Church Bulletin

August 18, 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.”

Today’s worship

Esther Intervenes, Haman Schemes

Pastor Samuel Kwan

Welcome & announcements

Doxology & Benediction

Sunday school - SUMMER quarter

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

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

College Students: 9:30 - 10:45 AM, 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/

Upcoming English sermons

Date

speaker

topic

8/25

Pastor Samuel Kwan

Esther

9/10

Pastor Samuel Kwan

Esther

ANNOUNCEMENTS

TODAY – Welcome 2 New English Congregation Members: Darren Lee & Allen Yang.

TODAY – FBCC Chinese School Begins: Bldg. 3, 1:30-3:30pm.

TODAY – ESL English/Citizenship Classes Begin: 1:30-3:15pm, Bldg. 2: A237-A240. Contact Sam Li:  fbcceslclass@yahoo.com to teach.

TODAY – Regular Lunch Service Resumes:  Cant. Joshua Fellowship on kitchen duty TODAY! We thank the kitchen team for serving this Summer. 8/29: FB Cant. Family Fellowship on lunch duty.

TODAY – Women Ministry 2019 Fall Bible Studies Registration: Bldg. 1 & 2 lobbies. Free childcare available for mothers attending Thursday morning classes by RESERVATION ONLY.

TODAY – Christmas Choir Audition Sign-Up: Contact Jennifer Huang: ycshih5@gmail.com. Welcome all baptized adults to join our 12/15/19 choir.  1st rehearsal:  9/8 (Sun.), 1:30-3pm. Easy reading music class available for choir members.

Church Library Renewal: Effective immediately, please request by email: library@fbcchome.org and provide the following information:  your name, library card # & book title.

08/23 – FB4C "2-4" Support Ministry: 7pm, B2: A157, for widowers, divorcees & single parents. Contact: lilyl@fbcchome.org.

8/29 – Thurs. Senior Center Activities Begin: 9am-1pm. Welcome all age 55 & up to join us. To register or volunteer to give seniors ride or drive church vans, contact/text Liming Hwang: 832-451-0707.

9/8 – 2020 Council Nominees Election: Will be held during all worship services. Ballots will be emailed/mailed after TODAY if you didn’t pick up from your SGL TODAY.  If you will not be present on 9/8 please drop your completed ballots in any offering box by 9/8.

Church Retreat Photo - http://photowithlove.top/fbccRetreat2019/.  Re-posting any picture of someone else without their permission is not allowed. Please be considerate with the privacy of our families. Visit our website for retreat audio files.

Staff Absences/Vacations – Pastor Tak Poon: 8/1-10/26 (Sabbatical); Pastor Jenny Shan: 8/19-30 (except Wed, & Sun).

PRAYERS & PRAISES

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

  • Pray for the July & August “Esther“ Sermon Series.
  • Fall Sunday School & Mandarin Equip School.
    • New semester for college/high school freshmen.
    • Visit crossroadsguide.org or scan QR code for job opportunities.

CHILDREN & YOUTH MINISTRIES

AWANA Registration – https://tinyurl.com/fbccawana2019

8/24 – Children Classrooms Fall Cleaning: Sat., 9am-12n.Come help! RS VP @ https://tinyurl.com/fallclean2019

9/6 – 2019-2020 AWANA Begins: Fri., 7:45-9:45pm, Bldg. 3.

8/23 & 8/30 – Friday Night Fellowship: No meeting.  Next meeting: 9/6.

Fort Bend care center Coin Drive

An easy way to help Care Center serve our community.

Bring your coin-filled jar back to the collection box in the Church lobby by 9/29 Sunday.

Cash and checks (payable to Fort Bend Care Center) are also welcome.

Your donation impact:

  • $ 30 - one GED preparation book fee
  • $ 50 - one ESL student class material
  • $100 - 10 bibles to give to clients
  • $600 - 10 high dose flu shots for the elderly at health fair
  • $1,000 - electronic English learning program for 20 ESL students per year
  • $6,000 - rebuild one greenhouse for a farming family in Rosharon

REMINDERS

June Income / Expense & Offering Report – Posted on bulletins.

Church Newsletter – Stay connect to church news! To receive enews, email: davidp@fbcchome.org.   

Sunday Carpooling – Please help us save spaces for newcomers. Also park ONLY in FBCC lots.

Church Office Volunteers – Email Lenay@fbcchome.org or stop by church office to sign up.