Church Bulletin

December 8, 2019

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.”

Today’s message

listening to the voice of god

1 Samuel 15: 1 - 35

Pastor Brian Lam

Sunday School

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

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

College Students: 12:45-2:00PM, Bldg. 3 C217.

Contact: Daniel Wong (dwong@tweinc.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 info: www.english.fbcchome.org/. Small group sign-up:  http://bit.ly/fbccsgsignup

PRAYERS & PRAISES

Please pray that God will use our church events/ministries to bring more people into His kingdom.

  • Pray for our Nov. & Dec. Sermon Series.
  • 2020 church ministries and 2020 church budget.
  • All outreach gatherings during Thanksgiving & Christmas.
  • Children's Ministry’s staffing needs.
  • Visit crossroadsguide.org to post or view job listings.

11/1/19 - 2/8/20 – 100 Days of Prayers for FBCC Pearland Ministry:

Pray daily as we plan for Pearland’s Sunday worship service starting in Spring 2020. Visit www.fbcc-pearland.org via the QRC for daily prayer details.

FBCC MISSION CENTER

Join us in prayers: As Mission Center is planning for future mission works, we are humbly waiting and seeking for God's guidance. There will be a mission planning meeting on 12/7. Please pray that all decisions will be within God's will. We invite you to join us for continuous pray relays till 12/6. Sign up at: https://tinyurl.com/prayfbccmission via the QRC.  

Sign up for STM trips: Guatemala Medical (3/7-14), Mexico (3/8-13) & Cambodia (7/30-8/9) at https://tinyurl.com/2020fbccstm via the QRC.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

TODAY – Christmas Baptism Service: 1:30 PM, Bldg. 2 Chapel. Come witness this joyous occasion of the following candidates: English Congregation (1): Yuan Yang. Youth Congregation (7): Ethan Cheng, Crystal Fu, Alex He, Joanna Huang, Christi Sun, Abby Tian, Christina Wang. Cantonese Congregations (1): Wilson Yip. Mandarin Congregation (23): Dong Mei Jin, Xue Fen Lu, Xue Gong Meng, Jia Zhi Wang, Jing Jing He, Phillip Huang, Meiling Huang, Guangzhao Fu, Saixi Wang, Shunmei Ma, Yuanyuan Shuai, Yvonne Sun, Minghao Wang, Yang Xiao, Zhijun Xiao, Hui Zhang, Qi Cai, Liu Zhen Zhang, Peng Li, Yonghong Tang, Yifei Li, Jun Han, Qiong Yang. All baptism candidates must meet in Bldg. 2: A218-220 @ 1:00 PM SHARP!

TODAY – 2020 Budget Congregational Meeting: during all services.  To vote:  https://tinyurl.com/2020budgetballot via QRC.

TODAY – Erase Church Deficit for 2019: As of 11/3/19, we have a deficit of $320,000.  Our Our Nov. & Dec. projected expenses is $600,000. To balance our 2019 budget, we need $920,000 in offerings towards our General Fund. 

TODAY thru 12/17 – Flag Football Winter Tournament Signup: at: https://tinyurl.com/fbccflagfootball. Event will be on weekends of 12/21 - 22, 12/28 - 29 and 1/11 - 12.

TODAY – Our church is in need of your help and opinion: Help us grow as a church by filling out an online church wide survey on the health of our church: http://www.oursurvey.church/FBCCENGLISH

TODAY – Lunch Service Duty: Love Zone. 12/15: English Family zone.

12/1-12/31 – Gym Closure: No sports activities till after the New Year.

12/31 –Church Prayer Meeting: Tues., 10-12 mid night, A157.

Staff Absences/Vacations – Pastor Brian Lam: 12/9-11 (Outside speaking); Reagan Tam: 12/9 & 12; Elena Tam: 12/10 (Continual education); Lena Yang: 12/15-31.

Christmas @ FBCC (Please invite friends to join us)

12/15 – Christmas Joint Worship: Sun., 10:00 AM - 12 Noon, Gym. Pastor Brian will speak on “Prepare for Christmas” (Mark 1:1-8).

* The entire service will be simulcast to the Chapel and A157

* Earphone translations for Cantonese will be available

* There will be regular lunch service

* No Sunday School for the entire church & no children program

12/24 – Christmas Eve Service: Tues., 8:00 - 9:30 PM, Gym. Pastor Brian   will speak on “The Best Gift” (Matt. 2: 1 -12). No children program.

REMINDERS

Sept. Income & Expense, & Oct. Offering Reports – Posted on bulletins.

FBCC Donation – To ensure your offering account is credited correctly, please write your full name (in English) & your offering acct. # on the offering envelope. If you don’t have an acct. #, please enclose your name (in English as shown on your tax statement) & your home address in the offering envelope.

Fort bend care center

Fort Bend Care Center Donations: please make sure to make check payable to FORT BEND CARE CENTER.

AccessHealth Mobile Clinic @ FBCC: Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri., 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Wed. closed). Please call 281-342-4530 or visit www.myaccesshealth.org for an appointment.