Announcements for 6 November 2016

 CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) | TODAY | 5.15 PM – 6.15 PM

  • Our module on the book of Proverbs, entitled, “Hearing Wisdom in a Noisy World: Discipleship in the Book of Proverbs” continues today as we further our study of Proverbs 1–9.

 

CHILDREN MINISTRY LESSONS

  • 2yr – P2: God rules over the kingdoms of the earth and gives them to anyone He chooses. (Daniel 4)
  • P3 – P6: Jesus: Returning King – Jesus’ resurrection is proof that the new covenant has been enacted and accomplishes what it promises.

Key Verse: John 11:25 "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me will live, even though he dies."

 

MEET GOD MID WEEK

The class is in recess. Please watch this space for subject and place of the next series.

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

BAPTISM | 11 DEC

The next baptism service will be on 11 Dec. Baptism Candidates: Chan Shih Yun Juslyn, Tan Ong Ching Grace and Quah Shi Yang Andrew. Transfer Candidates: Chong Shu Foon Samantha and Tan Wei-Li Elvira. We rejoice with them for stepping out in faith. Please be in prayer for them as they journey with us as members of GBC.

 

CHS CAR PARK | SUN 13 NOV

St Andrew’s Village will be having their annual Saints 7s rugby tournament on the 13th November 2016. Being a whole day event, there will be a lot of cars and coaches at the car park. If you cannot find a parking lot inside SAJC, please park outside at the HDB public car parks. If you park at SAJC, please do not obstruct the driveways to give ample space for the buses to turn.

 

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.

 

STARTING A NEW CG | EVERY 1ST AND 3RD SATURDAY EVENING OF THE MONTH | PASIR RIS

Are you looking for a CG to join for fellowship around the Word of God? Are you searching for a community to live out the Word of God together? We are starting a new CG at Pasir Ris in Jan 2017. This CG will meet every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month from 7.00 pm. If you are interested, please contact Ngo Thian Chye @ tcngo@hotmail.com.

 

AVERAGE ATTENDANCE FOR OCTOBER 2016

Attendance                              October 2016

Adult Worship                                 358

Children Ministry                             30

Total                                                388

COLLECTION FOR OCTOBER 2016

Collection                     Oct            Oct Budgeted          Year-to-Date           YTD Budgeted

                                  (Actual)          Expenditure               (Actual)                 Expenditure

General Offering     $74,327                $85,349                   $814,919                    $853,488

Mission Offering     $42,017                $48,048                   $374,917                    $480,478

 

FAREWELL DINNER FOR PS ARNOLD & EFFIE | THURS 29 DEC |7.00 PM – 10.00 PM| BAN HENG @ HARBOURFRONT, HARBOURFRONT CENTRE #04-01, 1 MARITIME SQUARE, S'PORE 099253

A farewell dinner has been organised to thank and honour Ps Arnold & Effie for faithfully serving GBC for 8 years. Cost: $35 per person or $350 per table. We encourage everyone to come and join us in showing our appreciation for their dedicated service toward us all these years.

Directions by MRT: Alight from HarbourFront MRT Station (NE), take Exit B. Follow the Cruise Centre sign, take lift at Lobby C (next to Cruise Departure/Arrival Hall) to Level 4.

Directions by Car: Park at HarbourFront Centre and take the lift to Level 4

Please register with Audrey Seck (9755 1140) or May Ling (9649 4679) downstairs before & after service.

 

CHRISTMAS LOVE BOX (CLB)

It is this time of the year again that we remember and appreciate our missionaries both local and overseas for their good work for the Lord. Contribution to the Christmas Love Box (CLB) is now open. You can send them an appreciation card, letter or something from home that they may have missed. You can also make a financial contribution to the CLB for our missionaries by simply writing a cheque to "Grace Baptist Church Ltd" and mark “CLB” at the back of the cheque ". If you have any query, please contact Georgina, Toshi or Kim Cheng. Thank you for remembering our missionaries with your love.

 

GRACEHAVEN OUTREACH | SAT 12 NOV | 9.00 AM – 12.30 PM | GRACEHAVEN HOME

Through games and ice-cream making, Cheow Loon's CG will be sharing with Gracehaven children how self-control looks like in God's eyes. Please pray with us that the sharing of God's Word and interaction will encourage the children to discover how belief in Jesus can empower them to break negative patterns of behaviour as they experience Jesus Christ as their personal Saviour. If you would like to join us, please email Cheryl Chan (clyrehc@hotmail.com) or Sandy Tung (tunglcs@yahoo.com.sg) by 8 Nov 2016.

 

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

Youth camp 2016 will be held from 17-21 Dec 16 at ACS Oldham Hall. All P6s and youths are encouraged to join us. Please register at tinyurl.com/gbcyouthcamp16. Should you have further queries, do look for Ngiam (93391410) or Shermaine (90488967).

 

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.

 

CHURCH CALENDAR

6 Nov – 12 Nov        13 Nov – 19 Nov        20 Nov – 26 Nov                27 Nov – 3 Dec

12  - Comms Cup                                       25 - Prayer Meeting                  27 - EGM

      - CG Leaders’

        Training

      - Gracehaven

       Outreach