Happy Independence Day! We want to honor and remember those who
sacrificed their lives for our freedom. This Sunday Pastor Ken will speak on
“Working with Miracle Maker” from John 6. You can watch the message on our
Being Led by the
Spirit: We will take a break on this long
weekend. Join us next week through this
link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3586724294?pwd=My9EVUw5UkpndzVWQWpScDIrbi9qUT09; Meeting ID: 358 672 4294
and Password: 5537
All Vibrant Community
meet through zoom and please contact
your leader for info.
Men’s Group Focus: If you are not a part of
a men’s group and would like to grow in your faith we encourage you to contact
Paul. We started our discussion on spiritual discipline with all of our men’s
groups and if you interested in joining a group please contact Paul; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food for Rosemead: We want to thank all you for participating and serving the seniors
and families in Rosemead city. We have
collected $3664 and canned goods for this project. May the good Lord bless you in all your work
and in all your undertakings, Dt. 15:10.
Congratulations to all our Graduates! We are planning a
service to recognize and celebrate all our graduates for their
achievement. Stay tune for upcoming
Agape Caring Center
Blood Drive: American Red Cross will host a
blood drive at our Youth Center on 7/6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please support the blood drive
to save lives! Please sign up with
Karen; email@example.com or text her at 626-230-8823.
Sunday Service: This
Sunday, 07.05.20, Pastor Ben will be sharing about the topic, “Turn your eyes”.
The sermon will be premiering at 9:30 a.m. with a link on our website @ COVID-19 Updates.
School: There is no Sunday School this Sunday, 7.5.20 since
it is Fourth of July Weekend. All combined Zoom Sunday school will resume on
7.12.20. Pastor Ben has prepared a special summer lesson for all of you. Join
me at 11:30 a.m. with meeting ID: 503.698.8433 and Password: FECSGV
Night Fellowship: There is no Friday Night Fellowship this Friday,
7.3.20 since it is Fourth of July Weekend. Our combined big group program will
resume on 7.10.20 at 8 p.m. with meeting ID: 503.698.8433 and Password: FECSGV.
We need stories about your encounter with God. For example, a
miracle that happened in your life or how you met God. If you have one, share
Art Hour: A free, virtual, one-hour art lesson is being
offered to K-12 students through zoom. If you are interested, please contact
Millie Li to get some details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit its website at thearthour.org.
There are devotions that Pastor Ben has provided on our
website @ COVID-19 Updates since
we can’t pick up the new SENA.
you need any help please contact us at email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or on
our website. For
fast response we suggest going through our website and clicking the message
button on the bottom right. For more personal questions please ask Pastor
Church Renovation Projects: During this
period of time when the church’s campus is temporarily closed due to the
pandemic, the church is undergoing various renovation projects, including the
Main Sanctuary, Walnut Grove House, the warehouse in the north parking lot and
the surrounding landscape. New carpet in Chapel 2 and the Youth Center will be
installed. Pray God blesses these
renovation projects, and uses our church to glorify His name!
Will We Reopen Our In-Person Sunday Services? On May 26, the County of Los Angeles Health
Officer issued a Revised Order, under which, attending in-person faith-based
services is now permitted but with strict restrictions. Our Elder Board has
decided, for many important reasons, that our church, including HOA, will be
patient and wait for better conditions before resuming our in-person Sunday
services. Details please read our Senior Pastor’s letter to our Church Family
on May 28, which is on our church’s website.
Church Response to COVID-19
Pandemic: The church will
implement the following measures effective immediately (subject to change
depending on future notice): 1.Sunday Service: Online; 2. Sunday
School/Equipping Classes, Small Group Gatherings, Prayer Meetings: Online
; 3. Youth and Children Ministries:
Online; 4. Church Staff: Work Remotely; 5 Sunday Bulletin &
Insert: Available on the church's or
Congregation’s website; 6.Giving:
You can give online or through mail with checks marked “Payable to FECSGV” and
specify on the memo the type of donation, then mail it to the church; 7 Church
campus: The church door is temporary closed due to the pandemic; 8.Walk
with God: If you or your family are facing difficulties because of the
COVID-19 pandemic, please contact small group leaders or congregational
Church Association 7/5/20
A joint and integrative ministry of spirituality, mission and
FECA Theme for 2020: “Church Renewal:
1. Social Concern and Global Missions
Thank you for your support. As of 6/30, $3,641.90 has been
$25,000.00 from 6/21/2020 to 7/12/2020.
The world continues to face the
challenges brought by COVID-19. Northern Iraq, a place in which we
provide ongoing ministries, is particularly affected by the pandemic. Our FECA
field workers are supplementing relief efforts to the area they are residing in.
There is an overwhelming need for surgical and reusable cloth masks to be
distributed to the refugees. Currently, there is an estimation of over one
million registered internally displaced people (IDP) and refugees in the
Northern Iraq camps.
To support - Please mail check to FECA,
memo line: “COVID-19 relief – N. Iraq” (Mailing address: 2617 West Beverly
Blvd., Montebello, CA 90640) or visit https://www.feca.org/donation online giving – COVID-19 relief – N. Iraq.
Spiritual Exercises in
Daily Life (September 2020 to June 2021)
Spiritual Exercises include daily one-hour devotion, weekly one-hour
spiritual direction, and monthly group meeting on Saturday, 9:00 - 10:15
Please pray for the possibility of joining the program.
Financial Aid to Seminarians (for 2020-2021 school year)
This Financial Aid to Seminarians
program was established to provide financial assistance to FECA church members,
on the basis of real financial need, as they receive basic theological training
to become Christian ministers or missionaries. The Financial Aid to Seminarians
Policy and Procedure, and application form may be downloaded from FECA website
(www.feca.org, click "Document Download" at the upper right corner
for a list of documents available for download). All applicants should read
through the Policy and Procedure before filling out the application form.
Application deadlines: Fall admission and returning seminarians: 7/17/2020;
Winter/Spring admission: 9/15/2020.
4. The FECA Governing Board Meeting
The meeting will be held on July 21 (Tuesday) in the evening via Zoom.
Please pray for God's presence in the meeting.