Announcements for 23 October 2016

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) | TODAY | 5.15 PM – 6.00 PM

  • Our third session on “Promise and Fulfilment” will continue today. Please note that DS will end at 6.00 pm to ensure that members participating in the fundraising concert will have sufficient time to attend the rehearsal punctually.

 

CHILDREN MINISTRY LESSONS

  • 2yr – P2: God is all powerful (2 Kings 5:1-16)
  • P3 – P6: The Mystery Is Solved! - The new covenant is for all people who trust in Jesus alone for their salvation.

Key Verse: Romans 8:1-2: Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death.

 

MEET GOD MID WEEK | TUES 25 OCT | 8.00 PM | LEVEL 5, BETHESDA CHURCH BUKIT ARANG

Dr. Poulson will continue his teaching from1 Kings chapter 14. This will be the last class of this series. Please watch this space for the next series which will begin in January, 2017.

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

BRIEFING FOR USHERS AND CAR PARK MARSHALS FOR REFORMATION CONCERT | TODAY 23 OCT | 5.00 PM | 1ST LEVEL CLASSROOM

There is a short briefing for those who have signed up as Ushers and Car Park Marshals for the concert at the 1st level classroom (behind the ticket booth). If you have not signed up but wish to help in these areas, please also join us for the briefing. For any clarification, please contact Samuel Tan at 85331642 or email to ssjjtan@yahoo.com.sg

 

BAPTISM | 20 NOV

If you have previously attended the PNMC and wish to get baptized on 20 Nov, please register with the church office.

 

CG MINISTRY: CG LEADERS’ TRAINING SESSION | SAT 12 NOV | 1.00 PM TO 4.00 PM |37 TANNERY LANE #04-09 TANNERY HOUSE

All CG Leaders and Assistant CGLs are requested to attend this training session. Our invited speaker, Mr Vernon Quek from Zion BP Church, will be sharing on 'How Small Groups Can Help You Grow'. He was trained in Moore Theological College (Australia) and had 2 years of training as an 'apprentice' in St. Helen's Bishopsgate Church in London (UK) focusing on Small Group Ministry.

 

CG MINISTRY: DECENTRALISED EVANGELISTIC CHRISTMAS (DEC) | SAT 17 DEC | 7.00 PM – 10.00 PM

Christmas is coming! The CG Ministry, in collaboration with the Evangelism Team, is organising a Decentralised Evangelistic Christmas (DEC). The event will be held on 17 Dec (7-10pm) at various CG members' homes. This is another good opportunity for us to share with our family members/friends who do not know our Lord Jesus Christ. The Good News of Christmas will be communicated through Christmas Carols. More details will be given in early November.

 

FAREWELL DINNER FOR PASTOR ARNOLD AND EFFIE | 29 DEC

To honour the faithful services of Pastor Arnold and Effie with us for the past 8 years, we are organising a farewell dinner for them on Thursday, 29 December 2016. This dinner is open to everyone at GBC. We will provide more details in November, including venue and cost. In the meantime, kindly mark this date on your calendar.

 

MONTHLY PRAYER MEETING | WED 26 OCT | 8.00 PM – 9.30 PM | 37 TANNERY LANE #04-09 TANNERY HOUSE

Please join us for a time of thanksgiving and praying for the needs of the church. Rev Ian Buntain will be giving the devotion.

 

COMMS CUP - A BOWLING FRIENDLY - ENJOY MINISTRY | SAT 12 NOV | 10.25 AM | TOA PAYOH SUPERBOWL SAFRA (VENUE: TENTATIVE)

This year COMMS CUP ( A Bowling Friendly) competition will be held on 12 November. So Teams, prepare yourselves!. Be the 2016 winner of the 'COMMS CUP'. Cost S$11.00/player for 4 games (with shoes) at Toa Payoh Superbowl (SAFRA Venue: Tentative). Registration continues today.

 

CHINESE CONGREGATION CHILDREN’S CAMP | MON & TUES 21 & 22 NOV | CHANGI BETHANY CHURCH

This is the 10th year that the CC will be holding its annual children’s camp for ages 6 – 12. This year, the nite-shot program will be extended to not just the P6s but also the P5s! For more information, contact our camp commandant, Ivy @97883639 or Samuel @98368399.

 

YOUTH CAMP 2016 | 17-21 DEC | ACS OLDHAM HALL

Registration for youth camp will start next week! More details will be shared during youth group. See you there!

 

GBC CAR DECAL

As part of St Andrew’s Village security measures, all cars entering SAJC on Sundays must display GBC car decal for identification.If you have registered your car with the church office, please collect your car decal from the church office outside the sanctuary.If you have not, please register your car with the church office as soon as possible. Please paste your car decal on the left side of your windscreen.

 

BAPTIST WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER | SAT 5 NOV |2.00 PM – 4.00 PM | INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST CHURCH, 81 KINGS ROAD (S266358) NEAR FARRER ROAD MRT STATION

Calling all women (men can join your wife too) to join the Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer.The event is in English and Chinese.

Theme: Arise, Shine for Jesus in our Communities (Speaker: Joon Shortell)

Devotion: Who Do You say I Am? – Matthew 16:15

 

COMMUNITY

REV. OOI BOON KEOW & FAMILY

They thank the GBC family for your prayers, care and concern during the recent bereavement of Rev Ooi’s mother in Penang. Your thoughts, prayers and words of sympathy are much appreciated.

 

‘O’ AND ‘A’ LEVEL EXAMS

Please remember the students in our midst who are sitting for their national exams. Pray that they will entrust their studies to God and stay close to Him during this time.

 

CHURCH CALENDAR

23 Oct – 29 Oct                 30 Oct – 5 Nov                  6 Nov – 12 Nov          13 Nov – 19 Nov

26: Prayer Meeting                                                     12: Comms Cup -

28 & 29: Fund                                                           A Bowling Friendly

raising Concert                                                  CG Leaders’ Training Session