MCS gives $20,000 to ‘Lebanon Humanitarian Fund’

Sep 2006    

THE Methodist Church in Singapore (MCS) has given $20,000 to the “Lebanon Humanitarian Fund”. In a letter addressed to all pastors on Aug 11, 2006, Bishop Dr Robert Solomon said: “The current conflict in Israel, Lebanon and Palestine has produced much loss of life and human suffering.

“Let us remember to pray in our churches for the worsening situation in the Middle East, and for all those who are affected. “May God bring comfort and peace to everyone who has been adversely affected in the region, and may He assist all who are working to bring a just and lasting peace to all the peoples in the region.”

Two TRAC appointments

THE Rev Wee Boon Hup, President of Trinity Annual Conference (TRAC), has announced two appointments made at TRAC’s Special Session on July 15, 2006.

The Rev John Benedict Foo Fook Heng has been appointed Pastor-in-Charge of Agape Methodist Church, and Mr David Gwee has been appointed Assistant Pastor at Barker Road Methodist Church. Both the appointments took effect from Aug 1. Mr Gwee is the only Member-on-Trial admitted at the Special Session.

The Rev Wee also announced that the Rev Michael Tan will go on a two-year paid study leave.

ETAC appoints M-O-T

AT ITS Special Session on Aug 1, 2006, Emmanuel Tamil Annual Conference appointed Mr Paul Asveen Bhagwandas as Director of New Ministries Initiatives and a Member-on-Trial. He will be the Assistant Pastor at Ang Mo Kio Tamil
Methodist Church.

Seminar on Revelation

PAYA LEBAR Chinese Methodist Church will hold a seminar on the Book of Revelation on Sept 30, 2006 at 2.30 pm. The speaker is Dr Tan Kim Huat, the Chen Su Lan Professor of New Testament and Dean of Studies at Trinity Theological College.

He will give an overview of John’s prophecy.

Health Fair at Toa Payoh MC

THE Methodist Welfare Services will hold a “Family Health and Wellness Fair” at Shalom Place, Toa Payoh Methodist Church, on Nov 11, 2006 from noon to 6 pm.

There will be free health checks and health talks. Look out for details at your churches in the coming weeks.


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