Jordan Cafe Blog

Welcome to the Jordan Cafe Blog. This is the place to come for Jordan Cafe news, updates and stories!

Alert: 

Back in the Chapel!

ADVENT WORSHIP GATHERINGS*- Sundays 10 am @ Newtown Mission Chapel

"We are longing"

Nov 29 - We are longing...for hope

Dec 4 - We are longing...for peace

Dec 13 - We are longing...for joy

Dec 20 - We are longing...for love 

*with COVID Safety Plan 

Go to: facebook.com/newtownmission 

Alert: The Jordan Cafe will now be providing takeaway meals only for the time being! We will be open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday (1 - 3 pm), there will be no sit-down meal service but instead we will offer takeaway meals, tea / coffee and the offer of support. Please also note, all our other related Jordan Cafe activities: Monday Nights, Lunchtime Bible Studies, Find-Out Fridays and Thursday Night Chapel will stop for the time being.

Love for the Team

Love for the Team

We have a wonderful team of people and organisations that join together to help out at the Jordan Cafe. Every person is amazing, as they come along to help out, and hang out. People give up their time to join with us, and they pour out their love and heart into the...

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Crazy, Beautiful

Crazy, Beautiful

Someone recently said to me that ‘the more crazy it gets at the Jordan Café, the more beautiful it gets,’ which is true and which was certainly true last Thursday. Let me set the scene … Thursdays at 5 pm can be one of the busiest times of the week for the Jordan...

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September Calendar now available!

September Calendar now available!

The September Calendar is now available for the Jordan Café! Please check it out for all that is happening here at the Jordan Cafe. There are now a number of Small Groups / Bible Studies: Monday nights, 7 pm: Hall Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday lunchtimes, 1:30 pm: Hall...

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Thank you RPAH / Sydney Local Health District

Thank you RPAH / Sydney Local Health District

A very big thank you to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPAH) and Sydney Local Health District for their very generous donations to the Jordan Café. RPAH / Sydney Local Health raised donations during Homelessness Week – and organised delivery to the Jordan Café...

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Family

Family

This painting sits in the Jordan Café Office and so not a day goes by when I do not look at it. It is painted by one of the fellas from our Jordan Café Community, who has been in jail for a little while now and gets out (hopefully) in October. It will be good to see...

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Life-giving Bible

Life-giving Bible

All Scripture is God-breathed (2 Timothy 3:16). Not some Scripture, not most of it but ALL Scripture is God breathed! God’s breath that gives life! And, last week, I had two memorable reminders of how life-giving the Bible is! And, how special it is for us to come...

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Thanks and August

Thanks and August

Please find attached the Jordan Café Calendar for August. A few things to draw your attention to and to give thanks for: We have a memorial service (9th August, 3 pm after Lunch, in the Chapel) to say goodbye, and thank you, to our dear friend Bill (more about this to...

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Wow … and our mid-year break

Wow … and our mid-year break

Jordan Cafe: Wow what a first half-of-the-year! It has gone by very quickly, it has been very busy, fun, sometimes-frustrating, exhausting but a huge blessing. Today is the Jordan Cafe's last day (Friday, 24th July) for two weeks and we reopen Wednesday, 24th July....

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Friends, Family, Friday

Friends, Family, Friday

We are heading in to our last week before our 2-week mid-year break (last day Friday, 5th July and we reopen Wednesday, 24th July) and things are busy … Last Friday was one of those days! The Jordan Café was so busy and there was not a free seat in the house! And we...

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June 2019 Newsletter and Tax Deductibility!

June 2019 Newsletter and Tax Deductibility!

The Jordan Cafe June 2019 Newsletter is now available! It includes the big news that ... We’re delighted to let you know that you can now make tax deductible donations again to support the work of the Jordan Café! This has been made possible through the support and...

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Jordan Cafe:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Lunch

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Bible Study

Friday

1:30 pm: Legal Team

Thursday

6:00 pm: Chapel

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Dinner

Flyer

It’s just like Cheers: Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name.

Paul

I remember coming in the early 90s when the drop in was out the front of the Church. Now look at it!

Al

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