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November 12, 2023

November 12, 2023
Speaker: Rev. Andrew Lai
Topic: Unchanging Reasons for Thanksgiving

Speaker Rev. Andrew Lai
Worship Leader Maria Joanna
Musician Jennifer Chandra Marlene Koesmadjadi
Usher Angela Sharma Jeh Lin
Holy Communion Shirly Effendi Rini Buntaran
Slide Operator Alvin Wijaya
Sound System Lorina Harjono
Indonesian Svc. Rev. Stephen Hosea
Toddler Grace Pohan
PreK-K grader
Sande Soedjadi
Jennifer Cloudia
1st to 3rd Grade
Lower Elementary
Fransisca Tan Sephia Laureencia
4th to 6th Grade
Upper Elementary
Liliana Brasali Felicia Gunawan
7th to 8th Grade
Kiki Rustam
9th – 12th Grade
Cecylia Wati
Refreshment Kiki & Chris Rustam

1. Prelude
2. Call To Worship
3. **Opening prayer  
4. Congregational Singing: “Think about His Love”, “Amazing Love”, & “Jesus Paid it All”
5. **Intercessory Prayer (Sunday School children can go to their classes)
6. Scripture Reading: Hebrews 13: 5 – 6
7. Sermon: “Unchanging Reasons for Thanksgiving”  
8. Holy Communion: “Break Thou the Bread of Life” 
9. Offering Song: “Give Thanks”  
10. Offering Prayer
11. Memory Verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:18 
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.

In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you”. 

1 Thessalonians 5:1

Sunday       : John 18:17 – 20:20 Thursday : Acts 7:30 – 9:15
Monday      : John 20:21 – Acts 2:24 Friday      : Acts 9:16 – 11:10
Tuesday      : Acts 2:25 – 4:37 Saturday  : Acts 11: 11 – 13:41
Wednesday : Acts 5:1 – 7:29

Fellowship Schedule 
Date Fellowship Topik Speaker Place
Nov. 15
Prayer Meeting
7:00 PM
Short Message Rev. Timotius Tjing
MC: Yuna Tjioe
Music: Rini Buntaran
191 E Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112
Nov. 17
Young Adult
7:30 PM
No Fellowship (Thanksgiving Luncheon on Saturday) Church
191 E Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112

1. Welcome to our Sunday service. If you are first time joining us, welcome! Hope you will join us again next week. Please invite your family and friends to join our Sunday service or fellowship so that they may hear the word of God and be blessed. 
2. Thanksgiving luncheon will be held on Saturday, November 18 at Golden Bay Seafood Harbor Restaurant in Union City. Registration for raffles and table # will start at 10:30 am and the event will begin at 11:00 am. Praise the Lord, we have 270 people joining lunch. Pray for the event and everyone that will attend.
3. To those who wish to return the “shoe box” for the underprivileged children in various countries, please submit them today at the information desk. We are thankful that we have received more than 50 boxes. May God remember and bless those who have participate in this project.    
4. Our Christmas celebration & service:

  • December 2: combined EBF & SBF Christmas celebration at 4:30 pm at church
  • December 8: combined SF & SJ young adult Christmas celebration at 7:00 pm at church
  • December 16: combined SF & SJ Christmas celebration at 4:00 pm at IEC SF with Rev. Yakub Susabda as a guest speaker
  • December 24: combined IS & ES Christmas service
  • December 31: New Year’s Eve service

Caroling will be either on December 9 and/or 23. Please contact David Wong or Rev. Timotius.

1. Program: Thanksgiving luncheon and preparation for the Christmas service & celebration. 
2. Congregation: those who are sick and recovery, looking for a job, pregnant, students and professionals. 
3. World: war between Russia & Ukraine, Israel & Hamas, post-earthquake in Morocco and situation in the Middle East. 
4. Country: Indonesia and the U.S. (preparation for the upcoming 2024 election).