12-12-2021 Sunday Bulletin
主日信息 Sunday Sermon
「 向著上帝最美好的事物 Towards God’s Best Things 」
腓立比書 Philippians 4:4-7
許明遠牧師 Rev. Ming Yuan Hsu
- 本主日是待降節第三個主日，請用喜樂的心等待主耶穌基督的降生 (西番雅書 3:14-17)。Today is the third Sunday of Advent. Let us look forward for the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ with joy (Zephaniah 3:14-17).
- 上主日慶祝教會40週年感恩禮拜，感謝所有參與服事的同工，願上帝加倍祝福。We celebrated our church’s 40th year anniversary service last Sunday, and thank all the coworkers who made the event possible.
- 姊妹團契訂於12月18日星期六早上十點在網上聚會，分享姊妹們的見証及感恩，邀請弟兄姊妹上網參加。Sisters’ Fellowship is scheduled to meet online on December 18th (Saturday) at 10am, and will share their testimonies and gratitude stories. We invite all brothers and sisters to participate online.
- 12月19日主日是聖誕節讚美禮拜，也將舉行今年最後一次聖典禮，有意願洗禮、堅信禮和轉籍的兄姊，請向牧師報名。Christmas Sunday will be on December 19th and the last sacrament Sunday of the year. Brothers and sisters who are willing to be baptized, confirm their faith, or transfer their church membership, please register with the pastor.
- 12月19日禮拜天下午教會報佳音，有意願讓教會去拜訪的家庭，請向Henry長老報名。Families who would like an afternoon caroling visit from the church on December 19 (Sunday), please register with Elder Henry.
- 明年第一個主日 1月2日將舉行新同工就任，也請為所有新受選長執和同工代禱。On January 2, the first Sunday of next year, new coworkers will be inaugurated. Please pray for all the coworkers.
關懷 & 代禱 Caring & Intercession
- 為新朋友的家庭能更多認識教會和弟兄姊妹，享受在主裡的愛。Pray for our new friends to know more about church and our brothers and sisters, and to experience God’s love.
- 本會短宣隊預計錄製五集的網上福音課程，免費提供給台灣偏鄉弱小教會支援當地兒童事工，目前開始錄製第四集，請為事工進行及錄製過程來代禱。Our church’s STM team is recording five sections for the online Bible curriculum, which will be freely distributed in Taiwan to support local children’s ministries; the fourth episode is currently being recorded, and please pray for the ministry and the recording process.
- 為身體欠安的兄姊禱告，「因祂受的刑罰我們得平安，因祂受的鞭傷我們得醫治。」Pray for our brothers and sisters in poor health, for “upon Him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with His wounds we are healed.”