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November 18, 2018

November 18, 2018
Speaker: Mrs. Esther Hosea
Topic: “Giving Thanks: The fruit of the lips

Speaker Mrs. Esther Hosea
Worship Leader Maria Joana
Worship Team Glenn Sebastian Hari Rediawan
Jennifer Idris Marlene Koesmajadi
Slide Operator Jennifer Lukanta
Sound System Randy Renandya
Care Ministry Gabriela Octaviani Jennifer Cloudia
Jessica Atmadja
Indonesian Svc. Rev. Timotius Tjing
Toddler Class Linna Phang Silvi Tan
Veronica Tang
Worship Leader &
Sunday School Classes
Cecylia Wati Irene Lestari
Mariana Oswan Ronald Karunia
Shelly Sia Jennifer Prajudha
Jessica Atmadja
Facility Team: Jeh Lin Churchill Chiu
Ernes Ho
Refreshments: Martin & Dewi Atmadja



1. Prelude
2. Call To Worship
3. Congregational Singing
4. **Opening prayer
5. Congregational Singing
6. **Intercessory Prayer
7. Scripture Reading: Luke 17:11-19
8. Congregational Singing
9. Sermon: “Giving Thanks: The fruit of the lips
10. Congregational Singing
11. Offering & Offering Prayer
12. Joyful Noise Choir presentation: “Every Day, Thanksgiving Day”
13. Memory Verse: “Hebrews 13:15-16
14. Announcement
15. Doxology: No.53 “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 by Him let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name. But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.”                                                                                                           Hebrews 13:15-16


November 19: Acts 13:42 – 16:6 November 23: Acts 23:14 – 26:10
November 20: Acts 16:7 – 18:18 November 24: Acts 26:11 – 28:20
November 21: Acts 18:19 – 20:35 November 25: Acts 28:21 – Rome 3:14
November 22:  Acts 20:36 – 23:13

Fellowship Schedule
Date Fellowship Topik Speaker Place
Nov. 21
Prayer Meeting
7:00 PM
Bible & Health Ev. Mariany Tjing
MC: Yungkie Hing
Music: Rini S. Lie
191 E Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112
Nov. 23
Young Adults
7:00 PM
No meeting (Thanksgiving weekend) 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. Praise the Lord for His guidance for our Thanksgiving Lunch program on Saturday, Nov. 17th. Thank you to all the congregations who have attended and supported the event. All glory is only to Him in heaven.
3. The Pemuda Professional Team along with Himawan & Liliana Brasali will be hosting a series of Personal Finance Workshops. The workshops will be from 1-3 PM at church. The cost is only $10 (for material). Here is the schedule of the upcoming workshops:
Sunday, Nov 18th – Asset Accumulation
Sunday, Dec 2nd – Wealth Preservation
If you would like to register or for more information please reach out to Himawan, Alvin, Jon Lie, or Vinia.
4. End of year event (November – December):

  1. Dec 7th: SJ & SF Young Adults Christmas Celebration at IEC San Jose at 7:00 p.m.
  2. Dec 8th: EBF & SBF Christmas Celebration at Sinta & Freddy Walla’s residence, Saratoga at 5.00 p.m.
  3. Dec 15th: IEC SJ & SF Christmas Celebration at IEC San Jose at 5:00 p.m.
  4. Dec 22nd: Christmas Carol to congregations’ houses starts at 5 p.m.
  5. 23rd: IS & ES Christmas Service and child dedication/baptism at 10:00 a.m.
  6. 31st: End of year program at church at 9:00 p.m.
5. To those who want to be visited by our Christmas Caroling team on Dec. 22nd, please contact Yungkie Hing so that they can arrange the time of their visit. The visit to the houses starts at 5.00 p.m. and the last visit will be at 9:00 p.m.
6. Last October there were 260 people who heard the Gospel (4 churches). Those who have shared the Gospel please write the number and drop it in the “Target 4,000 People Hear the Gospel” box in front of the library. There are also tracts, DVD and other materials at the table.

1. Thanksgiving: health, family, work, ministry, and all church programs that went well until Nov.
2. Program: preparation for the Christmas event: Young Adults, EBF & SBF, English Service, Indonesian Service, baptism, and end of year program.
3. Congregations: those who are sick (Marco due to an accident), pregnant (Ferliana Hioe, Linna Phang, Liza Martin), looking for job, students, and professionals.
4. Government: California (forest fire, newly elected governor), Indonesia (political stability & economic growth), USA (Trump president & his cabinet).