News Archive 2011

News Update 29 Dec 2011

Thanks God for Helena’s successful operation, please continue to pray for her recovery. There is going to be a lot of changes and adaptation in the family, please pray for love, patience and understanding.

25 Dec 2011

  1. Merry Christmas to everyone.
  2. After the service, please join our Christmas at the park. It will be from 11:30 to 1pm. (Please note that the two Chinese Congregations will have combined services at 11:45am; followed by a love feast at the side hall.)
  3. Today is a good timing to give gifts to Gaddam.
  4. Chinese New Year Neighbourhood Party (CnyNp) will be on the 14 Jan. We need (a lot of) people to help in letter boxing; decorating side-hall, face painting; balloon twisting; making Chinese dim sim, crafts; and most importantly, welcome our neighbours on that day, and tell them the love of Jesus Christ by practising hospitality.
    1. Please mark these dates on Jan 2012 in your daily:
      a) 8th  – training of face painting, ballooning, gospel magic tricks
      b) 13th  – setting up side hall + practise
      c) 15th – Members’ General Meeting
      d) 21st  – Chinese New Year Booth at Hurstville
      e) 22nd – Deacons Meeting

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Special Notice (20 Dec 2011)

Fanny’s funeral is confirmed (no change):
Date: 23 December 2011 Friday
Time: 1:30pm
Venue: South Chapel at Rookwood Cemetery

News 18/12/2011

Special notice:

Our beloved sister Fanny (Jessie’s mum) passed away on last Thursday. Her funeral is provisionally set on the 23rd (coming Friday) at 1:30pm, Rookwood Cemetery South Chapel. Please note that time and date is subjected to the arrivals of their families and relatives from China. We would like to encourage all of you to go, but please first confirm the date before you go. Please keep an eye on this page.

ESM news:

  1. Lego Youth and part of the Logos people have gone to Lego Weekend Away. They are coming back today at 2pm (and ETA church at around 5pm). Some of us have to leave by 12pm to bring them back.
  2. As we are serving lunch and washing dishes today, may I ask all of you in the service today to help in the lunch duty. If you can, grab someone to help.
  3. ESM Leaders Committee & Sunday Small Groups follow-up meeting will be on tomorrow, 8pm at church. All Sunday Small Groups leaders and Leaders Committee members are required to attend.
  4. Guys group is meeting on the 20th. Details: Tristin.
  5. ESM Christmas service will start at 10am (15mins earlier than usual). After that, we shall have a Christmas Party from 11:30 to 1pm (at the park). The 2 Chinese Congs will combine services at 11:45am; followed by love feast.
  6. Please bring a gold coin for Gaddam next Sunday.
  7. Chinese New Year Neighbourhood Party (CnyNp) will be on the 14th Jan 2012. We need people to help in letter boxing; decorating side-hall, face painting; balloon twisting; making Chinese dim sim, crafts; and most importantly, welcome our neighbours on the 14th, and tell them the love of Jesus Christ.
  8. Please mark these dates regarding NCNYP: 8th Jan – training of face painting, ballooning, gospel magic tricks; 13th Jan – setting up side hall + practise.
  9. Please mark these dates in your daily: (1) Members’ General Meeting (15th Jan); (2) Chinese New Year Booth at Hurstville (21st Jan); (3) Deacons Meeting (22nd Jan).

Camp & Training Activities on Jan 2012:

  1. NextGen 2012 in January, training for people entering year 10 & up! A group is going on 23-27 January.
  2. South SYC coming up this summer, 9th-13th January! Details: Simon.

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News 11/12/2011

  1. Guys group is meeting on the 14th. Details: Tristin.
  2. ESM Leaders Committee & Sunday Small Groups follow-up meeting will be on 19 Dec, 8pm at church. All Sunday Small Groups leaders and Leaders Committee members are required to attend.
  3. Special arrangement for the Christmas day: ESM service at 10am; after that, we shall have a Christmas Party from 11:30 to 1pm. The 2 Chinese Congs will combine services at 11:45am; followed by love feast. You are welcome to join the “love feast.” (No need to bring dishes unless you want to.)
  4. Lego Weekend Away 16th-18th!
  5. NextGen 2012 in January, training for people entering year 10 & up! A group is going 23-27 January and registration is still open! (Early bird rate is until 30Nov)
  6. South SYC coming up this summer, 9th-13th January! Details: Simon.
  7. Pastor Vincent is taking annual leave from 9th to 11th Dec.
  8. Deacon Meeting will be on 15th Dec 7:30pm.
  9. Please mark this in your 2012 dairy: Neighbourhood Chinese New Year Party will be on 14th Jan. Details Christine.
  10. ESM is going green. We’ll try for 2 month to see if paperless weekly is ok. Please go to our new ESM smart phone friendly website to check news; roster, preaching schedule and so on.

 News 4/12/2011

  1. Special arrangement for the Christmas day: ESM service at 10am; after that, we shall have a Christmas Party from 11:30 to 1pm.
  2. Please note that the 2 Chinese Congregations will have combined service at 11:45am. There will be a love feast at the side hall after the service. You are welcome to bring a dish and join the “love feast.”
  3. Pastor Vincent shall take annual leave from 9th to 11th Dec.
  4. Deacon Meeting will be on 15th Dec 7:30pm.
  5. Please mark this in your 2012 dairy: Neighbourhood Chinese New Year Party will be on 14th Jan. Details later.

News 27/11/11

  1. We thanks Lawrence for his sharing with us today. After the service, please join our morning tea.
  2. We don’t have Sunday Small Group today, instead, Lawrence will be sharing with us about his missionary works. Please join us after tea.
  3. Join fellowships (Logos and Lego Youth) meeting is at 1pm today at Dom’s place.
  4. Final Lego Youth night of the year (before Weekend Away!). See you there at 7.30pm!
  5. Lego Weekend Away in 3 weeks! . Venue: Chittick lodge Conference Centre (Cnr Bridges Rd & Ferm St Gerringong)  Speaker is Joshua Russell (student minister at Unichurch, 1st year student at Moore College.)
  6. NextGen 2012 in January, training for people entering year 10 & up! A group is going 23-27 January and registration is still open! (Early bird rate is until 30Nov)
  7. South SYC coming up this summer, 9th-13th January! Details: Simon.
  8. Baby Shower for Tracy is today at 2:30-4:30pm at Dom’s place. Prayers, games, snacks, presents…  All are welcome! See Christine if you need a lift.

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