Sunday Bulletin

Church Theme 2019:
Expanding the kingdom of God with each others' talents

18th August 2019

Sermon: Alex Chow — Jesus and His Ministry — Matthew 4:12-25

Announcements:

Church Family Meeting on 25th August from 3:30pm-5:00pm. Please reserve your time to join.

Holy Communion Service (25 th August) next Sunday, on-stage languages will be English and Mandarin, with
Cantonese off-stage translation.

Church retreat camp on 18th-20th Oct (Friday evening – Sunday morning) with the theme about prayer. Detail as below:
Speaker: Pastor Simeon Xu
Venue: Rock UK Whithaugh Park, Newcastleton, Scottish Borders, TD9 0TY
Fee: £60 (accommodation and food – Fri dinner + all meals on Sat + breakfast on Sun)
Transportation: Coach fee approx. £20 return (please specify during registration)
For enrolment please fill in the form at Lower Hall. Limited availability. For more details please contact Vicky.

An evangelistic welcome event “The New Direction” will be held for all new and returning students on 14th September (Saturday) 6pm. This ministry is now recruiting brothers and sisters to prepare food/ make desserts for the guests. If you’re interested to help please talk to Vicky.

House Groups: During the week the church meets together in house groups. If you are not connected with a house group and would like to be then please speak to one of the members of the committee to get connected.

CECE are still sponsoring two children with Compassion called Mez and Salome so if you would like to contribute to the tithing or letter writing for this ministry then please speak to Chak Por Cheung. Please keep praying for these children also.

Last Week’s Church Attendance
Chinese Service: 55
English Service: 21
Mandarin Fellowship: 10
Mandarin Bible Study: 6
Cantonese Bible Study: 11

 

  • Please pray for the recent turmoil incidents in Hong Kong. Pray for the presence of God’s mercy, peace and righteousness in this city. Pray for the government authority so that the people may live peaceful lives.

  • Please pray for the Church 2019-2020 committee to be the faithful servant of the Lord.

  • Please pray for God’s presence and guidance in 2019, and for more brothers and sisters to serve the Lord together.

  • Please pray for the Church’s five year plan, that God’s kingdom will be built.

  • Please pray for the Pastor Search committee that the Lord will prepare suitable pastors for the church.

  • Please pray for the plan to buy a church building, may God prepare a suitable place and give brothers and sisters unity and confidence.

  • Please pray for all the groups, brothers and sisters’ involvement, building up relationships and sharing of the gospel to non-believers.

  • Please pray for those who are not well, may God’s healing be upon them to have a speedy recovery.

  • Please pray for brothers and sisters who are looking for jobs that the Lord will provide.

  • Please pray for the victims of all kinds of violence in the world, they may due to racial, political, religious, gender and other inequalities. May God’s peace healing be upon them, leader of all nations will work together to seek peace.

  • Please pray for the churches in China. In recent years, churches and believers have been severely persecuted. Pray to the Lord to keep the church and believers with spiritual wisdom and power, stand firm, abide by the truth, and live a Christ-centered faith.

 

2nd Sunday (11/8/2019)

General Offering

Chinese Service: £226.27
English Service: £14.25
Total General Fund: £240.52

Pastoral Fund

Chinese Service: £30.00
Total Pastoral Fund: £30.00

General offering in August: £990.52
Pastoral Fund Offering in August: 
£230.00
*Budget Income (including Gift Aid tax return)    £6,400.00

MeetingTimePlace
Cantonese/Mandarin WorshipSunday 1:30 pmSanctuary
Ichthus Sunday ServiceSunday 1:30 pm (Last Sunday of the month will be a combined service)Upper Hall
Holy CommunionLast Sunday of the month (Sunday Service)Sanctuary
Sunday SchoolSunday 2:00 pmNewington Room
Mandarin Adult Bible Study GroupSunday 10:00 amMember’s Home
Cantonese Bible Study GroupSunday 3:30 pmChurch
Cantonese FellowshipFirst & Third Sunday of the month 3:30 pmChurch
Cantonese Elderly FellowshipFirst Thursday of the month 10:30amCathay Court
Toddlers GroupFriday 10 am – 11:30 am (re-opens in Sept)Church
Ichthus FellowshipSunday before/ after ServiceVarious Locations
Mandarin Singing GroupWednesday 10:30 am (re-opens in Sept)Church
Christian Martial Arts & Self-Defence GroupThursday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (re-opens in Sept)Church
English ClassFriday 7:00 pmChurch House
Mandarin FellowshipFriday 7:00 pmChurch

 

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11th August 2019

Sermon: ReFrame – “Jesus the King” 

Announcements:

Birthday party after Service today for those with birthdays between July and September, taking place in the lower hall. All are welcome to attend, and to share the joy of the occasion together.

Church Family Meeting on 25th August from 3:30pm-5:00pm. Please reserve your time to join.

Sunday School Summer Break:  There will be a summer break for Sunday School from 7th July to 11th August inclusive. During the summer break children are welcome to join the church service, while parents will care for their own children. Classes will resume on 18th August.

House Groups: During the week the church meets together in house groups. If you are not connected with a house group and would like to be then please speak to one of the members of the committee to get connected.

CECE are still sponsoring two children with Compassion called Mez and Salome so if you would like to contribute to the tithing or letter writing for this ministry then please speak to Chak Por Cheung. Please keep praying for these children also.

The Gospel Martial Arts Union (GMAU) Christian martial arts and self-defence group will begin meeting every Thursday night from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the lower hall after summer break. This is an outreach ministry focused on equipping the faithful and reaching the lost with the good news. It is our mission to be a faithful witness for Christ and His Word in the martial arts community, and to provide a venue in which Christian martial arts can develop technical expertise free from false and immoral teachings and practices. Our primary goals are discipleship and evangelizing so feel free to invite anyone, classes are taught by an expert instructor and there is NO CHARGE!!! For any questions contact Bill Atkins through the GMAU website: gmau.co.uk

 

  • Please pray for the recent turmoil incidents in Hong Kong. Pray for the presence of God’s mercy, peace and righteousness in this city. Pray for the government authority so that the people may live peaceful lives.

  • Please pray for the Church 2019-2020 committee to be the faithful servant of the Lord.

  • Please pray for God’s presence and guidance in 2019, and for more brothers and sisters to serve the Lord together.

  • Please pray for the Church’s five year plan, that God’s kingdom will be built.

  • Please pray for the Pastor Search committee that the Lord will prepare suitable pastors for the church.

  • Please pray for the plan to buy a church building, may God prepare a suitable place and give brothers and sisters unity and confidence.

  • Please pray for all the groups, brothers and sisters’ involvement, building up relationships and sharing of the gospel to non-believers.

  • Please pray for those who are not well, may God’s healing be upon them to have a speedy recovery.

  • Please pray for brothers and sisters who are looking for jobs that the Lord will provide.

  • Please pray for the victims of all kinds of violence in the world, they may due to racial, political, religious, gender and other inequalities. May God’s peace healing be upon them, leader of all nations will work together to seek peace.

  • Please pray for the churches in China. In recent years, churches and believers have been severely persecuted. Pray to the Lord to keep the church and believers with spiritual wisdom and power, stand firm, abide by the truth, and live a Christ-centered faith.

 

1st Sunday (4/8/2019)

General Offering

Chinese Service: £764.25
English Service: £13.00
Total General Fund: £777.25

Pastoral Fund

Chinese Service: £200.00
Total Pastoral Fund: £200.00

 
*Budget Income (including Gift Aid tax return)    £6,400.00

MeetingTimePlace
Cantonese/Mandarin WorshipSunday 1:30 pmSanctuary
Ichthus Sunday ServiceSunday 1:30 pm (Last Sunday of the month will be a combined service)Upper Hall
Holy CommunionLast Sunday of the month (Sunday Service)Sanctuary
Sunday SchoolSunday 2:00 pmNewington Room
Mandarin Adult Bible Study GroupSunday 10:00 amMember’s Home
Cantonese Bible Study GroupSunday 3:30 pmChurch
Cantonese FellowshipFirst & Third Sunday of the month 3:30 pmChurch
Cantonese Elderly FellowshipFirst Thursday of the month 10:30amCathay Court
Toddlers GroupFriday 10 am – 11:30 am (re-opens in Sept)Church
Ichthus FellowshipSunday before/ after ServiceVarious Locations
Mandarin Singing GroupWednesday 10:30 am (re-opens in Sept)Church
Christian Martial Arts & Self-Defence GroupThursday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (re-opens in Sept)Church
English ClassFriday 7:00 pmChurch House
Mandarin FellowshipFriday 7:00 pmChurch

 

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