Church Bulletin

FBCC English Worship   July 15, 2018

 

Welcome!

Thank you for worshiping with us!  Our hope for you today is that you come as you are and leave as God meant you to be:  To encounterour living God - to be transformed heart, mind, soul and strength.  We hope that you will be encouraged to join us in our mission: “Pursue the Heart of God by making disciples locally and globally to reach all people for Jesus Christ.”

 

ENGLISH WORSHIP SERVICE

Worship

Message: Acts 8:26-40: Facing the challenges of culture – Following Philip the Evangelist, Part II

Speaker: Pastor Dick Lee

Response

Welcome & Announcements

Doxology & Benediction

 

UPCOMING SERMONS

Date

Speaker

Topic

7/22

Pastor Brian Lam

Sticky Faith

7/29

Pastor Kai-Yi Chen

Acts 9:1-19

We are a people of the Word – give us sermon feedback here: http://tinyurl.com/hkachfc

 

TODAY’S OTHER SERVICES

Service

Time

Speaker

Mandarin Service

9:30 – 10:45 am

Pastor Brian Lam

Cantonese Service

9:30 – 10:45 am

Pastor Kenny Kwan

6th grade Transitional

11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Pastor Brian Lam

 

Chinese Mission Convention South 2018 

Date: 12/26~29, 2018

Place: George Brown Convention Center & Hilton Americas, Houston downtown

Theme: “Living in Light of Eternity- Unleashed Together for God’s Global Glory”

Speakers: Jamie Taylor, David Platt, Kenneth Bae, Becky Pippert, JR Vassar, Wayne Chen, Aaron Bolduc.

Content: 3 Meeting Tracks, Adults (English & Chinese), Youth & Children.

Early Registration: has begun, visit www.cmcsouth.org for details.

 

CMC South “Mobilizers” Needed: We are looking for “Mobilizers” to encourage the congregation to participate. Each mobilizer encourages 20 adults or youths to apply online will receive bonus rewards. Please consider becoming a mobilizer for your small group or zone. Becoming a mobilizer must register online at https://afcresources.org/cmc/CMC_mm.asp. Please contact Jeannie Thao-Houane at 832-539-4907 for more info.

 

Attendee 
Registration & Meals 
(Age as of 12/26/18)

Super Early 
Registration 
By 9/9

Early
Registration 
By 11/11

Regular
Registration 
By 12/12

Adults & Youth (6th grade and up)

$247

$257

$277

Children (ages 4 – 5th grade)

$153

$163

$183

Children (3 years old)

$79, Meals are free

$89, Meals are free

$109, Meals are free

Children (ages 2 and under)

Free, must be registered

Free, must be registered

Free, must be registered

 

The fee above includes registration and 9 meals.

Please register online under mobilizer’s code, contact your zone pastor for mobilizer code. If you are not under any zone or Small group, please use mobilize code thao-788

Hilton Hotel provide group rate at $99 plus tax per night, please reserve room directly https://book.passkey.com/event/13242614/owner/11720/landing/closed

 

CMC and FBCC provide financial support, for CMC support please see www.cmcsouth.org; for FBCC support, please contact Jeannie (jeanniel@fbcchome.org) or 832-539-4907

 

 

 

8/24-25 – Sticky Faith Conference: Fri.-Sat. Dr. Ron Hunter is an expert in intergenerational relationships and equipping the church to embrace the next generation. Buy tickets TODAY. $15/adult; $5/child over 6. Childcare will be provided.  Tickets cover cost of admission to sessions, workshops, refreshments and dinner on Aug 25. Tickets from last year can be exchanged for a new ticket this year, free of charge. YOU MUST have a 2018 ticket to attend, 2017 tickets will not be honored.  Please see website for more information or contact Pastor Sam.

COMING UPAT FORT BEND COMMUNITY CHURCH

Summer Baptism/Membership Class Registration: Those who would like to be baptized on 8/12 (Sun.)  must attend ALL sessions (see table below). Those who have been baptized and seeking FBCC membership need only attend Session II. Pick up and return completed forms to the church office.

Class:

Session I

Session II

Youth: A148

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Today (7/15), 1-3pm

English

English congregation ONLY: Contact pastor for link to complete online class by 7/22 (Sun.)

Mandarin: A140

Today (7/15), 1:30pm-4:00pm

7/22 (Sun.), 1:30-4:00pm

Cantonese: A146

7/21 (Sat.), 9am-12noon

7/22 (Sun.), 1:30-4:30pm

TODAY – Building Fund: The council has opened the Building Fund to raise $1,200,000 in the next two years (from June 2018 to May 2020) to retire the Phase III debts early to save the church some interests and to prepare for future facility developments for the church. Please prayerfully consider giving to the Building Fund.

TODAY – FBCC Offering: To ensure offering accounts are credited correctly, you must write clearly on the offering envelope for your name in English & your FBCC offering #.  If you never have a FBCC offering #, please include your name in English (as you want it to appear in your tax statement) & your home address on a FBCC offering envelope. Drop it into any FBCC offering box. Our treasurer will mail you a letter with your offering #.

TODAY – Arabic Language & Culture Class Registration: 7/16-9/16, Mondays, 8:30-9:30pm, at FBCC, provided by Arabic Houston Church (ACH) member.  $50 per person, please email Jeannie to enroll, jeanniel@fbcchome.org.

TODAY – FBCC Chinese School 2018-19 Registration: 12:20-1:20pm, Bldg.3 counter, Tuition & registration fee: $240/school year. Visit church website for info.

TODAY – Summer Lunch Service Menu: Dumpling (2 tickets); Viet. sandwich (2 tickets); burger or pizza (1 ticket).

7/19 – Lighthouse College Ministry: Thur. 7-9pm, A157.  All incoming freshmen are invited.  Please come out for fellowship and study.

7/28 – FB4C Caregiver Seminar: for Mandarin & Cantonese adults who have mental illness family member. Saturdays,7:30pm, Senior Center.

8/1-10 – Hong Kong Bible Conference (except 8/5): 8:00pm, Chapel. Speaker, Dr. David Pao’s broadcast will be from Hong Kong in Cantonese with Mandarin translation. All are welcome. Visit www.hkbibleconference.org for info.

Staff Absences/Vacations Pastor Tak Poon: 7/2-20; Pastor Zuxing Chen: 7/5-22; Minister Mei Wong: 7/11-19; Zaneta Loh: 7/12-15.

 

COMING UPIN CHILDREN AND YOUTH MINISTRIES

TODAY-7/29 – Middle School Worship Service: ALL incoming 6th grade students and their parents will attend the English worship at 11:15am on Sunday.​ Today's speaker is Pastor Brian Lam​.

TODAY-7/29 – Youth Parent Sunday School: 12:45-2:00pm, Bldg. 3, MP1, for ​ALL youth parents. Today’s topic: " Communication Techniques" by Minister Jeremy Chu. Mandarin translation will be provided.

TODAY Kidz Shine Summer Camp: 6/11-8/3,for incoming Preschool to 5th grade. Turn in completed application form to Bldg3 counter.

TODAYFamily AWANA 2018-19: Register @ https://tinyurl.com/fbccfamilyawana.Early bird discount end: 8/8. 

7/20  Pre-Camp Rally: Friday, 7:45-10:00pm, Gym, for all campers.

8/5-9 – 2018 Camp Challenge @ Carolina Creek: For MS & HS. Register at www.youth.fbcchome.org.

Last day to register: 7/22.

 

Fort Bend Care Center Announcements:

TODAY – Care Center Job Openings:  Bilingual staff Physician or Nurse Practitioner and part-time Patient Services Coordinator for Accesshealth Mobile Clinic. Visit the church website.

TODAY Care Center Food Fair Group Volunteers Needed: Sat. morning, 9am-12 noon (Open spots: 9/15, 12/15, 1/19/2019, 2/16/2019, 3/16/2019, 4/20/2019, 5/18/2019, 6/15/2019). Small groups or zones are welcome to help with prayer ministry or food sorting. Need 40 volunteers each time. Contact Estella Tam:  eltamlovesjesus@gmail.com

TODAY Care Center ESL/GED/Workwise English Volunteer Tutors Needed: Once a week, fall & spring only. Contact Ming Ma, mingm@fbcchome.org

7/23 & 7/24 Adult Class Registration: 9am-12noon, 6-9pm, Bldg.1. ESL/Pre-GED/GED/ Workwise English Classes/ Conversation Classes. More info: visit Church website or contact mingm@fbcchome.org

9/7-8 International Disaster Response Training: Fri-Sat. Join us and become trained responders to disaster. Cost $15. Register online by 8/17. Visit Church website for more info or contact Kin Lock, kinshinglock@gmail.com.

 

PRAYERS & PRAISESWE NEED YOU TO PRAY FOR OUR CHURCH

Please pray for the many events throughout the church. Pray that God will use these events/ministries to bring more people into His kingdom.

  • May-Aug. Sermon Series: “The book of Acts”
  • Summer Sunday School and Mandarin Equip School
  • 7/24-27: FBCC staff retreat for 2019 ministry planning
  • 8/5-9: Camp Challenge
  • Brother James Chen went to be with the Lord on 7/9. His memorial service was held on 7/14, Please pray for God's comfort and peace to be with the family.
  • Pray for sister Lynn Huang's father who is ill in China. Pray for God’s healing and deliverance.

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL for Summer Quarter(June~August)

All Adults: Christian Disciplines, 9:30-10:45am, Bldg. 3: C211, Contact: Silky Wong, silkywong@berkeley.edu

College Students: Apologetics, 9:30-10:45am, Bldg. 3: C221. Contact: Matthew Wong, mattanthonywong91@gmail.com

 

SMALL GROUPS

Family Zone: Small groups that meet at church to coincide with our children and youth ministries.  You can join a group on Friday nights, Sunday mornings or afternoons. Contact: Deacon Philanda Warren, philandawarren@hotmail.com

The Well: Small groups for young professionals that meet weekly at members’ homes. These groups also gather all together in a large group meeting once a month for fellowship and worship. Contact: Deacon Gabriel Chan, gabrielchan23@gmail.com

Lighthouse: Small groups for college students with special fellowship events during academic breaks.

Contact: Deacon Mathew Wong, mattanthonywong91@gmail.com