Announcement for 15 April 2018

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

 

EQUIP IN APRIL

We have two classes in April to equip us to be disciples who make disciples. All are welcome, so please join us! 

1) DISCIPLE ONE ANOTHER | TODAY 15, 22 APR |11.00 AM – 12.30 PM

Reading the Bible with someone else is one of the most encouraging ways we can serve one another. But how do we do it? This class will equip us with some easy-to-use skills to help us get started. We will go through Philippians together, applying these skills as we go along. 

2) MEN / WOMEN OF GRACE | SUN 29 APR | 11.00AM - 12.30PM

In this session, we will be exploring what the Bible says about marriage and how we should follow Jesus as husbands and wives. If you have any questions, please contact Ps Eugene (eugenelow@gracebaptistchurch.sg).

 

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY | TODAY 15 APR | 9.30 AM | ROOM 516

Age 3 - 8: Jesus the Savior Is Born.

Theme: -Jesus is the promised Savior.

Key Verse: Matthew 1:21 “She will give birth to a son, and you are to give Him the name Jesus, because He will save His people from their sins.”

Age 9 - 12: Becoming more like Jesus through life in the Spirit.

Theme: A believer is sanctified through the ongoing work of the Holy Spirit
In sanctification a believer becomes more and more free from the power of sin and becomes more and more like Jesus.

Key Verse: Galatians 5:22-23 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.”

 

MEET GOD MID WEEK | TUES 17 APR | 8.00 PM – 9.00 PM | ROOM 310 C & D

1 Thess 2:1-16 - we will see how the gospel was presented to the Church in Thessalonica.

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL | THURS – SAT | 31 MAY – 2 JUNE

Dates: 31 May – 2 June

Ages: 3 – 12 years old

Cost: $15 per child

Register and get more details at the Fellowship Hall TODAY!

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

MONTHLY PRAYER MEETING | FRI 27 APR | 8.00 PM – 9.30 PM| ROOM 519

“Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving.” Col 4:2. Let us join our hearts together, praying for an unreached people group, for the ministries in GBC and for one another. See you there!

 

STAINLESS STEEL UMBRELLA STANDS

There are 2 stainless steel umbrella stands placed at the ground floor’s lift lobby area for the convenient usage of all church comers. During rainy days, please REFRAIN from carrying your wet umbrella into the lift and/or to other areas of the church premises.

 

DIRECTOR

Cheong Hee Kiat’s term as Director ended on 31 March. On behalf of GBC, we wish to thank him for his faithful service with us and also Ai Tho, for her loving support towards his ministry.

 

STAFF MOVEMENT

Pastor Oliver is on sabbatical leave from 1 Nov 2017 to 30 April 2018.

 

WORDS OF APPRECIATION

Lim Eng Khin, Song Huat & family wish to express their thanks to the GBC family for your prayers, care and support during their recent bereavement. Your thoughts, prayers and words of sympathy are very much appreciated.

 

MINISTRY

 

YA TRAINING | DISCIPLESHIP 102 | 29 APR & 20 MAY | 12.30 PM - 2.30 PM

These 2 sessions will explore the important truths for a Christian’s life. Through the Apostles’ Creed, Lord’s prayer and the 10 commandments, we’ll learn more about how God has revealed Himself to us, taught us to pray, and designed us to live. So join us on 29 Apr and 20 May from 12.30-2.30 pm. Contact Bibianna (81395908) if you need more info, or sign up here: tinyurl.com/gbcyatraining2018.

 

YA RETREAT | THEME:  HOMEWARD BOUND | 14 - 17 JUNE

This year's young adult retreat will be held from 14 (evening) - 17 June at Grand Sentosa Hotel, Johor Bahru. The theme is Homeward Bound, which will focus on what the Bible says about Heaven, our eternal home, and how it changes the way we live. Cost: $120 for students/NSF and $200 for working adults. Come join us for a great time of learning from God's Word together.

Register at http://tinyurl.com/gbcyaretreat2018 now! For any enquiries, please contact Bibianna @ 8139 5908.

 

WEEK AT A GLANCE

 

Activities for 15 April – 22 April 2018:       

     

Sunday, 15 April

9.00 am                    EC Worship Service

9.30 am                    Children’s Church

10.30 am                  Filipina Fellowship

11.00 am                  Equip

2.00 pm                    Myanmar Fellowship

 

Monday, 16 April

3.00 pm                    Reading Club

 

Tuesday, 17 April

7.30 pm                    Tuesday Enquiry Group

8.00 pm                    Meet God Mid Week

 

Wednesday, 18 April

9.30 am                    GBC Women: A verse a Study

7.30 pm                    Tuition

   

Friday, 20 April

10.00 am                  GBC Women: Friday Bible Study

 

Saturday, 21 April

10.15 am                  Jonathan & Esther’s Wedding

4.00 pm                    GBC Women: Precept Class

5.30 pm                    ECYA Gathering

 

Sunday, 22 April

9.00 am                    EC Worship Service

9.30 am                    Children’s Church

10.30 am                  Filipina Fellowship

11.00 am                  Equip

2.00 pm                    Myanmar Fellowship