PROPOSED CHURCH BUDGETS FOR 2023-2024 FINANCIAL YEAR
Hard copies of the proposed IBC General Budget and IBC Mission Ministry Budget
will be distributed to church members.
Voting to approve the budgets by church members will be carried out on 2nd and 3rd April 2023,
after the church AGM on 26th Mar 2023.
Members are requested to review the budgets and send any questions they may have to the church office
by email to firstname.lastname@example.org."
IBC BAPTISM SUNDAY MAY 21
Baptism Service will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2023.
Baptism and Membership classes will be held on May 7 & 14.
Please let the Church Office know if you know of anyone
who is ready for baptism or if you have any queries.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL AT IBC AUG 7 TO AUG 11
We welcome children in the IBC and their non-believing friends ages 3 to 11 to register for VBS from today.
Registration will be open publicly mid-May. We would like to encourage the congregation to volunteer as well.
Please contact Candy or Heidi to sign up.
PRAYER VIGIL, MAY 6-7, 2023
Please join us in the monthly 24-hour prayer vigil by signing up for a 30-minute slot online
by going to the link provided in the church's email for the prayer vigil.
OUTREACH WITH EBENEZER BLIND SCHOOL心光盲人學校
We shall have outreach with Ebenezer Blind School on
Monday, May 22, 2023. Please let’s pray for all attendees and volunteers.
FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION RECORD AVAILABLE
The record of your giving for the period of April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023
is available for you to pick up from the reception desk.
LOVE OFFERING FOR ANALIE & CARLOS SPENCER
In recognition of Carlos’ and Analie’s service to the Lord at IBC over all these years,
we will be collecting a love offering for them.
Please place your gift, in either cash or cheque issued to “ANALIE LAISON ABELLAR”,
into the offering box in an envelope indicating “Love Offering – Analie & Carlos”.
Analie plans to leave Hong Kong in the week of May 21, while the plan for Carlos remains uncertain.
Let’s pray for their continuous faithfulness in following Christ.
SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS AND HELPERS
We're looking for more volunteers to help with Sunday school - to share the love of Christ with the children.
Please contact the Children's Ministry Core Team or Heidi if you are interested to serve.
ABOLITION OF MASK-WEARING MANDATE IN CHURCH
From March 1, 2023 all mask-wearing requirements are lifted by the government in churches and beyond.
You may, however, wear a mask at your discretion, especially if symptoms of respiratory infection develop.
We praise the Lord our God for the final return to normalcy. Please consider joining our physical worship again.
TYPHOON & RAINSTORM WARNING
When the Typhoon Warning Signal No.8 or higher is hoisted or a Black Rainstorm Warning is in effect
by 8:00 am, all church activities including worship service scheduled at 10:00 am will be cancelled.
When you attend the Sunday service, please take a seat towards the front of the auditorium
to allow latecomers to join at the back without interrupting the service.
YOUTH WORKERS SEARCH
We are looking for a full time Associate Youth Minister and a part time Youth Intern
who have a calling to serve our youth at IBC. The on-board dates can be flexible.
If you know of anyone who is interested to apply, please contact Candy Ip,
who will forward any enquiries for further details to the Youth Leader Advisory Team.
CHERISH OUR CHURCH PROPERTY
Let’s keep our church property and environment tidy! Especially for the carpet,
if you spill coffee, tea or something else on it, please use the 3M Carpet Cleaner
(located near the coffee table) to clean it immediately.
We hope that we can have a nice and clean place of worship!
Thank you very much for your co-operation!