Over two weekends in June, we welcomed 10 new members by both baptism and transfer. ...Keep Reading
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Reflections on the New City Catechism #32 What do justification and sanctification mean? Justification means our declared righteousness before God, made possible by Christ’s death and resurrection for us. Sanctification means our gradual, growing righteousness, made possible by the Spirit’s work in us. ...
Pastor Mark turns our attention to the picture of the church that God has given us in the epistle to the Philippians. He reflects on the beauty of the church as God has revealed to us in His word, and encourages us to consider how we too, can bring God glory through His body, the church. ...
Reflections on the New City Catechism #30 What is faith in Jesus Christ? Faith in Jesus Christ is acknowledging the truth of everything that God has revealed in his Word, trusting in him, and also receiving and resting on him alone for salvation as he is offered to us in the gospel....
Reflections on the New City Catechism #29 How can we be saved? Only by faith in Jesus Christ and in his substitutionary atoning death on the cross; so even though we are guilty of having disobeyed God and are still inclined to all evil, nevertheless, God, without any merit of our own but only by pure grace, imputes to us the perfect righteousness of Christ when we repent and believe in him....
Reflections on the New City Catechism #28 What happens after death to those not united to Christ by faith? At the day of judgment they will receive the fearful but just sentence of condemnation pronounced against them. They will be cast out from the favorable presence of God, into hell, to be justly and grievously punished, forever. ...
Reflections on the New City Catechism #27 Are all people, just as they were lost through Adam, saved through Christ? No, only those who are elected by God and united to Christ by faith. Nevertheless God in his mercy demonstrates common grace even to those who are not elect, by restraining the effects of sin and enabling works of culture for human well-being. ...
Throughout the week and at our weekend services, different church members are at work to serve the church and build up the church with their gifts. As the church regathers, and more ministry resume in-person meetings, there has also been more opportunities and ministry needs. ...
We gathered to review the past quarter, and to hear of the ministry updates and plans for the upcoming months....Keep Reading
There were many things to be thankful for this past weekend, with the welcoming of new members at our Sunday service as well as the relaxation of some restrictions for our worship gatherings....Keep Reading
We held our first Quarterly Congregational Meeting (QCM) for the year on 9 Jan 2022, recounting and giving thanks for the wonderful deeds of the Lord in our midst, and committing the new year to Him. ...Keep Reading
On 19 Dec 2021, we had the great joy and privilege to welcome 13 new members to GBC, 5 via baptism and 8 via transfer of membership. ...Keep Reading
With great joy and thankfulness, we welcomed 13 new members to GBC last Sunday. May their proclamation of faith and the glory of God encourage and strengthen you. ...Keep Reading
On 26 Jun, we welcome with great joy 16 new members to the GBC family! "Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good!" (Ps 34:8)...Keep Reading
Ryan Ang, a new member who has started worshipping with GBC this year after graduating from college, testifies of God's glory and grace in his life as he writes of the struggles and blessings from God that make him thank God for Fridays. ...Keep Reading
On 20 December, we had the great joy of welcoming 12 new members to the GBC family, with 7 via baptism and 5 via transfer of membership. ...Keep Reading
The last QCM of the year was held on 4 October 2020 via Zoom....Keep Reading
On 27 September, we celebrated with great joy God's addition of 10 new members to the GBC family....Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene encourages us to use the church’s membership directory to know and pray for one another. ...Keep Reading
We held our second QCM for the year over Zoom on 5 July 2020. Around 170 members attended the meeting to give thanks for what God has been doing in our midst and to commit all our plans to Him....Keep Reading
Last Sunday, we welcomed five new members to GBC via transfer of membership. We thank God for each one of them and pray that they will settle into the GBC family well....Keep Reading
Join us this Sunday for our 2nd Quarterly Congregational Meeting of the year at 11am....Keep Reading
On 15 March, we had the great joy and privilege of welcoming 18 new members into the GBC family!...Keep Reading
During our first QCM for 2020 which took place last Sunday (12 Jan), members were introduced to 15 new members and also updated about church and ministry matters....Keep Reading
We had the privilege to witness the baptisms of four young adults last Sunday and the great joy of welcoming one member via transfer of membership....Keep Reading
What a joy it was to welcome ten new members last Sunday: one through baptism and nine through transfer of membership! ...Keep Reading
Last Sunday (6 Oct), we gathered for the last QCM of the year. During the meeting, the elders updated us on membership and ministry matters, as well as GBC's theme and focus for the coming year....Keep Reading
We are so grateful for the ten new members whom God has so graciously entrusted to us. We pray that He will continue to work in them and that they will continually and joyfully live in the presence of God and His people....Keep Reading
On 21 July, we celebrated the baptism of 7 believers. It was a blessed time of reflecting on our death and resurrection in Christ as we are joined in faith to Him in the gospel. ...Keep Reading
We had the joy of welcoming 9 new members into the GBC family via transfer of membership last Sunday. ...Keep Reading
What helps new members feel a sense of belonging in GBC? What challenges do they face in integrating, and what makes them persevere to overcome setbacks? Two families who recently joined the church share their stories....Keep Reading
On 26 August, we welcome 8 new members into the GBC family via baptism and transfer of membership. We are overjoyed and we pray that as a church family, we will love them and walk with them in His light....Keep Reading
Every quarter, the English Congregational Leadership holds a Congregational Meeting for members to hear and stay in touch with what's going in the body. Here's a brief summary of what happened at the recent meeting, which was very well-attended...Keep Reading
Missed the "What is a Healthy Church?" conference with Jonathan Leeman held on 17 July or only managed to attend some of the sessions? You can now listen to or download the audio recordings of all five sessions of the conference, courtesy of Shalom Church....Keep Reading