Bishop's Message

The True Meaning of Education

The True Meaning of Education

Jun 2017     Many will agree that educating our young goes beyond just basic literacy or even imparting knowledge and skill sets to help them earn a living when they grow up. It should also aim at preparing our youths to function successfully in society, not only academically, but economically, socially, emotionally, and...

Happenings

Women in this VUCA World

Women in this VUCA World

Jun 2017     How should women today live in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) world? That was the focus of the “Women in this VUCA World” conference, held at Toa Payoh Methodist Church on Saturday 22 Apr 2017 and organised by the Trinity Annual Conference (TRAC) Women’s Society of Christian Service (WSCS). About 600 participants...

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Hospitable classrooms, inclusive society

Hospitable classrooms, inclusive society

Jun 2017     The Straits Times reported on 4 Nov 2016 that the government would be extending the Compulsory Education Act, which was passed in Parliament in 2000, to special needs children. This will take effect in 2019. Minister for Education (Schools) Mr Ng Chee Meng said that this is “an important milestone...
Divine education

Divine education

Jun 2017

REACH OUT

Walking on Sunshine

Walking on Sunshine

Jun 2017     For the audience at the Singapore Health Inspirational Patient Awards 2017 ceremony that took place in April, it was a heart-warming and perhaps quaint sight to see a group of elderly people honoured as volunteers. The seniors, who call themselves The Sunshine Group, received an accolade in the Support Groups...
New Vineyard Methodist School block dedication

New Vineyard Methodist School block dedication

Jun 2017     A new school building housing additional classrooms and a multipurpose hall located within the Vineyard Methodist School (VMS), Thailand, was dedicated by our Bishop Dr Chong Chin Chung on 13 March 2017. Present at the dedication were members of the VMS Board and representatives from the Methodist Missions Society (MMS)....