Bulletin Announcements – 7 October 2018

Following last Sunday’s AGM, we thank God that the following deacons have been elected for the 2018-2020 term. Please pray for them in their ministry of overseeing the church, together with the pastoral team. The office-bearers will be appointed at the first Diaconate meeting in October. The deacons are:
• Cantonese: Richard Chiu, Leo Lam, Harry Law, Kit Ling, William Sit, Carrie Tang.
• English: Anthony Choong, Desmond Chu, Anna Lee, Daniel Ng, Lily Shen, Joshua Yeung.
• Mandarin: Samuel Ching Ping Chan, Vincent Cheung, Frank He, Ben Qian, Changjie Song, Simon Wu.

Following last Sunday’s EGM, we also thank God that the members have voted to send Jacqui Ng as a long-term missionary of the church, serving in Singapore with OMF. Please pray for her as she plans to depart in January 2019.

Baptism Preparation Course: The combined WSCCC Baptism class will be on held on Sunday November 25. If you’d like to baptised, or are considering baptism, join our Baptism course: Sunday October 21 and 28, 10:30am-12pm. Contact Pastor Andrew Bardsley for more details.

We will be holding a Fundraiser Concert for the church development project on Saturday, November 3 at 3pm at the Strathfield chapel. Enjoy an afternoon of classical and worship music performed by talented members and friends of the church. The programme includes a variety of ensemble and solo musical items, plus light refreshments. Tickets are $20 each ($10 for kids under 12), and available from Les Lee or online at https://wscccafternoonconcert2018.eventbrite.com.au

Next Gen 2019: Do you want to grow as a disciple and disciple maker for Jesus Christ? Then come along to Next-Gen Youth/Young Adult Conference from 14-18 January 2019. You will be trained to have a better understanding of the Bible and will also receive encouragement and training on preparing talks and Bible studies for youth or children’s ministry. Venue: Katoomba Christian Conference Centre; Early Bird Price: $325 (with subsidy). Registration closes 15 Oct. Please contact Josiah Holik 0452 010813 or Daniel Chieng 0408 124884 for more details.

How To Pray For Overseas Missions and Missionaries: On Friday, 26 October (7:30pm–9:30pm in the CP10 hall) Phil and Irene Nicholson will conduct a seminar on how to help us better engage and pray for the work of our missionaries. Everyone is welcome so please attend if you can.

Bookings for Phil & Irene Nicholson: If you would like for the Nicholsons to speak or share at an event or small group, please contact them on nicholson@omfmail.com or 0401 564 164. You may also contact Ruth Choong (ruth_choong@yahoo.com, 0404 872410) or Eric Chung (eric_pl_chung@yahoo.com.au, 0411 022668).

Bookings for Alex & Naomi Fung: If you would like for Alex or Naomi to speak or share at an event or small group, please contact Bithiah Ng (bithiah@hotmail.com, 0423 838182) or Louis Wong (chubby_chocho2@hotmail.com, 0490 456838).