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CHURCH THEME 2019: ESTABLISHING A FIRM FOUNDATION  

16 JUNE 2019, 9.00 AM TRINITY SUNDAY SERVICE

PREPARATION
Silent Prayer and Meditation

PRAISE
Opening Prayer
Songs of Praise and Preparation*

PRAYER
Call to Confession/ Prayer of Confession
Pastoral Prayer/ The Lord’s Prayer
Community Concerns
Tithes and Offerings
Doxology*

PROCLAMATION
Hymn of Preparation*
Scripture Reading:        John 16:12-25
Sermon:      “Keeping in Step with the Spirit” Dr Kwa Kiem Kiok

PROMISE
Hymn / Song of Response*
Benediction*

BENEDICTION*

 

*indicates congregation standing. Those who are unable to stand for long periods, please feel free to remain seated

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Altar Ministry
If you need prayer, please come and kneel at the Altar. The ministry team will come and pray with you.

WE ARE IN THE LITURGICAL SEASON OF PENTECOST

Pentecost is the period when we remember the coming of the Holy Spirit
upon the Church, empowering the Church for ministry, mission and service.

The colour is Red, reminding us that as the Holy Spirit that gave birth to the Church


COMMUNITY CONCERNS

1. NEWCOMERS’ WELCOME: A WARM WELCOME TO ALL VISITORS!

If this is your first time visiting our church, we would like to invite you for a cup of coffee after service at the Visitors’ Corner in the Atrium, in front of the Church Office.

 

2. MEMORY VERSE FOR THE MONTH

John 14:27   “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”

We encourage you to meditate on this verse and memorise it.

 

3. FLORAL OFFERINGS

Floral offerings will be done on every 1st and 3rd Sundays and on special occasions. To express your dedications of love, praise, or thanksgiving to God with a floral offering, please approach the ushers-on-duty or contact Teresa Teow at 9751 9750.

 

4. CORPORATE PRAYER

Join us for a time of prayer together as a church!

25 Jun Prayer Meeting 8.00pm Chapel

 

5. CLOSURE OF MINISTRIES DURING THE JUNE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

• GYM HAPPY FRIDAY is cancelled on Friday, 21 June 2019.
• Healing Place will be closed and will resume on Monday, 1 July 2019. If you are looking for healing prayers during this period, please email to admin@lhmc.org.sg or call Church Office at 6587 8810 for assistance.
• Chinese Prayer will be closed and it will resume on Tuesday, 2 July 2019.
• Bible Study Classes will be closed and it will resume on Thursday, 4 July 2019.

 

6.  MICAH CONVERSATION 2019, 19-20 JULY – GOOD NEWS & DOING GOOD

How can Singaporean Christians proclaim the good news of Jesus in doing good? What is the biblical basis for such integral mission? What can we learn from one another in churches and parachurch groups, and marketplace organisations, doing integral mission, community development, and justice and mercy work? What are the strategies, practical approaches, and pitfalls in such integral mission work?
Register at http://tiny.cc/micahconversation if you are keen to attend and find out more!

 

7. STAFF MOVEMENT
Rev Ivan Tan will be on duty leave from 15 to 17 June 2019 as guest speaker at Changi MC Church Camp and from 20 & 21 June 2019 at the IRCC’s International Conference for Cohesive Societies.
Rev Joshua Loo will be on annual leave from 17 to 23 June 2019.

 

8. KAMPONG KAPOR METHODIST CHURCH 125th ANNIVERSARY – YOUTH MINISTRY ORIGINAL MUSICAL “HILL VALLEY HIGH” ON 21 & 22 JUNE 2019

A musical about 3 youths who face challenges of life and asked what will they live for.
Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Venue: Agape Concert Hall @ PLMGSS
Registration required, please visit this link: http://tinyurl.com/HillValleyHigh

 

9. FOCUS ON THE FAMILY SINGAPORE – HELP YOUR KIDS MANAGE SCREEN TIME (WITHOUT SCREAMS)

Are your children addicted to their devices? Want to converse with them about their device usage, but don’t really know how? Then sign up for SCREENed, a workshop for Christian parents and teens (aged 11-14) to have honest and open conversations in a fun and safe learning environment.
Date: 20 July 2019 (9am to 11.30am)
Venue: Bethesda (Bedok-Tampines) Church
Pricing: $50/parent-child pair
Registration required, please visit this link: https://events.wholelife.sg/screened/

 

10. TRINITY THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE (TTC) NEW COURSES
TTC will be offering ‘Four EQUIP’ evening courses designed to help Christians to have a deeper appreciation of their faith and to grow in their Christian discipleship. For more information, please email to equip@ttc.edu.sg.
Register at https://ttc.edu.sg/english/study-at-ttc/equip-registration/.

 

11. BLESS THE LITTLE ONES – COACH THEM IN THEIR ENGLISH!
Mighty Connection is the outreach arm of the Children’s Ministry at LHMC. We offer English coaching for children from P1 to P6 every Saturday (except the first Saturday). We are looking for volunteers to teach English from 1pm to 2.45pm. Are you able to avail yourself? Must be able to commit to teach every Saturday (except the first Saturday). Please call Margaret Lim at 9735 3347 or Philemon Choo at 9643 0880.

 

12. THE MIGHTY KIDZ CAMP – CORDONING OF CAR PARK
(WEDNESDAY TO FRIDAY, 19 to 21 JUNE 2019)
The MIGHTY KIDZ Camp will be from Wednesday (19 June) to Friday (21 June). Outdoor programmes will be held in the car park for the children in the morning and afternoon. For the safety of the children, please note that the carpark will be cordoned off, except for a limited number of slots for the pastors and those involved in the camp. We apologise for the inconvenience caused. If you have any enquiries, please call Margaret Lim at 9735 3347 or Andrew Thie at 8375 4672.

 

13. DISCPLESHIP & NURTURE – TERM 2 NEW MODULES
Growing Up in Christ : 4 July to 22 August 2019
Survey of the New Testament : 8 August to 28 November 2019
Message of Christ : 29 August to 24 October 2019
All modules are conducted on Thursday nights from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Please register at the Mini-Library. Closing date: 22 June 2019. Please contact David Chan at 9615 7279 or Chris Liang at 9125 9600 for more information.

 

14. 2019 PRIMARY ONE REGISTRATION FOR ADMISSION IN 2020
For members who wish to register their children in Methodist Schools, please collect a set of registration form at the Ushers’ Table or email request to admin@lhmc.org.sg.

 

15. GLOWING YEARS MINISTRY –ONE DAY JB DURIAN FEAST & SHOPPING TOUR

Date: 27 July 2019, Saturday
Pick-up time: 6.30am
Cost: S$63.00
Closing Date: 30 June 2019, please register at the Ushers’ Table
*Limited seats left. Booking confirmations are based on first-come-first pay basis.

 

 

CELL DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

John 16:12-15
“Keeping in Step with the Spirit”

1. Have you been a victim of “fake news” or struggled with whether information you received could be true or not? What did you do to find out the truth?

2. How can we link Jesus’ promise about the Holy Spirit to the reliability of the Bible? (see also last week’s passage and v26)?

3. How does the Holy Spirit bring glory to Jesus (v14)?

4. How does the Holy Spirit help Christians?

5. In what areas of your life do you need the Holy Spirit’s help?

 

 

CHURCH THEME 2019: ESTABLISHING A FIRM FOUNDATION

January 2019 – Psalm 36:5-6a

Your love, LORD, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies. Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, your justice like the great deep.

February 2019 – Psalm 84:11

For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.

March 2019 – Psalm 27:1

The LORD is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid?

April 2019 – Philippians 3:14

I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.

May 2019 – Romans 12:2

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.

 

 

CHURCH MEMBERSHIP UPDATE
For our church members with updates/ changes on their particulars (e.g. change of name, address, contact info, etc.), please fill up the membership update form available at the usher table. Thank you.

CAR PARKING
Please take note of the double parking practice in our church carpark. Kindly park your cars properly to avoid inconveniences to others. If you are blocking others, please leave your name and mobile number on your dash board.
Thank you.