Announcements for 11 August 2019

CONNECT WITH US 

Hello! Welcome to Grace Baptist Church!  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 look forward to getting to know you better and hearing how we can serve you! 

Keen to find out more about joining the GBC community?   We have a membership class called "Church Matters" which teaches through what we believe and what it means to be a church member. This class runs twice a year (Jan and Jul). If you would like more information, please contact Pastor Eugene (eugenelow@gracebaptistchurch.sg).    

Stay Connected: Signup for our online newsletter and prayer updates at www.tinyurl.com/gbcenews. These two mailers are how the church leaders can send important information to members, encourage prayer, and keep everyone in the family informed. 

 

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY

TODAY 11 AUG | 9.30 AM - 10.45 AM | classrooms on the attic floor (5th level)

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Age 3 - 8: Jesus Calms The Storm With A Word.

Theme: God is everywhere, all the time.

Memory verse: 1 Peter 5:7 “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

Age 9 - 12: Promise: God Will Deliver You From All Your Troubles.

Theme: God answers His children’s prayers for help.

Memory verse: Psalm 34:17 “When the righteous cry for help, the LORD hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.” 

New and have questions? Please contact Mok Chuan Xin (98531017).

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (VBS) | 28-30 NOV 2019

Save the date! 28-30 Nov 2019, Thurs - Sat. All children are welcome, including non- GBC members and friends. Registration will open in August. Volunteers and helpers needed. Please contact Deborah Yap (dycube@gmail.com) directly if you would like to help out and be a part of this year’s VBS.

 

CHURCH LIFE ANNOUNCEMENTS 

PRAYER MEETING | FRI 30 AUG | 8.00 PM - 9.30 PM | ROOM 519

"Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord's people" (Eph 6: 18). Join us as we immerse ourselves in prayer and thanksgiving for God’s grace and mercy in each other’s lives and the church. If you have any prayer requests, please send them to the church office.

MEET GOD MID-WEEK (MGMW) | TUE 13 AUG | 8.00 PM | ROOM 310

What happens when the survival of a whole population is dependent on you? In chapter 4 we see the discovery of an evil plot. Esther, the queen was challenged to do something for her people.  She was in a dilemma. Come join us to learn about the exciting decision.

GBC 60TH ANNIVERSARY THANKSGIVING SERVICE | SUN 18 AUG | 10.00 AM

We will be giving thanks to God for His faithfulness as we observe GBC’s 60th Anniversary at the Thanksgiving Service on Sunday 18 Aug at 10.00am. This will be a combined English and Chinese Congregation service with a catered lunch after the service. 

CAR PARK – GBC 60TH ANNIVERSARY THANKSGIVING SERVICE | SUN 18 AUG

Please take note that the car park on the 2nd floor will be closed for lunch reception for the Anniversary. Our 1st floor car park will be reserved for guests and those in need of parking on-site only. All other worshippers are encouraged to park at the nearby car parks for this Sunday. Let us demonstrate hospitality to our guests in this manner. 

BAPTISM | SUN 25 AUG | 9.00 AM

The next baptism is on 25 August. If you wish to get baptized, please contact the church office or Pastor Eugene at eugenelow@gracebaptistchurch.sg to register your intention or to find out more.

EQUIP: LIFE TOGETHER IN THE WORD

Following Jesus in the midst of life's struggles isn't always easy. How can we bear one another's burdens and help others to press on towards Christ-likeness? For the second half of the year, EQUIP will focus on equipping us with the biblical resources we need to help one another grow in Christ. 

August 23-24* - The Compelling Community: Bearing One Another's Burdens

* A two-day seminar: Aug 23 (Friday, 7.30-9.30pm), Aug 24 (Saturday, 9.00am-1.00pm)

* Sign up at: tinyurl.com/compellingcommunity 

September 14 (Saturday, 9.30-11.30am) - The Biblical Big Picture of Growth  

October 12 (Saturday, 9.30-11.30am) - Growing Through Suffering

November 9 (Saturday, 9.30-11.30am) - Growing Through Sin and Conflict

STAFF MOVEMENT

Pastor Ian is on leave 22 July – 16 August.

 

OUTREACH

GRACEHAVEN OUTREACH KAMPONG GLAM HERITAGE WALK | SAT 17 AUG | 9.00 AM - 12.30 PM

Two CGs are jointly organising the Kampong Glam Heritage Walk and a time of sharing of God’s love with youths from Gracehaven. Please pray with us that we show the love and character of Christ through the sharing of God's Word and interaction with them. If you would like to join us, please contact Cheryl Chan (clyrehc@hotmail.com / 9829 7414) by today, 11 August 2019.

 

WEEK AT A GLANCE 

Activities for 11 August 2019 –18 August 2019:

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