12-19-2021 Sunday Bulletin
主日信息 Sunday Sermon
「 咱是有福氣的，使咱成為別人的祝福 We Are Blessed, So We Can Be a Blessing 」
路加福音 Luke 1:39-45
許明遠牧師 Rev. Ming Yuan Hsu
- 本主日是聖誕讚美主日，讓我們紀念上帝將祂的獨生子賜給世人，這樣的愛是超越一切，我們獻上感謝和讚美。Today is Christmas Sunday. Let us celebrate God’s gift to the world with His only begotten Son. This kind of love transcends everything, and we offer Him thanks and praise.
- 本主日舉行今年最後一次聖典禮，接納一位堅信禮Shalom Liao，小會在十一月也接納兩位轉籍余達兄弟和林惠琦姊妹一併歡迎。The last sacraments of the year will be held today. Shalom Liao will be having his confirmation. Back in November, the small group has also welcomed Brother David and Sister Lin.
- 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。The inauguration of new co-workers will be held on the first Sunday of next year on January 2. Please pray for all newly elected elders and coworkers.
- 教會今年所推動的一年讀完聖經計劃已近尾聲，為獎勵一年來恆心持續完成讀經一次的兄姊，敎會將於明年一月贈送精美小禮物，請完成讀經計劃的兄姊向牧師或是長老登記。Our one-year Bible reading plan is ending soon. To reward the brothers and sisters who have been persevering in completing the Bible reading once this past year, the church will be giving a small gift in January. Brothers and sisters who have completed the reading plan, please let the pastor or an elder know.
- 許牧師將在12/20-12/31休假，若有事請聯絡小會長老。Pastor Hsu will be on vacation from 12/20-12/31. If there are any questions or issues, please contact an elder.
關懷 & 代禱 Caring & Intercession
- 為新的一年教會新事工和計劃的進行，牧師長執同工合一有信心來作工。Pray for our church’s new ministries and plans for the new year, that the pastor and congregation can faithfully work together.
- 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，目前開始錄製第五集，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 fifth episode is currently being recorded; please pray for the ministry and the 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.”