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Church Worship @11:00am
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February 1 2014
Welcome & Announcements
John Ho
Call to Worship
Sara Lin
Tithes & Offerings
Special Thanksgiving Offering
Children’s Story
Stella Chen
Praise in Song
Sara Lin
Prayer
Betty Zhao
Special Item
Evangeline Ten & Family
Scripture Reading
Danila and Sandra Zuo
Sermon
Pr Rod Anderson
The Ground is Level at the Foot of the Cross
Closing Hymn
Be Thou My Vision
Sara Lin
Benediction
Pr Rod Anderson
Interpreter
Pianist
Multimedia
Upper Room Speaker
Lydia Sin
Eric Choo
Joe Zhao
Diego Vasquez
Today
Welcome: We extend a warm welcome to our visitors, friends
and members. Thank you for coming to worship with us today.
We trust that you will be blessed. Today, we welcome our two
guest speakers, Pr Rod Anderson and Diego Vasquez.
Pr Anderson is the pastor of "The Orchard", a church that
meets in the Melbourne CBD. Diego is youth elder at Springvale
Spanish Church.
Lunar New Year: To our members and friends of
Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese heritage, we wish you a
Happy New Year. Pr Stenio also conveys his special greetings to
you. At the front of our church, we continue the tradition
of including words of encouragement and hope for the new
year. The words on the left have the following meaning:
"Remember how prophets describe signs of the soon coming of
Jesus". The words on the right have the following meaning:
"Persevere in teaching children the everlasting love of God".
The streamer has the following meaning: "Continue the
tradition, forge ahead into the future".
Church potluck: We invite everyone to stay and
fellowship over lunch today. Thank you to those who brought
food for our potluck lunch today.
Coming up
The Upper Room Service: For all those who attend the
Upper Room service next Sabbath, February 8th. We have a
continuation of that morning’s service in the afternoon, soon
after lunch in the main sanctuary. Please plan to attend
part 2 of the presentation in the afternoon (whether you
attended the morning program or not), so you don’t miss out
on a double blessing next Sabbath.
AYC CONVENTION 2014: Gateway Adventist Centre and the
Victorian Conference invite you to attend AYC Convention
2014 to be held at Melbourne Town Hall from 13th to the
16th of February 2014.
Registration is still open
at: www.adventistyouthforchrist.org/revolution2014
News and Notices
Church Directory Update: Commencing this week, you or
your family may receive an email from Lydia Sin
requesting confirmation of your contact details. If
you receive an email, your reply is greatly appreciated. If you
do not have an email address or your details are not in the
current church directory, and you would like to add/update
your contact information, please fill in a Church Directory
Update Form from the entrance of the foyer and return it to
one of the deacons or elders or you can contact Lydia Sin
[email protected] or John Ho [email protected]
or 0422 408 447.
The MASDAC’s Prayer Team Prays for Families Each
Week: We are praying for the following this coming week:
Clement, Soek Khen, Grace,
Meilisa, Vincent, Jesslyn Lengkong;
Paul, Margaret & Esther Xiao
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Who’s On Next Week – February 8 2014
Welcome ................................................................ Tim Cocking
Speaker ..................................................... Pr Stenio Gungadoo
Offering ..................................................................... Education
Prayer ......................................................................... Suzie Kim
Interpreter .................................................... Wai Chong Wong
Scripture Reading ............................... Joanne and David Chang
Worship Leader ................................................. Evangeline Ten
Children’s Story ......................................... Pr Stenio Gungadoo
Special Music ............................... Joash Boey and Ryan Wong
Pianist................................................................... Jonathan Lee
Multimedia ............................................................ Hung Duong
Upper Room Speaker .............................. Barend Nieuwstraten
Flowers ...................................................................... Irene Ho
Church Cleaning ....................................... Donvale Caregroup
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(Feb 2 - Feb 7 )
Our Mission
By the power of the Holy Spirit, Melbourne Asian
Seventh-day Adventist Church exists to proclaim the
Everlasting Gospel to the community, with special
focus on the Asian Community. We are established
to win, to nurture, to disciple for the further
expansion of ministry, and to prepare people for
Christ’s Second Coming.
Our Team
Head Elder
John Ho
Elders
David Chang
Ken Cheong
Eric Choo
Carla Chuang
Tim Cocking
Asa Lee
Poh Choong Wong
Senior Deacon
Frank Wong
Senior Deaconess
Sharon Wong
Church Clerk
Evelyn Chang
For bulletin enquiries, suggestions and Church-related
announcements please email [email protected] by
Wed 12pm. Items may be edited prior to printing.
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Contact
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Prayer / Visitation Request:
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shared with the Pastor and MASDAC’s
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OR
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Please put your request into the prayer box located in the
church foyer or send your requests to
[email protected]
From the pastor's desk: "The Paradox of our Time": The paradox of
our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter
tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more,
but have less; we buy more, but enjoy it less. We have bigger houses
and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time. We have
more degrees, but less sense; more knowledge, but less judgment;
more experts, but more problems; more medicine, but less wellness.
We drink too much, smoke too much, spend too recklessly, laugh
too little, drive too fast, get too angry too quickly, stay up too late,
get up too tired, read too seldom, watch TV too much, and pray too
seldom. We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our
values. We talk too much, love too seldom, and hate too often.
We've learned how to make a living, but not a life; we've added
years to life, not life to years. We've been all the way to the moon
and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet the new
neighbour. We've conquered outer space, but not inner space.
We've done larger things, but not better things. We've cleaned up
the air, but polluted the soul. We've split the atom, but not our
prejudice. We write more, but learn less. We plan more, but
accomplish less. We've learned to rush, but not to wait. We build
more computers to hold more information to produce more copies
than ever, but have less communication. These are the times of fast
foods and slow digestion; tall men, and short character; steep
profits, and shallow relationships. These are the times of world
peace, but domestic warfare; more leisure, but less fun; more kinds
of food, but less nutrition. These are days of two incomes, but more
divorce; of fancier houses, but broken homes. These are days of
quick trips, disposable diapers, throw away morality, one-night
stands, overweight bodies, and pills that do everything from cheer to
quiet, to kill. It is a time when there is much in the show window and
nothing in the stockroom; a time when technology can bring this
letter to you, and a time when you can choose either to share this
insight, or to just hit delete. By George Carlin a comedian 1937 2008
Melbourne Asian Seventh-day
Adventist Church
43 Ashmore Road,
Forest Hill,
Victoria 3131
www.masdac.org.au
Where are the pastors? Pastor Stenio is preaching at Horsham and
Pastor Paul is currently on long service leave in Korea.
Church at Study
Church at Worship
Food for thought: “Know the true value of time; snatch, seize and
enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no
procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.”
British statesman Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773).
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Thank You
Last Week's Offering
Sabbath School ------------------------------------- $295.15
Christian Service for the Blind ------------------ $924.35
Flowers Today ---------------------------------------- Suzie Kim
Church Cleaning ------------Box Hill Chinese Care Group
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Senior Pastor
Email
: Pr Stenio Gungadoo
: [email protected]
Associate Pastor
Email
: Pr Paul Kotanko
: [email protected]
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