News Archive 2012

2 Dec 2012

  1. ESM sharing booklist is open for all! If you just want to have a look, there’s a public link to a public copy of the spread sheet in a post on the ESM website (esm.hcbc.org.au). If you’d like full access to borrow and lend books/DVD please send an email to esmbooklist@gmail.com.
  2. Morning tea is after the service, followed by Prayer Group and birthday party. Note that summer program will be on next week till the end of Jan.
  3. In our last Core Committee meeting (20 Nov), we have elected Tristin to be ESM Coordinator. His role includes liaison or being an alternate contact person in relationship between ESM and HCBC at large. His serving term is 2 years.
  4. ESM will have a Chinese New Year Booth at Hurstville on 2 Feb 2013 (Sat). Jennifer and Desmond will be the persons in charge. Please contact them if are you can help. We need creative talent.
  5. Lego Youth Weekend Away is going to Bellambi on 14th-16th Dec. The theme is “Idolatry.” Details: Ho Pan.
  6. Baptism Class is taking a break on Dec and re-starts on Jan 2013. Next baptism date TBC.
  7. Please note that Pastor Vincent is taking annual leave from 5th to 30th Dec.
  8. We are very grateful to have Simon and Jo back to help ESM in the next 2 years (at least!) Simon will be studying at Moore College full time next year. They graciously offer to assist in ESM ministry. Please make them feel very welcome.

25 Nov 2012

  1. Morning tea is after the service, followed by Sunday Small Group at 12pm. Note that summer program will be on Dec and Jan.
  2. Baptism Class is at 12 noon in the garage. We shall take a break on Dec and re-start on Jan 2013. In the meantime, the class is still opened to those who are questioning whether they are Christians; or whether they should get baptism. Please note that due to church camp, next year baptism will not be end of March. Date to be confirmed later.
  3. Lego Youth Weekend Away is on 14th-16th Dec. Details: Ho Pan.
  4. Please note that Pastor Vincent is taking annual leave from 5th to 30th Dec.

18 Nov 2012

  1. Morning tea is back! Sunday Small Group is back!!
  2. We have LUNCH DUTY today!
  3. Parents Day is today! Lego Youth leaders are meeting the parents @ 2pm in the main hall.
  4. ESM core committee meeting is on 20th (Tue) at 8:00pm, cottage.
  5. If anyone who are thinking of baptism next year (end of March); please talk to Pastor Vincent. Baptism class starts today @ 12:00 noon.
  6. Lego Youth Weekend Away is on 14th-16th Dec. Details: Ho Pan.
  7. Please note that Pastor Vincent is taking annual leave from 5th to 30th Dec.

4 Nov 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Prayer Group & birthday party.
  2. If anyone who are thinking of baptism next year (end of March); please talk to Pastor Vincent. Class will start on 3rd Sunday of Nov.
  3. Church members meeting will be on 11 Nov at 11:30am. The 2 Chinese Congregations will be combined at 8:45am. Members shall be voting for the following motions: (1) Mrs Jorrica Kung to re-elect as deacon; (2) Amendment of church constitution. Please refer to ESM website for details. (3) Acceptance of newly baptised to be members (name list not yet published). Remember that if you have any questions, you must write it down and put it on the offering box by today.

28 Oct 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Groups.
  2. Shoe box packing is today, 2pm at the garage. Details: Christine.
  3. This month Lampo is on this afternoon. Details: Jennifer.
  4. If anyone who are thinking of baptism next year (end of March); please talk to Pastor Vincent. Class will start on 2nd Sunday of Nov.
  5. Church members meeting will be on 11 Nov at 11:30am. The 2 Chinese Congregations will be combined at 8:45am. Members shall be voting for the following motions: (1) Mrs Jorrica Kung to re-elect as deacon; (2) Amendment of church constitution. Please refer to ESM website for details. (3) Acceptance of newly baptised to be members (name list not yet published). Remember that if you have any questions, you must write it down and put it on the offering box by 4th of Nov.

14 Oct 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Groups.
  2. We have a great leaders meeting last Sunday, the leader’s structure is changed and be effective on the first day of 2013.
    Core Committee: ESM Pastor (Chair); Christine Wong (Secretary); John Choon (Treasure); Members: Jennifer Au; Tristin Wong and Logos Rep (Andy Tan) and Lego Youth Rep (Ho Pan So).
    Ministries Committee: ESM Pastor (Coordinator); Ivy Ng (Secretary) and Representatives of various ministries: Logos (Andy); Lego Youth (Ho Pan); Lampo (Christine); Praise Team (Geoff) and Audio Visual (Sam Diep).
    The Core will be responsible for the vision, direction and policies of ESM; while the Ministries Committee will coordinate all the frontline ministry works of ESM. The term of appointment will be 2 years. We shall have meeting every 2 months. First meeting will be on Jan 2013.
  3. Shoe box packing need your help. Details: Christine.
  4. If anyone who are thinking of baptism next year (end of March); please talk to Pastor Vincent. Class will start on Nov.

7 Oct 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by PRAYER GROUPS, BIRTHDAY PARTY.
  2. Thanks God for Praise Night!
  3. Today: ESM LCM (2-4:30pm) – open to all leaders, especially those who attended the leaders retreat. @garage.
  4. Oct 14: Parents Day (2-3pm) – a special extra Parents Day for Lego Youth parents. All Lego Youth leaders please stay back to meet the parents. Lego Youth, please remind your parents to come.
  5. ESM & HCBC are participating in Operation Christmas Child (Samaritan’s Purse Australia/New Zealand). Please bring in shoe boxes, money donation and gifts to pack shoe boxes. Details: Christine.
  6. If anyone who are thinking of baptism next year (end of March); please talk to Pastor Vincent.
  7. Church members meeting will be on 11 Nov at 11:30am. The 2 Chinese Congregations will be combined at 8:45am. Members shall be voting for the following motions: (1) Mrs Jorrica Kung to re-elect as deacon; (2) Amendment of church constitution. Please refer to ESM website for details. (3) Acceptance of newly baptised to be members (name list not yet published).

30 Sept 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Ministry Training. Andy will lead us through apologetically on Evidence for God.
  2. Please join the church picnic today at Revesby Park.
  3. Praise Night! Oct 5, 8-9:30pm @ church main hall. Bring a friend, bring anyone, bring everyone!
  4. Oct 6 (Sat): Daylight saving – please put forward 1 hour before you go to bed.
  5. Oct 7: ESM LCM (2-4:30pm) – open to all leaders, especially those who attended the leaders retreat. @garage.
  6. Prayer groups is at 12pm on every 1st Sunday.
  7. Oct 14: Parents Day (2-3pm) – a special extra Parents Day for Lego Youth parents. All Lego Youth leaders please stay back to meet the parents.
  8. ESM & HCBC are participating in Operation Christmas Child (Samaritan’s Purse Australia/New Zealand). Please bring in shoe boxes, money donation and gifts to pack shoe boxes. Details: Christine.

23 Sept 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Groups.
  2. Our next prayer groups is on the 1st Sunday at 12:00pm.
  3. Next Logos: 28 Sept Defending Your Faith 1. Details: Andy.
  4. ESM & HCBC are participating in Operation Christmas Child (Samaritan’s Purse Australia/New Zealand). Please bring in shoe boxes, money donation and gifts to pack shoe boxes. Details: Christine.

16 Sept 2012

  1. Give thanks to our Lord that we have Simon Nagel sharing God’s word with us.
  2. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Group
  3. ESM has lunch duty (serving and cleaning) today.
  4. Our next prayer groups is on the 1st Sunday at 12:00pm.
  5. Next Logos: 28 Sept Defending Your Faith 1. Details: Andy.
  6. Next Lego Youth: 21/9. Details: Ho Pan.
  7. Lampo is today. Details: Christine.

9 Sept 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Group
  2. ESM Leaders Committee Meeting is on today @ 2pm, Cottage.
  3. ESM has lunch duty (serving and cleaning) on the 3rd Sunday.
  4. Our next prayer meeting is on the 3rd Sunday morning prayer at 9:30am.
  5. Leaders Retreat Camp is on 14-15 Sept. Details: Sam Diep.
  6. Next Logos: 28 Sept Defending Your Faith 1. Details: Andy.
  7. Next Lego Youth: 21/9. Details: Ho Pan.

2 Sept 2012

  1. Thank Rev Isaac Quan for sharing God’s word with us.
  2. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Prayer Groups & Birthday Party
  3. Our next prayer meeting is on the 3rd Sunday morning prayer at 9:30am.
  4. Leaders Retreat Camp is on 14-15 Sept. Details: Sam Diep.
  5. Next Logos: 28 Sept Defending Your Faith 1. Details: Andy.
  6. Next Lego Youth: 7/9. Details: Ho Pan.

26 Aug 2012

  1. Thank Pastor Bolis Longy for sharing God’s word with us.
  2. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Groups.
  3. Our next prayer meeting is on the 1st Sunday prayer group at 12pm.
  4. Please give a gold coin to Gaddem today.
  5. Leaders Retreat Camp is on 14-15 Sept. Details: Sam Diep.
  6. Next Logos: 28 Sept Defending Your Faith 1. Details: Andy.
  7. Next Lego Youth: 31 Aug. Details: Ho Pan.

19 Aug 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Groups.
  2. ESM services lunch and washing up dishes today.
  3. Our next prayer meeting is on the 1st Sunday prayer group at 12pm.
  4. Leaders Retreat Camp is on 14-15 Sept. Details: Sam Diep.
  5. Guys’ Group is our ESM’s guys’ group. Please contact Tristin for details.
  6. Lampo is our ESM’s 25+ group meeting on every 3rd Sunday of the month. We shall be meeting in this afternoon. Details: Christine.

1 July 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Prayer Groups and Birthday Party.
  2. Please note that the Chinese Baptism class will be starting on 29/7 at 8:45am @ side hall. They will have 10 lessons. Please use the garage if you have early meetings.
  3. Church 18th anniversary will be on 15/7, we shall have combined worship at 10:30am. You are also invited to submit your testimonies or life stories to the anniversary publication.
  4. Leaders Retreat Camp: 14-15 Sept at Apollo Resort in the central coast. Please let Sam Diep know about your availability asap. (We shall include all those in ESM Leaders Committee, and fellowships + all kinds of group leaders, and all praise team.)
  5. Pastor Vincent will be attending Baptist Union’s Recognised Minister Course from 16-20 July.

17 June 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Groups.
  2. Logos is on 22 June. 1 Peter 5.
  3. Please note that the Chinese Baptism class will be starting on 29/7 at 8:45am @ side hall. They will have 10 lessons. Please use the garage if you have early meetings.
  4. Church 18th anniversary will be on 15/7, we shall have combined worship at 10:30am. You are also invited to submit your testimonies or life stories to the anniversary publication.
  5. Leaders Retreat Camp: 14-15 Sept at Apollo Resort in the central coast. Please let Sam Diep know about your availability asap. (We shall include all those in ESM Leaders Committee, and fellowships + all kinds of group leaders, and all praise team.)

3 June 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Prayer Group and June Birthday Party.
  2. Betty and Ho Pan is now Mr and Mrs So. Congratulation!
  3. Leaders Retreat Camp: 14-15 Sept at Apollo Resort in the central coast. Please let Sam Diep know about your availability asap. (We shall include all those in ESM Leaders Committee, and fellowships + all kinds of group leaders, and all praise team.)
  4. ESM Leaders’ meeting is next Sunday.

20 May 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Groups.
  2. ESM service lunch and washes dishes on every 3rd Sunday. Today is the 3rd Sunday.
  3. Quarterly Members’ Meeting is on today at 2pm. There are three motions that need to be passed: (1) Renting Revesby Community Centre. (2) Mr. Alec Leung to continue to be deacon. (3) Our ESM newly baptised and 3 others from the Chinese Congs to become members of this church.
  4. Leaders Retreat Camp: 14-15 Sept at Apollo Resort in the central coast. Please let Sam Diep know about your availability asap. (We shall include all those in ESM Leaders Committee, and fellowships + all kind of groups leaders, and all praise team.)

13 May 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Groups.
  2. Happy Mother’s Day. There is no lunch at church today.
  3. ESM Leaders’ Committee: Please meet at E/F room in the side hall at 12:45pm.
  4. For those who are baptised this year, you are invited to become a church member. You need to have your parent’s consent; filling in a form and have an interview with the deacons.
  5. Jennifer has resigned from ESM coordinator and Leaders’ Committee. We give thanks to the Lord for her contribution to ESM. Jennifer will continue with the other ministries in ESM, such as Crossroad, Sunday Small Group and many other things. Please continue to support her in every possible way.

6 May 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by prayer groups and May birthday party.
  2. ESM prayer meetings: 1st Sunday after morning tea. 3rd Sunday 9:30am in the garage.
  3. ESM Leaders’ Committee Meeting is on today at 2pm, cottage.
  4. Creating Safe Spaces Workshop: May 20 at Narwee Baptist Church. If you haven’t been to any of this workshop, please make an effort to go. If you haven’t filled in any leader, volunteer or driver form, please contact Pastor Vincent as soon as possible.
  5. Please check our website (esm.hcbc.org.au) for all the updates on ESM. The link to the roster for ESM Sunday service can be found under “Serve” in our website.
  6. Sam & Yoki invite all ESM to their wedding: 2:30pm, 12 May at All Saints Anglican Church (29 Elizabeth St) North Parramatta.

Worship 

29 April 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Groups.
  2. ESM prayer meetings: 1st Sunday after morning tea. 3rd Sunday 9:30am in the garage.
  3. ESM Leaders’ Committee Meeting is on next Sunday at 2pm, cottage.
  4. If anyone who serving during Sunday service or any fellowship, and you have not attain any “Creating Safe Spaces Workshop;” please make an effort to one of these workshops. The nearest one will be on May 20 (Sun) at Narwee Baptist. There is another one at Caringbah Baptist on August. If you haven’t filled in any leader or driver form, please contact Pastor Vincent as soon as possible.
  5. Please check our website (esm.hcbc.org.au) for all the updates on ESM. The link to the roster for ESM Sunday service can be found under “Serve” in our website.
  6. Sam & Yoki invite all ESM to their wedding: 2:30pm, 12 May at All Saints Anglican Church (29 Elizabeth St) North Parramatta.

22 April 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Groups.
  2. ESM prayer meetings: 1st Sunday after morning tea. 3rd Sunday 9:30am in the garage.
  3. Please check our website (esm.hcbc.org.au) for all the updates on ESM.
  4. The link to the roster for ESM Sunday service can be found under “Serve” in our website.
  5. Deacons meeting is on this afternoon.

15 April 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Groups.
  2. ESM is serving lunch and cleaning up dishes today.
  3. Lego Youth + has gone to KYCK this weekend; they will be back at to church at around 4:30pm.
  4. Please note that the Chinese Congregations will be a Bible trivial on 29/4 at 2pm in the church.

8 April 2012 (Easter Sunday)

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Groups.
  2. Please note that there is no lunch in church today, due to most people will be going to the Youth Fellowship Gospel Camp.
  3. Lego Youth will be going to KYCK on this weekend.

1 April 2012 (Parents Day)

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by PRAYER GROUPS & April BIRTHDAY PARTY.
  2. A BIG THANK to all of you who serve in our Baptism Service, refreshment and after party. I believe that you have honoured God in the way you served.
  3. ESM Parents’ Day is TODAY at 2 to 3pm. Would all the LEGO YOUTH leaders, Sunday Small Groups leaders, Homework Help leaders be here (main hall) at 2pm.

25 March 2012 (ESM Baptism)

  1. ESM Baptism 2012is on Today at 2:30 – 5:00pm.
    1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Groups. As we have baptism in the afternoon, you may wish to use the Sunday Small Group time to prepare for the baptism — rehearsal with interpreters, get your baptism gown, … etc.
    2. Those who are serving at the baptism, please be ready at 2pm in the main hall. If your name is not listed on the serving roster, you too are welcome to help. Please ask those who are in charge of the area.
    3. We have refreshment after the baptism ceremony, we need all of you to stay behind cleaning up both the main hall and side hall. Please note that we are not going to “after baptism party” without first clean up the church.
  2. ESM Parents’ Day is on 1st April (next Sunday) at 2 to 3pm. Please invite your parents to come. Sunday Small Groups Leaders and Fellowship Leaders will be meeting the parents. Pastor Vincent will explain to the parents what does it mean by “discipleship@simple+missional” in Cantonese.
  3. Please give a gold coin to Gaddem today.
  4. NSW Daylight saving ends on 1st April. Please remember to put all your time devices back 1 hour before you go to sleep on Sat.

 

18 March 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Group & baptism class.
  2. Every 3rd Sunday of every month, ESM is to prepare lunch and to wash dishes. Please help in the kitchen.
  3. Jennifer is going to lead a team of ESMers to clean up the church for Baptism. Anyone who is able to stay in the afternoon, would you please report to Jennifer.
  4. Baptism Ceremony will be on the 25th March, 2:30pm to 4:00pm. Light refreshment will be provided after the serve at the side hall. Heavy duty celebration will be scheduled afterward.
  5. We are giving to Gaddem next Sunday.
  6. Homework Help is at 2 to 4pm, at the garage. Details Chris.

11 March 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Group & baptism class.
  2. Baptism Ceremony will be on the 25th March, 2:30pm to 4:00pm. Light refreshment will be provided after the serve at the side hall. Heavy duty celebration will be scheduled afterward.
  3. Homework Help is at 2 to 4pm, E/F room, side hall today. Details Chris.
  4. Please go to esm.hcbc.org.au for our constant update.
    Note: New link “Give”, you may get information of how to give offering to church. Also, you may want to check the link “serve.” There is a link to my Worship Roster of 2012.

4 March 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Prayer Group and Birthday Party. Baptism Class please Pastor V in the garage at 12pm.
  2. ESM Leaders Committee Meeting: 2:30pm Cottage.
  3. Homework Help is at 2 to 4pm, garage. Details Chris.
  4. Lego Youth is on 1st and 3rd Friday at 7:45pm.
  5. Logos is on 2nd and 4th Friday at 8:00pm.
  6. Please go to esm.hcbc.org.au for our constant update.
    Note: New link “Give”, you may get information of how to give offering to church. Also, you may want to check the link “serve.” There is a link to my Worship Roster of 2012.
  7. Please note some special meeting of our Chinese Congregations:
    1. Married Couples Meeting: 4/3 (Sun), 3:00pm.
    2. Bible Q & A Competition: 29/4 (Sun), 2pm.

26 Feb 2012

  1. Morning Tea after the service, followed by Sunday Small Group and Baptism Class at 12:00pm.
  2. Homework Help is at 2 to 4pm, garage. Details Chris.
  3. Praise Team Meeting is on today. Details: Geoff.
  4. Lego Youth is on 1st and 3rd Friday at 7:45pm.
  5. Logos is on 2nd and 4th Friday at 8:00pm.
  6. Deacon Meeting is on today at 3:15pm.
  7. Please go to esm.hcbc.org.au for our constant update of ESM news, prayer requests. There is a link under “serve.” You may check my whole year preaching schedule; and who is going to serve on Sunday.
  8. Every 4th Sunday, we give money to Gaddem.
  9. Please note some special meeting of our Chinese Congregations:
    1. Special Bible Meetings: 27-29 Feb (Mon-Wed), 7:30pm.
    2. Evangelical Meeting: 3/3 (Sat), 7:30pm.
    3. Married Couples Meeting: 4/3 (Sun), 3:00pm.
    4. Bible Q & A Competition: 29/4 (Sun), 2pm.

19 Feb 2012

  1. Please enjoy our morning tea after the service.
  2. Sunday Small Groups start at 12:00pm.
  3. Baptism Class shall begin at the same time.
  4. Every 3rd Sunday of the Month, ESM will serve lunch and wash dishes. This is our turn today.
  5. Homework Help is here. Details Chris.
  6. Logos is on 2nd and 4th Friday at 8:00pm. The coming one is at church on 24th, topic is OT challenge. Details: Andy.
  7. Praise Team Meeting is on 26th. Details: Geoff.
  8. Lego Youth is on 1st and 3rd Friday at 7:45pm.
  9. Church 18th Anniversary publication invites you to write your story of redemption in Christ. Details: Pastor Vincent.
  10. Please note some special meetingsof our Chinese Congregations:
    1. Special Bible Meetings: 27-29 Feb (Mon-Wed), 7:30pm.
    2. Evangelical Meeting: 3/3 (Sat), 7:30pm.
    3. Married Couples Meeting: 4/3 (Sun), 3:00pm.
    4. Bible Q & A Competition: 29/4 (Sun), 2pm.

12 Feb 2012

  1. Please enjoy our morning tea after the service.
  2. Sunday Small Groups start at 12:00pm.
  3. Baptism Class shall begin at the same time.
  4. Lego Youth is on 1st and 3rd Friday at 7:45pm.
  5. Logos is on 2nd and 4th Friday at 8:00pm.
  6. Church 18th Anniversary publication is now collecting articles. We are all invited to write. You may wish to write about your testimony. Please give your article to Pastor Vincent for publication.
  7. Please note some special meeting of our Chinese Congregations:
    1. Special Bible Meetings: 27-29 Feb (Mon-Wed), 7:30pm.
    2. Evangelical Meeting: 3/3 (Sat), 7:30pm.
    3. Couples Meeting: 4/3 (Sun), 3:00pm.
    4. Bible Q & A Competition: 29/4 (Sun), 2pm.

5 Feb 2012

  1. Please enjoy our morning tea after the service.
  2. We are going to have Prayer Groups at 12pm; after that, please come back for our Feb Birthday Party.
  3. CnyNp working committee review meeting is at lunch time at the garage. Our goal is to run a even better neighbourhood party next year. If you have participated in working for CnyNp; or you want to make some contribution, you are welcome to join us.
  4. Members General Meeting is on 5thFeb at 2pm. The agenda is:
    1. To accept Ada Chau and Vicky Tsang to continue to be deacons.
    2. To accept 常偉姊妹 and 陳恩端姊妹 to be our church members.
    3. To accept recently baptised as members: 朱慕悅、馮煥儀 & 梁慕容.

 29 Jan 2012

  1. Please enjoy our morning tea after the service.
  2. Sunday Small Groups is at 12-1pm today.
  3. Baptism class resumes today on small groups time.
  4. Please note that the Chinese Congregations has a “Fast and Prayer” activity TODAY. No lunch will be served today.
  5. ESM welcome Year 7 Party: 2:30-9:00pm on 29th Jan at Jennifer’s house. Please bring $5 and swimmers. All ESMers are welcome.
  6. Members General Meeting is on 5thFeb at 2pm. The agenda is:
    1. To accept Ada Chau and Vicky Tsang to continue to be deacons.
    2. To accept 常偉姊妹 and 陳恩端姊妹 to be our church members.
    3. To accept recently baptised as members: 朱慕悅、馮煥儀 & 梁慕容

22 Jan 2012

  1. Please enjoy our Chinese New Year morning tea after the service.
  2. Sunday Small Groups is at 12-1pm today.
  3. Baptism class resumes today on small groups time.
  4. Please note that the Chinese Congregations has a “Fast and Prayer” activity on the 29th Jan. There will be no lunch serve on that day.
  5. Deacon Meeting is on today at 2pm.
  6. ESM welcome Year 7 Party: 2:30-9:00pm on 29 Jan at Jennifer’s house. Please bring $5 and swimmers. All ESM are welcome.
  7. Members General Meeting is on 5 Feb at 2pm. The agenda is:
    • To accept Ada Chau and Vicky Tsang to continue to be deacons.
    • To accept 常偉姊妹 and 陳恩端姊妹 to be our church members.
    • To accept recently baptised as members: 朱慕慕、馮煥儀 &  梁妹慕容

17Jan 2012

Welcome Year 7 Party:
Date: 29th Jan 2012
Time: 2:30 to 9:00pm
Place: Jennifer’s house
What to bring: $5 and swimmers.
Who: Year 7 + all ESMers.

15 Jan 2012

  1. A BIG thanks to all of you who participated in our CnyNp and to make it another successful ESM event. During the CnyNp, we collected $118.85 for Cerebral Palsy Alliance. Leaders will have a review meeting on next Sunday.
  2. Please note that our Sunday Small Groups is coming back on next Sunday (22nd Jan).
  3. Baptism class will be resumed on the 22nd as well.
  4. Please note that there is a Chinese New Year booth at Hurstville on coming Sat (21st), please visit our church’s booth at Hurstville.
  5. ESM is serving lunch and washing dishes today.
  6. Please note that the Chinese Congregations has a “Fast and Prayer” activity on the 29th Jan. There will be no lunch serve on that day.

8 Jan 2012

  1. By the grace of our merciful God, a beautiful baby boy named Athan Yuet-Hin Tan (譚越軒) was added to Andy and Tracy family, on 4th January 2012, at 13:46. He weighs at a heavy 3.61 kg and at a long 50cm. Congratulation to Andy and Tracy.
  2. Please join our birthday party at the side hall after the service.
  3. Chinese New Year Neighbourhood Party (CnyNp)will be on the 14 Jan.
    1. Today, we are going to learn how to do face painting and balloon twisting.
    2. This afternoon after lunch, we shall go letter boxing in the neighbourhood.
    3. Please follow Thomas Chan and Christine Wong’s instructions.
    4. On 13th (Fri) at 7 to 10pm, we shall set up the side hall. Please don’t forget your parents consent form.
  4. Please mark these dates on Jan in your daily:
    a) 15th – Members’ General Meeting
    b) 21st  – Chinese New Year Booth at Hurstville
    c) 22nd – Deacons Meeting

1 Jan 2012

  1. Happy New Year! May God bless you with a productive and fruitful year.
  2. Welcome our new ESMers: Jodi, Jarrod, Stanley, Andrew, and Kenny.
  3. Please join our morning tea after the service.
  4. On every first Sunday of each month, we are going to have  30 minutes of prayer group at 12pm. Please group with 3 or 4 people and pray for each others, ESM, the church, the community and the world.
  5. 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, and tell them the love of Jesus Christ by practising hospitality. Please speak to Thomas or Christine if you can be of any help.
  6. Next Sunday (8th), we shall learn some new tricks that we can use on CnyNp — this may include balloon twisting, face painting and more.
  7. Please reserve your time on the 13th (Friday), we shall come back here to decorate the side hall for the CnyNp event.
  8. Please mark these dates on Jan in your daily:
    a) 15th – Members’ General Meeting
    b) 21st  – Chinese New Year Booth at Hurstville
    c) 22nd – Deacons Meeting

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