MtE Update – 8 May 2020

  1. Our second quarter study groups are underway, online for as long as we need to be before going back to face-to-face. The studies are an overview of the Old Testament using a video resource on YouTube; see here for more information. Not too late to opt in!
  2. If you would still like to be added to the opt-in ‘MtE C-19 contacts list’, find and reply to the email from Craig last week…
  3. Most recent Synod eNews (May 7)
  4. Among the things Hotham Mission continues to do during the health crisis is provide food relieve through several centres North Melbourne and Kensington: on Thursday 07/05/20 the following food parcels were provided:
    –  30 x St. Joseph’s Flexible Learning Centre
    – 25 x Unison Housing
    – 25 x Wombat Housing
    – 15 x The Venny
    – 7 x African-Australian Multicultural Employment and Youth Services (AAMEYS)
    –  5 x Asylum Seekers accommodated by Hotham Mission
    – 4 x City of Melbourne
    Total = 111 food parcels, including 70 x fresh ready-made meals donated by the RACV.
  5. This week Peter Blackwood is preaching, and we take a break from the 1 Peter series. The commentary for this week’s readings, May 10 / Easter 5A, is here.
  6. A brief account of ministry of the saint commemorated this Sunday can be found here: May 8 – Julian of Norwich