Announcements for 6 January 2019

CONNECT WITH US

Hello! We would love to help you connect with us. Do drop by the visitors' table before the service or provide us with your contact details at www.tinyurl.com/welcometogbc or through this QR code :

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We also encourage you to visit one of our care groups. We look forward to getting to know you better and hearing how we can serve you! 

Keen to find out more about becoming a member of GBC? We have a quarterly membership class called "Church Matters", which teaches through what we believe and what it means to be a church member. If you would like more information, please contact Pastor Eugene (eugenelow@gracebaptistchurch.sg).

 

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION  

CHURCH MATTERS | 11.00 AM – 12.30 PM | THREE SESSIONS (SUN 20, 27 JAN AND 3 FEB) | ROOM 310

What does GBC believe? How does GBC do life together as a church? What am I biblically expected to do as a church member? What does the Bible have to say about baptism, the Lord's Supper and church discipline? 

Come attend the Church Matters class to find out! This class is for everyone, including those who are considering membership at GBC. Please contact Ps Eugene (eugenelow@gracebaptistchurch.sg) if you would like to find out more.

EQUIP 2019 | 9.30 AM – 11.30 AM | SAT 12 JAN (SESSIONS WILL RUN MONTHLY ON THE SECOND SAT OF THE MONTH) | ROOM 310

Regardless of our age or area of ministry in the church, it is important to equip ourselves to rightly handle and apply God's word to all of life. So join us for Equip 2019, a learning and training initiative for the whole church. Held over 10 monthly sessions, Equip aims to help us grow in understanding, applying and teaching God's word, as well as to live, love and serve according to the word. For more information, check out GBC's website here: http://english.gracebaptistchurch.sg/equip

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY PROMOTION  SUNDAY | TODAY 6 JAN | 9.30 AM | ROOM 516

After the lesson all parents are invited for a short meeting with the teachers and children to learn about this year's curriculum, our rules and also to meet one another. 10.45am, Room 516.

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

AVERAGE ATTENDANCE FOR DECEMBER 2018

Attendance

December 2018

Adult Worship

405

Children’s Ministry

28

Total

433

COLLECTION FOR DECEMBER 2018

Collection

December

 (Actual)

December

Budgeted Expenditure

Year-to-Date (Actual)

YTD Budgeted Expenditure

General Offering

$112,042

$115,787

$1,176,867

$1,149,466

Missions Offering

$43,626

$43,505

$549,145

$492,744

QUARTERLY CONGREGATIONAL MEETING (QCM) | TODAY 6 JAN | 11.00 AM - 12.30 PM |ROOM 310

We will be having our 1st QCM for 2019 today after the worship service. We will be sharing some significant ministry matters. Members are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting.

NEWCOMERS’ LUNCH | SUN 13 JAN | 11.30 AM | ROOM 310

The pastors and elders would like to invite all who have visited GBC in the past 6 months to a "get-to-know you" lunch on Sun 13 Jan, 11.30am. If you would like to join this lunch, please contact the church office or call Song Huat (91260295)/Eng Khin (84064441).

SECURITY

For security purposes, entry to the church premises on weekdays is via your finger print. If you would like access, please come to the church office and have your finger print stored in the system. You will then be able to come in without having to press the doorbell on the ground floor.

 

MINISTRY

GBC WOMEN FRIDAY BIBLE STUDY |EVERY FRIDAY STARTING ON 11 JAN | 10.00 AM – 12.00 PM

Come and join us for tea fellowship on 11 Jan as we begin our study on understanding the big picture of the Bible.

NEW CARE GROUPS

Join a Care Group (CG) and experience growth together in practising God's love for one another! Two new Intergenerational CGs, led by Gerald/Jo Keow and Sidney/Andrea (co-lead with Aaron/Shermaine), will be starting in Jan 2019. The meeting venues are likely to be GBC, Queenstown and Upp Thomson. Do indicate your interest soon by either emailing cgmgbc@gmail.com or get in touch with Richard Tan or Thian Chye.

OUR FIRST OF TWO CG NITES FOR 2019! | SAT 12 JAN | 7.00 PM TO 9.00 PM | ROOM 310 & FELLOWSHIP HALL

We'll be joining our hearts with thanksgiving unto our Lord and be blessed by sharings from various CGs. All CG members and those interested to know more about Care Group are encouraged to attend this celebration. Light refreshments will be provided. For enquires, please email cgmgbc@gmail.com or contact Richard Tan/ Thian Chye.

CHURCH CAMP 2019 | 12-15 JUNE 2019 | LOTUS DESARU HOTEL

As God's people, we are called to love God and each other. What better way to do so than by intentionally taking time out to seek Him and to spend quality time with one another? Registration for church camp opens 13 Jan 2019! We hope you will consider signing up and joining us as we reflect on our theme for next year — "Grace Together”!

 

WEEK AT A GLANCE 

 

Activities for 6 Jan 2019 – 13 Jan 2019:

Sunday, 6 Jan

  9.00 am                    EC Worship Service

  9.30 am                    Children’s Church

10.30 am                    Filipina Fellowship

11.00 am                    QCM

  2.00 pm                    Myanmar Fellowship

Wednesday, 9 Jan

7.00 pm                    Men’s Wed Bible Group

Thursday, 10 Jan

9.00 am                     PT Impact Australia 2019

Friday, 11 Jan

10.00 am                   GBC Women: Friday Bible Study

7.00 pm                     Youth Group

Saturday, 12 Jan

9.30 am                     EQUIP

4.00 pm                     GBC Women: Precept Class

7.00 pm                      CG Nite

Sunday, 13 Jan

  9.00 am                    EC Worship Service

  9.30 am                    Children’s Church

10.30 am                    Filipina Fellowship

11.30 am                    Newcomers’ Lunch

  2.00 pm                    Myanmar Fellowship