Church Bulletin

FEBRUARY 23, 2020

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

How inclusive is our church?

1 Corinthians 5: 1 - 13

Pastor KAI-YI CHEN

SUNDAY SCHOOL

Adults: 9:30 - 10:45 AM, Bldg. 3 C211. Contact: Pastor Dick Lee (dlee@fbcchome.org)

College Students: 12:45 - 2:00 PM, Bldg. 3 C217. Contact: Elder 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 on our various groups:  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:

  • 2020 Church Ministry Theme: “Transforming in a Changing World”
  • Feb. Sermon Series: “1st Corinthians”
  • Spring Sunday School teachers and students
  • Our pastoral staff’s physical and mental health
  • Visit crossroadsguide.org to post or view job listings
  • Please see the church website for the Prayer and Fasting content.

FBCC’S PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES DURING THIS FLU SEASON

FBCC encourage everyone to observe good health practices— thoroughly wash hands frequently with soap and water, cough/sneeze into your elbows and stay home if you’re not well. If you cannot be at church, we have live streaming on Sundays:  https://tinyurl.com/fbccworshipstream

For more information, please visit the CDC website.

Always stay informed with church news by referring to our weekly e-newsletter

FORT BEND CARE CENTER

Citizenship Class: starts on 02/11. Every Tuesday, 10:30 -11:30 am. Register at Care Center (opens Monday-Wednesday 10-11:30 am).

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.

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

Food Fair: Needs volunteers to sort food each 3rd Saturday morning. Please contact Ms. Estella Tam (eltamlovesjesus@gmail.com) to volunteer or inquiry.  

For donations: make check payable to FORT BEND CARE CENTER.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wuhan Relief  – On 2/8, the Church Council decided to donate $10,000 fund toward  the purchase of facemasks and other protective items for a hospital in Wuhan.  We encourage our church members to donate toward the General Fund in addition to your regular offerings.

TODAY – Prayer & Fasting for Wuhan Coronavirus Sign-Up :  Gym Lobby. Prayer & Fasting dates: 2/10-29. Prayer cards are available at the booth.

TODAY – Mexico STM Fundraiser: Today only: the extra cost for lunches will support the Mexico STM. Lunch box $6 (3 lunch tickets), Kid’s meal with Doritos $4 (2 lunch tickets), Tapioca milk tea $5, Mexican soda and churros: $3/item or 2/$5, Hola T-shirt $20. Thank you for your support!

TODAY – Lunch Duty: Mexico STM. 3/1: Mand. New Journey/ Sunday’s Youth SG: 6th Grade Boys.

TODAY – 2019 Offering Receipts: Pick up your receipt in the church office. Thank you for giving generously in 2019. 

TODAY – Jan. Offering & Dec. Financial Report : Posted on bulletin boards.

2/26 – Church Prayer Meeting: WED., 8-9:30pm, Bldg. 2: A157. Let’s pray in unity.

2/28 – FB4C "2-4" Support Ministry:  For widowers, divorcees and single parents.   Friday, 7:45pm Bldg.2, A157, Topic: "The Power of Prayer".  Contact lilyl@fbcchome.org.

4/10 – Good Friday Service: 8 - 9:30pm, Gym. Please come for a time of prayer and reflection in remembrance of our Lord’s death on the cross. Speaker: Pastor Dick. Children’s program will be in Bldg. 3.

4/12 – Easter Sunday:  Sunday school  & small group classes as usual.  There will be Children programs as usual but will include Easter egg hunts and moonwalks.

4/12 – Easter Baptism: Please contact Pastor Sam to get a link to complete the English adult online baptism/membership classes by 3/22.

Staff Absences/Vacations – Pastor Tak Poon: today,  2/24 & 26; Pastor Kai-Yi Chen: 2/25, 2/27-28; Virginia Kwan: 2/28, 3/2.

2020 Texas Primary election – Early voting starts on 2/18 and ends on 2/28.  Election Day is 3/3.  FBCC encourages registered voters to vote but the church does not endorse or recommend any candidate.  Please note that all political signs in front of the church driveway are not on church property.

CHILDREN & YOUTH MINISTRIES

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

2/21 – AWANA & Friday Night Fellowship:  Fri., 7:45 - 9:45pm. 

4/4 – Asian American Parenting Micro Conference: (Sat.), 9am-3:30pm at FBCC for all parents of children & teens. There will be translation, Chinese & English workshops, and childcare. $20 includes lunch and book. Register by 3/22 at tinyurl.com/parentconf20.

FBCC MISSION CENTER 2020 STM TRIPS SIGN UP

Visit https://tinyurl.com/2020fbccstm via QRC to sign up for:  Brazil (5/1-5/10), Kyrgyzstan (6/12-27), Fresno (6/28-7/3) & Cambodia (7/30-8/9)

For more info about our STM trips, please contact Minister Jeannie Thao-Houane ( Jeanniel@fbcchome.org or 832-539-4907).

3/1 – Brazil STM Info Meeting:  12:30-1:30pm at A140. Bring your lunch to join us!

3/1 – Fresno STM Info Meeting: 12:30-1:30pm, Bldg. 3: MP1. Bring your lunch to join us.   This is a local STM trip emphasizing families serving together, discipleship, and our local community. Sign-up deadline: 3/22.

3/1 – Kyrgyzstan STM Sharing:  12:45-2pm at A128-129. Bring your lunch to join us!

REMINDERS

Dec. Income & Expense/Jan. Offering Reports – Posted on bulletins.

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