Weekly MBCLA Announcements
Last Updated: 9/18/2020
Pray for the family of Debbi Jiang on the passing of her grandmother (Mandarin).
We grieve with the Wong family on the passing of Fanny Wong on Monday, September 14 (Cantonese).
Condolences to the family of Chen Lian Yu Lee on her passing on Saturday, August 29 (Mandarin).
Meeting of Members
The meeting of members has been cancelled because of the inability to meet as mandated by the County due to COVID-19.
The Church Council extended the 2019-2020 budget until a meeting of members can be held to approve the 2020-2021 budget.
We celebrate with the South East Asian Ministry (SEAM) on the four year anniversary of this worship service. We pray for Minister Ben who shepherds this ministry and for the continued growth as the service has grown from 30 to 70 attendees.
Children (4th-6th grades) & Youth (7th-9th grades) – Bible Drill classes will start Sunday, October 4. For more information, please contact Pauline Chan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Welcome to Mandy Chang, our new seminary intern who will serve in the Mandarin Youth and in Caring & Admin. She is currently a student at Gateway Seminary.
New to MBCLA
If you are new to MBCLA, finding our church through our online worship services, contact Minister Justin (Justinchang@mbcla.org) for more information and to get connected.
Chinese Mission Convention (CMC) Global Launch Event
Date: Saturday Sept 26
Time: 1pm – 5pm
Speaker: Dr. David Platt
For more info please go to the official website: http://www.cmcglobal-afc.org
For registration to watch online for free 9/26 Global Launch, please go to https://watch.cmcglobal-afc.org
Worship Through Art
We are looking for artists of any age to create images and videos that illustrate the six days of creation. These images and videos will be included in an upcoming sermon, shared with the congregation when Genesis 1 is read aloud. For more info or to sign up, please contact Garrett (email@example.com). All styles and artistic mediums are welcome! Submissions are due by September 27. Example prompts include: the earth was formless and void; God said, “Let there be light” ; God made the expanse and separated the waters below and above; etc.
Baptist Voice Children’s Chorus (BVCC)
BVCC new registration for the Fall semester 2020-21 (Oct-Dec) will start this week. Classes will be conducted entirely via Zoom.
This semester’s tuition will be waived for everyone (old members from last term will have no charge. New members will simply pay a $30 enrollment fee.) Seize the opportunity to encourage your children to sing with us and invite new friends to join us praising God through hymn singing.
Children’s Ministry information
English Youth Ministry
For students who are entering Junior High, High School, and College, please contact Minister Robert (firstname.lastname@example.org) for links to your new fellowship groups & Sunday school classes:
- Friday: BASIC Junior High Fellowship @ 7:30pm; TD High School Fellowship @ 8:00pm.
- Saturday: Living Stones College Fellowship @ 10:30am.
- Sunday: Sunday School classes @ 11:00am.
Fall Adult Sunday School
New classes begin in September! We hope you will join us for these two important classes. Contact a teacher for the link today!
- Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions, taught by Timothy Hsu; email email@example.com or sign up at bit.ly/TacticsClass
- Study of the Book of Revelation, taught by James D; email REVELATIONss2020@gmail.com to sign up. This class starts at 10:30am.
Please see the handout for the full descriptions.
During this time, online giving is available at online-giving.mbcla.org. If you prefer, you may also mail checks to the office, but please be sure to send them to the MBCLA Main Campus at 110 W Woodward Ave, Alhambra, CA 91801.
Join our weekly prayer meeting on Google Meet Wednesdays @ 7:00-8:00pm. Email Minister Robert (firstname.lastname@example.org) for the link.
To subscribe to the weekly prayer bulletin or to send requests for the prayer bulletin, email email@example.com. We encourage you to commune with the Lord and remember the needs of the church, community, and world through prayer at home.
The church office is closed until further notice due to the spike in COVID-19 cases.
Church Re-Opening Update
The church provides weekly updates concerning the physical re-opening of the church. You can view these updates every Friday at news.mbcla.org. Subscribe to the news page in order to be notified of updates, and let’s pray and prepare together.