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MtE Update – December 23, 2022

News

  1. This Sunday/Christmas Day the service commences at 9.30am!
  2. A Christmas “opinion” piece
  3. The most recent Presbytery News (Dec 18)
  4. The most recent Synod eNews (Dec 15)
  5. UCA Assembly “Circles” in 2022
  6. The MtE Events Calendar
  7. Previous sermons and services (recordings)

Worship

  1. Our COVID policy for worship continues to be as follows, to be reviewed again by the church council in February.
  2. Mindful of the health-vulnerability of some members of our congregation and the uncertain state of play with respect to the pandemic, the church council has decided that we will continue to wear masks in worship, except for those who need to remove them when leading the worship, and for morning tea, or who have an exemption from wearing a mask.

Advance Notice

  1. Quarterly Conversation Feb 2
  2. Meeting God in Paul – Lenten Groups March 2023

MtE Update – December 14, 2022

News

  1. TOMORROW TONIGHT Thurday 15th – Carols at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral 7pm
  2. This Sunday December 18 will be our annual Advent Carols and Readings service
  3. The Sunday December 25/Christmas Day service will be at 9.30am
  4. The MtE Events Calendar
  5. Previous sermons and services (recordings)

Worship

  1. Our COVID policy for worship continues to be as follows, to be reviewed again by the church council in February.
  2. Mindful of the health-vulnerability of some members of our congregation and the uncertain state of play with respect to the pandemic, the church council has decided that we will continue to wear masks in worship, except for those who need to remove them when leading the worship, and for morning tea, or who have an exemption from wearing a mask.

Advance Notice

  1. Quarterly Conversation Feb 2

Meeting God in Paul – Lenten Groups March 2023

Our Lenten study groups for 2023 will consider at Rowan Williams’ “Meeting God in Paul”

The book is available at Amazon (cheapest, but only a few copies left also a Kindle version), Koorong and Book Depository.

DATES 

Wed March 1, 8, 15, 22 (7.45pm)

Fri March 3, 10, 17, 24 (1.30pm)

The study groups will meet online for 60-75 minutes.

You’re welcome to switch between groups if one week you can’t make your prefer. The groups are expected to run for 4 weeks (a chapter per week, plus a “spare” week should we need it).

It will help if you register below, to received the Zoom meeting link (which is the same for both study groups).

REGISTRATION: Lenten Studies - Meeting God in Paul - March 2022

REGISTRATION: Lenten Studies - Meeting God in Paul - March 2022

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MtE Update – December 14, 2022

News

  1. TOMORROW TONIGHT Thurday 15th – Carols at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral 7pm
  2. This Sunday December 18 will be our annual Advent Carols and Readings service
  3. The Sunday December 25/Christmas Day service will be at 9.30am
  4. The MtE Events Calendar
  5. Previous sermons and services (recordings)

Worship

  1. Our COVID policy for worship continues to be as follows, to be reviewed again by the church council in February.
  2. Mindful of the health-vulnerability of some members of our congregation and the uncertain state of play with respect to the pandemic, the church council has decided that we will continue to wear masks in worship, except for those who need to remove them when leading the worship, and for morning tea, or who have an exemption from wearing a mask.

Advance Notice

  1. Quarterly Conversation Feb 2

Christmas 2022 at Mark the Evangelist

You’re most welcome to join us at our Christmas celebrations this year!

Sunday December 18 (Advent 4, morning worship): a service of Advent carols and readings with Eucharist, 10am.

Christmas Eve: (we have no Christmas Eve services at Mark the Evangelist, but commend the Christmas Eve service at St Mary’s Anglican Church: 11.30pm Christmas Eve Midnight Mass). OR Wesley Uniting Church, Lonsdale Street at 9pm.

Christmas Day (Sunday 25th): Worship with Eucharist, 9.30am

Normal services will continue, 10am, on January 1 and throughout January; see the calendar for details

ALL SERVICES at MtE are presently being live-streamed from the designated start time, and are available later as a recording: details from streaming link on the Home Page

MtE Update – December 8, 2022

News

  1. THIS SUNDAY December 11 – Congregational Meeting following worship
  2. News from the Justice and International Mission Cluster (December 5)
  3. December 18 will be our Advent Carols and Readings service
  4. The Sunday December 25/Christmas Day service will be at 9.30am
  5. This Sunday December 11, though we’re running a bit late on it, we’ll pick up the set gospel reading for the day, see here
  6. The MtE Events Calendar

Worship

  1. Our COVID policy for worship continues to be as follows, to be reviewed again by the church council in February.
  2. Mindful of the health-vulnerability of some members of our congregation and the uncertain state of play with respect to the pandemic, the church council has decided that we will continue to wear masks in worship, except for those who need to remove them when leading the worship, and for morning tea, or who have an exemption from wearing a mask.

Advance Notice

  1. Quarterly Conversation Feb 2

MtE Update – December 2, 2022

News

  1. December 11 – Congregational Meeting following worship
  2. The most recent Synod eNews (Dec 1)
  3. Worship this week will feature the Advent 2A readings, with a focus on the Gospel text; more info!
  4. The MtE Events Calendar

Worship

  1. Our COVID policy for worship continues to be as follows, to be reviewed again by the church council in February.
  2. Mindful of the health-vulnerability of some members of our congregation and the uncertain state of play with respect to the pandemic, the church council has decided that we will continue to wear masks in worship, except for those who need to remove them when leading the worship, and for morning tea, or who have an exemption from wearing a mask.

Advance Notice

  1. Quarterly Conversation Feb 2

MtE Update – November 17, 2022

News

  1. News from the Justice and International Mission Cluster (November 14) and here (November 15)
  2. The most recent Synod eNews (Nov 17)
  3. The most recent news from the UCA Assembly (Nov 16)
  4. This Sunday November 20 is marks “the Reign of Christ” (Christ the King)
  5. The MtE Events Calendar

Worship

  1. Our COVID policy for worship continues to be as follows, to be reviewed again by the church council in December:
  2. Mindful of the health-vulnerability of some members of our congregation and the uncertain state of play with respect to the pandemic, the church council has decided that we will continue to wear masks in worship, except for those who need to remove them when leading the worship, and for morning tea, or who have an exemption from wearing a mask. We have now returned to reception of Holy Communion in both kinds – small communion glasses only.

Advance Notice

  1. December 11 – Congregational Meeting

MtE Update – November 10, 2022

News

  1. The most recent news from the UCA Assembly (Nov 9)
  2. The MtE Events Calendar

Worship

  1. Our COVID policy for worship continues to be as follows, to be reviewed again by the church council in December:
  2. Mindful of the health-vulnerability of some members of our congregation and the uncertain state of play with respect to the pandemic, the church council has decided that we will continue to wear masks in worship, except for those who need to remove them when leading the worship, and for morning tea, or who have an exemption from wearing a mask. We have now returned to reception of Holy Communion in both kinds – small communion glasses only.

Advance Notice

  1. December 11 – Congregational Meeting

MtE Update – November 3 2022

  1. News

    1. Pre-election candidates’ forum, Nov 7
  2. The most recent Synod eNews (Nov 3)
  3. The most recent news from the UCA Assembly (Nov 2)
  4. This Sunday November 6, though we’re running a bit late on it, we’ll pick up the themes of All Saints.
  5. The MtE Events Calendar

Worship

  1. Our COVID policy for worship continues to be as follows, to be reviewed again by the church council in November:
  2. Mindful of the health-vulnerability of some members of our congregation and the uncertain state of play with respect to the pandemic, the church council has decided that we will continue to wear masks in worship throughout October, except for those who need to remove them when leading the worship, and for morning tea, or who have an exemption from wearing a mask. Holy Communion continues to be served in both kinds, the wine via small communion glasses only.

Advance Notice

  1. Nothing of note!

Other things which might interest

  1. November 8 — 2022 Simone Weil Lecture on Human Value

 

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