Announcements for 14 April 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 14 APR | 9.30 AM | ROOM 516

Age 3 - 8: God Sends Plagues on Egypt & God Passes Over Israel and Leads Israel out of Egypt.

Theme: God calls an unlikely messenger.

Memory verse: Hebrews 11:28 “By faith he kept the Passover and the application of blood, so that the destroyer of the firstborn would not touch the firstborn of Israel.”

Age 9 - 12: *Promise: God Will Provide for Your Needs.

Theme: Do not worry, For God possesses the goodness, power, and wisdom to provide for the needs of his Children and all his other promises.

Memory verse: Philippians 4:19” And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.”

MEET GOD MID WEEK | TUES 9 APR | 8.00 PM – 9.00 PM | RM 310 A & B

The apostle Paul said, “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of Christ.”  This next week, our study of Nehemiah 9 will reveal the result of an intensive reading of God’s Word in chapter 8.

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS 

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).

INVITE YOUR FRIENDS! CELEBRATION OF HOPE (COH) | 17 - 19 MAY | NATIONAL STADIUM

Do you have friends who you want to hear the gospel message? Celebration of Hope is one opportunity for you to bring your friends. We will be joining other Singaporean Christians for this national event. The desire is for personal evangelism on a mass scale, culminating in gospel rallies at the National Stadium on 17 - 19 May 2019. So do prayerfully consider inviting your non-Christian friends. Extra invitation postcards are available from the ushers, the church office, or from Pastor Ollie.

There are no physical tickets, so those interested in going, please go online at https://celebrationofhope.sg/ to register and get your E-tickets. Tickets are free-of-charge. You can also go to the above website for more information.

We invite you to continue to pray for your friends you have invited or intend to invite. We have the COH prayer pamphlets available for your use. Please collect from the ushers. We shall also be gathering on Sunday 5 May 2019 from 11.00 am to 12.00 noon to pray for our non-Christian friends we are inviting and for the event. All are invited to join us for this time of prayer. Councellors for COH, please attend this prayer meeting as well. For further details, you can approach Steven and Helena Ngaim or Pastor Ollie.

PRAYER MEETING | FRI 26 APR | 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.

STAFF MOVEMENT

Carrie is away in Cambodia from 7 Apr to 14 Apr for a mission trip.

 

MINISTRY

TUESDAY ENQUIRY GROUP | 2 APR TO 14 MAY | 7.30 PM - 9.30 PM 

Tuesday Enquiry is back again! We will consider the existence of God (2/4), what about God can be known (9/4) and the character of God (16/4). 

Do you have a friend who has questions about God and the gospel? GBC members are invited to come with your friends for these sessions! 

We will be meeting at The Music Platform, Marina Square #02-20 Singapore 039594. Contact Bibianna at 81395908 if you have any questions!

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). You can also sign up via https://tinyurl.com/marriageretreat-1-May

CHURCH CAMP 2019 | 12-15 JUNE 2019 | LOTUS DESARU HOTEL

The registration for church camp is now officially closed.  However, if you strongly believe you want to make it for the camp, you may approach Joel or Chuan Hao for assistance. Meanwhile, for those who have signed up, we would appreciate full payment as soon as possible, as we are making another payment to the hotel soon. 

 

MISSIONS

MISSION TRIP TO PUA | 24-27 MAY 2019

The next mission trip to Kathy’s Home in Pua, Thailand will be from 24-27 May 2019.

It is a good opportunity to minister to the children at KH and be ministered to. Kindly contact the church office or Kiew Won Lee on 92721661 or Ngiam Siew Kim on 97525589 if you are interested to join.

 

OUTREACH

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 14 Apr 2019 – 21 Apr 2019:

Sunday, 14 Apr

 9.00 am                   EC Worship Service

 9.30 am                   Children’s Church

10.30 am                  Filipina Fellowship

11.00 am                  Seekers Class

2.00 pm                    Myanmar Fellowship

Tuesday, 16 Apr

7.30 pm                   Tuesday Enquiry Group (Offsite)

8.00 pm                   Meet God Mid Week

Wednesday, 17 Apr

 9.30 am                  Women of Grace: A Verse a Study

7.00 pm                   Mens’ Bible Study Group

7.30 pm                   Tuition

Friday, 19 Apr

 5.00 pm                  Good Friday Service

Saturday, 20 Apr

 5.30 pm                 YA Big Group Gathering

Sunday, 21 Apr

 9.00 am                 EC Worship Service

 9.30 am                 Children’s Church

10.30 am                 Filipina Fellowship

11.00 am                 Seekers Class

2.00 pm                  Myanmar Fellowship