Happy New Year, Brothers and Sisters in Christ!
We wait for all sorts of things. We wait on God to answer our prayers. We wait for the government to do what is right and just. We wait for a vaccine, an end to the pandemic, a time when we can gather together again freely. We wait for all sorts of things. Even as we look forward to a new year, we still wait.
For many of you, you’ve been waiting for the English Ministry to have an English Pastor again. Today, the wait is over. Today, I am glad to become the English Pastor for the Chinese Bible Church of Greater Lowell. I’m looking forward to serving the Lord with you joining Him in what He will do in 2021 and beyond!
This Sunday, I will be preaching from various passages and seeing how they shape my understanding of my role as your pastor. In other words, I want you to know what you can expect from me as your pastor as I seek to obey God. As you prepare your hearts to hear God’s Word, consider, what expectations do I have of the “new” pastor?
1. Tonight, (Jan. 1, 2021) there is no Friday Night’s Bible Study due to the holiday.
2. EM Sunday School – is paused for a week to accommodate the on-site worship service.
Topic: CBCGL EM Sunday Class “52 Major Stories of the Bible” (9:45 am – 11:00 am)
Dial-in from your phone: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 491 248 585
3. YAs Sunday School (via Microsoft Teams) https://bit.ly/2AiOyLX
The YAs Sunday School signup sheet is here.
4. This Sunday, Pastor Nathan Willems will be sharing God’s word with us.
- Live stream via Youtube: http://cbcgl.org/resources/live-stream/
- Title: Pastoral Motivations
- Text: 1 Cor. 11:1, Eph. 4:11-16, John 13:1, 12-17; and Rom. 1:16
- Coworker reminder.
5. The Office is updating the church directory for 2021. Your information will be protected and stored in our secure Microsoft Office system for church member access only. Each member and regular attendee is requested to complete this form. To do so, please follow the link below:
6. A new health waiver form has been posted online at http://bit.ly/cbcgl-covid19-waiver
You are required to fill out the latest form if you plan to participate in any in-person church activities.
7. New Life Toastmaster Club is meeting every Sunday at 1:30 pm. Here is their zoom meeting info:
Meeting ID: 812 6319 2812
Join by phone: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
8. All other announcement items can be found here.
- Prayer is an essential part of the Christian life! Please join our Wednesday night prayer meeting (7:45 pm – 9:15 pm) even if you can’t participate the whole time.
Meeting ID: 758 587 937
Join by phone: +1 929 436 2866 US (New York)
Young Adults Prayer Meeting: Wednesday night @ 7:45 – 9:30 pm –
Meeting ID: 868 9398 2884
- Here is our list of prayer and service requests. The service request tab is for brothers and sisters to ask for assistance or announce any give-away items. It is a new attempt from EM to reach out and take care of those in need among us. You may also enter yours via the provided link:
In Christ, your servant, SDG,