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November 26, 2017

November 26, 2017
Speaker: Rev. Andrew Lai
Topic: “The Guidelines for Thanksgiving”

Speaker Rev. Andrew Lai
Worship Leader Danny Chen
Worship Team Glenn Sebastian Daniel Trisno
Rina Josephine
Slide Operator Alvin Wijaya
Sound System Aldo Kurnia
Care Ministry Evelyn Tan Lucky Effendi
Stefan Prajogo
Indonesian Svc. Rev. Stephen Hosea
Toddler Class Jennifer Lukanta Beverly Tanada
Michelle Lind
Sunday School & Worship Leader Kiki Rustam Sharlene Sia
Erika Fataniah Chris Rustam
Cezia Yohanes Liliana Brasali
Caleigh Gunawan Paul Tjam
Rini Buntaran Jimmy Lie
Cecylia Wati
Facility Team Hidayat Lioe Jefry Bani
Joseph Ho
Refreshments Sammy Phan

1. Prelude
2. Call To Worship
3. Congregational Singing
4. **Opening prayer
5. Congregational Singing
6. **Intercessory Prayer
7. Scripture Reading: “Ephesians 5:19 – 20″
8. Congregational Singing
9. Sermon: “The Guidelines for Thanksgiving”
10. Congregational Singing
11. Offering & Offering Prayer
12. Memory Verse: “Ephesians 5:20
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.

“Giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ”.                                                                                             Ephesians 5:20

November 27: Romans 7:1 – 9:22 December 1: 1 Corinthians 4:3 – 7:34
November 28: Romans 9:23 – 12:18 December 2: 1 Corinthians 7:35 – 11:7
November 29: Romans 12:19 – 16:13 December 3: 1 Corinthians 11:8 – 14:15
November 30: Romans 16:14 – 1 Corinthians 4:2

Date Fellowship Topic Speaker Place
Nov. 29
Prayer Meeting
7:00 PM
Prayer & Fasting Rev. Stephen Hosea
MC: Ev. Mariany Tjing
Music: Rini Buntaran
191 E Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112
Des. 1
College Group

7:00 pm

Cultural Christianity

Social Gathering

Rev. Matthew Blevins

Pemuda Leaders

191 E Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112
Des. 2
East & South Bay Fellowship
5:00 PM
 Christmas Celebration Rev. Stephen Hosea Sinta & Freddy Walla’s Resident
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. Thanks to God who has guided this past retreat. Thank you for all of the committees hard work and everybody who have supported us in prayer as well as in monetary. Please pray for those who took a commitment so they can fulfill it faithfully and become a blessing. For those who are burdened to support the shortage of the retreat funds (approx. $15,000), please make a note your check/envelope “for retreat”.
3. Combined EBF & SBF Christmas Fellowship will be on Saturday, December 2 at 5:00 PM at Sinta & Freddy Walla’s residence. For those who like to join the fellowship, please register to Dewi Atmadja ( or Ian Phan ( You are welcome to bring snack, dessert or drink while the church will provide the main course.
4. Ministry to LifeMoves Homeless Shelter will be on Saturday, December 2 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM. To those who are willing to help in preparing food, sharing, singing or praying for the residence, please contact Aldo Kurnia (
5. There will be baptism and child dedication on Sunday, December 10 on Francine Joanna Fanggara (daughter of Carolina Chuchiardi & Hendra Fanggara) and baptism on Beverly Leslie Tanada, Meta Novitia and Churchill Soestyono. Please pray for their heart and this event.
6. If you or your family/friends would like to be visited by our Christmas Caroling Team on Saturday, December 23, please contact Yung Kie Hing ( no later than December 10. The caroling will run between 5:00 – 8:30 PM.
7. Our end of year programs are as follow:

  • December 2 at 5:00 PM: Combined EBF & SBF at Freddy and Sinta Walla’s house.
  • December 8 at 7:00 PM: Combined SF & SJ Young Adult Fellowship in San Jose.
  • December 16 at 5:00 PM: Combined (SF & SJ) Christmas Celebration in San Francisco at 5:00 PM with musical drama “Night of Miracles” by John W. Peterson.
  • December 23 at5:00 PM: Christmas Caroling
  • December 24 at 10:00 AM: Combined Christmas Service (Indonesian & English).
  • December 31 at 10:00: New Year Service (there won’t be New Year’s Eve Fellowship at night).

 1. Thanksgiving: the past retreat, church growth, activities/programs that went well, those who care about others and church.
 2. Needs: the retreat’s funds, paying off church mortgage and people who are willing to serve in 2018.
 3. Congregation: those who are sick, pregnant (Devina, Irine & Felicia), those who struggle in their spiritual growth, ministry, study, work, family, health and many more.
 4. World: conflict in the Middle East, North & South Korea, natural disasters in many places and overall worldwide peace.
 5.  Government: California, Indonesia and the US.