Rebuilding Category

GBC Moves: Move-back Guide

Here's the GBC Move-back Guide to help you familiarise and prepare yourself for our first service at the rebuilt building on 20th of August.

GBC moves: 10 ways to participate

We're counting down and excited to be moving back in less than a month! But from now to the 20th of August when we hold our first service in the rebuilt building, there's plenty for everyone to participate in. We've compiled a list of 10 ways here!

Getting Ready to Move Back

We are moving back! Here are the dates to look out for as we prepare our move back.

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - May 2017

An update of the construction progress and cash flow projections as of May 2017

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - May 2017

A pictorial update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at May 2017

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise - May 2017

Prayer and praise items for May 2017

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - April 2017

An update of the construction progress and cash flow projections as of April 2017

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - April 2017

A pictorial update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at April 2017

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise - April 2017

Prayer & Praise Items for April 2017

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - March 2017

An update of the construction progress and cash flow projections as of March 2017

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - March 2017

A pictorial update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at March 2017

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise - March 2017

Prayer & Praise Items for March 2017

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - February 2017

An update of the construction progress and cash flow projections as of February 2017

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - February 2017

A pictorial update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at February 2017

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise - February 2017

Prayer and Praise Items for February 2017

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - January 2017

An update of the construction progress and cash flow projections as of January 2017

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - January 2017

An update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at January 2017

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise - January 2017

Prayer and Praise Items for January 2017

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - November 2016

An update on the construction progress and cash flow projections as of November 2016

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - November 2016

An update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at November 2016

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise - November 2016

Prayer and Praise Items for November 2016

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - October 2016

An update on the construction progress and cash flow projections as of October 2016

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - October 2016

A pictorial update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at October 2016

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise - October 2016

Prayer and Praise Items for October 2016

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - September 2016

An update on the construction progress and cash flow projections as of September 2016

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - September 2016

A pictorial update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at September 2016

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise - September 2016

Prayer and Praise Items for September 2016

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - August 2016

A pictorial update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at August 2016

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - August 2016

An update on the construction progress and cash flow projections as of August 2016

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise - August 2016

Prayer and Praise Items for August 2016

Fund Raising by the Children

We are deeply encouraged by the collective effort of the children, teachers and parents towards raising funds as a ministry for the rebuilding project.

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - July 2016

An update on the construction progress and cash flow projections as of July 2016

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - July 2016

A pictorial update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at July 2016

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise - July 2016

Prayer and Praise Items for July 2016

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - June 2016

An update on the construction progress and cash flow projections as of June 2016

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - June 2016

A pictorial update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at June 2016

Rebuilding: Prayer and Praise - June 2016

Prayer and Praise items for June 2016

Reformation Concert 2016 - A Fundraising Project

Tell the story of Jesus and raise funds for the rebuilding at the same time? Hesitate no more and join us at our 2nd Reformation Concert this October!

Rebuilding: Schedule of Work & Financials - May 2016

An update on the construction progress and cash flow projections as of May 2016

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - May 2016

A pictorial update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at May 2016

Rebuilding: Prayer and Praise - May 2016

Prayer and Praise items for May 2016

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise - April 2016

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - April 2016

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - April 2016

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - April 2016

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - March 2016

An update on the construction progress and cash flow projections as of March 2016

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - March 2016

A pictorial update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at March 2016

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise - March 2016

Prayer and Praise items for March 2016

Rebuilding: Schedule of Works & Financials - February 2016

An update on the construction progress and cash flow projections as of February 2016

Rebuilding: Pictorial Update - February 2016

A pictorial update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at February 2016

Rebuilding: Prayer & Praise - February 2016

Prayer and praise items for February 2016

Rebuilding Schedule & Financials Update - February 2016

The latest update on rebuilding schedule and financials.

Pictorial Update - January 2016

A pictorial update of the progress of GBC Rebuilding Project - January 2016

GBC Rebuilding Update - January 2016

This is the latest issue of the Rebuilding Update, detailing the progress that we have made on the construction front.

Rebuilding Praise & Prayer - January 2016

Latest praise & prayer updates for church rebuilding.

Groundbreaking Ceremony - 21 November 2015 - Part 1

Last Saturday, 21 Nov 2015, the church witnessed a simple groundbreaking ceremony with a sobering connotation. Our Pastor Emeritus, Rev. Dr. E.N. Poulson, exhorts us to commit ourselves to truly be God's disciples.

Rebuilding Project - Progress Update (July 2015)

Rebuilding Project - Progress Update (July 2015)

Rebuilding Project - Progress Update (June 2015)

Rebuilding Project - Progress Update (June 2015)

Rebuilding Project - Progress Update (May 2015)

Rebuilding Project - Progress Update (May 2015)

GBC Rebuilding: Interview with Lim Peng Kiat

In this interview, we spoke with Lim Peng Kiat who is from the Chinese Congregation and is currently helping out with the fundraising.

Church Rebuilding: Updates and Prayer

At the combined service and AGM, updates were provided on the fundraising and building efforts. There are many things that we can be thankful for, and also to continue to keep in prayer.

Interview with the rebuilding committee

As the church rebuilding project continues to unfold, we took some time to speak with Chi Wei Ming, one of the Steering Committee members. It has been heartening to see how God continues to bring together both congregations as we work together on this project, and learn what it means to be One in Christ.

Church Rebuilding: An Interview

In this blogpost, we got in touch with Beh Soo Hee, the chairperson of the Church Rebuilding Committee, who shared with us the details of his involvement in the project. Let us continue to keep this rebuilding endeavor in prayer!

Results of EGM on 27 April 2014

After the combined EC-CC Worship Service on 27 April 2014, the EGM was conducted with 560 members present either in person or by proxy out of 632 registered members making a quorum of 88.6%.

FAQ on Church Rebuilding

The FAQ addresses these areas: Why Rebuild, Mandate to Rebuild, Process of Arriving at Design, How Much and Fund Raising, Other Options Considered, How Long and How Will the Project be Managed, Usage in the Future, Where Will We Go During Construction, and Learning From Others.

Clarification on the Proposed Rebuilding EGM on 27 April 2014

To pass the Proposed Rebuilding, at least 80% of GBC members must be represented (either in person or by proxy) at the 27 April 2014 EGM to form the quorum, and then for at least 80% of the votes cast to be in favour. To enable this to take place in accordance with our constitution, we need to do this through two special resolutions as explained below.

Reasons for GBC Rebuilding

The church leadership is calling the whole church family to be united in prayer and beseech the Lord to revive us and make us His devoted followers and to rebuild GBC in both her spiritual and physical forms, so it can accomplish God’s greater work of making disciples for His glory, now and in the future.

This Sunday Combined English Service and Townhall Meeting

The Sunday Worship Service on 13 April will be a combined service for the 1st and 2nd English services, from 8:30-9:45 am. A Townhall meeting will immediately follow involving members of the EC Leadership, Building Steering Committee, & architects who will make a presentation of the rebuilding program. All are invited to attend.

How Our Leaders Came to the Unanimous Decision on GBC Rebuilding

Elder Chong Tien shared as one who has been struggling with this issue for past three years. This is to help us understand how the leaders came to this conviction. He also like to share some thoughts on how we should move forward individually and as a church.

Why the Need for 80/80 Special Resolution

For the Proposed Rebuilding EGM, the first special resolution calls for a Special Quorum of 80% of the members to be present for the second resolution to authorise the Proposed Rebuilding and of the votes cast by the Special Quorum, at least 80% are to be in favour of the Proposed Rebuilding.

Proposed Resolutions of EGM on 27 April 2014

Details of the proposed special resolutions for consideration at the EGM on 27 April 2014 with the attached Annex.

Notice of EGM on 27 April 2014 and Rebuilding Events

NOTICE is hereby given that an Extraordinary General Meeting of Grace Baptist Church Ltd (“the Church”) will be held at 17 Mattar Road, Singapore 387722 on Sunday, 27 April 2014 at 10.00 a.m. or after the conclusion of the combined worship service, whichever is later.

Church Rebuilding Update - 26 Mar 2014

The Church Rebuilding Steering Committee received rebuilding proposals from 3 architectural companies on 17 March 2014. The Committee met over the subsequent week with 3 other experts from within the church to study, deliberate, and decide on the proposed plans. In the coming week, the Committee will present its recommendation to both the English and Chinese congregational leaderships for consideration and concurrence.

A Call to Fast and Pray for God's Leading

GBC Leadership has been actively praying for God's leading us into our Rebuilding Project and we want to encourage members and worshippers to join in fasting and praying. Together, let us seek God's continued leading and wisdom as we embark on this journey of faith.

An Update from the EC & CC Leaderships - Church Rebuilding Steering Committee

A fact finding committee, known as the Steering Committee or SC, has been working very hard to gather information that will help GBC members make an informed decision on the rebuilding proposal. It has been formed to assist the Board of Directors (BoD) and the Congregational Leaders (CLs) in presenting the plans, budget, and timeline of the rebuilding project at a future EGM.

Statement from EC & CC Leaders on Church Rebuilding

The congregational leaderships of the EC and CC believe God is leading Grace Baptist Church into a journey of faith to rebuild our church premises. The EC and CC leaderships have deliberated carefully and agreed on the following spiritual priorities for GBC to uphold and exemplify our unity as one church and one body.