Worship Service: Pastor Ken
will continue with our study from the Gospel of John. The title of the message
is “Completing Father’s Work, part 3.” You can
watch the message on our website on Sunday at 9:30 a.m.: https://www.sgvconnections.com/
Being Led by the Spirit: We will continue our study this
Sunday and John will be teaching on “Dreams and Visions.” Join us on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. through this
zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3586724294?pwd=My9EVUw5UkpndzVWQWpScDIrbi9qUT09; Meeting ID: 358 672 4294
and Password: 5537
All Vibrant Community Groups will 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; email@example.com.
Join us as we pray together on Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. through zoom. Follow this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3586724294?pwd=My9EVUw5UkpndzVWQWpScDIrbi9qUT09; Meeting ID: 358 672 4294
and Password: 5537
Faith in Action:
We will hold a zoom meeting on Aug. 15, Saturday at 10 a.m. through
zoom. Please do a short survey on our
church website and join us for a great discussion on social justice issues. You can contact Tracy for more info; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Agape Caring Center
Praise the Lord! During this COVID-19 pandemic,
American Red Cross hosted four blood
drives at our Youth Center and have
collected 79 pints of blood, saving up to 237 lives. Thanks to all of you who came to support and
made sacrifices to save lives.
Sunday Service: This Sunday, 8.2.20, Pastor Ben will be sharing
about the message, “By His Power and In His Name” from
Acts 4:13-31. The sermon will be premiering at 9:30 a.m. with a link on our
website @ COVID-19 Updates.
Sunday School: Combined
Sunday School with Pastor Ben will be on Sunday, 8.2.20 at 11:30 a.m. He will
be sharing about the topic "Looking on the Inside" from Mark
7:6-16. The link to the Zoom Meeting will be @ COVID-19 Updates.
Friday Night Fellowship: Big Group Fellowship will be hosted by Irene Xu on Friday,
7.31.20. Join him in the topic "Ethics and Morality"
at 8 p.m. with the link @ COVID-19 Updates.
Meeting ID: 86411327985; Password: FECSGV.
*Stories*: 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
Devotions: 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 Ben, email@example.com.
Congratulations to Sunny Cui and Serena Yang for Graduating from
Seminary: Praise God, Sunny Cui, Pastor William’s wife, has
completed her internship with Mandarin Congregation, and is graduating from
China Evangelical Seminary North America’s Master of Counselling Study (MCS)
this Summer. Graduation Ceremony will be
held on 10/3 (Sat). Serena Yang, who is
our House of Abundance’s intern for the past two years, is graduating from
Logos Evangelical Seminary with a Master of Divinity Degree this Summer. Graduation Ceremony will be held this fall.
We warmly congratulate the two sisters and ask God to lead and bless them in
their future services!
Praise God for Blessing our Zoom VBS 2020: VBS Theme: "BOLT towards Faith in Jesus" has been successfully
held from July 26th to 30th. 16 leaders had served 97 children from 64
families. Thanks to En Poli, Director of Children’s Ministry, and every leader
for their dedicated hard work. May God reward them and bless the gospel seed to
sprout and grow in every child’s life and bear fruit to glorify God.
Church Improvement Projects: The church is currently undergoing various Improvement projects. Pray that God blesses these renovation
projects and uses our church to glorify His name!
When Will We Reopen Our In-Person Sunday Services? 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 pastors.
Church Association 8/2/20
A joint and integrative ministry of spirituality, mission and
FECA Theme for 2020: “Church Renewal:
of COVID-19 Relief in Northern Iraq
Thank you for your support of the Northern Iraq
COVID-19 relief fundraising effort. With the support of the FECA General
Missions Fund of $10,000, we are able to donate $18,000. We are in the process
of purchasing surgical and reusable cloth masks and ship to the refugee camps.
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 a.m. Contact:
Please pray for the
possibility of joining the program.
for 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.