Announcements for 4 September 2016

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

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

“The Acts of Jesus” | 2nd Floor Sanctuary : Who is the main character of the Book of Acts? Is it Peter? Paul? The Holy Spirit? Someone else altogether? Come join us as we discover who it is and why it matters to us today! Today’s topic: 15:36 – 21:16.

 

CHILDREN MINISTRY LESSONS

2yr – P2: God is faithful and powerful (Numbers 11)P3 – P6: The Promised King and Savior Is Born - Jesus’ birth and the fulfillment of OT prophecies.

Key Verse: Isaiah 7:14 – Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the Virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

 

MEET GOD MID WEEK | 6 SEP | 8.00 PM | LEVEL 5, BETHESDA CHURCH BUKIT ARANG

There will be no class on 6 September being school holiday.

 

YA MINISTRY BIBLE STUDY LEADING TRAINING

Over 4 sessions, the aim of this series is to train and equip individuals to plan and lead a Bible study. These hands-on sessions will be held at 10am-12pm on the following Saturdays -- 24 Sep, 26 Nov, 17 Dec. The first session has started and the next session is on the 24 Sep and is open to all who are interested in learning together (Young Adults or otherwise). Feel free to contact Bibianna (8139 5908) or Sidney (9114 6489) if you'd like to join us.

 

PROSPECTIVE NEW MEMBER’S CLASS | SUN 11 SEP |1:30 PM-2:45 PM | LOUNGE AREA, NEXT TO CHS

Please make your reservation with the Church Office as soon as possible.

 

EC1 – “THE FIVE LOOKS” ETCASIA EVENING COURSE | 20 OCT, 27 OCT & 10 NOV | 7.30 PM – 9.30PM | SINGAPORE YOUTH FOR CHRIST

“The Five Looks” is a model for interpreting the Bible that trains you in skill for basic biblical interpretation (and prepares you for advanced interpretation). This model for biblical interpretation was developed by Andrew Reid and has been used around the world to train lay people, preachers, and theological college students. It prepares you to tackle any Bible passage for a variety of purposes, including personal Bible reading, preparing Bible studies, sermon preparation and expository talks. If you desire to improve your handling of the word of God and learn more about how it fits into God’s purposes in Jesus, this is a great introduction. Early bird registration (till 30 Sep) is $90 and standard registration (closes 18 Oct) is $110. Anyone interested, please register at http://tinyurl.com/etcasiaec1

 

MISSIONS

PUA MISSION TRIP LED BY WON LEE | 2 SEP – 5 SEP

Please pray for God’s protection and safety in travel as the team heads home on Monday, 5 September.

DEBORAH TEO

Pray for God’s grace and strength as she returns to the field after a time of rest and reunion with the family.

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

AVERAGE ATTENDANCE FOR AUGUST 2016

Attendance                              August 2016

Adult Worship                                 353

Children Ministry                              26

Total                                                 379

 

COLLECTION FOR AUGUST 2016

Collection            Aug           Aug Budgeted      Year-to-Date      YTD Budgeted

                          (Actual)         Expenditure            (Actual)             Expenditure

General             $61,562            $85,349               $651,202              $682,790

Offering

Mission             $26,539           $48,048               $294,952              $384,382

Offering

 

QUARTERLY CONGREGATION MEETING (QCM) | 25 SEP | 4.45 PM

We will have our third QCM for 2016 to share some important news and items for EC. All worshippers are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting to stay informed as a church family.

 

GBC FELLOWSHIP MEAL | SUN 25 SEP | 6.00 PM – 7.00 PM

We are holding the 3rd fellowship meal on 25 Sep after the QCM. Please register today after the service at Level 1. ALL are encouraged to sign up for this fellowship meal. To facilitate this dinner, we have arranged for the bus to depart at 7.15pm.

 

CHURCH CALENDAR

4 Sep-10 Sep            11 Sep-17 Sep            18 Sep- 24 Sep            25 Sep-1 OcT

                               9-12: YA Retreat                                              25: QCM

                                                                                                               Fellowship Meal

                                                                                                        30: Prayer Meeting

 

Bus Shuttle Service to Chapel of the Holy Spirit

                                              To: CHS                                                            From: CHS

Macpherson C.C         12.30 pm          2.50pm                                  4.30pm; 5.30pm; 6.40pm

Potong Pasir MRT        1.00 pm          3.00pm

 

CAR PARKING

All car drivers to CHS who have not registered with the church mobile office, please do so as soon as possible. This is to facilitate easy tracing of care drivers by the ushers on Sunday.