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December 18, 2016

December 18, 2016
Speaker: Rev. Kevin Lee
Topic: “Reasons for Hope”

Speaker Rev. Kevin Lee
Worship Leader Daniel Gunadi
Worship Team Hari Rediawan Sylvie Liong
Marlene Koesmajadi Karen Louis
Video Operator Raymond Wibowo
Sound System Glenn Sebastian
Care Ministry Gabriela Octaviani
Indonesian Svc. Rev. Timotius Tjing
Toddler Class Yanny Prasetya Jennifer Lukanta
Lorina Josephine
Sunday School & Worship Leader Mariana Oswan Polar Halim
Shelly Sia Linda Tan
Clara Iskandar Bernard Huang
Fei Fei Gono Alex Setiadi
Erniwati Satriya
Facility Team Ernes Ho Jeh Lin
Refreshments Mega & Denny Iriawan

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: “Acts 27:13 – 22”
8. Congregational Singing
9. Sermon: “Reasons for Hope”
10. Congregational Singing
11. Offering & Offering Prayer: Red bag is for Mission Fund
12. Memory Verse: “Psalm 71:14”  
13. Announcement
14. Doxology
15. Benediction
16. Congregation Response: “Amen, Amen”
17.  Postlude
** Please speak quietly while waiting outside and enter the room after the prayer ends.

“But I will hope continually, and will praise You yet more and more”.

                                                                                                                              Psalm 71:14

December 19: Hebrews 2:7 – 7:5 December 23: James 3:9 – 1 Peter 2:14
December 20: Hebrews 7:6 – 10:22 December 24: 1 Peter 2:15 – 2 Peter 1:20
December 21: Hebrews 10:23  – 12:29 December 25: 2 Peter 1:21 – 1 John 3:6
December 22: Hebrews 13:1 – James 3:8


Date Fellowship Topic Speaker Place
Wed, Dec 7 Prayer Meeting 7:00 PM One Month to Live Ev. Mariany Tjing
MC: Yung Kie Hing
Music: Rini S. Lie
191 E Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112
Fri, Dec 9 Young Adult
7:00 pm
Combined with Christmas Celebration. Will start again on Jan. 6 Church
191 E Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112
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. To those who want to give thanksgiving Christmas offering, you may enclose it in the special envelope provided in the bulletin.
3. Combined IEC SF & SJ Christmas Celebration will be this coming Saturday at 5:00 PM. There will be musical drama “One Christmas Day” in the English Service and a drama “Di Balik Tirai kasihNya” in the Indonesian Service. We encourage everybody to use the printed invitation to invite friends and families.
4. Please note the following parking areas for the Christmas Celebration on the 24th of December: (1) Church complex. (2) Bayshore Auto Tech. (3) EMQ Families First. (4) Sease’s Auto & Truck Service (entrance is from Fourth Street between Cook’s Auto Parts & Michael J’s Collision Center). There will be committee to arrange the parking in the area, but everybody is encouraged to carpool.
5. Next week, December 25 is a Combined (English & Indonesian) Christmas Service and Rev. Laurian Lazarescu will be the speaker. We would like to invite everybody to come.
6. New Year’s Eve Fellowship will be on Saturday, December 31. We will start at 6:00 PM by dinner together then followed by praises, short message, sharing & praying, games with prizes and gift exchange ($10 – $20 wrapped in newspaper). For those who want to join, please register with Fei Fei Gono ( no later than December 26.
7. We are collecting winter clothes, jackets, hat, gloves etc. until next Sunday, December 25. We will donate them to the special organization who in turn will pass it onto the needy, especially the homeless. Please submit your donation to Lavinia or Aldo Kurnia.
8. If you would like to provide refreshment for next year as a thanksgiving, please fill out the form posted on the bulletin board. Thank you to everybody who has provided the refreshment for this year.

 1. Program: Christmas Celebration/Service & New Year’s Eve Service and all the 2017 activities that are currently being planned.
 2. Growth: in quantities as well as qualities.
 3. Congregation: in recovery (Tommy Wewiling & Mrs. Lin Chu Hsiang), pregnant (Sharon, Carolina, Christine Phan & Margaret Hing), families with young children and those who will be going on vacation.
 4. World: natural disasters, civil war between nations, the world economy and world peace in general.
 5. Countries: Indonesia (security during Christmas & efforts to eradicate corruption) and US (transition period & peace during Christmas season).