WELCOME TO HWC ENGLISH SUNDAY SERVICE (20 OCTOBER 2019)

Chairperson: Nixon Fong

Speaker: Rev ET Wong

Worship: Steve G, Enoch M, Fay O, Kenny P, Kinson L, Violet Y

Proclamation

Ascribe to the LORD, all you families of nations,
ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name;
bring an offering and come into his courts.

(Psalm 96:7-8)

Opening Prayer

Singspiration

The Lord’s Prayer

Scripture Reading

Ephesians 3:14-21

Sermon

Title: A Prayer that Pleases God

Response Hymn

Doxology

Benediction

Threefold Amen

Announcements

  1. A very warm welcome to everyone who's visiting us for the first time this morning. We are delighted to have you here.

  2. There will be morning tea after the worship service. Feel free to stay behind and enjoy a time of fellowship.

  3. Since the church is now air-conditioned, there are four extra heaters to give away for brothers and sisters in need. Those who are interested may contact our deacon Wynne Wong by 3rd November. Any remaining units will be donated to charity. And in order to clear out more space in the storage room backstage, the General Department requests each responsible party to remove their cardboard and props as soon as possible.

  4. Spring BBQ: The caring department of the Cantonese Service is organizing a spring BBQ which will take place at HWC this evening at 5–7 pm. Fees: $15 for adults, $5 for children from 6–10 years old, free for children less than 5 years old. Families and friends are welcome.

  5. Rev Stephen Tong will come to Auckland end of October to hold an evangelistic event on Monday 28th October at 7 pm. Preparations are being carried out in Auckland and they require about 130 helpers in childcare, transportation, ushers, and few other services. Brothers and sisters are willing to help, please register at the usher desk and fill out which service(s) and date(s) that you can participate. Please contact Rev Mark Wen for further details.

  6. Rev Stephen Tong will hold a music concert (Thursday 31st October) at 7.30 pm at the Victory Convention Centre 98 Beaumont Street Auckland. Rev Stephen will be the conductor and tickets are $20 each. Please register at the usher desk and contact Rev Mark Wen for further details.

  7. Registration for this year’s camp is now opened! This year’s topic is “The Cost of the Cross” with Aaron Geddis as the main speaker. Date: Friday 29th November 6 pm - Sunday 1st December 2 pm. Location: Peter Snell Youth Village 1212 Whangaparaoa Rd, Gulf Harbour, Whangaparaoa. Students - $124 and Working - $130. Sign up before November 1st!

  8. Pastor ET will be on leave from 21/10 to 1/11.

Mission Information

  1. Pray for the Chinese language course at the Tanzania Chinese Church and its development of the Christian Cultural Centre. Several students’ parents have turned to Christ. May the Lord strengthen the heart of the new believers and let them grow in his love.

  2. Pray for the three newly baptised members of the Sri Lanka First Chinese Baptist Church. May their spirit grow strong each and every day. And pray for the church’s in developed Children music school, that more children can be brought to Jesus.

  3. Pray for the eight members of Mission Course. May God inspire them to evangelise, strengthen their heart.

  4. Please remember the planning of Sri Lanka Short Term Mission in your prayer. May God inspire more members to understand the meaning of mission and participate in evangelism.

Prayer Items for the Week

  1. The new church motto for the next 2 years - “Renew Our Lives. Become His Disciples”. Pray that brothers and sisters can live out this motto.

  2. Please pray for the recruitment of senior pastor, English youth pastor, Cantonese and Mandarin pastors.

  3. Thank God for the construction work for church expansion has been going well. May God give us one heart and one vision to complete this project.

  4. Pray for the brothers and sisters who are going away during the summer holidays. May God keep them safe and stay connected spiritually.

Last Week's Sunday Service Attendance

English Service: 67, Children Sunday School: 14
Cantonese Service: 120, Prayer meeting: 8
Mandarin Service: 61, Prayer meeting: 5, Children Sunday School: 24

Next Week's Roster

Chairperson: Fung Lam

Speaker: Rev ET Wong

Worship: Sharon C, Daniel H, Justin L, Peony L, Charlie M, Lilian W

WELCOME TO HWC ENGLISH SUNDAY SERVICE (13 OCTOBER 2019)

Chairperson: Amy Tong

Speaker: Rev ET Wong

Worship: Sharon C, Daniel H, Justin L, Peony L, Charlie M, Lilian W

Proclamation

Exalt the LORD our God and worship at his holy mountain,
for the LORD our God is holy.

(Psalm 99:9)

Opening Prayer

Singspiration

The Lord’s Prayer

Scripture Reading

Luke 22:39-46

Sermon

Title: A Prayer of Surrender

Response Hymn

Doxology

Benediction

Threefold Amen

Announcements

  1. A very warm welcome to everyone who's visiting us for the first time this morning. We are delighted to have you here.

  2. There will be morning tea after the worship service. Feel free to stay behind and enjoy a time of fellowship.

  3. Spring BBQ: The caring department of the Cantonese Service is organizing a spring BBQ which will take place at HWC on Sunday 20th October, 5–7 pm. Fees: $15 for adults, $5 for children from 6–10 years old, free for children less than 5 years old. Families and friends are welcome, registration closes TODAY. Please contact Jenny Lee or Herman Yu for further information.

  4. Rev Stephen Tong will come to Auckland end of October to hold an evangelistic event on Monday 28th October at 7 pm. Preparations are being carried out in Auckland and they require about 130 helpers in childcare, transportation, ushers, and few other services. Brothers and sisters are willing to help, please register at the usher desk and fill out which service(s) and date(s) that you can participate. Please contact Rev Mark Wen for further details.

  5. Rev Stephen Tong will hold a music concert (Thursday 31 October) at 7.30 pm at the Victory Convention Centre 98 Beaumont Street Auckland. Rev Stephen will be the conductor and tickets are $20 each. Please register at the usher desk and contact Rev Mark Wen for further details.

  6. Registration for this year’s camp is now opened! This year’s topic is “The Cost of the Cross” with Aaron Geddis as the main speaker. Date: Friday 29th November 6 pm - Sunday 1st December 2 pm. Location: Peter Snell Youth Village 1212 Whangaparaoa Rd, Gulf Harbour, Whangaparaoa. Students - $124 and Working - $130. Sign up before November 1st!

  7. Pastor ET will be on leave from 21/10 to 1/11.

  8. Brother Wong Siu Pang, (from Cantonese Joy Fellowship) has passed away on 5/10 went back the Lord. His funeral service will be held this Saturday (19/10) at 10 am at church. Please pray for the family and may God comforts them.

Mission Information

  1. Praise the Lord for 15 students attended the first InterCP mission course, of which 12 were from HWC. Pray that God will bless this course and expand the Kingdom of God.

  2. Praise the Lord, following three months of chemotherapy, James Che has been responding well and doctors have planned for a further three months of treatment. Pray that God will heal James and allow him to continue to be salt and light witnessing for Christ.

  3. Please pray for our M3 mission budget of $18,000 for the year 19/20. (Donations to M3 are tax-rebatable.)

Prayer Items for the Week

  1. Pray for brothers and sisters who are baptized and joining church membership. May God strength their faith so they can continue to grow and bear fruits.

  2. The new church motto for the next 2 years - “Renew Our Lives. Become His Disciples”. Pray that brothers and sisters can live out this motto.

  3. Please pray for the recruitment of senior pastor, English youth pastor, Cantonese and Mandarin pastors.

  4. Thank God for the construction work for church expansion has been going well. May God give us one heart and one vision to complete this project.

TNT - “Let’s Talk Movies”

Link to the notes (HERE)

Last Week's Sunday Service Attendance

Combined Service: 239, Prayer meeting: 21, Children Sunday School: 36

Next Week's Roster

Chairperson: Nixon Fong

Speaker: Rev ET Wong

Worship: Steve G, Enoch M, Fay O, Kenny P, Kinson L, Violet Y