Announcements for 13 September 2015

CE - CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (ADULTS)

DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) | TODAY | 2 SESSIONS: 9.30 AM – 10.45 AM & 11.15 AM – 12.30 PM | ANNEX

The Essentials of Discipleship (EOD) module continues today. Today’s topic is “God the Holy Spirit”. The EOD module focuses on Christian essentials, personal discipleship and disciple-making. All GBC members are strongly encouraged to attend. Next week’s topic is “The Bible”.

 

GBC CHURCH OFFICE

The church office has started operating from its new temporary site at 37 Tannery Lane, #04-09 Tannery House, Singapore 347790 with effect from 8th September 2015. Telephone, fax, mailing and email addresses remain unchanged. There will be NO internet or WIFI at Mattar Road effective today. A mobile church office will operate in the canteen effective today.

 

CHILDREN'S CHURCH | TODAY

2-8 Years old: God Promised to Send a Saviour From the Beginning [Genesis 3]. 9-12 Years old: God’s Providence Over Circumstances – Divine Connections [Isaiah 46:9-11].

 

OLD BUT GOLD | TODAY | CANTEEN

Our church library is overflowing with wisdom from Christian writers in this and the last century, but we are not able to bring all of these resources with us to the new church. Come browse and take away some of these surplus gems FOC, for your own reading or to pass on.

 

MEET GOD MID-WEEK | TUESDAY 15 SEP | 8.00 PM | ANNEX

Revelation chapter 14. Class is taught by Rev (Dr) E. N. Poulson.

 

MONTHLY PRAYER MEETING |FRIDAY 25 SEP | 8.00 PM | GBC TEMPORARY OFFICE AT 37 TANNERY LANE #04-09 TANNERY HOUSE, SINGAPORE 347790

Prayer meeting will be held at our temporary office, beginning 25 Sep. Please join us for a time of prayer and praise, trusting God in His leading as GBC moves off-site.

 

CHS SITE FAMILIARISATION VISIT | SUNDAY 27 SEP | 1.00 PM

There will be a site familiarisation visit to CHS for those who are interested. Bus pick up from GBC at 1.00 pm.For those going by car, be at SAJC main entrance at 1.30 pm.

 

WORSHIP SERVICE AT CHS | 4 OCT

WORSHIP                         CHINESE                         ENGLISH

Service Timing                  1.30 PM – 3.00 PM            3.30 PM – 5.00 PM

 

BUS SERVICE                 CHINESE                         ENGLISH

Pick-up to CHS :

a. Macpherson C.C.          12.50 PM                            2.50 PM

b. Potong Pasir MRT        1.00 PM                              3.00 PM

 

Drop-off :

From CHS to Potong       4.30 PM                               6.10 PM

Pasir MRT /                      

Macpherson C.C.

 

MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS CONT’D

EVANGELISTIC MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL BY CHINESE CONGREGRATION | SATURDAY 26 SEP

A small family gathering for the young and the old is planned for the 26th September 2015 in church for the Mid-Autumn Festival. Highlights include:

- 7-8pm Lantern making contest and mooncake making.

- 8-9pm Sharing of God’s Word and Testimony (In Mandarin at the sanctuary)

- 9-10pm Walk around MacPherson with lanterns.

- 10 pm Snack

Mooncakes and tea will be served throughout the evening. Please contact Bruce Mok at 90276361 for those interested to attend the event.

 

ENJOY MINISTRY | COMMS CUP - A BOWLING FRIENDLY | 7 NOV

Last year we had a challenging bowling competition involving 5 Teams from Youth, Young Adults, Enjoy and Ladies (2 teams) Ministry. To the surprise of all, the Team from ENJOY MINISTRY emerged as the winner of the Challenge Trophy - 'COMMS CUP'. This year the competition will be held on the 7th November 2015. So Teams, prepare yourselves! Be the 2015 winner of the 'COMMS CUP'!

 

WEEKEND RETREAT FOR MARRIED COUPLES

Strong marriages make strong families. Couples are encouraged to sign up for this weekend retreat organised by Cru Singapore.

The Art of Marriage Weekend Retreat

Date : 5th to 6th December Venue: Village Hotel Katong

Cost: $320 per couple (including some meals)

For more information and registration please contact Poh Gee at 92302512

or visit http://tinyurl.com/aom56dec .

Promotional videos may be found at http://theartofmarriage.com/preview-the-art-of-marriage

​There are limited places so please sign up early!​

 

YOUTH MINISTRY | YOUTH CAMP | 20 - 24 DEC

A shout-out to all youths and parents: Youth Camp 2015 will be from 20 - 24 December this year at BB Campus @ Ganges Avenue. Please mark out the dates on your calendar!

 

NURSERY ROOM

The nursery will be closed from the month of September 2015.

 

MISSIONS UPDATE

MISSION TRIP TO PKH AORAL AND TRANG, CAMBODIA | 5 TO 9 OCT

The Missions Committee is organising a mission trip to PKH Aoral and Trang, Cambodia from 5 to 9 Oct. The purpose is to expose GBC members to the kind of ministry available in that part of the country and to support our missionary, Deborah Teo. We will be teaching from 8 to 11 am and 2 to 5 pm, to primary and secondary students. The teaching involves reading Bible stories, picture books and Christian songs. We will also be visiting the nearby villages to meet the parents of students that have been baptised. For more info, please contact Tan Kim Cheng at kimcheng.tan@gmail.com

 

PRAYER POINTS:

Please pray for the Disciple-Making Framework (DMF) task force as they work on the framework for rollout in the second half of this year. There are two sub-committees within the task force focusing on discipleship framework and discipleship assessment.