Announcements for 4 March 2018

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

 

EQUIP IN MARCH

Look out for these classes:

How to Read the Bible 

SUN 4 & 11 MAR |11.00 AM | ROOM 310

Reading the Bible is a key habit for Christians, but it is ironically also one of the greatest struggles we face. How do we read the Bible? Do you need to be an expert to do it, or is it something we can actually read for ourselves? How do we get excited about reading God's word? Join us to find out! 

The Church

SAT 24 MAR | 9.00 AM – 1.00 PM |ROOM 310

The church is central in God’s plan to display his glory among the nations. Because the church matters to God, we need to hear what His Word says about the church. How do we live together as God’s people? Come find out! All are welcome, whether you are thinking of becoming a GBC member, a new member, or a long-time member.

 

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY | TODAY 4 MAR | 9.30 AM | ROOM 516

Age 3 - 8: God Makes a Way for Sinners to Come to Him.

Theme: God made a way to cover the sin of His people.

Key Verse: Hebrews 9:22b “Without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.”
Age 9 - 12: Salvation: New Spiritual Life (Regeneration).

Theme: We must be given new spiritual life in order to believe
God gives new spiritual life through the work of the Spirit.

Key Verse: Ephesians 2:4-5 “But because of His great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions — it is by grace you have been saved.”

 

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY NEEDS

i) Teachers - We are in need of teachers for all ages. Please approach Chuan-Xin to find out where the needs are and the training that teachers will go through before taking a class.

ii) Vacation Bible School - VBS will be back from 31 May – 2 Jun. We are forming a core organising team and looking for those who can commit to serve during VBS itself. Please approach Chuan-Xin for more details.

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

CAR-PARKING | 8 & 9 MAR (WHOLE DAY) AND 10 MAR (7.00 AM – 3.00 PM)

Please be informed that there will be no carpark facilities available on these dates due to the Project Timothy conference and ETCAsia College Launch.

 

GOOD FRIDAY EVENING SERVICE | FRI 30 MAR | 5.00 PM – 6.30 PM

Join us for a somber reflection on the events of Good Friday. Please invite your friends and loved ones. There will not be any children’s programme during this time.

 

BAPTISM

If you wish to get baptized, please contact the church office to register your intention or to find out more.

 

AVERAGE ATTENDANCE FOR FEBRUARY 2018

Attendance

February 2018

Adult Worship

418

Children’s Ministry

31

Total

449

 

COLLECTION FOR FEBRUARY 2018

Collection

Feb

 (Actual)

Feb Budgeted Expenditure

Year-to-Date (Actual)

YTD Budgeted Expenditure

General Offering

$84,362

$115,787

$183,928

$231,574

Missions Offering

$48,967

$43,505

$86,098

$87,010

 

STAFF MOVEMENT

Pastor Oliver is on sabbatical leave from 1 Nov 2017 to 30 April 2018.

 

EVANGELISM

 

2Gs LUNCH BYTES | SAT 14 APR | 11.00 AM – 2.00 PM Please refer to the flyer in this ministry guide. This is an invitation flyer for you to bring your relatives and friends to listen to 2 sharing on how Jesus in them had made all the difference. A Q&A session will follow after buffet lunch is served. Event in English is translated to Mandarin. 

Registration is required for this event. For convenience of GBC members, you can register at GBC Fellowship Hall at Level 3 with Seah Kah Yin. If you have any enquiries, please contact Seah Kah Yin@90290111/skahyin@gmail.com or Yap Beow Kheng@91067531/yapbeowkheng@navigators.org.sg

 

GRACEHAVEN OUTREACH | SAT 17 MAR | 8:45 AM – 12:30 PM | CONEY ISLAND

This is the first GBC-Gracehaven program for 2018. We are bringing the children to Coney Island for a walk and Bok Wee will share from Deuteronomy 28:2 – the Bible verse that Gracehaven is focusing on this year. Please pray for safety, an enjoyable time and opportunities to connect and communicate God’s unending love with the children. If you would like to join us or find out more, email Sze Gar at tsgar@hotmail.com or Sandy Tung at tunglcs@yahoo.com. To facilitate planning, registration for this outreach closes on 12th Mar.

 

SEEK & DISCOVER ON SUNDAYS

Want to find out more about Christianity, or do you know someone who would? Please join us for these new Sunday classes to hear more about Jesus! 

 

SEEKERS' CLASS |25 FEB; 4, 11, 18 MAR 11.00 AM - 12.30 PM | ROOM 304  4 SESSIONS – This is an opportunity for you / your friends and loved ones to hear the Gospel explained. Please direct your interest/enquiry/registration to Kang Wei at <chongkangwei@yahoo.com> or 9476 4196.

 

For the rest of the year:

DISCOVER│ 27 MAYSURVIVING THE RAT-RACE 

SEEK        │ 3, 10, 17, 24 JUN 

 

DISCOVER│ 19 AUG CULTURE, CREATIVITY AND CREATION

SEEK        │ 26 AUG; 2, 9, 16 SEP

DISCOVER 18 NOV SELF-IMPROVEMENT FOR DUMMIES: How to be a better person?

SEEK        │ 25 NOV; 2, 9, 16 DEC

 

*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 4 March – 11 March 2018:     

 

Sunday, 4 March

9.00 am                    EC Worship Service

9.30 am                    Children’s Church

10.30 am                  Filipina Fellowship

11.00 am                  EQUIP

11.00 am                  Seekers’ Class

2.00 pm                    Myanmar Fellowship

 

Monday, 5 March

3.00 pm                    Reading Club

 

Tuesday, 6 March

7.30 pm                    Tuesday Enquiry Group

 

Wednesday, 7 March

9.30 am                    GBC Women: Mum’s Connect

10.00 am                  GBC Women: A Verse A Study

7.30 pm                    Tuition

 

Thursday, 8 March

Whole Day               *Project Timothy

 

Friday, 9 March

10.00 am                  GBC Women: Friday Bible Study

Whole Day               *Project Timothy

 

Saturday, 10 March

4.00 pm                    GBC Women: Precept Class

9.00 am                    * ETCAsia College Launch

 

Sunday, 11 March

9.00 am                    EC Worship Service

9.30 am                    Children’s Church

10.30 am                  Filipina Fellowship

11.00 am                  EQUIP

11.00 am                  Seekers’ Class

2.00 pm                    Myanmar Fellowship

 

*For ticket holders only.