Aldersgate Convention: Take MRT, or car-pool

May 2008    

ALDERSGATE Convention 2008 is all set to begin. Are you ready for it? The week-long convention will be held at Wesley Methodist Church from May 19 to 24. It comprises five evening talks (two in Mandarin and three in English), two morning seminars (in English) and the Aldersgate Service (in English with simultaneous interpretations in Mandarin and Tamil).

With the theme “The Road to Glory: The Future in Wesleyan Perspective”, the convention will feature two speakers, the Rev Dr Ben Witherington, III, Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary, and the Rev Dr Ezra Kok, Principal and Lecturer in New Testament Studies at Seminari Theoloji Malaysia (see the full programme below).

As finding car park lots may be a problem, we would encourage those who are coming for the convention to take the MRT and alight at Dhoby Ghaut Station and walk to Wesley Methodist Church.

We would also encourage those who want to drive to car-pool. They can park in several car parks near Wesley Methodist Church (see map):
♦ Fort Canning Public Car Park
♦ YMCA (limited lots)
♦ Park Mall Shopping Centre
♦ Singapore Shopping Centre.
Further away lots are available at:
♦ Plaza Singapura Shopping Centre and the
♦ Singapore Management University (SMU).

Aldersgate 2008


Two Evening Talks in Mandarin:

Monday, May 19, 7.45 – 9.30 pm:
“Christ: Offering Hope in the Midst of Darkness.”
Tuesday, May 20, 7.45 – 9.30 pm:
“The Church: Holiness in the Midst of Imperfections.”

Three Evening Talks in English:
Wednesday, May 21, 7.45 – 9.30 pm: “Rapture or Parousia
– Will there be one or two Second Comings?”
Thursday, May 22, 7.45 – 9.30 pm: “Other-World or After Life?”
Friday, May 23, 7.45 – 9.30 pm: “The Future of The Church, Israel and the  Kingdom.”

Two Morning Seminars in English:

Thursday, May 22, 9 am – 12 noon (For pastors and seminarians only): “Morning With Ben Witherington.”
Saturday, May 24, 9 am – 12 noon: “What Have They Done With Jesus?”
Registration required for both the seminars.

Aldersgate Service:
Saturday, May 24, 7.30 – 9.45 pm: “A Vision of Worship.”
Venue for all events: Wesley Methodist Church, 5 Fort Canning Road.

Books at discounted prices


THIS recently released book, What Have They Done With Jesus?, is also the title of the Aldersgate Seminar which will be held at Wesley Methodist Church on Saturday, May 24 from 9 am to 12 noon.

The seminar speaker is the author – the Rev Dr Ben Witherington, III, Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary in the United States.

An international speaker and prolifi c writer, he has written many books, most of which will be on sale at discounted prices during the Aldersgate Convention from May 19 to 24 at Wesley Methodist Church.

Among them is the popular Revelation, and a Chinese edition will also be available. So do not forget to visit the Aldersgate Book Fair when you attend the Aldersgate Convention.


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