COVID-19

COVID-19

The MBC COVID-19 Response Team (Matt, Rob, Owen, Ian) are meeting regularly to discuss the implications of the changing environment for the church. We will post information here as the situation changes.

COVID update

CRT Update 16/07/2021 As the Victorian government have called a snap lockdown our church building will be closed except for: The broadcasting of services, and The storage and assembly of care packs. All other church programs must also abide by the new rules.  We anticipate issuing new CRT guidelines as soon as possible, depending on future government regulations.   We understand that these fluid times are very hard for some and remind you that the pastors and elders are a phone…

CRT update

CRT Update 9/7/2021 There are some changes this week as the current restrictions are gently eased.  We continue to encourage: ·       Registration via Eventbrite is no longer required – just turn up like the good old days! ·       We all still need to sign in using the QR code upon entering the building. ·       Anyone who can’t use a QR code will be assisted by one of our welcome team at the front door via our MBC kiosk (any questions contact Rob Bell…

CRT Update

There have been some further easing of restrictions which means we are getting closer to pre-lockdown conditions: Church will be on again this Sunday in person and online and the cap of number of people we are allowed to have in person has been significantly increased. So anyone that would like to come will be able to but will need to register on the Eventbrite registration system. Creche will be on during the 9:30am service but there will be no Blast. The…

COVID-19 Update

Hi all, Slowly but surely restrictions are easing. The CRT met during the week and provide an update on the changes relevant for the MBC: Church will be on again this Sunday in person and online and we are allowed to have 75 people attend in-person. We will be running the Eventbrite registration system, so if you would like to come in person, you will need to register. There will be no Creche, Blast or Bible Jam this week during…

Covid-19 Update

The CRT have been monitoring the latest changes from the government.  We anticipate things will change again next week.  Here is a summary of changes from midnight tonight and the rules for MBC for this coming week:  The church property currently remains closed except only for religious services where under 50 people are permitted to attend.  We have set up the Eventbrite booking system on the website, so if you wish to attend you will need to register. However, we…

COVID-19 Update

Hi Church, You would have heard by now that we are back in lock down for a week. Here is what it means for MBC: Church premises will be closed from From 11.59pm Thursday, 27 May until 11.59pm Thursday 3 June. Ministries will not be happening on site and the church office is not open. Only authorised people are allowed on site. If you need to get in contact with the church office, please email Cathy at [email protected] or call…

New Check-In Process

Matt explains the new contact tracing check-in process that we are now required to follow when attending any of our church services onsite. If you have any questions or concerns then please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.

Easing Restrictions

The Victorian Government released a statement (link is here) regarding changes to restrictions for homes and churches. The new changes mean that the following new restrictions are in effect: Maximum of 30 people in a household per day Maximum of 100 gathering outdoors Masks are no longer mandatory indoors for religious gatherings. The CRT are connecting to bring the latest news from the BUV and to update our COVID-safe plan. If you ever need any more information about the current…

Stage 4 Lockdown

Due to the recently announced lock down, our Simla St premises will be closed from midnight tonight (12th Feb) until midnight Wednesday 17th. That means no ministries are able to run and you are not able to attend on site. Unfortunately church will not be in-person this Sunday but we are hoping to be able to run church online. Stay tuned for more details. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to any of the Pastors, Cathy or Church Leadership.  Please stay…

CRT Update 15th January

CRT update The Covid Response Team met this week to monitor recent government announcements and how things have been travelling at MBC over summer.  Three items of news emerged which we wish to communicate: All people attending MBC services are encouraged to continue to be diligent with electronic signing-in via the established ticketing system or via the paper sheet at the door.  It is really important that we maintain this practice and not become complacent. All visitors to the church…

Covid-19 Survey

The following document is a collation of the responses from MBC members regarding the return to face to face meetings at Simla street. If you need more information about these figures please contact Rob Bell.
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