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December 30, 2018

December 30, 2018
Speaker: Rev. Andrew Lai
Topic: “The Star, the Scar, and the Savior

Speaker Rev. Andrew Lai
Worship Leader Danny Chen
Worship Team Glenn Sebastian Rina Harjono
Jennifer Idris Lavinia Harjono
Slide Operator Jonathan Lie
Sound System Aldo Kurnia
Care Ministry Anthony Cheng Dewi Atmadja
Lucky Effendi
Indonesian Svc. Rev. Timotius Tjing
Toddler Class Jennifer Lukanta Maggie Baramuli
Worship Leader &
Sunday School Classes
Kiki Rustam Erniwati Satriya
Erika Fatania Imelda Pratekto
Shelly Sia Hari Satriya
Caleigh Gunawan Paul Tjam
Facility Team: Jeh Lin Churchill Chiu
Ernes Ho
Refreshments: Avi & Margareth Hing Luu



1. Prelude
2. Call To Worship
3. Congregational Singing: “Glorious Day
4. **Opening prayer
5. Congregational Singing: “God is Able”
6. **Intercessory Prayer
7. Scripture Reading: Luke 19:10
8. Congregational Singing: “It is Well with My Soul”
9. Sermon: “The Star, the Scar, and the Savior
10. Congregational Singing: ”Give Thanks”
11. Offering & Offering Prayer
12. Memory Verse: “Isaiah 9:6
13. Announcement
14. Doxology: No.53 “Doxology
15. Benediction
16. Congregation Response: “Amen, Amen”
17. Postlude
** Please speak quietly while waiting outside and enter the room after the prayer ends.

For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”                                                                                                                                                                                                      Isaiah 9:6


(transition period) Dec 31: Revelation 18:23 – 22:21 Wednesday :  Psalm 1 – 2
Sunday  :   Romans 1 – 2 Thursday    :  Job 1 – 2
Monday  :  Genesis 1 – 3 Friday         :  Isaiah 1 – 6
Tuesday :  Joshua 1 – 5 Saturday     :  Matthew 1 – 2

Fellowship Schedule
Date Fellowship Topik Speaker Place
Jan. 2
Prayer Meeting
7:00 PM
Short Message Rev.Timotius Tjing
MC: Ev.Mariany Tjing
Music: Rini Buntaran
191 E Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112
Jan. 4
Young Adults
7:00 PM
New Year’s Resolution and Hope TBA 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. End of Year event will be held tomorrow, December 31st, starting at 9:00 p.m. We will give thanks, sharing, and pray together. Let us thank God for His blessings and pray for His guidance for 2019. For those who want to attend, please register with Hendra Fanggara by today at or WA/call (650) 669-7902.
3. Congratulations to those finished reading the whole Bible this year by following the Weekly Bible Reading plan in the bulletin or using other plan. Let read it again from the beginning next year by using the new reading plan as above weekly reading or your own plan.
4. Ministry to LifeMoves homeless shelter is on Saturday, Jan 5th at 4 to 7pm. Those who want help prepare dinner, sharing your faith, praying or sing for the residence please contact Aldo Kurnia at
5. The 2019 church’s theme is “Becoming A Witness” (Acts 1:8, 2:32, 3:15, 4:33). The purpose of this theme is to remind us that “I am a witness of Christ”.
6. Videos of  Christmas dramas on last December 15th (Indonesian – Natal Tanpa Yesus and English – Precious Gift) have been uploaded to the church website in the Video Gallery section. May these dramas be channel of blessings and tool to introduce Jesus to family and friends.
7. IEC SF & SJ is organizing camping trip on July 4th – July 6th 2019 at Lake Tahoe. Campsite reservations need to be made as soon as possible (open on Jan 4th) as availability is extremely limited. If interested, please contact Glenn Sebastian as soon as possible for further details at (510) 219-1894 or at
8. 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 pastor Tim.
9. Praise the Lord, the total number who heard the Gospel this year is more than the target 4,000 people. Thank you for your support and ministry toward this target. Next year the target is 5000 people for five churches in West Coast: LA, SF, SJ, Sacto, and SD.
10. For those who want to offer pulpit flowers, refreshments for Wednesday and/or Sundays as thanksgiving for family, health, work, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, promotions, etc. Please contact the respective Committees or fill out the form posted on the bulletin board. Thank you for your support in these areas.

1. Thanksgiving: health, family, works, ministry, church’s programs that all go well.
2. Congregations: those who are sick, pregnant (Linna Phang), on vacation, and who are struggling in life.
3. World: relationship between North & South Korea, situation in Syria, the Middle East, and world peace.
4. Governments: California (new governor), Indonesia (victims of tsunami), USA (business relationship with China), Malaysia, and Taiwan.