Announcements for 17 March 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

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY | TODAY 17 MAR | 9.30 AM | ROOM 516

Age 3 - 8: God Blesses Jacob and Gives Him A New Name.

Theme: God is faithful to His promise.

Memory verse: Genesis 28:15 "I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.”

Age 9 - 12: Promise: God will Complete His Work in You.

Theme: God will not give up on His children or forsake them.

Memory verse: Philippians 1:6b "he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ."

MEET GOD MID WEEK | TUES 19 MAR | 8.00 PM – 9.00 PM | RM 310 A & B

Note: Switch of holiday break for MGMW.  We will meet on 19 Mar and NOT 26 Mar.

Nehemiah’s attempts at rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem met with many both external and internal opposition, and it’s still not over.  Nehemiah 6 will see more examples of the enemies’ strategies in attacking God’s work.

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRAYER MEETING | FRI 29 MAR | 8.00 PM - 9.30PM | ROOM 519

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” (1 Thess 5:16-18). Let’s get together for a time of thanksgiving and rejoicing over God’s mercies, and praying for the needs around us.

GOOD FRIDAY EVENING SERVICE | FRI 19 APR | 5.00 PM – 6.30 PM

Come gather with us on Good Friday, as we ponder the magnificent sacrifice of Jesus Christ. Please invite your friends and loved ones. There will not be any children’s programme during this time.

BAPTISM ON RESURRECTION SUNDAY | 21 APR

We will be celebrating several baptisms on Resurrection Sunday. If you would like to find out more about baptism, please email Pastor Eugene (eugenelow@gracebaptistchurch.sg).

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH LTD
(Registration no. 197903364W)

(the Church)

Registered office: 17 Mattar Road, Singapore 387722

To:       All Members of Grace Baptist Church Ltd.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Thirty-Ninth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Church will be held on Sunday, 24 March 2019 at 10.30 am (or as soon as the quorum is met) at Grace Baptist Church, 17 Mattar Road, Singapore 387722.

By Order of the Board

Diana Seah Yen Goon

Company Secretary                                                    10 March 2019

AGM ON 24 MAR 

Members, please collect a copy (one per family) of the AGM agenda from the ushers today if you have not taken a copy last week. In the interest of time, please email any questions on the agenda items to Kok Pui at kpkuan@gracebaptistchurch.sg by 21 March 2019.

PROJECT TIMOTHY BIBLE CONFERENCE 2019: "FIT FOR PURPOSE" 1 TIMOTHY | SPEAKER : WILLIAM TAYLOR | VENUE: GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH

William Taylor is the Rector of St Helen's Bishopsgate in London. He will be speaking on 1 Timothy -- Paul's first letter to Timothy about the church and for the church. It was written both for church leaders and for church members in order to ensure sound teaching of the Christian faith. "Healthy" teaching, as Paul calls it, produces healthy churches.

The details of the conference are as follows:

a. Evening Expositions (26 & 27 Mar, 7.00pm-9.30pm)

Rates: Standard $30, One day $15

b. Expository Preaching Conference (27 & 28 Mar, 9.00am-2.00pm)

Rates : Standard $70, One day $35. Group church discount $45 (4 or more from the same church)

To register, please go to http://projecttimothy.com/register

BOOK TABLE

The book sale will resume today, 17 March and will take place every first and third Sunday of the month. We are also working with Shalom Christian Media to receive payment electronically either through "Pay Now" or some other payment platform.

STAFF MOVEMENT

Kok Pui is on leave from 15 Mar to 17 Mar. Pastor Eugene will be on leave from 20 Mar to 25

Mar.

 

MINISTRY 

ASK ANYTHING WITH JOSE PHILIP | FRI 22 MAR | 7.00 PM | 5TH FLOOR ATTIC

Want to introduce Jesus to your friends but not sure how to? Know of someone who has difficult questions about Christianity you have trouble answering? Bring your friends and join us in this open Q&A session! Although this event is targeted at youths, people of all ages and background are welcome. This will be a safe space for believers and non-believers alike to ask anything about faith, religion and the Bible.

Jose Philip, an evangelist and apologist from Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (Asia-Pacific), will be answering your questions. He lectures on Apologetics, Christian Ethics, and Gospel & Culture at Singapore Bible College, Baptist Theological Seminary and Bible College Malaysia.

Sign up online at tinyurl.com/askanything19 if you’re keen! Please contact Samuel Beh (9790 9038), Caleb Lee (9038 4439) or Benedict (8482 6146) if you have further enquiries.

LIVING LIFE IN THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS |SAT 23 MAR |6.00 PM - 9.30 PM

The Young Adults will be having an evangelistic event on 23rd March, 6-9.30pm in GBC (Level 5). Join us for prata and discussion about what truly sparks joy for each of us. We’ll hear 3 friends share their experiences of pursuing joy and how it’s changed and shaped their lives. Do pray for us as we seek to share the gospel. Sign up at https://tinyurl.com/pratasparksjoy

GBC MARRIAGE RETREAT | WED 1 MAY (LABOUR DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY) | 9.00 AM - 4.00 PM | ROOM 310A - D

Marriage, according to God’s plan, is for His glory and our good. How, then, should our marriages align with what God intends? Join us for this day-long retreat to find out. Through talks, testimonies and small-group discussions, we will learn about how God is leading us through marriage towards Christ and Christ-likeness. Come and be encouraged by God’s truth and God’s people. 

This retreat is for all married couples, regardless of how long you've been married. It is also open to engaged couples who would like to prepare for married life. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Carrie (carriechong@gracebaptistchurch.sg). Got questions? Please email Pastor Eugene (eugenelow@gracebaptistchurch.sg).

CHURCH CAMP 2019 | 12-15 JUNE 2019 | LOTUS DESARU HOTEL | REGISTRATION CLOSES IN 2 WEEKS! 

Church camp registrations are open! You may sign up either online at https://tinyurl.com/gbcgracetogether or by heading to the registration desk at level 3. We look forward to having you with us at our meaningful and fun-packed church camp this year! See you there! 

 

OUTREACH

CLOTHES CONNECT WITH GLADIOLUS PLACE | TUES 19 MAR | 4.30 PM – 7.00 PM |GBC

Looking for ladies to come down this March holidays to get to know the girls better through a clothes exchange and dinner. Contact Hannah at hannahyeohuien@gmail.com

SEEK & DISCOVER ON SUNDAYS:

Want to find out more about Christianity, or do you know someone who would? This is an opportunity for you / your friends and loved ones to hear the Gospel explained. Come with your questions and an open mind!

SEEKERS' CLASS  ROOM 512-515 7 SESSIONS - APR 14, 21, 28, MAY 05, 12, 19, 26 11.00 AM - 12.30 PM  

Please direct your interest* / enquiry / registration to Kang Wei at <chongkangwei@yahoo.com> or 9476 4196.

For the second half of the year:

SEEKERS' CLASS  OCT 13, 20, 27, NOV 03, 10, 17, 24

*If you would like to be part of this ministry as a facilitator or befriender, please reach out to Kang Wei.

 

WEEK AT A GLANCE 

 Activities for 17 Mar 2019 – 24 Mar 2019:

Sunday, 17 Mar

9.00 am                     EC Worship Service

  9.30 am                     Children’s Church

10.30 am                     Filipina Fellowship

  2.00 pm                     Myanmar Fellowship

Tuesday, 19 Mar

4.30 pm                     Clothes Connect with Gladiolus Place

8.00 pm                     Meet God Mid Week

Wednesday, 20 Mar

  9.30 am                     Women of Grace: A Verse a Study

7.00 pm                     Men’s Wed Bible Group

Friday, 22 Mar

10.00 am                     Women of Grace: Friday Bible Study

  7.00 pm                     Youth Group: “Ask Anything With Jose Philip”

Saturday, 23 Mar

9.30 am                       CLOBS

4.00 pm                       Women of Grace: Precept

                                    Class

6.00 pm                       YA Evangelistic Event

Sunday, 24 Mar

9.00 am                     EC Worship Service

  9.30 am                     Children’s Church

10.30 am                     AGM

10.30 am                     Filipina Fellowship

  2.00 pm                     Myanmar Fellowship