MtE Update – May 11 2018


  1. After church NEXT WEEK May 20 we’ll build on our last conversation about our worship, with a focus on the prayer of the church, as it is found in Sunday worship.
  2. Following worship on Sunday June 3 we’ll have another of our hymn-learning sessions.
  3. The latest VicTas Synod eNews (May 9) is here.
  4. Outreach Ministry

Make it Messy! Training Day Saturday June 2 Parkville 

Make it Messy! will assist those already engaged in Messy Church, churches contemplating beginning a Messy Church and people genuinely curious about the Messy Church phenomenon take the next step in their Messy journey. Join with others from churches across the state for a day of active engagement, stimulating discussions, encouraging stories and helpful electives that will empower your ministry in your local context – whether you are already engaged with Messy Church or not!. Across the day you will have the opportunity to connect with experienced Messy Church leaders and engage with…

Introducing Messy Church                                                                    

Starting a Messy Church                                                                        

Extreme Craft for Messy Church                                                        

Opening the Bible in Messy Church 

Growing discipleship in Messy Church

Exploring what makes Messy Church church                                

Messy Church beyond the monthly gathering                                             

Activities and games for building Messy community                 

More information and registration: e-mail or Make it Messy 2018 (live from May 1);  for more on the ‘messy church’ idea:

Please let Craig know if you’d be interested in being part of an MtE group attending this workshop

  1. For those interested in some background commentary to the readings for this Sunday May 13, see the links here (we’ll hear the psalm and the gospel, and continue to focus on the section in our slow working through of 1 John : 1 John 2.3-11).
Other things potentially of interest

Friends of Vellore Victoria invite you to a Recital of Choral and Organ Music in QUEEN’S COLLEGE CHAPEL on Sunday, May 20th 2018 at 3 pm, 1–17 College Crescent, Parkville.

David Agg will perform organ works by Pachelbel, Bach, Vierne & Stanley. The Queen’s Chapel Choir will sing 19th century English choral works. The FOVV will also launch their annual appeal for 2018, followed by afternoon tea in Eakins Hall. Further information