1 February 2015 - Faith Methodist Church

8 February 2015
FAITH METHODIST CHURCH
8 February 2015, 8AM | Traditional Service
Fifth Sunday After Epiphany
ACT OF PREPARATION
Pre-Service Prayer
Choral Introit
Holy Is the Lord of Hosts
Faith Choristers
ACT OF PRAISE
*Call to Worship
Leader:
People:
Leader:
People:
All:
O come, let us sing to the Lord;
Let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!
Let us come into His presence with thanksgiving;
Let us make a joyful noise to Him with songs of praise!
For the Lord is a great God,
and a great King above all gods.
*Opening Worship
*Psalter
*Gloria Patri
Come, Christians, Join to Sing
Ask Ye What Great Thing I Know
Psalm 119:41-48
UMH 158
UMH 163
UMH 842
UMH 71
ACT OF PROCLAMATION
*Prayer of Illumination
All: Lord, open our hearts and minds
by the power of your Holy Spirit,
that as the Scriptures are read and your Word proclaimed,
we may hear your Word with joy. Amen.
Scripture Text
Sermon
Hymn of Response
(*) Congregation to stand
Revelation 3:7-13
7 Churches (Philadelphia)
It Is Well with My Soul
UMH 377
ACT OF PRAYER
Prayer on Behalf
The Lord’s Prayer
ACT OF PRESENTATION
Welcome/Greetings
*Exchange of Peace
Offertory Prayer/Offering
Anthem
Family News
*Doxology
Praise Ye Jehovah
Faith Choristers
UMH 95
ACT OF PARTING
*Closing Hymn
*Benediction
*Congregational Response
Altar Ministry
Rejoice, the Lord Is King
UMH 715
Three-Fold Amen
UMH 898
Highlights at Faith
TO ALL OUR FIRST TIME VISITORS !
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We’re so glad you’ve worshipped the Lord
with us today and we’d like you to remember
this experience with a welcome gift which you
can collect at the Welcome Corners.
The Welcome Corners are at:
 Level 1 Faith Corner (8am Service)
 Level 4 Lift Lobby (9am Service)
 ACJC CPA Foyer (10am Service)
 Level 4 Shalom Corner (11am Service)
BECOMING DISCIPLES THROUGH BIBLE STUDY
NOT JUST INFORMATION , BUT TRANSFORMATION
As our guest, you do not need to participate
in the offering.
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MISSION MOMENTS
CONSIDER AN OPPORTUNITY TO STUDY
THE BIBLE FROM CREATION TO
NEW JERUSALEM
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A 34-week study of the Bible with the daily
preparation and weekly group sessions with
the goal of developing biblically nourished
persons committed to live as disciples of
Christ. Attend an Orientation Meeting to find
out more!
For the praise of His glory, 14 Khmers were
baptised by Rev Noel Goh and Rev Vuthy at
Upper Room, Phnom Penh, Cambodia on
1 Feb 2015.
Date : Fri, 27 Feb
Time : 7.30 - 9.30pm
Venue : Koinonia Hub, Level 4
Closing date: 22 Feb
We thank God for the Upper Room ministry
led by Doris Chan, Bopha and Chorvin.
Sign up for the orientation meeting at the info
counter or email tammyang@faithmc.sg!
PRAYER MEETINGS - FEBRUARY
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11 & 18 Feb
No prayer meeting.
11 Feb, 8pm - Ash Wednesday Service
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Members of the Local Conference, kindly note
that the First Local Conference 2015 is
scheduled for Tuesday, 10 February 2015 at
8pm in the Board Room (Level 4).
This will be followed by the LCEC Meeting.
HIGHLIGHTS AT FAITH
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Chinese New Year
Adopt-a-Block (AAB) Outreach
25 Feb - Corporate House Of Prayer
7.30pm, Worship Hall, Level 4
FIRST LOCAL CONFERENCE 2015
IT'S TIME TO BLESS THE COMMUNITY!
Small Groups are encouraged to visit the
residents for Chinese New Year. This is an
opportunity to invite the community to our
Chinese New Year Services on 22 Feb Mandarin Harvest Service at 10.15am, ACJC
with guest speaker Rev Oh Beng Kee, as well
as our Family Service at 11am, 400 CW.
For Small Groups who have yet to Adopt-aBlock, you are encouraged to do so to reach
out and care for our community. For all
enquiries, please get in touch with Claire at
clairebang@faithmc.sg
TAKE 5 MINS TO UPDATE YOUR
PERSONAL RECORDS
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The last time we carried out a church wide
personal record update was in 2004. As part
of PDPA requirement, we will be sprucing up
our database and collecting your records to
ensure that we have your updated details.
Please do your part to help this exercise by
visiting http://members.faithmc.sg or scan
the QR code below, and spend five minutes to
update your records with us. If you have any
questions on this exercise, a list of frequently
asked questions is available at
http://members.faithmc.sg/faq
For those who wish to submit your details in
hard copy, please obtain a form at the
information counter. We recommend updating
your details online to minimise errors.
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FELLOWSHIP MEALS
10am lunch at ACJC. Thank you for
observing the etiquette during the fellowship
lunch last Sunday. Many of you stayed for
lunch and enjoyed fellowship with other
worshippers. Many of you also helped to clear
the tables after the meal. We really appreciate
your co-operation to make the lunch an
enjoyable one for all. Do remember to bring a
friend or two for the next lunch on 1 March.
8am and 11am Service. Here's your
opportunity to play a part! The Hospitality
Team is planning to organise fellowship
meals at 400 CW for 8am after service
breakfast and 11am after service lunch on the
first Sunday of each month.
We are looking for small groups to help order
and serve the meals. A budget will be given
by the church. If you wish to serve in these
areas, please send your name and contact
number to hospitalitychair@faithmc.sg.
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FLORAL THANKSGIVING
Thanksgiving from Mary Leong & family.
Mr & Mrs Tan Tiem Phong on the demise of
his mother, the late Mdm Tan Piah Siah who
passed away on 1 February 2015.
Closing date: 1 March 2015
BE PART OF THE GREETERS TEAM!
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Ever remember your first visit to church?
Create a positive first experience for new
visitors and sign up to be a greeter!
Responsibilities include:
 Identifying and welcoming visitors to our
church
 Facilitating the collection of newcomers'
details
Sign up with hospitalitychair@faithmc.sg.
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CONDOLENCES TO…
http://members.faithmc.sg
PASTORAL TEAM MOVEMENT
Janice Ong
: 9 - 10 Feb (Annual Leave)
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ATTENDANCE
1 Feb
12
8am
9am
10am
10.15am
11am
TOTAL
2
744
286
388
133
754
2,305
HIGHLIGHTS AT FAITH