THE MILLENNIUM VISION
Fulfilling the Great Commission by offering Christian ministry and fellowship to
people of all nations, especially the international community, and uniting them
all one in Christ Jesus
THIS WEEK’S ACTIVITIES (14 March 2010 - 21 March 2010)
Sun 8.00 am Prayer Meeting in Prayer Room behind the Sound Booth PASTOR : Rev. Keith James Hooker
8.30 am Sunday School also at 11.00 am Ministers : Every member of St. Andrew’s Church
9.45 am Adult Bible Study in Room 5
10.00 am Baptism Class in Room 4 Services : 8.30 am Traditional Family Worship
10.00 am New Member Briefing Session in Room 3 11.00 am Contemporary Family Worship
10.00 am Adult Chancel Choir at The Manse General Line : (03) 2031-1223; 2072-5687
Mon 10.00 am International Friendship Bible Circle (contact Ruth @ 012-292 5408) Pastor : (03) 2070-5610(Off); 2070-3150(Hm); 012-346 8663(Hp)
8.00 pm Ampang HF @ the Lims’ (contact 4256 8886) Website : www.standrewschurch.org.my
Tues 9.00 am BSF Leaders’ Meet in Rooms Upstairs
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
7.00 pm Bukit Jalil HF @ the Kikuchis’ (Cameia @ 016-215 0828) every alternate Tuesday
8.00 pm Moore Theological College Certificate Course in the Fellowship Hall
ALL ONE IN CHRIST JESUS
Wed 9.30 am Women’s Bible Studies @ PJ/Damansara (contact Carol Meier @ 7785 2423)
10.00 am Bible Study for Ladies in Spanish/Portugese (contact Joelina Alba @ 6203 7392)
7.30 pm Ukay Hghts (Ampang) HFG @ the Hughes’ (contact Ron Woodward @ 014-262 7243)
8.00 pm Manse HF (Amy Ratos @ 012-2103461) NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE
8.15 pm Salt & Light HF @ Tropicana (Jenn @ 012-233 5632; Meng Keet @012-205 9134)
The Nominations Committee requests members to submit nominations for the
Thur 7.00 am Men’s Fellowship in the Manse (contact Yong Meng Keet @ 012-205 9134) following church officers : TREASURER
9.00 am BSF Classes in Sanctuary and Rooms Upstairs (Seminar from 1.00 - 3.00pm ELDERS
7.30 pm Wedding Rehearsal in the Sanctuary DEACONS
8.00 pm Acts 2:42 HF @ the Poarches’ (tel. 62807082) Nomination forms are available from the fellowship hall or from Elder Greg Poarch or
8.00 pm Mont Kiara HF @ the Moess’ (contact Kerry A 016-312 2575)
Elder SC Yong.
8.30 pm Ampang Jaya HF @ the Watersons’ (012-226 8484 -Andrew; 017-215 7155 –Jim Smith)
8.30 pm Seputeh HF @ the Koids’ (Teng Hye @ 016-239 0330; Siew Lin @ 016-331 7447) Completed nomination forms should be returned to Greg or SC by mid April 2010. As
per our operating procedures, nominees will be vetted by the NominationsCommittee
Fri 9.45 am Women’s Ministry Bible Study in Room 3 before their names are referred to Session for final approval.
7.00 pm Young Adults Meeting (Prayer-7.00pm / Fellowship-7.30pm in Manse; 012-237 6102-Chrisanne)
7.30 pm Indonesian HF @ the Manse upstairs (contact Christian Girsang @ 016-967 1645)
Communicant members will vote on the candidates during the forthcoming AGM.
7.30 pm Session Meeting in Room 3 Information on the qualifications for the above officers may be found
in the nomination form.
Sat 8.30 am Weekly Corporate Prayer Meeting in Room 5 SC Yong, Convenor
2.30 pm Wedding in the Sanctuary
3.00 pm Youth Fellowship in the Youth Hut/Manse (contact Chrisanne @ 012-237 6102)
6.30 pm Youth Compass Parents’ Talk in
Sun 8.30 am Traditional Family Worship }
11.00 am Contemporary Family Worship } Guest Preacher: Mr. Albert Cheok
A Warm Welcome this morning to Our Pulpit
9.45 am Dr Victor Wong Kway-Shin responded to the call of his Lord and Master into
All Visitors, please do join us for fellowship time with refreshments after Worship Services full-time ministry in the 1980s while in Brunei. He then graduated from the
Asian Theological Seminary, Philippines in April 1990.
Note: HF denotes Home Fellowship Back in Malaysia, he served in the Scripture Union from 1990-2000, where
from the last four years he served as the General Secretary. In April 2000, he
was awarded the Doctor in Ministry from the Luther Rice Seminary, Georgia.
Soon after his retirement at 55, he was invited to be the General Secretary
Please send your email to:email@example.com if you wish to with the Bible Society of Malaysia which he held for the next 4 years.
place an order for a tape of any service, giving your particulars. [Married to Patricia (who used to work with the Wesley Methodist Church,
Tapes are available at RM5 each. Trustee’s Office), they have 3 daughters, Alethea who resides in Glasgow,
Scotland; Adeline and Aliza are both working in Petaling Jaya.]
PASTORAL CARE AVAILABLE NOTICES FOR SUNDAY’S CONTRIBUTIONS for St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Confidential Christian Counseling, BULLETIN
U.S. residents may donate by using U.S. Bank cheques payable to ‘The
pastoral care and prayer available by
We will appreciate that notices Outreach Foundation’ with a notation on the cheque “for St Andrew’s
(new or amended) could be Presbyterian Church”. Receipts would be given upon request (please notify
Elder Anthuan Ratos : (012)382 3107 handed in, emailed or faxed by the Church Office of your present mailing address).
Elder Lim Chin Joo : (012)225 1155 Thursday morning (if there’s a
Elder Greg Poarch : (012)206 1101 holiday on Thursday, please send LOCAL DONATIONS: Local cheques are preferred payable to
Elder Beatrice Rodriguez : (012)260 1650 it by Wednesday evening). This “St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church”.
Elder Yong Soon Ching : (016)322 8829 will facilitate the organising of the
various notices to be published
and given out for photostating in NOTE: A bank-to-bank transfer may be done to St. Andrew’s bank account at:
time. AmBank Menara Dion, Jalan Sultan Ismail, KL
Interim Ministers in Church Office A/C Name: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
for Pastoral Care Include your name, email and A/C No: 001-201-102570-5
telephone number please, for easy
Rev. Richard Tok verification.
Mon, March 15 (morning & afternoon)
Home Fellowship and Bible Study
Tues, March 16 (morning only) leaders are also kindly asked to
Sat, March 27 (morning & afternoon) inform of any changes in their ST ANDREWS’ CHURCH LEADERS & CONGREGATION
schedule. WEEKLY PRAYER MEETING
Pastor Ron Woodward
March, every Friday Many thanks from: the Church Office For an inspiring and effective time of worship and prayer
(10.00am - 4.00pm) Every Saturday
Weds, March 31 (10.00am - 4.00pm)
In Room 5 (Upper room)
@ 8.30am - 10.00 am.
“ The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective” - James 5:16
“ You do not have because you do not ask God” - James 4:2
NEW CHURCH BUILDING FUND
Contributions are welcome towards the building fund.
Please make cheques payable to “St. Andrew’s
Presbyterian Church” and put them in envelopes marked
for “Building Fund” For cash contribution, please put in
envelopes marked “Building Fund” ADMISSION OF NEW MEMBERS
Candidates for membership of St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church must attend
a New Member Briefing Session run by the Membership Committee to
ensure that they understand how St. Andrew’s is governed. and how it
differs from other churches.
Calling all Youth!! New Building Task Force
From 13-17 years We solicit ideas/input from congregation There will be a New Member Briefing session today, Sunday 14th March. It
YOUTH regarding the worship; activities and will take place at 10.00am and will be held in Room 3 (upstairs).
FELLOWSHIP MEETING living spaces in the proposed new
(Every Saturday) building. Please note that it is essential that all new applicants for membership attend.
from 3.00pm to 6.00pm Please write email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. George Elledge, Convenor of Membership Committee
at the Youth Hut
SAFETY CONCERN PASTOR KEITH’S PROGRESS
Following the recent theft of a laptop from one of the class- Pastor Keith is making good progress. There is some improvement in the
rooms during the service, we encourage members of the laryngitis but he is still not allowed to speak nor whisper.
congregation to practice the same level of care for their He is in good spirits and is recovering his strength well. Please pray that
possessions as they would elsewhere. Please do not leave your what remains of the tumour will shrink naturally and not require radiation
things lying around unattended. treatment.
Please report any suspicious behaviour from stranger(s) Thank you for your love and prayers
hanging around the church buildings.
Pastor Keith and Frances
HOME FELLOWSHIP GROUPS
In an international, city centre church such as ours, it is important that we ensure that
day to day pastoral care and spiritual support does not have to fall on the shoulders of a
Please do not give direct monetary support to anyone that solicits it few Elders. This is why St. Andrew’s has a well organised and widely spread network of
from you. The Barnabas Fund has been set up to assist members Home Fellowship groups – a church family divided into smaller family groups.
However, we are very aware that not all of our congregation attend such groups. In an
and regular attendees that have a need in an appropriate and effort to generate some interest in this vital aspect of our ministry here at St. Andrew’s,
confidential manner. As such, refer anyone that asks you for sup- the Home Fellowship groups have launched a recruitment drive.
port to the Barnabas Fund committee members or to the Elders.
Between the services and after the second service today you will have the opportunity to
meet representatives of some of the groups to help you decide whether or not you would
The Session like to join any particular group. Or you might like to try attending one or two of the
meetings of more than one group before reaching a decision.
St. Andrew’s is also keen to open new groups, so if you are interested in hosting and/or
leading a group please look for the table beside the big board with the map of all the
They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread
CAR PARK STICKERS and to prayer.” Acts 2:42(NIV)
IN VIEW OF THE RECENT ATTACKS ON CHURCHES, ALL CARS ENTERING OR PARKED IN ST A Warm Welcome Awaits You
ANDREW'S WILL BE REQUIRED TO HAVE A VALID SAPC CAR PARK STICKER. Jim and Ayesha Smith
OLD SAPC CAR PARK STICKERS AND GEMBIRA STICKERS WOULD STILL BE VALID FOR THOSE Coordinators
STICKERS WILL BE ON SALE AT RM5 EACH UPON REGISTRATION AT THE BOOTH OUTSIDE
FLOWER CHART 2010
BAG CHECKS Please note the Flower Chart on the bulletin board still has a number of Sundays empty.
IN VIEW OF THE RECENT ATTACKS ON CHURCHES AND FOLLOWING POLICE ADVICE, THE If you wish to donate flowers for any particular Sunday, please print your name (leave
LEADERSHIP OF THE CHURCH WOULD RE-INSTATE OUR POST- 9/11 POLICY OF your phone contact if your name is not in the Church Directory) on the chart.
CONDUCTING RANDOM CHECKS ON ANY PERSON CARRYING BULKY BAGS OR BACK- Kindly submit your message by email email@example.com.
PACKS INTO THE CHURCH PREMISES. PLEASE CO-OPERATE FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY. IF You may have your own florist bring in the flowers on Saturday or, if you wish the
YOU ARE ASKED TO OPEN YOUR BAGS FOR CHECKS, PLEASE DO NOT TAKE OFFENCE. Church Office to place the order on your behalf - from RM50.00 onwards - with a florist
in Jalan Ampang, please inform the Church Office by Wednesday noon.
THIS POLICY WOULD CONTINUE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
It will be appreciated that donation for giving flowers in the Church to be in Malaysian
Facilities Committee Ringgit only, to facilitate payment to the florist.
PALM SUNDAY SERVICES
LADIES NITE OUT
Our next All-age service will take place on Palm Sunday on 28th March. Join us for an evening of fun, fellowship and games.
We welcome the participation of all our Sunday School children from both 20TH MARCH (Sat), 7-9 pm
8.30am and 11.00am services. Please let your child(ren)'s class teachers VENUE: PJ Section 5 area
Food: Pot bless, feel free to bring something to share
know if they will be available on that day, and also if they are willing to
commit to attending song rehearsals in between services at the dates and For details and RSVP, contact : Pamela Khoo, Tel: firstname.lastname@example.org
time below, as well as a full rehearsals on Saturday 27th March 2010. Hp: 012 201 1506
Dates 8:30am service 11am service
14/03 & 21/03/2010 9:45 - 10:15am 10:15 - 10:45am
27/03/2010 –Rehearsal 9:30 - 11:00am 2:30 - 4:30pm
Women’s Ministry Bible Study
Children will be auditioned for acting, singing and reading parts; they will Ladies are welcome to join us for the start of a new group, beginning with a study of
also be ushers. Additionally, interested musicians - Grade 5 and above in Genesis.
any instrument - are welcomed to volunteer themselves. Commencing: Friday 5 March 2010 and then every Friday except when WFMF is running.
Those interested please contact Chin Chin @ 016-2332463 for 8:30am Time: 9.45 – 11.15am
service or Jenn Yong @ 012-2335632 for 11am service. Venue: St. Andrew’s Church, upstairs in Room 3
Bring a Bible and see you there, or for more information contact: Claire Kirton @ 016
BAPTISM CLASS - Session 2 of 6
10.00 to 10.45am in Room 3
Rev. Richard Tok will be conducting these classes.
Those interested to attend please contact Elder SC Yong (8.30am 4th April 2010
service) or Elder CJ Lim (11.00am service), 9.30am to 11.00am
or email email@example.com.
All are invited to join our Easter Brunch held at the Fellowship Hall.
It is an opportunity for the 1st & 2nd service members to get to net-
work, have a wholesome meal and get to know one another. As the
Adult Christian Education (ACE) Classes Bible says in Galatians 3:28 “All One in Christ”
Session 8 of 10 - study of 2 Corinthians We welcome financial contribution to offset the cost of food so that
led by Ron Woodward we can fund more brunches in the future.
In his second letter to the Corinthians Paul is forced to open up his life as never We look forward to you joining us for the Easter Brunch. May God’s
before in order to show the confused Corinthian saints what it means to serve the blessings be upon you and your family. Be happy and rejoice in the
If we are leading a church, a small group or our family, then rather than turn to the Shalom,
countless modern books on "leadership", let's study this letter written by the Holy Fellowship Committee
Spirit of Jesus to His saints in every age.
For anyone who wish to contribute to this Easter Brunch please contact
Come join us today from 9.45-10.45am in Room 5 (upstairs). Oliver Ho -1st Service or Dahlia Lee-2nd service; thanking you in advance.