MKMP Response to Covid-19

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Crisis, Challenge & Commitment ....responding to Covid 19

 

Our November 2020 Assembly looked at the topic ‘Crisis, Challenge & Commitment ….responding to Covid 19′.

Read John’s November Newsletter for more information and the Minutes of the Assembly: MKMP Assembly Minutes 25 November 2020.

The groups for intentional discipleship mentioned in these Minutes led to the formation of The Vine.

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The World "After" Covid

Our July 2020 Assembly looked at the topic The World “After” Covid.

In advance of the Assembly, we issued a Survey asking the following questions:

  1. What is the single most important thing you have observed during the Covid crisis?
  2. What are the two most pressing issues arising from Covid that you believe churches should seek to address locally?
  3. What single word/phrase should best describe churches over the next year?

Here’s what you said:

July 2020 MKMP Assembly – Survey – anonymised

Your responses formed the basis of our conversations together at the July Assembly and were used to construct a poll used during the meeting.

To read more about the July Assembly, click here

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Healthwatch Milton Keynes

Covid-19: What's God got to do with it..? coMPass Sessions

We had a great response to our ‘Covid-19: What’s God got to do with it..?’ coMPass sessions which took place during April 2020 with 29 participants taking part. If you missed out and would be interested in a repeat occasion, let us know at missionpartnership@talktalk.net

For those of you who are wrestling with the question, here’s a few resources you may find helpful…

Short Recent Articles

Giles Fraser “Where is God in this Covid horror?

Graham Tomlin “In a bewildering world, Easter brings hope

N.T.Wright “Christianity offers no answers about the Coronavirus , It’s not supposed to

A Couple of Poems

R.S.Thomas “Tell Us

W.H.Vanstone “Morning Glory

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It is clear that this winter is going to be a tough one for many people. Winter Night Shelter MK are expecting a lot of demand for their services, particularly in light of the evictions backlog, the ending of the furlough scheme and the Universal Credit uplift, the worsening crisis in availability of affordable housing, rising energy prices and the digital exclusion of many people from a number of support services that have pivoted online.

Find out their plans on how to best serve those who need them this winter whilst keeping safety and Covid as paramount considerations.

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