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May 15, 2016

May 15, 2016
Speaker: Rev. Alvin Louie
Topic: “Politicians want Change … God wants Transformation”

Speaker Rev. Alvin Louie
Worship Leader Erwin Widiarta
Worship Team Iman Frans  Glenn Sebastian
 Clifford Theodore
Video Operator Jonathan Lie
Sound System Glenn Sebastian
Care Ministry Gabriela Octaviani  Jessica Haryanto
Indonesian Svc. Rev. Timotius Tjing
Toddler Class Linna Phang  Lorina Josephine
Geralruchelle Beltia
Sunday School & Worship Leader Mariana Oswan Erniwati Satriya
Shelly Sia Alex Setiadi
Clara Iskandar F
Cecylia Wati
Facility Team Ernes Ho  Jeh Lin
Refreshments Joan & Hari Rediawan

1. Prelude
2. Call To Worship
3. Congregational Singing
4. **Opening Prayer
5. Congregational Singing
6. **Intercessory Prayer & closed with the Lord’s Prayer
7. Scripture Reading: “Jonah 3:1-10”
8. Congregational Singing
9. Sermon: “Politicians want Change … God wants Transformation”
10. Holy Communion
11. Congregational Singing
12. Offering & Offering Prayer: 2nd bag is for mission fund
13. Memory Verse: “2 Corinthians 5:17”
14. Announcement
15. Doxology
16. Benediction
17. Congregation Response: “Amen, Amen”
18. Postlude
** Please speak quietly while waiting outside and enter the room after the prayer ends.

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.”                                                                                                            2 Corinthians 5:17

May 16: 2 Chronicles 13:22 – 18:17 May 20: 2 Chronicles 29:24 – 32:24
May 17: 2 Chronicles 18:18 –  21:20 May 14: 2 Chronicles 32:25  – 35:18
May 18: 2 Chronicles 22:1 – 25:25 May 15: 2 Chronicles 35:19 – Ezra 2:42
May 19: 2 Chronicles 25:26 – 2 Chronicles 29:23

Date Fellowship Topic Speaker Place
Wed, May 18 Prayer Meeting 7:00 PM Devotional Ev. Mariany Tjing
MC: Ollif Tay
Music: Rini Buntaran
191 E Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112
Fri, May 20 Young Adult 
Professional7:00 pm
People with Disabilities Fonda Jong Church
191 E Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112
May 21
South Bay Fellowship 

5:00 pm

Kindness Rev. Timotius Tjing Mariani Buntaran’s  Residence

1. We would like to welcome everyone who joins our service. May the Lord bless us all the days of our life! Everybody is invited to join our service every Sunday, as well as other fellowships and activities. After the service, please stay for some refreshments and fellowship in the kitchen area.
2. Church picnic will be held on July 16 at the Rengstorff Park, Mountain View. Please plan to attend this once a year event for a fun and bonding time.
3. Mission activities in July – August, we plan to evangelize to the Chinese School students at the IEC SF, visiting Senior Center in SF and the Children Recovery Center in SJ. The Mission Committee will have detail information in the later time. Please continue to pray for it and join the activities.
4. Mission trip to Indonesia (Oematopa Village in Luwuk, Central Sulawesi) will be on August 4 – 8. The activities will be personal evangelism for children and adults, training for the Sunday School teachers, medical assistance and visit to local residence. The cost will be Rp 4.9 million (air ticket from Jakarta to Luwuk, transportation, food, and lodging). If you are interested to join the team, please contact Rev. Stephen Hosea the latest by May 29.
5. Church programs, recorded Sunday sermon, photos of some activities and spiritual articles can be seen at our church website. Please visit the website to get all the information as well as introduce our church or use it as a means to evangelize to others.
6. We have 2 new books in the library. They are:

  • The Screwtape letter by CS Lewis
  • The cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

These books are what Dr. Arvin Gouw mentioned in his sermon a couple weeks ago. So, please visit the library to check out these books from 11:45 – 12:30 PM.

7. To those who would like to take part of the church ministry like choir, facility, Sunday School teachers and other areas, please contact the head committee of the department. You can view the list from the bulletin board.
8. Opportunity to be a short term missionary (STM) to serve families with disabilities with Joni and Friends on July 11 – 14 at Mission Springs, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. The cost is $ 450, but the church will subsidize $ 150/participant. Information and registration latest by May 31st at You may contact Aldo Kurnia or Fonda Jong too.
9. Sunday School Graduation Ceremony will be held next Sunday, May 22, at the Indonesian Service Sanctuary at 11:15AM. Please invite your friends and family to watch, congratulate and pray for the spiritual growth of our children.

1. Weekly activities: music practice, choir, small group and fellowship (prayer meeting, young adults, EBF & SBF).
2. Growth in quantities, spirituality (love, faithfulness and ministry)
3. Members: those who are sick (Erwin’s mom), pregnant (Linna, Veronica & Eva), elderly, those who struggles and looking for a job.
4. World: war against terrorist & ISIS, conflict in North & South Korea, Syria, Palestine, Egypt and overall worldwide peace.
5. Government: California (Governor Brown & drought), Indonesia (combating corruption & sexual offenses) and US (presidential election).