Family Notice Board – February 2023

Published on February 1, 2023

General Needs

Tutor needed. Mon and Wed 3:00pm to 6:00pm for 9 year old boy. A car is required for pickup from school in Burwood. Please contact Aime on 0412 107 083.

Take Them A Meal. Our NewHope Office Manager, Liane Viljoen, is in a serious health condition after suffering a stroke on Tuesday morning. She has undergone surgery and is currently under sedation awaiting next steps from the medical team. We invite you to please pray for Liane, her husband and four children, as well as her sister Sanette and wider family. We know our mighty and loving God is present and moving in the midst of this difficult time.

If you would like to practically support the family by providing a meal, please sign up using this ‘Take Them A Meal’ link. Thank you!



Victor Stewart passed away on the 23rd of January, 2023, at the age of 96. Vic was one of the early deacons of Blackburn North Baptist Church and was on the committee to start Templestowe Baptist. He was a boys brigade leader and very active in the life of our church. Please be upholding his family and loved ones in prayer. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday the 7th of February, 2pm at Kilsyth South Baptist Church. Visit Bethel Funerals’ website for livestream details.

Philip Norman Readman passed away on the 23rd of January, 2023, at the age of 58. Phil grew up at NewHope (then called Blackie North) and the family were integral members of the church. We lift up his wife Margaret-Ann and children Alexander and Sophie at this time. A Thanksgiving Service will be held at NewHope on Tuesday the 7th of February at 2pm. A livestream of the service will be available through Bethel Funerals’ website.


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