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.

CRT Update 21/12/2021

Hi Church, The Government rules have changed again this week and the MBC COVID Response Team and MBC Leadership have considered our response. This Sunday we have the morning service at 9:30am, Chinese Congregation at 11:30am and a Carols service from 5pm, all in person and streamed online. From this Sunday there will be no limit on the number of attendees at services and vaccination status is no longer required to be checked. At all services you will still need…

CRT Update 04/11/2021

We are excited to welcome back people to church this Sunday morning. If you are able to attend then you will need to register via our online form using the button below: In adherence to the Government rules and advice from the BUV, the conditions of entry are: anyone 16 and over must be fully vaccinated, unless you have a valid medical exemption masks are to be worn indoors We are required to check vaccination status or valid medical exemption on entry…

CRT Update 23/09/2021

The Covid Response Team met this week to begin applying the recently announced government roadmap as it applies to MBC.  We are attempting to work through implications for Christians and applications of it to our church.  Because the indicative dates for openings are at least a month away and we all know that things often change at the last minute, we are continuing to exercise caution before announcing opening dates, etc.  We also need to signal that there may be…

COVID Update 05/08/2021

CRT Update 5th August 2021 As the Victorian government have called a sixth 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…

CRT Update

The Victorian Government has significantly altered the rules for us effective from today. Be aware of the current restrictions and the impact on your ministry: 1. The church property is now open again, however there are some limitations as follows. 2. Services: – 100 people are permitted to attend worship services in the auditorium. We will set up Eventbrite again to ensure we stay under the cap.  – Attendees and participants at services must continue to follow all covid rules like signing…

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.