Church Profile

Jurong Tamil MC: Faithfully building our community

Jurong Tamil MC: Faithfully building our community

May 2017     Jurong Tamil Methodist Church (JTMC) celebrates our 40th anniversary this year. Established in 1977, the church started with 20 members gathering at the home of the late C. D. Pandian, who was Pastor then, in the Taman Jurong area. We moved to Jurong Christian Church (Lutheran) at the beginning of...
Changi MC: Small church, big dreams

Changi MC: Small church, big dreams

Apr 2017    

  Changi Methodist Church (CMC) was established as a local conference in 1979 with about 50 members at Kampong Chai Chee led by the late Rev Lee Chin Ming. Its pioneers were a passionate team of youths from Geylang Chinese Methodist Church. CMC started with just one worship service conducted…

Bedok MC: A church, a community, a movement

Bedok MC: A church, a community, a movement

Mar 2017    

Bedok Methodist Church (BMC) celebrated 70 years of God’s faithfulness last year. Throughout its history, God has been at the heart of the church’s central narrative, shaping a church, a community and a movement. God builds a church BMC began as a little house church in 1946 when 12 members…

Tamil MC at Short Street: A legacy of looking to the future

Tamil MC at Short Street: A legacy of looking to the future

Feb 2017     Tamil Methodist Church (Short Street) will celebrate its 130th anniversary on 28 Sep 2017. This church holds several distinctions: Not only is it the second Methodist church and the original home of Methodist Girls’ School, which began with nine young Indian girls, it is also Singapore’s oldest Tamil Methodist church,...
Foochow MC: 119 years of blessing the community

Foochow MC: 119 years of blessing the community

Dec 2016     Foochow Methodist Church (FMC) celebrates its 120th anniversary in 2017. It has its roots during the time when many Foochow- and Hock Chia-speaking worshippers longed for a pastor who could speak and preach to them in Foochow, and God answered their prayers. Officially inaugurated in mid-December 1897, FMC became the...
Aldersgate MC – A heart encounter placed in the ‘brain’ of Singapore

Aldersgate MC – A heart encounter placed in the ‘brain’ of Singapore

Nov 2016     Aldersgate Methodist Church (AMC) is located at Dover Road, a place which has a high number of educational institutions, and enterprises which are cutting-edge, forward-orientated and leadership-developing, poised to have significant impact on future generations locally and internationally. We are strategically placed at the “brain” of Singapore. Our name – Aldersgate...
ETAC: Seeking to fellowship in Punggol

ETAC: Seeking to fellowship in Punggol

Oct 2016     It all started a few years ago, when our pastor, the Rev R. Prabhu (right) of Ang Mo Kio Tamil Methodist Church (AMKTMC) and current President of Emmanuel Tamil Annual Conference (ETAC), was visiting some places in Punggol. He realised there was no Tamil church in that area that could...
AMK CMC: Partnering to bless the AMK community

AMK CMC: Partnering to bless the AMK community

Sep 2016      Ang Mo Kio Chinese Methodist Church (AMKCMC) had its humble beginnings in 1978 when a team of about 30 leaders and members from Paya Lebar Chinese Methodist Church came to Ang Mo Kio new town to evangelise and plant a new church. Fellowship meetings and worship services were held in...
LWMC – The church with an inter-generational focus

LWMC – The church with an inter-generational focus

Aug 2016     Living Waters Methodist Church (LWMC) was planted on Easter Sunday, 12 April 1998 as a preaching point at Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) by Barker Road Methodist Church, in partnership with Wesley Methodist Church and Aldersgate Methodist Church. The common vision was to establish a vibrant peaching point that would minister to...
ETAC: Touching and transforming lives of migrant workers

ETAC: Touching and transforming lives of migrant workers

Jul 2016     The recent trend towards ministry among migrant workers began over two decades ago. Telugu Methodist Church (Singapore) is the fruit of ministry among migrant workers by Tamil Methodist Church, Short Street. Since then, it has been serving the migrant community at various dormitories. It is God’s love that compels us...
Geylang Chinese Methodist Church

Geylang Chinese Methodist Church

Jun 2016     Geylang Chinese Methodist Church (GCMC) was started in 1905 with four members and 14 seekers, and began its first church service in 1914 at its first purchased site at the junction of Aljunied and Geylang Road. There were members from four local conferences –Christ MC, Pentecost MC, Changi MC and...
Pentecost MC: The Name, the Word,  the Lease

Pentecost MC: The Name, the Word, the Lease

May 2016     Pentecost Methodist Church (Trinity Annual Conference) 4 Pasir Ris Drive 6, Singapore 519420 Sunday Services: 7.45 a.m. Peranakan/Indonesian Service 9 a.m., 11 a.m. English Service 11 a.m. Mandarin Service Contact:www.pmc.org.sg, pentecost@pmc.org.sg or 6584-0297 It is not uncommon for someone to ask me, “Pastor, isn’t the name of your church a...
Outreach at Teck Whye: A ministry of grace

Outreach at Teck Whye: A ministry of grace

Apr 2016     The Teck Whye outreach ministry is first and foremost a ministry of grace. Why do I say that? It has all the same struggles, disappointments, heartaches and sorrows that are common to us all. We get it wrong often. We are weak in many areas. At times we see people...
Queenstown Chinese MC : Making disciples, transforming lives

Queenstown Chinese MC : Making disciples, transforming lives

Mar 2016     An indication of a closely knit body of Christ is found in Queenstown Chinese Methodist Church (QCMC) and Faith Methodist Church (FMC), which counts among them members from the same families. They go way back to the 1960s when the Methodist Church initiated the ‘Queenstown Methodist Church Pioneer Work’ project,...
Wesley Methodist Church: Growing, building and impacting

Wesley Methodist Church: Growing, building and impacting

Feb 2016     At the Atrium of Wesley Methodist Church (Wesley) stand two boardswith numerous colourful paper hearts. Displaying handwritten reflections on Scripture, these paper hearts are part of a new year-long Bible Reading Drive where more than 2,600 Wesleyans committed to read the Bible daily in 2016. The Bible Reading Drive follows...
Ministry at Bedok Preaching Point

Ministry at Bedok Preaching Point

Dec 2015     In addition to profiling local churches from our three Annual Conferences of The Methodist Church in Singapore, we also begin profiling ministries. As we come to have a better understanding of each other’s history and ministry, we may discover more opportunities to forge cross-church partnerships and collaborations. Seletar Tamil Methodist...
GMC: Growing from grace to grace

GMC: Growing from grace to grace

Nov 2015     Church history is the record of God's gracious, wonderful and mighty deeds, showing how by His Spirit and Word He rules His Church and conquers the world. Nils Forsander The Beginnings of Grace The genesis of GMC was marked by a few distinctive features in the worship service of Telok...
BRMC: Started by faith, motivated by love

BRMC: Started by faith, motivated by love

Oct 2015     At 4 p.m. on a Whit Sunday (otherwise known as Pentecost Sunday), ten schoolboys met in an old, dusty and dilapidated music room in a hostel. That was how Barker Road Methodist Church (BRMC) started on 20 May 1956.   The odds were stacked against them. These were young boys meeting...
BPMC: A growing church maintaining its kampong spirit

BPMC: A growing church maintaining its kampong spirit

Aug 2015     “….take root below and bear fruit above.”   Isaiah 37:31 Our beginning In September 1936, renowned Chinese Christian evangelist John Sung, while passing through Singapore, conducted a gospel rally in Telok Ayer Chinese Methodist Church. There, a youth named Lim Kim Seng was converted, began to proclaim Christ, and started a congregation...
Yishun Methodist Mission: Called to a place of its own

Yishun Methodist Mission: Called to a place of its own

Nov 2014     On 25 Nov 2012, Yishun Methodist Mission (YMM) became the 46th local Methodist church in Singapore. Called to the north YMM’s roots go back two decades when a group of nine, under the leadership of the Rev Chua Ooi Suah, began meeting at the BB and GB Campsite near Sembawang...
Christ MC: Building in Faith

Christ MC: Building in Faith

Oct 2014     Christ Methodist Church members in action in the ‘Hands & Feet’ campaign held in August this year. After a three-and-a half-year wait, Christ Methodist Church’s (CMC) new building has finally been unveiled. It officially opened on June 1 this year, and excitement was palpable in the first few weeks as...
Ang Mo Kio Tamil MC: A close-knit family

Ang Mo Kio Tamil MC: A close-knit family

Sep 2014     One of Ang Mo Kio Tamil Methodist Church’s main ministries is teaching spoken English to their migrant friends. We continue our series of profiling local churches from our three Annual Conferences of The Methodist Church in Singapore. As we come to have a better understanding of each other’s history and...
Telok Ayer Chinese MC: A stalwart of dialect ministry

Telok Ayer Chinese MC: A stalwart of dialect ministry

Aug 2014     One of Telok Ayer Chinese Methodist Church’s long-standing ministries has been its Hokkien service for residents living in Jalan Kukoh. After the service, the residents are given rice packets and bread. Founded in 1889, Telok Ayer Chinese Methodist Church (TACMC) celebrates its 125th anniversary this year. From its simple beginnings...
Living Hope MC:  Practical outreach to make disciples

Living Hope MC: Practical outreach to make disciples

Jul 2014     “By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples.” John 15:8, ESV What started as a group of Wesleyans meeting regularly for Bible study in Tampines in 1989 is now Living Hope Methodist Church (LHMC), a Disciple-Making Cell Church. Our mission...
Jurong Tamil MC: Rallying pre-believers in Jurong

Jurong Tamil MC: Rallying pre-believers in Jurong

Jun 2014     Jurong Tamil Methodist Church members faithfully visit Christalite Methodist Home residents every month. Do you recall the evangelistic rallies popular in Singapore in the 1970s and 1980s? The most well-known was of course the Singapore Billy Graham Crusade in 1978, but did you know that Jurong Tamil Methodist Church (JTMC)...
Hakka MC: Blessed to be a Blessing

Hakka MC: Blessed to be a Blessing

May 2014     Hakka Methodist Church (Chinese Annual Conference) 卫理公会客音天恩堂 1-B Evelyn Road, S(309298) Sunday service: 9.00 am (Mandarin); 11.00 am (English) Every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Saturday: 5.00 pm (Hakka) Contact: 6256-2225 or visit hakkamc.org.sg Reminiscing on Hakka Methodist Church’s early days, pastor-in-charge the Rev Daniel Lee said: “My memories of Hakka MC date...
A mosaic of disciples

A mosaic of disciples

Apr 2014     HVMC actively expresses love through events such as last year’s Christmas Outreach to rental blocks in the area – inviting neighbours to a lunch with performances, a “100% discount” pasar malam and giving out vouchers for groceries. At Holland Village Methodist Church (HVMC), we’ve decided to focus on becoming a...
A truly migrant church

A truly migrant church

Mar 2014     Like the migrant workers we minister to, Seletar Tamil Methodist Church (Seletar TMC) has had a history of migration, beginning in the 1920s during the British rule, when many Indian nationals came to Singapore. They started working in areas where the British army was well-established; those working in the Royal...
Charis MC: 25-year sojourn of God’s grace

Charis MC: 25-year sojourn of God’s grace

Feb 2014     Pray for Charis Methodist Church as we seek to be more deliberate in engaging our youths. This year, Charis Methodist Church (Charis MC) celebrates our 25th anniversary and the theme is “Celebrating 25 years of God’s Faithfulness”. “Charis” means “God’s grace”, and the history of Charis MC is indeed a...
MCI: Renewing our ‘tent’with joy, praise and glory

MCI: Renewing our ‘tent’with joy, praise and glory

Jan 2014     “What and where is MCI?” are two questions commonly posed to our members. Methodist Church of the Incarnation (MCI) is located in the north-western part of Singapore and has a congregation smaller than most of our sister churches. Yet, God never fails to magnify His glory through our 370-member church...
Sembawang TMC: A church fervent in outreach  and prayer

Sembawang TMC: A church fervent in outreach and prayer

Dec 2013     In 1928, employees from India at the Seletar Naval Base (later Sembawang Naval Base) began meeting in homes for worship services. This marked the start of Sembawang Tamil Methodist Church (Sembawang TMC) , under the supervision of the Rev J. A. Supramaniam. Six years later, the church was formally instituted...
Sense of being ‘ONE’

Sense of being ‘ONE’

Dec 2013     Methodist Bishop Dr Wee Boon Hup (left) and Roman Catholic Archbishop Emeritus Nicholas Chia giving the joint benediction. For the first time, Roman Catholics and Protestants gathered for an ecumenical and healing service at Aldersgate Methodist Church this past August to “worship God together as one, to commit to love...
Toa Payoh CMC: Seeking to fill God’s sanctuary

Toa Payoh CMC: Seeking to fill God’s sanctuary

Nov 2013     This year, Toa Payoh Chinese Methodist Church (TPCMC) celebrated our church’s 40th Anniversary on September 29. It was especially joyous for us as we had dedicated our new church building on August 31, having fully paid for it after seven grueling years of fundraising. We are grateful for God’s provision!...
Christalite Methodist Chapel: Shining for Christ  in Geylang schools

Christalite Methodist Chapel: Shining for Christ in Geylang schools

Oct 2013     Over a decade ago, Christalite Methodist Chapel began with a simple mission: To share God’s love with the Geylang Methodist Schools and the Geylang community. Spurred by the Holy Spirit’s leading, a small group of leaders and members from Christ Methodist Church moved to Geylang Methodist School to start a...

Brick by brick

Sep 2013     Pasir Panjang Tamil Methodist Church (Emmanuel Tamil Annual Conference) 85 Wishart Road S(098727) Sunday service: 10 am (Tamil and English) Contact: 6273-5911 or email pasir.panjang.tamil.mc@methodist.org.sg We need bricks to build churches, but did you know that one local Methodist church played a key role in the production of bricks themselves? Pasir...
 
 

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Learning is child’s play at MWS D’Joy

Learning is child’s play at MWS D’Joy

May 2017     By the Methodist Welfare Services Communications Team Imagine a preschool classroom that transforms every two weeks – into a home, salon, post office or a familiar landmark in the neighbourhood. This kind of experiential learning is now a reality for the children of MWS D’Joy Children’s Centre located in Jalan...
Prayer and spiritual warfare retreat – Nepal

Prayer and spiritual warfare retreat – Nepal

May 2017     “Prayer catapults us into the frontier of the spiritual life…. Real prayer is life-creating and life-changing” — Celebration of Discipline by Richard Foster The Methodist Church in Nepal (MCN) conducts regular training for pastors, leaders and the laity, equipping present and future leaders with a firm spiritual foundation, enabling them...