MtE Update – January 29 2016


the first MtE news update for 2016!

  1. Our Lenten Studies begin Feb 17 (Wednesday evenings or from the 19th for Friday mornings); more info is available here.
  2. Following worship next week Feb 7 we’ll have another of our hymn-learning sessions: learning a new communion setting and adding to our hymn repertoire for Lent.
  3. Our congregational picnic will be after worship on Sunday March 6
  4. The CTM (Parkville) is offering two events on the theme of faith and sexuality, led by Bill Loader: an evening Feb 18 and Feb 19 day event.
  5. The Anglican Church in Melbourne is running a conference on evangelism in February:  Life in Abundance: An Anglican Conference on Mission and Evangelism. The MtE Church Council is willing to subsidise up to $150 for any members of the congregation who would like to attend. Please speak to Craig if you’d like to avail yourself of this offer.
  6. The Synod Standing Committee has recently resolved to pursue legal incorporation of the VicTas Synod; more about this can be found here. I’ve made a short response to this advice which might interest some.
  7. The most recent Synod eNewsletter (January 16) is here.
  8. A number of information sessions have been arranged to discuss the developing outcomes of the Synod’s Major Strategic Review; details are here.