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December 23, 2018

December 23, 2018
Speaker: Rev. Stephen Hosea
Topic: The Means of Proclaiming Christmas


SCHEDULE
Speaker Rev. Stephen Hosea
Worship Leader Rev. Timotius Tjing Williana Purnama
Worship Team Rini Sidartawan-Lie
Slide Operator Dony Oswan
Sound System Dony Oswan
Care Ministry Anthony Cheng
Indonesian Svc. Combined Service
Toddler Class Lulu Suryani Imelda Pratekto
Worship Leader &
Sunday School Classes
Hari Rediawan Seniwati Hung
Maria Joana Hari Satriya
Erika Fataniah Paul Tjam
Caleigh Gunawan
Facility Team: Joseph Ho Hidayat Lioe
Jefry Bani
Refreshments: Church

 

 

WORSHIP ORDER
1. Prelude
2. Call To Worship
3. Congregational Singing: 108 “ O Come, All Ye Faithful” & No.88 “Joy to the World”
4. **Opening prayer
5. Congregational Singing: 104 “The Birthday of a King”
6. Scripture Reading: Matthew 2:1-11
7. Congregational Singing: 117 “The Beautiful Name”
8. **Intercessory Prayer
9. Trinity Choir Presentation: “Christmas is Coming”
10. Sermon: The Means of Proclaiming Christmas
11. Acceptance of New Member
12. Congregational Singing: 111 “Ring the Bells”
13. Offering & Offering Prayer
14. Memory Verse: Luke 2:17
15. Announcement
16. Doxology: No.53 “Doxology
17. Benediction
18. Congregation Response: “Amen, Amen”
19. Postlude
** Please speak quietly while waiting outside and enter the room after the prayer ends.


MEMORY VERSE
 Now when they had seen Him, they made widely known the saying which was told them concerning
this Child.”
                                                                                                                                                Luke 2:17

 

WEEKLY BIBLE READING
December 24: 1 Peter 2:15 – 2 Peter 1:20 December 28: Revelation 3:12 – 9:3
December 25: 2 Peter 1:21 – 1 John 3:6 December 29: Revelation 9:4 – 14:3
December 26: 1 John 3:7 – 3 John 1:13 December 30: Revelation 14:4 – 18:22
December 27: 3 John 1:14 – Revelation 3:11

Fellowship Schedule
Date Fellowship Topik Speaker Place
Wed.
Dec. 19
Prayer Meeting
7:00 PM
No Meeting Church
191 E Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112
Fri.
Dec. 21
Young Adults
7:00 PM
No meeting. Next meeting: January 4th, 2019 Church
191 E Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112


ANNOUNCEMENT
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. Congratulations on joining Indonesian Evangelical Church family to: 1). Lavinia Jacintha Harjono, 2). Regita Soetandar, 3). Jessica Nathania Elizabeth Parhusip, and 4). Margaret Kelly Baramuli. Let us serve His church together with the talents that God has given, and become His witnesses.

3. Congratulations to David Lim & Liza Martin for the birth of their second son, Jonathan Christopher Lim, on December 12th. May the Lord Jesus bless Jonathan’s health and growth and Liza’s recovery.

4. Congratulations to Michael Permana and Choa Yen Yen for their wedding on December 22nd. The Lord Jesus bless this newly formed family.

5. For those who want to give Christmas thanksgiving offering, please put it in a special envelope inserted in the bulletin. Let us give with a joyful heart (2 Corinthians 9: 7).

6. Praise God, the Christmas celebration last December 15th and Carolling visit last Saturday, Dec. 22nd went well. Thank you to the committee, the congregation who was directly involved in the event, and all the congregations who prayed for it. Videos of the Christmas dramas have been uploaded to the church website in the Video Gallery section. All glory is only to Him who is in heaven.

7. End of Year event will be held on Monday, December 31st, starting at 9:00 p.m. We will pray together at 12.00 a.m. Let us thank Him for His guidance and pray for God’s help for 2019. For those who want to attend, please register with Hendra Fanggara at hendraf@gmail.com or WA/call (650) 669-7902.

8. IEC is organizing a camping trip on July 4th – July 6th 2019 at Lake Tahoe. Campsite reservations need to be made as soon as possible as availability is extremely limited. If interested, please contact Glenn Sebastian for further details no later than next Sunday, Dec 30th (Sebastian@gmail.com).

9. The Facility Team invites all male and female, young or adult to join the team to serve together. Everyone only has to serve once a month. Let us work together to maintain the cleanliness of our church. Please contact Hidayat, Jeh, or Rev. Timotius.

10. The number who heard the Gospel last November was 159 people (four churches). Thank you for your ministry for the church. We have reached our target of 4,000 people to hear the gospel this year, but let us continue to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ while there are still opportunities.

11. For those who want to offer flowers, refreshments for Wednesday and/or Sundays as thanksgiving for family, health, work, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, promotions, etc. Please contact the refreshment Committee or fill out the form posted on the bulletin board. Thank you for your ministry.

PRAYER ITEMS FOR THE WEEK
1. Ministry: Pastors, Deacons, Committees, Sunday School teachers, musicians, choirs, cell groups leaders.
2. Congregations: those who are sick, pregnant (Linna Phang), on holiday, those with small children, and who are struggling in life.
3. Mission: missionaries Fina Linan (Burkina Faso), Dana & Karen Ostby (Indonesia), Theological Schools, and Mission Organizations.
4. Country: Indonesia, USA, Malaysia, Taiwan.

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