Please remember Sis. Wendy’s mother in prayer as she has been informed that the mother’s condition is deteriorating quickly. She is currently resting at home with Sis. Wendy taking care of her full time.
PRAY FOR ABM’S INDEPENDENCE
We thank the Lord that approval-in-principle has been granted to ABM for their independence. Please continue to pray for the Lord to work all things out according to His good and perfect will.
PRAY FOR JOURNEY MERCIES
We are grateful to the Lord for bringing Bro. Bong to Singapore in the past month. Please pray for him & his family, Pastor Sumatra & family and Pastor Mak as they journey from Singapore to Ranong, Thailand. The Magallanes family will be departing Singapore on 11 May (Monday) for Thailand together with Pastor Sumatra and Pastor Mak.
10 MAY, HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!
We would like to wish everybody a Happy Mothers’ Day this Sunday. We thank God for godly mothers whom He has used to be both a blessing and spiritual influence on our lives. Let us continue to work and pray for the salvation of mothers who do not know the Lord yet.
10 MAY, SPECIAL MISSIONS SUNDAY
We are having a Special Service today. We would also like to welcome our special guests, Pastor Jason Sumatra and his family, who will be in Singapore throughout the month of May. We look forward to what the Lord will bring to us through the preaching of Pastor Sumatra and also his report about the work.
The service will be followed by the ordination of Maurice Magallanes as we send him out from MBC. We rejoice in what the Lord is allowing MBC to be able to do. Let us strive on together for the gospel of Jesus Christ, for His Glory! May the Lord greatly challenge our hearts today with the goal of reaching the world for our Saviour’s glory.
MISSIONS SUPPORT PLEDGES EXERCISE
The pledge exercise for the missions support fund has closed. We will be hearing a report from Bro. Roy today concerning the support pledges.
CHURCH CAMP 2009 BRIEFING
We are considering a new venue for this year’s church camp in December. Bro Chai Joo would like to share the findings from a recent survey trip to Cameron Highlands. Interested campers are kindly requested to remain behind after the service for a short session. This is also to gather feedback before we confirm the booking asap due to the December peak season.
16 MAY, VBS COORDINATION MEETING & VISITATION
We will be holding our VBS coordination meeting at 12pm in the church office on the above date. All VBS workers and volunteers are kindly requested to be present at this meeting. The agenda includes: lesson plan, coordination and logistic issues, vbs enrollment. Please let Bro. Conrad know if you are unable to attend the meeting.
We will be visiting VBS children and their families for the next Saturdays as part of our regular soul-winning and visitation programme. We will commence with visiting immediately after the VBS meeting.
24 MAY, ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
We will be holding our AGM on the above date after the service. There will be a special service at 9.30am and no Sunday School for that day to facilitate our meeting and discussions. In preparation for the AGM, we are seeking nominations for office holders as they are due for re-election or to replace outgoing office holders. Please contact Pastor Jesse by today if you would like to nominate someone. We will be having the following up for nomination: Treasurer (1), Director (2), Deacon (4).
We will be holding a pre-AGM briefing and discussion time after the service on 17 May so that we will be able to release the budget and brief everyone about upcoming items on the agenda for the AGM.
10-13 JUNE, VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
The theme of this year’s VBS is FLIGHT: Faithfully Living In God’s Holy Truth and will be held at Kuo Chuan Primary School from 12pm to 6pm daily (10-13 June). Ages: 5 to 12 yrs old and the cost is $25 per child. Please pray that the Lord will bring children and for them to be saved. We thank the Lord also for giving to us a confirmed location.