Church Bulletin

FBCC English Worship   November 11, 2018



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.”




Message: Tithing: Giving and Growing, Nehemiah 10:28-29

Speaker:  Pastor Brian Lam

Response & Offering

Welcome & Announcements

Doxology & Benediction







Pastor Dick Lee

Thanksgiving Sunday


Pastor Samuel Kwan

Advent Conspiracy: Worship Fully

We are a people of the Word – give us sermon feedback here:






Mandarin Service

9:30 – 10:45 am

Pastor Brian Lam

Cantonese Service

9:30 – 10:45 am

Pastor Kenny Kwan


Chinese Mission Convention South 2018  (12/26~29)


FBCC CMC Registration Booth – For those who need online registration assistance, visit us on

Sundays at Bldg.1 lobby, 10:45am-11:15am by 11/11. More CMC inquiry, contact

CMC Volunteer Sign Up: Thank you for letting us know you can volunteer during 2018 CMC South Conference. In order to facilitate proper service assignments, please go to: or click on the CMC Volunteer QR code to express your desired service area and time slot. A paper

copy of the registration form is available in the church office.

Please return completed forms back to the church office.


Baptism/Membership ClassThose who would like to be baptized on 12/9 (Sun) must attend ALL sessions (see table below).  Those who have been baptized and who are only seeking FBCC membership need only attend Session II. Pick up and return completed forms to the church office.


Session I,

Session II

Youth: A123


TODAY (11/11), 1-3pm


English congregation ONLY: Contact pastor for link to complete online class by Today (11/11)

Mandarin: A146


TODAY (11/11), 1:30-3:30pm

Cantonese: A211


TODAY (11/11), 1:30-3:30pm



TODAY – Minister Jeremy Chu Ordination Letter: The church council has unanimously voted to recommend Minister Jeremy Chu be ordained as a minister of the Gospel of Christ. A congregational meeting will be held on 11/25 (Sun) during services to vote on the recommendation. A letter has will be sent out if you didn't get yours from the church office or small group leader today. Please prayerfully consider this. And if you cannot attend the congregational meeting, please drop your ballot in the offering box before 11/25.

TODAY 90-day Challenge Pledge Card: Please drop your completed pledge card into any FBCC offering boxes.

TODAY Tithing Testimony Sharing Webpage: Scan this QR code or visit our Chinese website.

TODAY – September Financial & Offering Report: posted on bulletin boards.

TODAY FBCC Offering: To ensure offering account are credited correctly, please write on the offering envelope, your name in English & FBCC offering # clearly. 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.

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.

11/16 – FB4C "2-4" Support Ministry: For widowers, divorcees and single parents. Fri., 6:00pm Bldg.2: A157. Thanksgiving Celebration. Contact

11/18 – Child Dedication: During adult services. Join us as we bless these families.

11/18 – No Lunch Service: FBCC Kitchen will be closed for Thanksgiving.

11/18 – Cant. Newcomer Luncheon: 12:30pm, A140. Info., contact Cant. pastors.

Loving Houston Volunteers Needed: Christa McAuliffe Middle School is looking for high schoolers or adults to do enrichment activities with their students on Saturdays. If you have a skill or craft you can share or a game you would like to play with the students, please email:  

FBCC Parking Lot: Please enter or exit through FBCC front driveway ONLY. Park ONLY on FBCC parking lot (additional gravel paved parking behind Bldg. 3).

FBCC Staff Absences/VacationsJenny Shan: 11/1/18-1/31/19 (Sabbatical leave);Jeannie T.H: 11/2-14; Pastor Kaiyi & Elena Tam: 11/15 (Continuing education).

Other Announcements:

TODAY-12/2 – Annual Winter Clothing Drive: Bring your clean clothing & toys to Bldg.1: 101D. This event is sponsored by Christian Light & Salt Association to benefit Star of Hope.  Your Christian love will warm the hearts of many needy people of our community this winter. Contact LSA (713-988-4724) for info.



11/16-11/30 – No Youth Fellowship: The Youth Fellowship will resume on 12/7.

11/16-12/1 – No Family AWANA: Our Family AWANA will resume on 12/7,12/8.

FBCC Children Dept. Job Opening: Visit church website for more info. Full time Family Minister/Director and 2 Part time Directors. Contact


Fort Bend Care Center Announcements: Visit FBCC Care Center (CC) webpage for more details

AccessHealth Mobile Clinic @ FBCC: Mon.-Fri., 9am-12noon. visit: or Call: 281-342-4530.

AccessHealth Job Opening: Physician for Mobile Clinic. 

Volunteers Needed for

Rebuild Little Cambodia Project: Volunteers needed on Saturdays to help with home rebuild project in Cambodian farming community in Rosharon, TX. Contact: Gary Poon,

New Website: Volunteers with experience using Wordpress to help launch the website & make updates as needed. Contact Andrew Fong:

Food Fair: 3rd Sat. each month, 9 am - 12 noon. Welcome zones or small groups to sign up for 2019 open slots. Contact:



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

  • Oct. ~ Nov. Sermon Series: “Tithing”
  • All outreach gatherings during Thanksgiving.
  • Children's Ministry’s staffing needs.
  • 2019 church ministries & 2019 budget.
  • CMC South 2018 & Urbana 2018.

Pray for God’s provision to brothers & sisters who have lost their job. For job opportunities: Scan the QR code.


SUNDAY SCHOOL for Fall Quarter(Sep.~Nov.)

All Adults: Gospel of Mark, 9:30-10:45am, Bldg. 3: C211, Contact: Silky Wong,

College Students: Community, 12:30-2:00pm, Bldg. 3: C220. Contact: Matthew Wong,



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 Eric Kee,

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 Jeremy Lau,

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

Contact: Deacon Mathew Wong,