September 23 2023, Beit HaMashiach Announcements


# Announcement Details/Script
1 Welcome Shabbat Shalom and welcome to the Beit HaMashiach community announcements. Thank you for joining us in person and online. If you have any questions or prayer requests, please contact us at or call 9572 5792. And if you’re a visitor, please introduce yourself to any of our pastoral care team wearing name-tags, so they can get to know you and give you a voucher for a free barista coffee. Here are the announcements for this week, which are also at beithamashiach. com and you’re welcome to take photos of the slides on the screen.
2 Mayim Chayim service Our 2pm Mayim Chayim Living Waters service is on today, but not next Shabbat 30th September due to our Sukkot service at night, and two of the leaders will be at a conference. It will resume the following Shabbat 7th of October.
3 High Holy Days services
We invite you to the remaining 3 of our High Holidays services, which are all here at Hamerkaz: 

* Firstly, Erev Yom Kippur or Day of Atonement Kol Nidre at 6:30pm tomorrow, Sunday 24th of September, which will also be livestreamed on our BH website and YouTube channel. 

* Secondly, Yom Kippur ‘Closing of the Gates’ prayer meeting at 4pm this Monday 25th September, in person only. 

* And thirdly, Sukkot, 6:30pm next Shabbat 30th of September, which will also be livestreamed. We will have supper together after the Sukkot service, so please bring some light finger food, either savoury or sweet. 

There are 3 ways to watch the services after they’re over: Click on the Youtube links in the emails we sent, or go to our YouTube channel – youtube. com/c/BeitHaMashiach, or on our BH website – scroll down and click on ‘See all events’, then choose from the calendar the service you want to watch.

4 Ministry at Hammond Care This Wednesday morning 27th of September, a team is ministering at Hammond Care nursing home. If you would like to be part of this, please see Katie, Sally or Hedy, or email our connect address.
5 Guest speakers on 7th Oct
On Shabbat 7th of October, when we’ll be celebrating Hoshanah Rabbah, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, Camilo Junca-Leon is speaking in our 10: 30am service, and we’ll be introducing Andrew Tucker and Johannes Gerloff who will be speaking in the 2pm service. Andrew is the Director of a European think-tank who advise governments and challenge the misuse of international law against Israel. Johannes is a media correspondent and theologian who will be speaking about the connection of the land of Israel and the people of Israel.
6 Volunteers needed so Shalom Youth can be weekly Shalom Youth is currently fortnightly and we are wanting it to be weekly, but first we need more volunteers to help, for just 1 hour per fortnight. If you are interested in this vital ministry or want more information, please see Felicity or contact her at
7 Church callers ad
We are looking for Church Relations Coordinators to work part-time with Celebrate Messiah. Key tasks include: 

* Calling churches to gain speaking engagements for our outreach workers, 

* Maintaining and updating our Customer Relationship Management system, 

* and Calling donors as required. 

Applicants will ideally have an above average level of computer competency, and telemarketing experience.

Please apply to

8 Calendar & Planner We encourage you to buy our Messianic Jewish Art calendar and Appointed Times planner, available from the Resources Room or at celebratemessiah.
8 How to give funds for ZulaRoo project We have an exciting new project and we would love you to partner with us in raising funds to buy a home in Apollo Bay to host Israeli backpackers, which will be managed by Corey and Sarah Bolton. This home will be used to provide a wonderful hosting experience for Israeli travellers. You can give at and make sure you specify ‘ZulaRoo’, or by direct debit using the details on the screen. If you attend in person and want to give cash, please put it in one of the Celebrate Messiah envelopes near the offering box which have ‘ZulaRoo’ on them, then put it in the offering box. Thank you so much.
11 Simcha conference Please register as soon as possible for Simcha, Celebrate Messiah’s national Messianic conference, in November, from Friday night 24th Sunday morning 26th, or for the Youth Camp if you are in Years 7 to 12, by going to the Upcoming Events section of If you can’t attend Simcha in person, you can register to receive the livestream links which you can watch live or any time afterwards.
12 Caring for our Community Happy birthday today to our Dad Ioane and to Judith, tomorrow to Rhonda, Tuesday to Camilo, Thursday to David Reen and his son Nathan, and Isaac who turns 6, and Friday to Joan van Houten who turns 95! Happy 64th wedding anniversary Tuesday to Peter and Pat. And happy birthday and wedding anniversary to anyone else celebrating this week.
13 Offering Finally, thank you for your ongoing support of Beit HaMashiach. We invite you to give your tithes and offerings through the BH website, or in person using the QR posters or the offering box at the back of the Sanctuary during the next song. Shabbat Shalom and Shavua Tov.