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Combined Thanksgiving Service 2023


On 12 August 2023, we held a Thanksgiving Service to celebrate 64 years of God's faithfulness to Grace Baptist Church. This was held together with our Chinese-language congregation, and was the first one held since the pandemic restrictions were lifted. ...

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10 Things to Thank God For from Q1 2023

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At our QCM on 2 April 2023, Elder Caleb walked us through 10 things that we can be thankful for in the first quarter of 2023. We list them out here and we hope that it will be an encouragement to you! ...

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Every Day is a Thanksgiving Day


A week ago on 25th November, Americans celebrated their annual Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving is often a time where people also take the opportunity to spend quality time with family and express their gratitude to one another. What about us as Christians? Do we give thanks to our God? If yes, how often? What compels you to give thanks to God or what are the things you g...

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Watch Night 2020


Nicholas Quek reflects on 2020's Watch Night Service, a wonderful time of giving thanks for His grace and mercy, as well as a powerful reminder that Jesus is our one and only hope. ...

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10 Thanksgiving Points for 2020


At the Quarterly Congregational Meeting on 3 January 2021, Elder Caleb Yap shared ten points of thanksgiving for 2020. ...

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Finding Thanksgiving (During the Covid Season)


Pastor Ian reminds us that we have much to give thanks for even in such challenging circumstances....

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Celebrating the Lord's Supper


Last Sunday, 16 August 2020, around 40 of us gathered physically for the first time since March to celebrate the Lord's Supper, and to thank God for His grace and faithfulness to GBC the last 61 years. ...

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Sermon Schedule for August 2020

Here's the sermon schedule for August....

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There, Though Not There


Pastor Ian shares how we can still join the church family for Sunday worship even if we cannot be physically there, as well as the latest measures GBC will be taking for Sunday's worship service....

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Watching and Waiting -- GBC’s Watchnight Service 2019


Neo Yi Ling shares with us how members of GBC gathered on the last day of 2019 to look back on the year that had come to an end and to look forward together to what God has in store in the coming year. ...

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October Monthly Prayer Meeting

Pastor Oliver shares with us the the thanksgiving and prayer requests shared during last Friday's prayer meeting. Let's join together as one church to give thanks and pray for one another. ...

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60 Years of Grace in Christ

We gave thanks and celebrated 60 years of God's faithfulness and grace last Sunday. Rachel Wong recaps the blessed time of worship and praise....

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Pause to Pray

David and Gladys Chang have been serving with OMF in Bangkok for many years. In 2018, they were refreshed by a time of furlough back in the US and they have since returned to the field in Jul 2018. They share with us how they have experienced God's abundant love and faithfulness as they transition and how we can pray for them....

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Watchnight Service 2018

Four whole hours together in church to end 2018 and usher in 2019 struck many as odd, and even more as far too long. Yet as watchnight came, the hours flew by as the 100 members or so of GBC came together to share with each other how God has been so good to us the past year....

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Giving Thanks for God's Steadfast Love

It's been a year since we returned to Mattar Road as a church family. On Sunday 12 August 2018 we celebrated God's goodness to Grace Baptist Church over 59 years. ...

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Prepare for Worship (12 Aug 2018)

This week, we count it a joy and privilege to gather with our brothers and sisters from the Chinese Congregation for a combined worship, giving thanks to God in Scripture and song for being our Deliverer and Redeemer....

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Watchnight 2017: All Glory Be To Christ!

Our Watchnight Service 2017, planned by the YA Ministry, was a time of special blessing and encouragement. Read about it and view some of the videos here....

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GBC Thanksgiving & Dedication Service 2017

On 17 Sept 2017, both the English and Chinese congregation gathered together to worship God in the newly constructed sanctuary. Neo Yi Ling recounts for us the sweet time of worship and fellowship that we enjoyed on this special day of thanksgiving. ...

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It is Good to Give Thanks!

At this season in our church life, GBC has a lot to give thanks for. Pastor Ian reminds us that it is not only good but also appropriate to express gratitude to the One who sustains us and provides us with everything we need. He suggests four ways we in turn can respond to such a generous God. ...

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Watchnight Service 2016: Much to Give Thanks For

On 31 December 2016, GBC faithfully gathered for its traditional watchnight service, knowing that we have much to give thanks for....

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Join us for Watchnight Service!

On every New Year's Eve, the GBC family will come together for the Watchnight Servce. Pastor Arnold shares with us why we uphold this tradition and encourages us to take advantage of this great opportunity to attest to the awesomeness and goodness of God. We also spoke with two members who have been regularly attending the service on why they make the special effort to att...

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GBC Reformation Concert 2016: Testimonies Booklet

On 20 Nov 2016, more than a hundred GBC members gathered to watch a screening of the recent Reformation Concert and share what God had been doing in their lives through the entire preparation process. It was an encouraging time as different ones testified to God’s faithfulness as they stepped forward to participate in faith....

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Watchnight Service 2015

At Watchnight Service 2015, we saw a good mix of members, the young and "not-so-old", coming together to testify of God's goodness and grace in their lives. ...

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Come Praise and Glorify Our God

We have been learning this song recently, and this song literally takes for its message themes from the epistle to the Ephesians in Chapter 1. ...

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Young Adults' Retreat: Reflections

The Young Adults had their retreat in July, and in this post, we have 4 of them sharing their experiences, lessons learnt, and how we can continue to pray for them. ...

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What happened at our Young Adults' Retreat?

40 of our young people spent the long weekend away for their annual retreat. It was a time to fellowship together and commune with God....

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Watchnight Service 2014

At the recent Watchnight Service, we gathered together to celebrate the end of a year, and heard testimonies of God's fatihfulness in the lives of families and individuals in our community. ...

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What are You Thankful for?

Members of GBC experienced a moving time of worship during the Thanksgiving celebration on 22 Nov 2014....

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Interview: Watchnight Service 2014

Every year, GBC celebrates the end of the year and welcomes the next with the Watchnight Service. As 2014 draws to a close, we asked Chan Kok Pun, one of the members of the planning committee to share with us more about this year's service -- what we can expect, how we can prepare for it and why it is so important. ...

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Thanksgiving Celebration

More than 80 members gathered together to give thanks to our Lord for what He is doing in their lives. ...

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Interview with Pastor Arnold about Thanksgiving

In preparation for the Thanksgiving celebration to come, Pastor Arnold shares his thoughts on what it is and why the church should celebrate it....

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