Church Bulletin

April 21, 2019

Pursuing the heart of God by making disciples locally and globally to reach all

Welcome

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

THIS week’s message

Easter Sunday: HE IS RISEN!

Acts 2:37-41; 1 Peter 1:22-23

Pastor Samuel Kwan

sunday school - SPRING quarter

Adults: Pauline Letters, 9:30 - 10:45 AM, Bldg. 3 C211

Contact: Pastor Dick Lee (dlee@fbcchome.org)

College Students: Spiritual Disciplines, 12:30 - 2:00 PM, Bldg. 3 C220

Contact: Deacon Matthew Wong (mattanthonywong91@gmail.com)

 

Small groups

We are a small group-based church. We believe maturing faith is best done in community. Please refer to our website under Connect for more information regarding our various groups. www.english.fbcchome.org/

 

CHURCH RETREAT

Date: Thursday, July 4 - Sunday, July 7

Place: University of Texas at San Antonio

Theme: “One Church, One Mission”

Keynote Speaker: Rich Bae, MD

Registration: Visit tables in Bldg. 1 & 2 lobby for forms and more info.

Cost: $180/adult; $100/child (2-7 years old); free for children under 2 years old. Registration fee goes up after 5/26.

Speaker Bio: A 2nd-generation midwestern Korean-American, Dr. Rich Bae received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. He attended Dallas Theological Seminary. In 2007, they left for Asia with SIM, where he planted and pastored an international church for foreigners while using his medical skills to build relationships in the community. God moved his family back to the U.S. in 2017, where he serves at SIM USA as the vice president & chief mobilization officer. He has three children and currently lives in Charlotte, NC.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Easter Baptism Service - 2:00pm, Chapel. Come witness this joyous occasion of the following candidates: English Congregation (2): Jessica Huang & Cecilia Vo. Youth Congregation (9): Jessica Cai, Olivia Cao, Alvin Chan, Sarah Chang, Mark Li, Bianca Liau, Sam Wang, Joann Xu & Justin Yao. Mandarin & Cantonese Congregations (35). All baptism candidates must meet in A218-220 @ 1:30 PM SHARP!

Anxiety Resources – Please visit FBCC website for more information.

Hong Kong STM Team Fundraising - Thank you for your support of last Sunday’s fundraising event. Your generosity helped raise a total of $3,544. Please keep the team in your daily prayers.

Loving Houston Sat. Volunteers Signup - Share a craft or play a game with Christa McAuliffe MS students. Please email: lovinghouston@fbcchome.org

6/15-7/1: Japan (Ishinomaki) STM Fundraising –

  1. Let us serve you! - Fill out this form (https://bit.ly/fbccjapanstm) to have someone will contact you to discuss further details and scheduling. 
    1. 4/28 Sunday: Japanese Culture Fair – Japanese refreshments available for purchase as well as an afternoon of activities highlighting Japanese culture.

Staff Absences/Vacations: Peter Yau: 3/29-4/23; Lena Yang: 5/9-22

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

4/22 Monday: Church Office Closed – In observance of Easter.  

4/24 Wednesday: Church Prayer Meeting – 8:00-9:30 PM, A157. Let’s pray for each other, our church and our community.

4/27 Saturday: FBCC Women’s Conference – 9:00 AM, Gym. To register or luncheon ticket pick-up, please visitGym/Chapel lobby. Cost: $20 includes luncheon. No walk-ins accepted on day of conference. Speaker: Denise Glenn (with Mandarin translation).

5/2 Thursday: Annual National Day of Prayer – This year’s theme is “Love One Another Just As I Have Loved You.” John 13:34. 10:00 AM at Missouri City Hall. For more locations, please visit www.nationaldayofprayer.org.

5/5 Sunday–6/2 Sunday: Premarital Alpha – 12:45 – 3:00 PM.Contact Pastor Sam (SamuelK@fbcchome.org) for more information.

 

PRAYERS & PRAISES

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

  • Church Ministry Theme: “One Church, One Mission”

Job Opportunities: visit www.crossroadsguide.org or scan

QR code for employment opportunities. We welcome all to post job openings here.

 

Fort Bend care center

For Job, Volunteering Opportunities, Classes & Services: Please visit www.fortbendcarecenter.org.

TODAY: Sign up for FREE English Learning Phone App (Learning Upgrade) – Bldg. 2 lobby, 12:30-1:30 pm. More info: info@fortbendcarecenter.org.

AccessHealth Mobile Clinic @ FBCC: Mondays - Fridays, 9:00am-12:00 noon. To make an appointment, call 281-342-4530 or visit www.myaccesshealth.org.

 

CHILDREN & YOUTH MINISTRIES

TODAY: Kidz Shine Registration – Bldg. 3 front desk or church website for more info.

F/T Children Minister/Director Job Opening: Contact Pastor Kai-Yi Chen (KaiyiC@fbcchome.org).

5/18 Saturday: Graduation Parties – Middle School11:30-1:00pm; High School 6:00-8:00pm. Ticket sales ($20) begin TODAY at Bldg. 1 lobby until 5/12.

8/4-8/8: Camp Challenge 2019 – Save the date!

Parents and Youth, please help us connect with you! Please fill out this form: www.tinyurl.com/FBCCyouthupdate Also follow us on Instagram to get updates and announcements: @FBCC_Youth

 

REMINDERS

Mar. Offering Report – Posted on our bulletin boards.

Donating to Building Fund – Help raise $1.2M for retiring Phase 3 debts early to prepare for future church facility developments.

Church Database Access – Please respond the invitation email to create your family account. If you didn’t receive an email invitation, contact Lena Yang. 

Sunday Carpooling to FBCC Please consider as we are running out of parking spaces. Save some spaces for newcomers too. Park ONLY in FBCC lots.

 

DAILY BIBLE READING

Apr. 21: Psalm 12

Apr. 28: Psalm 19

        22: Psalm 13

        29: Psalm 20

        23: Psalm 14

        30: Psalm 21

        24: Psalm 15

May 01: Psalm 22

        25: Psalm 16

        02: Psalm 23

        26: Psalm 17

        03: Psalm 24

        27: Psalm 18

        04: Psalm 25