Moonee Ponds Baptist Church Mission Partners
We are very proud at Moonee Ponds Baptist Church to be connected to a range of missionaries locally and internationally, sharing the gospel and God’s love in communities near and far.
So although we live in an age of much change and complexity one thing remains constant and dependable and that is God’s love for all people. In the footsteps of many Christians who have come before us, we willingly seek to share the gospel and God’s love with others.
Our mission partners are located in; Moonee Ponds, Bundoora, Arnhem land, the Philippines and Malawi.
We hold various events across the year to inform on the work of our Mission Partners and also to fundraise for them and their specific needs. Information about our upcoming events can be found on the MPBC Events Calendar.
19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:19-20
Coffee and Chat
Our local mission focus in Moonee Ponds involves a weekly “Coffee and Chat” drop-in session, intended to connect local residents who are isolated and seeking interaction with others. The program involves an activity, a short bible study and morning tea.
Our mission partner in Bundoora is connected to AFES (Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students) and is located on campus at Latrobe University. This mission partner has been engaged in this specific ministry for over 15 years and has been pivotal in helping many students come to know the love of Jesus and explore and grow their faith.
Mission Aviation Fellowship
Our mission partner in Arnhem Land is a family who have been serving the Lord in this remote part of Australia for 5 years. They have a heart for Aboriginal people and are partnering with MAF (Mission Aviation Fellowship) to bring help, hope and healing to places in the world with the deepest human need.
Our mission partner focused on the Philippines is a family from within our own church community, who have been active for over 20 years taking and leading mission teams to various remote and vulnerable communities in the Philippines. Their focus is working with pastors and tribal people to provide spiritual, practical and medical support to communities in need.
The Yawo Of Malawi And Mozambique
Our mission partner in Malawi is also a family, they came to Moonee Ponds Baptist church shortly after they relocated back to Australia in 2016. The inspiring focus of their mission work includes the creation of a Ciyawo-English Dictionary for the Yawo people of Malawi. This family have worked and lived with the Yawo community in cross-cultural ministry for over 20 years and they continue to progress the work through their Melbourne base.