Flemington Mission

Flemington Mission
26 Norwood St Flemington 3031

For the last 140 years the Presbyterian & Scots’ Church Joint Mission has operated in some form where there is need. Through significant times of difficulty, including the Great Depression, the recent pandemic and lockdowns, the Mission has adapted and worked towards meeting the prevailing needs of society’s most vulnerable.

Based at St Stephen’s for the last 20 years, our work is all about community caring for one another, sharing food, stories, happy times, problems, and difficulties.


What We Do

Practical support: Generous, healthy, fresh groceries on a weekly basis

  • Food parcels are tailored to cultural and other requirements
  • Toiletries
  • Medical prescription subsidies
  • Educational subsidies

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Emotional Support: Belonging to a stable community is the backbone of emotional wellbeing. Many of our community have belonged together for many years. Others just need a friendly ‘leg up’ into self-sufficiency in a wider community.

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Connecting services:

  • We are partners with Foodbank Victoria who provide the bulk of our food.
  • Orange Sky Laundry provides a free, weekly washing service on-site.
  • Connectivity with other local community services also broadens our scope in meeting needs.

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Many of our community, including those of different faiths, attend our regular chapel services.

Times

Mission Opening Hours: Tuesdays 10am to 1.00pm
Groceries distributed; morning tea & lunch served

Mission Chapel Services: First & third Tuesdays in the month 9.30am


DONATIONS - this keeps us running!

Electronic transfers:
BSB: 083 004
Account No.: 51 512 1952.

Cheques:
Make out to: Presbyterian & Scots’ Church Joint Mission
Mailed to:

The Treasurer, Mrs Glenys Wright
PO BOX 521
Melton 3337

Please note that donations over $2 are tax deductible.

Goods
Nonperishable goods can be dropped off at the Mission Hall on Tuesdays.
For other times please ring Missioner on 0433 781 069

Current needs

Certain special items can be hard to obtain in the quantities we need.

We would especially appreciate:

  • Cooking oil (especially olive oil)
  • Asian sauces
  • Middle eastern spices
  • Long life milk
  • Coffee, tea
  • Toilet Paper
  • Shampoo, Conditioner

Contacts

PO BOX 583
FLEMINGTON
VIC 3031

Address: MISSION HALL
26 NORWOOD ST
FLEMINGTON  3031

Missioner
Rev Andrew Wong
0433 781 069
Email: flemington.mission@scotschurch.com

Mission Secretary
Dr Rosemary Fethers
0400 119 772
Email: psmissionsecretary@gmail.com

Websites:
The Scots' Church: Melbourne, Australia > Flemington Mission
flemingtonpc.com/mercy-ministry


Acknowledgements

The Presbyterian & Scots’ Church Joint Mission gratefully acknowledges all supporting individuals, churches, and communities.

The Mission has also received funding during the pandemic for community projects from the Department of Fairness, Family and Housing (Priority Response to Multicultural Communities during Coronavirus Program Grants); Moonee Valley Council; Melbourne City Council; VicHealth.

The Flemington Mission was a finalist in the Victorian Health Promotion Awards 2021.