunday Worship at MtE – 2 August 2020

The worship service for Sunday 2 August 2020 can be viewed by clicking on the image below. Other worship services can be found in the list below or at the MtE YouTube channel

MtE Update – July 30 2020

  1. Hotham Mission staff and our food support program feature in this ABC news clip this week (short – only a couple of minutes!)
  2. Our Old Testament overview studies continue – Wednesday evenings and Friday afternoons; you are welcome to join at any time. Details here
  3. This Sunday August 2 we continue our new preaching series following the prophet Ezekiel. The focus text this week will be Ezekiel 1.1-28, with the set reading from Matthew as well, see here for comment on the Matthew text.  
  4. A brief account of ministry of the saint(s) commemorated this Sunday can be found here: July 31 – Ignatius Loyola  

Sunday Worship at MtE – 26 July 2020

The worship service for Sunday 26 July 2020 can be viewed by clicking on the image below. Other worship services can be found in the list below or at the MtE YouTube channel

MtE Update – July 24 2020

  1. News from the Justice and International Mission Cluster 
  2. The most recent Synod eNews (July 23)
  3. Our Old Testament overview studies continue – Wednesday evenings and Friday afternoons; you are welcome to join at any time, even just to suss it out! Details here
  4. This Sunday July 26 we begin a new preaching series, this time following the prophet Ezekiel. The focus text this week will be Ezekiel 1.1-3, although we’ll here the whole of the first chapter, in addition to the set reading for this week from Romans and the gospel reading. For comment on the Romans and Matthew readings, see here.  
  5. A brief account of ministry of the saint(s) commemorated this Sunday can be found here: July 30 – William Wilberforce

Sunday Worship at MtE – 19 July 2020

The worship service for Sunday 19 July 2020 can be viewed by clicking on the image below. Other worship services can be found in the list below or at the MtE YouTube channel

MtE Update – July 17 2020

  1. The second part of our Intro the OT study has begun! All are most welcome — it’s easy to pick up if you’ve not covered the earlier video material (although doing a catch-up would be great ‘lock-down’ time-filler!). Groups are presently scheduled for Wednesday evening and Friday afternoon; more details here. If you’re planning to join for the first time, let Craig know so you can be added to the ‘Zoom’ link list!
  2. The most recent Synod eNews  (July 9)
  3. Beginning next Sunday, another preaching series, this time following the prophet Ezekiel.
  4. This week July 19 Peter Blackwood is our preacher, with a focus on the RCL readings from Romans and Matthew. Some introductory comment on the readings for Sunday can be found here.
  5. A brief account of ministry of the saint(s) commemorated this Sunday can be found here: July 18 – Macrina of Nyssa

Sunday Worship at MtE – 12 July 2020

The worship service for Sunday 12 July 2020 can be viewed by clicking on the image below. Other worship services can be found in the list below or at the MtE YouTube channel

MtE Update – July 9 2020

  1. The second part of our Intro the OT study series begins next week. All are most welcome — it’s easy to pick up if you’ve not covered the earlier video material (although doing a catch-up would be great ‘lock-down’ time-filler!). Groups are presently scheduled for Wednesday evening and Friday afternoon; more details here. One group presently has about 12 members and the other about 8 — we may be able to add a further group if there’s more interest. If you are planning to join for the first time, let Craig know so you can be added to the ‘Zoom’ link list!
  2. News from the Justice and International Mission Cluster  (July 3)  and July 6
  3.  The most recent Synod eNews  (July 3)
  4. Advance notice of another preaching series coming up from about the end of July!
  5. A friends of Vallore fundraising appeal
  6. This week July 12 Bruce Barber is our preacher, with a focus on the RCL readings from Romans and Matthew, looking again at the selection from Paul’s letter to the Romans. Some introductory comment on the readings for Sunday can be found here.
  7. A brief account of ministry of the saint(s) commemorated this Sunday can be found here: July 12 – Desiderius Erasmus
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