10 November 2019
THIRD SUNDAY RECONNECT LUNCH: Midday after morning church at Petersham RSL Club on 17 November. Bookings are not needed. Club dress rules apply.
YOUNG ADULTS HOME GROUP: We gather for potluck dinner, share together what’s been going on in our lives, explore Scripture together and pray for one another. This is a great way to make new friends and nurture your soul. Our next meeting is on 20 November from 7pm-9pm at the church where we’ll be exploring some of the major themes of the Old Testament in our chapter, “A People of Promise”. See Rev. Dale for more information of the next gathering.
ALL CHURCH RETREAT: Our All Church Retreat is at the Winbourne Centre in Mulgoa on Saturday 23 November from 10am-4pm. Cost is $35 which includes morning/afternoon tea as well as lunch. The theme for the day will be, “Discerning God’s Leading”. Registrations are open!
Please save the date and join us! See Rev. Dale for more information.
NOTICE OF AGM: Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 24 November at 12pm. Please mark your diaries and plan to attend as members elect officers to the Board of Directors and vote on a new constitution.
GETTING OUT INTO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD - DRAG BINGO!: We had a FABULOUS time at Drag Bingo last month, and we’re looking forward to doing it all again on Wednesday 27 November from 7pm – 10pm at the Salisbury Hotel, Stanmore. Please RSVP to Rev. Dale so tables can be booked.
MEN BECOMING REAL: Our next meeting will be 28 November from 7pm-9pm. Areas we will explore will include (but are not limited to); relationships, faith, doubt, dating, loneliness, discovering our strengths, and spiritual development. For more information, email email@example.com.
CHRISTMAS EVE PLANNING TEAM: It’s that time of the year again when we begin looking for a team of volunteers to help us put together the amazing event that fills us with awe and wonder every Christmas Eve – MCC’s Christmas Eve Service at Town Hall. If you have gifts in organizational development and event planning, or if you’d like to contribute in some way to this special night, please see Rev. Dale or Pj.
CALL FOR BOARD MEMBERS: We are seeking new Board members to join Rev. Dale in leading our church forward into the future God is calling us into. Becoming a Board Member requires you have been a member of good standing for 12 months in our community and attend regularly and actively contribute in ‘time, talent, and treasure’ to MCC Sydney. Position Descriptions for becoming a member of the Board can be found on the information table as you exit the church. Please take one of these and prayerfully reflect on whether you possess the gifts and attributes outlined to become a member of the Board. Our All Church Retreat is held on the day before our AGM, and is highly recommended to all prospective candidates. Please see Rev. Dale or current board members for further information. While Board Meetings are currently scheduled on the third Sunday of the month from 2pm-4pm, future dates and times will take into account the needs of all board members.
COMMUNION VISITS: Rev. Dale is putting together a new pastoral ministry for those who are in need of a regular pastoral visit and Communion each month. This ministry is especially for those whose personal circumstances prevent them from being able to attend worship services. If you (or someone you know) would be interested in this ministry please let Rev. Dale know.
HAVE YOU CONSIDERED DIRECT DEPOSIT?: You can help support MCC Sydney by donating by direct deposit using the following bank account details:
BSB: 082-048 Account # 509412200 Thank you for your continued support!