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August 9, 2020

August 9, 2020
Speaker: Rev. Stephen Hosea
Topic: “Dealing with Dark Times”

Speaker Rev. Stephen Hosea
Worship Leader Erwin Widiarta  
Musician Cecylia Wati  
  Lavinia Harjono  
Slide Operator Aldo Kurnia 
Sound System Fulbert Jong
Care Ministry    
Indonesian Svc. Rev. Timotius Tjing  
Toddler to 2nd graders

Zoom meeting ID: 875 9298 4307

Pass Code: 018612   At 10.00AM

Sharlene Sia, Yanny Prasetya, and  Jennifer Lukanta

3rd graders and upper classes
Hari Satriya & Liliana Brasali
Teen Class Bernard Huang  

1. Prelude
2. Call To Worship

Congregational Singing: “Desert Song & The Blessing”

4. **Opening prayer
5. Scripture Reading: Psalms 88: 1 – 18
6. **Intercessory Prayer
7. Congregational Singing: “The Blessing”
8. Sermon: “Dealing with Dark Times”
9. Offering Song: “It is Well with My Soul”
10. Offering Prayer
11. Memory Verse: Psalms 88: 1 – 2 
12. Announcements
13. Doxology
14. Benediction
15. Congregational Response: “Amen, Amen”
16. Postlude

** Please speak quietly while waiting outside and enter the room after the prayer ends.

*First week special offering is for Building Fund (SJ –> maintenance & future expansion)


 O Lord, God of my salvation, I have cried out day and night before You. Let my prayer come before You; Incline Your ear to my cry.                                                                              

                                                                                                                                       Psalms 88:1-2

Sunday        : 1 Timothy 1 – 3 Thursday  : Proverbs 17 – 18
Monday       : Numbers 1 – 4 Friday      : Daniel 7 – 12
Tuesday      : 1 Chronicles 5 – 9 Saturday  : John 5- 6
Wednesday : Psalm 96 – 98  

Fellowship Schedule
Date Fellowship Topik Speaker Place
Aug 12
Prayer Meeting
7:00 PM
Short Devotion Rev. Stephen Hosea
MC: Paul Tjam
Music: Rini Buntaran
Online / Zoom Conference
(in Indonesian)
Aug 14
Young Adult
8:00 PM
“Gift in the Spirit” *check pemuda’s sosial media for details

Online / Zoom Conference


Welcome to our online streaming worship service. Please invite your family and friends to join us for worship and hearing God’s words.


Thank you for joining the online Sunday Service, Prayer Meeting, Young Adult Fellowship, and Bible Study groups faithfully during this shelter in place. We are still waiting news from the County regarding reopening of churches. Please check this announcement on website when it became available.


As for giving an offering, you may use one of these two ways:

a).  Write and send a check to: Indonesian Evangelical Church (respective church/treasurer address)

b). Transfer through Zelle (based on your membership):,,

**Please make note such as for: mission, tithe, building, thanksgiving, etc.


The online live streaming link for Sunday services is at You will be able to select Indonesian or English Service.


Please visit church website ( to see weekly bulletin or other updates.


There were 6 people heard the Gospel last July. If you have shared the Gospel to your family or friends, please let the deacons, pastor Stephen, pastor Timotius or pastor Fam know so that it will be totaled with other West Coast churches each month.


IEC SF is in the process of purchasing a house across the Church with a price of $ 1,120,000.00 (to meet the needs of SS classes, Bible Study/Cell groups, etc). Currently there is a fund of $ 935,000.00 (including loan from IEC SJ & Synod). There is still in need of $ 200,000.00 now (included closing fees). The close of escrow is scheduled for August 17th. For congregation who would like to support this project, you may send it through Zelle or send a check to church with a note for “SF Building Fund”. Separately, for congregation who would like to support by loaning without interest to the Church, please contact SF treasurer Ismed Hartanto or Siu Poi Sie. The loan will be paid back within 2 years. Total offering received as of last week, July 26 is $ 36,350.00. Thank you for your support in prayer and funds toward this need.



Activities & program: Prayer meeting, Yound adult fellowship, Sunday worship team practice, and BS/Small group meetings. Preparation for Church 35th anniversary on September 20th.        


Congregation: sick and in recovery: Mrs. Aan Juliana, Michael Phan (Kevin’s dad, brother of Andy & Kok Jun Phan), Daniel Atmadja, Myrna Huang, Tjing Soan Hong (Rev.Timotius’ sister). Those who are pregnant: Natalia Kusuma, Veronica Teng and Stefani Subiantoro. SS & teen that join online classes.


Covid-19 pandemic: family or friends that affected (in hospital or isolation), lost their job or love one. Doctors, nurses and health workers.


World: Beirut explosion – victims, their families, and government of Lebanon.


Nations: Indonesia, United States, and others in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. The leaders in the effort to stabilize their countries’ economic, politic and safety situation.