21 JANUARY 2018, 9.00 AM SERVICE
Silent Prayer and Meditation
Songs of Praise and Preparation*
(Those who are unable to stand for long periods, please feel free to remain seated)
Call to Confession/ Prayer of Confession
Pastoral Prayer/ The Lord’s Prayer
Tithes and Offerings
Hymn of Preparation*
Scripture Reading: Acts 4:23-31
Sermon: “Bearing fruit: Believers pray” Mr Will Stacken
Hymn / Song of Response*
*indicates congregation standing
For those with needs, please come and kneel at the Altar. The ministry team will come and pray for you.
WE HAVE ENTERED THE SEASON OF EPIPHANY
We have entered the liturgical season of Epiphany
1. HOSPITALITY MINISTRY: 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. Please approach our ushers for directions.
2. POWER POINT FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY
Psalm 1:6 “For the LORD watches over the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked leads to destruction.”
We encourage you to meditate on the verse and memorize it through the month.
3. CORPORATE PRAYER
|23 Jan||TRAC Healing Service @LHMC||8.00pm||Sanctuary|
|30 Jan||Praise & Worship Night||8.00pm||Chapel|
|Every Tuesday||Chinese Prayer||10.00am||John Sung Room|
4. FLORAL OFFERINGS
Alex & Josephine – In the remembrance of Mrs Bhagayalakshmi Alexander
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.
5. OPENING OF CHURCH LIBRARY (LEVEL 1)
You are welcome to visit the library to access the treasure trove of resources available for your spiritual growth. It will be open for 45 mins after Sunday Services.
6. CHURCH FAMILY CAMP, FRI 8 TO MON 11 JUN 2018
Venue : Royale Chulan Hotel, Seremban, West Malaysia
Theme : Life Together: The Disciplines of Community
Speaker : Rev Dr Jimmy Tan
Rate: S$340 per person (on a twin-sharing basis)
You may register at the Ushers’ Table. Payment is required by end Mar 2018.
7. GYM – CNY LOCAL SHOPPING ON 3 FEB 2018 (SAT)
This CNY shopping spree will take you to Woodlands Industrial Estate, Woodlands Terrence, Fragrance Foodstuff Pte Ltd, Fassler Gourmet etc.
Departure: Sat, 3 Feb 2018 at 8.30am sharp
Fees: $8 per person (transportation only)
Please register by Sun, 28 Jan 2018 at the Usher Table after Sunday service. You may contact Priscilla at 97721013 or Constance at 9691 7430 for more information.
8. BAPTISM & MEMBERSHIP CLASS 1/2018
If you are 16 years of age and above, and would like to be baptised or confirmed, or if you want to become a member of LHMC, please obtain the Registration Form from the Ushers’ Table and sign up for the class. Those who register for the class need to attend a short briefing by Pastor Ivan after service on Sun, 28 Jan in Romans Room.
|Deadline for registration||Sunday, 28 January 2018|
|Dates (8 sessions)||February: 3, 10, 24 (2.00-4.00pm)
March: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 (2.00-4.00pm)
|Venue||Acts Room, Level 2|
|Baptism Service||Sunday, 6 May 2018|
|Reception into Membership||Sunday, 13 May 2018|
|For further details, please e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org|
9. HEALING PLACE WILL BE CLOSED ON 22 JAN 2018
You are invited to attend the TRAC Healing Service on (Tue) 23 Jan at 8pm.
10. FIRST LOCAL CONFERENCE 2018
Members of the Local Conference, please be reminded that the First Local Conference will be held on Monday, 5 February 2018, at 8 pm in Corinthians Room.
11.‘FRUITFUL LIVES: LESSONS FROM WOMEN IN THE BIBLE’ BY DR KWA KIEM KIOK – 10 AND 24 FEB 2018 (SATURDAYS), FROM 2.30PM TO 5.00PM
Jesus said that if we abide in Him we will bear much fruit. What does it mean to be “fruitful”? What lessons can we learn, especially from some women in the Bible, who were fruitful? Join us for these 2 bible study workshops where we will search the Scriptures and find some answers.
Venue: LHMC, Ephesians Room (Level 3)
Fees: $5 (Refreshments included)
Please register by Sun, 4 Feb 2018 at the Usher Table after Sunday service. You may contact Priscilla at 97721013 or Constance at 9691 7430 for more information.
CHURCH THEME 2017-18: GROWING ROOTS ~ BEARING FRUIT
January 2017 – Psalm 25:9
He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way.
February 2017 – 1 John 4:15
If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in them and they in God.
March 2017 – Proverbs 3:27
Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act.
April 2017 – Hebrews 12:14
Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.
May 2017 – Proverbs 14:30
A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.
June 2017 – 1 John 2:17
The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever.
July 2017 – Luke 6:38
Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
August 2017 – Psalm 147:3
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
September 2017 – Psalm 103:8
The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.
October 2017 – Isaiah 41:10
“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
November 2017 – 2 Thessalonians 3:3
But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.
December 2017 – Jeremiah 29:11
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”