Church Bulletin

October 13, 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

Philippians 3:1-11

today is garbage day

Pastor Dick Lee

Sunday school - Fall quarter

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: 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 info: www.english.fbcchome.org/

Small group sign-up:  http://bit.ly/fbccsgsignup

DAILY BIBLE READING

We encourage everyone to read the Bible daily, 1 chapter a day.

Oct. 6: Proverbs 25

Oct. 13: 1 Peter 1

Oct. 20: Ecclesiastes 3

7: Prov. 26

14: 1 Pet. 2

21: Eccl. 4

8: Prov. 27

        15: 1 Pet. 3

22: Eccl. 5

9: Prov. 28

16: 1 Pet. 4

23: Eccl. 6

10: Prov. 29

17: 1 Pet. 5

24: Eccl. 7

11: Prov. 30

18: Ecclesiastes 1

25: Eccl. 8

12: Prov. 31

19: Eccl. 2

26: Eccl. 9

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 Sept. & Oct. “Philippians“ Sermon Series.
  • Fall Sunday School & Mandarin Equip School.
  • Visit crossroadsguide.org: post or view job listings.
  • Sister Nadia & Minister Tsuan-le’s dad & Pastor Jeremy Chu’s grandfather, Brother Chu, Li-Fu went to be with the Lord on 10/3/19. Please pray for the family during this time. May God's comfort and hope be with the family.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

TODAY – Lebanon STM Trip Info Meeting: 12:30-1:30 pm, A149 (Mei Wong’s office). This STM trip will be in mid-November serving in refugee camp/school ministries and missionary fellowship.

TODAY – Lunch Service Duty – Mand. Living Stone zone. 10/20: Mand. Transform zone.

10/20 – Bible & Breakfast: Sunday, 8-10:45am, Bldg. 3: C212.

10/25 – FB4C "2-4" Support Ministry: For widowers, divorcees and single parents. Friday, 7:30 pm Bldg. 2, A 218-220.

Christmas Baptism: 12/8 (Sun.). Please contact Pastor Sam for link to complete the English adult online baptism/membership classes by 11/10 (Sun.). 11/3: Youth session I baptism class will be held in A123 from 1-3pm. Session II will be on 11/10 (Sun.). Forms available in the church office or: http://english.fbcchome.org/index.php/resources/

FBCC Lovinghouston Ministry: For CMMS after school volunteering opportunities, please visit the church website to sign up

Staff Absences/Vacations –Pastor Dick Lee: 10/14; Pastor Brian & Mrs. Lily Lam: 10/8-15 (outside speaking) & 10/16-18; Pastor Tak Poon: 8/1-10/25 (Sabbatical).

Mission Sunday

10/26 – Bible Storytelling Workshop: 9am-3pm, Senior Center. Missionary Diana Stevenson's simple and fun workshop is suitable for all ages and anyone who wishes to share Christ through Bible stories to people of different cultures and in UUPG areas. Please bring your bible.  A simple lunch will be provided.

11/9 – Kairos Reunion: 9am-noon, A146-147 with special speaker: missionary Wayne Chen. Welcome all Kairos alumni or people interest on cross culture or UUPG mission.

11/10 – Mission Sunday:  Theme: Reach the Unreached.  STM sharing at Senior Center and A126-129. Elder Daniel Wong from Luke Service International will be speaking in the English Worship Service.

For more info, please visit the church website.

CHILDREN & YOUTH MINISTRIES

10/18 – AWANA: Fri., 7:45-9:45 pm, Bldg. 3.

10/18 – Friday Night Fellowship: Fri., 7:45-9:45 pm, Gym.

10/31 – Fall Festival: Thursday at 6 pm in Bldg. 1. Please visit the church's website or bulletin boards' posters for more info. 

11/17 – Child Dedication: For parents with child 2 years old & under who commit to raise their child in the truth of the Lord so that he/she will come to trust Jesus Christ as his/her Savior. Register by 10/30 with QR code or pick up a form in Bldg. 3 nursery counter. Visit the church website, posters or email Loriz@fbcchome.org for info.

Youth Parent/Leader Open House – Sundays @ 9:15am, Bldg. 2: A130. Get to know your youth’s leaders & be a “sticky faith” family! 10/20: 10th Gr.; 10/27: 11th/12th Gr. Then join us for English or MS Family Worship.

12/19-22 – HS Winter Getaway: High Schoolers, join us for a time of fellowship, worship & growing in the Lord. Online registration: www.Youth.FBCChome.org. Cost: $175 (cash/check to FBCC). Limited spots available. Registration is confirmed in the order of payment date. Payment accepted: Sundays, 10:45-11:15am & 12:30-1pm or Fridays before/after FNF (Bldg. 1 lobby).

Other Announcements

TONIGHT – New Heart Mandarin Praise & Worship Concert: Sun.  7:30pm, Bldg. 1 Gym. Child care will be provided. Welcome all.