Announcements for 22 May 2016
GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH LTD
(Registration no. 197903364W)
To: All Members of the English Congregation
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the English Congregation Meeting (EC Meeting) of the Church will be held at Chapel of the Holy Spirit, 3 Sorby Adams Drive Singapore 357690 on Sunday, 22nd May 2016 at 5.00 p.m. or immediately after the conclusion of the English worship service, whichever is later, for the following purpose:-
1. To elect, by poll, Rev. Dr. Ian Buntain as Lead Pastor of the English Congregation and a member of the English Congregation Leadership for a term of three years. The effective date of commencement will be after 1 October 2016 and will be subjected to issuance of appropriate Employment Pass by the Ministry of Manpower.
By Order of the Board
Seah Yen Goon
Company Secretary 8th May 2016
DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) | SUNDAY | 5.15 PM – 6.15 PM
DS is in recess till 3 July 2016.
CHILDREN MINISTRY LESSON
• 2yr – P2: All nations are to worship God (Acts 16:16-34)
• P3 – P6: The Golden Calf and the Renewal of the Covenant – Despite their sinfulness, God renewed His covenant with Israel and gave them a second set of tablets.
Key Verse: Romans 3:20 - Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin
WORSHIP SERVICE AT CHS TODAY
WORSHIP CHINESE ENGLISH
Service Timing 1.30 PM – 3.00 PM 3.30 PM – 5.00 PM
BUS SERVICE CHINESE ENGLISH
Pick-up to CHS :
a. Macpherson C.C. 12.30 PM 2.50 PM
b. Potong Pasir MRT 1.00 PM 3.00 PM
Drop-off : 4.30 PM
From CHS to Potong Pasir MRT / 5.30 PM
Macpherson C.C. 6.40 PM
All car drivers to CHS who have not registered with the church mobile service, please do so as soon as possible. This is to facilitate easy tracing of car drivers by the ushers on Sundays.
MEET GOD MID-WEEK | TUES 24 MAY | 8.00 PM | LEVEL 5, BETHESDA CHURCH BUKIT ARANG
Dr. Poulson will continue with the book of Ezekiel chapters 47 & 48. This will be the last class for this term.
MONTHLY PRAYER MEETING | FRI 27 MAY | 8.00 PM – 9.30 PM | BAPTIST CENTRE, 1023 UPPER SERANGOON ROAD
Please note that this month’s prayer meeting is held at the Baptist Centre, level 3. We strongly encourage you to come for a time of thanksgiving and praying for the needs of the church. Please refer to map insert.
CHURCH RETREAT 2016 BRIEFING | SUN 29 MAY | SANCTUARY
All campers are encouraged to attend the briefing. Please make full payment of your camp fees by TODAY at the church retreat table outside the sanctuary. Campers please ensure that your passport has a minimum of 6 months validity from 8 June 2016.
YOUTH MINISTRY SOCIAL | SUN 29 MAY
After service youth ministry will be heading to Elder Chong Tien's home for this month's social. Calling all youth to join us for a good time as the school holidays start. A bus will be chartered, and there'll be board games, & a pool for you to swim if you like. Please bring a change of clothes and money for food. Contact Shermaine at 90488967 should you have queries. See you there!
GBC FELLOWSHIP MEAL | SUN 5 JUNE | 5.00 PM – 7.00 PM
We are holding the 2nd fellowship meal on 5 June. Please register today after the service at level 1.
PROJECT KHMER HOPE | 20 – 24 JUNE
The GBC Project Khmer Hope Team is planning another trip to Cambodia from 20 to 24 June, 2016. The team will be conducting dental work, English classes as well as vocational training. During the trip, we will be visiting our missionary, Deborah Teo and the Christian families in the villages of Trang. For more information, please contact Wee Thiem Heng at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tan Kim Cheng at email@example.com.
BAPTISM | SUN 26 JUNE
The baptism scheduled for Sunday, 29 May, has been rescheduled for 26 June. If you have questions about baptism, or would like to be baptized please register with the Church Office.
YACG RETREAT - UNDER THE SKIN: THE CHRISTIAN’S INNER LIFE | 28-31 JULY | BAYU MARINA RESORT IN JOHOR BAHRU
The yearly YA Retreat will be held from 28-31 July at Bayu Marina Resort in Johor Bahru. The cost will be $100 for working adults and $60 for students. Please contact Glen at 91268679 or Chris at 92994040 who will be available after service for sign-ups.
HUMAN SEXUALITY, MARRIAGE AND THE CHURCH | WED 6 JULY | 9:30 AM TO 4:30 PM | ST. ANDREW'S CATHEDRAL, NEW SANCTUARY
Seven evangelical seminaries in Singapore are presenting this free public seminar entitled 'Human Sexuality, Marriage and the Church' on 6 July 2016, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm at the St. Andrew's Cathedral, New Sanctuary. The speakers are Dr. Roland Chia of TTC, Dr. Clement Chia of SBC, Mr. Quek Tze-Meng of BGST, & Bishop Emeritus Dr. Robert Solomon.
For further details call 6304-3765 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Register at www.ethosinstitute.sg/conference2016.
BIBLE STORYING WORKSHOP | FRI 29 JULY (7.00 PM – 9.30 PM) & SAT 30 JULY (9.00 AM – 4.00PM) | GRACE SINGAPORE CHINESE CHRISTIAN CHURCH | COST $35.00 INCLUSIVE OF WORKSHOP & TEA-BREAKS
Calling Sunday School teachers and all who want to share the gospel-story better. Wycliffe Bible Translators will be organizing a 2 day Bible storying workshop for those who are interested.
Register online via http://www.wycliffe.sg/en/biblestory2016. Check out Wycliffe’s website or posters on our notice board at level 2 of CHS for further details.