Episode 19 – Story 4
‘The First Mission’ – Length 04:50
In this story pastor Ray Minniecon…on his personal search for God in Australia, makes an emotional return to La Perouse in Sydney…….site of the first church for the ‘first’ Australians.
“You can spend the money on new housing for poor people and the homeless, or you can spend it on a football stadium or a golf course.”
– Jello Biafra MUSICIAN
“When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.”
– Dom Helder Camara – Essential Writings
If someone you know is on the edge of homelessness or suffering mental issues the Exodus Foundation can offer assistance and advice through its Social Health & Wellbeing services and Crisis Intervention program.
Many other kind hearted organisations and Government bodies are also there to help. Links to just some are provided. They are offered in good will to simply assist you in starting your search. There are more organisations in all states which may suit your needs better.
Some other links to Info and Advice
Homeless Person Information Service
The Homeless Persons Information Centre (HPIC) is the telephone information and referral service that refers those in the community who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, to the services that may assist them. It provides professional assessments and referrals for clients seeking accommodation and support services within NSW.
For more information click here.