Calendar of Events


DECEMBER 2018

ADVENT & PULPIT CALENDAR

Date / Occasion What's Happening Venue
Sermon Series

1 December (4.30 pm)
2 December (8.30 am & 10.30 am)
First Weekend in Advent

"Home Is Where The Heart Is"
Sermon by Rev. Vincent Goh
Sanctuary
8 December (4.30 pm)
9 December (8.30 am & 10.30 am)
Second Weekend in Advent
"Coming Home For Christmas"
Sermon by Mr. Matthew Poh
Sanctuary
15 December (4.30 pm)
16 December (8.30 am & 10.30 am)
Third Weekend in Advent

"Finding Significance In The Home Of Christ - The True Meaning Of Bethlehem"
Sermon by Ps. Benjamin Lau

Sanctuary
22 December (4.30 pm)
23 December (8.30 am & 10.30 am)
Fourth Weekend in Advent

"Making Your Heart A Manger For Christ"
Sermon by Rev. Vincent Goh

Sanctuary
29 December (4.30 pm)
30 December (8.30 am & 10.30 am)

Launch of Transformed Campaign
Sermon by Rev. Shaun Chong
Sanctuary
Dialect Ministries Outreach Opportunities
22 December (4.30 pm) Hokkien Christmas Service
Sermon by Rev. Oh Beng Khee
Auditorium 1
23 December (8.30 am) Cantonese Christmas Service
Sermon by Mr. Alvin Teh
Auditorium 1
25 December (2.30 pm)
Christmas Day
Mandarin Christmas Service
Sermon by Mr. Alvin Teh
Auditorium 1
Seasonal Observances
25 December (8.30 am & 10.30 am)
Christmas Day

Christmas Day Service
Sermon by Rev. Barnabas Chong

Sanctuary
31 December (10.30 pm)
New Year's Eve
Watchnight Holy Communion Service
Sermon by Ps. Benjamin Lau
Sanctuary

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
Organised by our Glowing Years Ministry (GYM)

Dates: 14 December 2018 (Friday)
Time: 6.30 pm to 10.30 pm
Venue: Singapore Swimming Club
Theme: "A Peranakan Christmas"
Cost: $50
Transport: $3

Highlights includes Best Dressed Contest!
Registration opens from 1 September at the GYM table at the Fellowship Deck.


PERSISTENT PURSUIT (IGNITE CAMP 2018)

Date: 18 to 21 December 2018
Venue: Focus Adventure Sentosa
Fee: $85

Calling all youths aged 12 to 21 to sign up for the annual IGNITE camp.
This year's camp is a call for all youths to take ownership of their own walks - being intentional and persevering in the faith.

Register on 4, 18, 25 November & 2 December at the booth outside Level 3, Auditorium 1.
For more details, please contact Rachael Koh at 9339 2286 or e-mail rachaelkohjy@gmail.com


BAPTISM & MEMBERSHIP CLASSES (CHRISTMAS SEASON)

Come join our family and be a part of CMC!
If you have been worshipping in our church for at least 6 months, and been in a Care Group having attended at least 6 sessions,
we want to invite you to make a deeper commitment by becoming a member of our church. There are no requirements to be baptised in CMC.

Baptism Classes
Dates: 27 October & 3 November 2018 (Saturdays)
Time: 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Membership Classes
Dates: 10, 17, 24 November 2018 (Saturdays)
Time: 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Baptism by Immersion/Sprinkling
Date: 15 December 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 1.00 pm

Reception into Church Membership
Date: 16 December 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 8.30 am or 10.30 am Service

Register by 21 October 2018 by e-mailing mabel.wat@cmc.org.sg with the subject 'Baptism and Membership Class' with the following information:
1. Full name (as in IC)
2. Telephone & E-mail contact
3. Name of Care Group
4. Month you started attending CMC.

Infant/Children Baptism Class (for parents to attend)
Date: 24 November 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm

Infant/Children Baptism
Date: 16 December 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 8.30 am or 10.30 am Service

Register by 18 November 2018 by e-mailing mabel.wat@cmc.org.sg with the subject 'Infant/Children Baptism' for a registration form.

Note that attendance for all applicable classes and service is compulsory.

For more information, call Mabel through the Church Office at 6345 3934 during office hours.


SCULPT & TONE CLASS (SESSION 13)
Organised by Women's Society of Christian Service

Dates:
7, 14, 21, 28 November
5, 12, 19 December 2018
2, 9, 16 January 2019 (Wednesdays)
Time: 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Venue: Level 4, Auditorium 2
Cost: $60 for 10 Sessions

Our ladies meet once a week and enjoy a good workout peppered with fun and laughter as well.
Bring a pre-believing friend!

Wear an exercise outfit and sports shoes. Bring along a resistance band and 1 pair of 0.5kg dumbbells (or purchase them from the trainer on the day itself).
For registration and payment, visit the Info Counter on Level 1.


JANUARY 2019

PRE-CNY SHOPPING DAY TRIP TO JOHOR BAHRU
Organised by our Glowing Years Ministry (GYM)

Date: 15 January 2019 (Tuesday)
Time: 6.30 am to 8.00 pm
Cost:
$42 (Adults)
$39 (Children 3 to 12 years old)

We will be visiting the following places:
• The Cookies Factory
• Ming Ann Confectionery Shop
• Tong Garden
• Paradigm Mall

Register at the booth from 22 and 23 December 2018 onwards.


GROWING KIDS GOD'S WAY
Organised by Family Life Ministry

Dates: 12 January to 18 May 2019 (Saturdays)
Time: 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Venue: Level 4, Room 7
Cost:
$120 per couple (CMC members)
$150 per couple (non-CMC members)
Inclusive of workbook
Facilitators: Shirley & Wee Kiat Chua

This course touches on reaching the heart of your child with a God centered purpose.

Topics covered include:
• How to Raise a Moral Child
• Character Development
• Discipline with Encouragement
• Consequences and Punishment
• The Appeal Process and Building a Healthy Family

To register, e-mail amos.yap@cmc.org.sg or call 6345 3934


MARCH 2019

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSE 2019
Organised by Family Life Ministry

Dates:
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 March
6, 13, 27 April 2019 (Saturdays)
Time: 12.30 pm to 4.00 pm
Venue: Level 4, Room 2
Costs:
$130 per couple (one or both CMC member)
$180 per couple (non CMC members)

This course is limited to 8 couples only.

The is course is compulsory for CMC couples planning to have their marriage solemnised by CMC pastors.
It is recommended that couples attend this course at least one year before their wedding date.

The course covers 7 sessions and one feedback session on the Relationship Instrument, Prepare Enrich.
Topics include: Myths of Marriage, Developing Habits of Happiness, Communication, Gender Gap, Personality, Finance Management, Conflict Resolution, Spiritual Intimacy and Journey in Marriage.

Application forms are available at the Info Counter or at our Church Office. For more information, call Ms. Mabel Wat through the Church Office at 6345 3934 during office hours.

Register by 31 January 2019.


ONGOING

MOMS IN PRAYER

Date: Every Monday
Time: 8:45am to 9:30am
Venue: Level 2, Prayer Lounge 1

Attention Moms!
Do you worry about your children?
Come experience God's peace and hope when you pray alongside other moms!

For more details, email cmc.prayingmoms@gmail.com or call Church Office at 6345 3934.


SOAKING IN GOD'S PRESENCE

Date: Every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue: Level 5, The Upper Room

As Mary sat at the feet of Jesus listening to Him and enjoying His presence, let's gather together for a season of soaking in God's presence.


GYM LADIES BIBLE STUDY CLASS

Date: Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month
Time: 10:30am to 12:00pm
Venue: Level 4, Room 3
Facilitator: Mrs Tow Sin Cher


THE HEALING PLACE

Date: Every Saturday (except Public Holidays)
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue: Level 2, Prayer Lounge 1 & 2

A Ministry Team will pray for the sick, trusting that God's grace will restore them.

Is any one of you sick?  He should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord.
And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well.

James 5:14-14 NIV


ADULT BIBLE CLASS

Date: Every Sunday of the month
Time: 8:30am to 10:00am
Venue: Level 4, Room 2
Teacher: Mr. Chan Mun Wai (Methodist Local Preacher & CMC Member)

Details of each week's lesson can be found on our CMC Mobile App.