Chinese for Christ Church of San Jose

English Worship Service

Worship Service: 10:00 –11:10 am followed by snacks in the Fellowship Hall.

Call To Worship* – Hannah Lee

Praise & Worship*- Praise Team and Congregation

Welcome & Announcements – Joey Wang

Sermon “Called Out” 1 Peter 2:9-12 (Page 1015)- Thomas Chen

Song(s) of Response – Praise Team

Doxology (Words of Praise)*- Congregation

Prayer & Benediction (Lord’s Blessing)* – Joey Wang

*Please stand, if physically able. Also, please set your cell phones to “silent.”

Please exit through the ‘front’ of the sanctuary at the end of service.  Thank you.

Sermon/Sharing Notes

We are glad that you have joined us this morning as we begin the new year worshipping Jesus together and being reminded of who He is!

If this is your first time here, please fill out one of the cards in the pew and give the card on to any of our ushers if you would like us to contact you with more information about our church.

Announcements

  1. Sunday School Sharing: We will be combining our classes this morning in the Fellowship Hall to hear Brian Tsui (Reformed University Fellowship at San Jose State) share about his ministry from 11:40 am – 12:40 pm.
  2. Jam Session: Interested in learning more about helping out with praise & worship (instruments, singing, powerpoint, sound, etc.)? Come join us in the Sanctuary this Saturday from 3:00 – 4:30 pm.  For more information, please contact Albert Liu (taylormonkeyal@gmail.com) or Alison Law (alaw6163@gmail.com)
  3. Friday Night Fellowship (Adults): Our summer fellowship (June-August) for college students and older will be gathering this Friday from 8-10pm in the church duplex. Please contact Angeline Lee (aglee92@gmail.com) for further information.
  4. Saltshakers (Youth Group): We will be having a (board) Game Night this Saturday from 7-9pm in the Fellowship Hall. Please contact Pastor Joey (joeywang@cfccsj.org) for more information.
  5. Yard Sale (7/29): We are in need of donated items for our upcoming yard sale. You can put donated items in the bins in the hallway.  Also, if you would like to help out, please contact Tim Chang (tymmchang@gmail.com) or Jamie Yuan (jmarieliu@gmail.com) or go to: http://bit.ly/2vdMr3U to sign up.

Prayer Requests & Praises   

  1. Short-Term Missions: Pray for our two summer missions teams to Taiwan. Pray for Jasmin Tsai as she’s currently serving in Philippines working with the poor in partnership with Christian non-profit organizations.  Pray for Jennifer Tan as she prepares to go to Japan (7/22-8/7) on a short-term missions trip as she (and her 10 team members) serve the 220 children who will be attending the summer Bible camp with humility, love, and unity.  Pray for their partnership with Hamadera Bible Church.  You can read about updates at their blog: https://japanstm17.wordpress.com.
  2. Pastoral Search: Pray for our Pastor-Elder Board (PEB) as they continue the process of searching and interviewing prospective candidates for our youth or associate pastor opening for our English ministry. Pray for God’s provision and for wisdom in this process.
  3. Pastor Joey Away (7/17-25): Pastor Joey will be away starting this afternoon until the following Wednesday (7/25) for family vacation. Pray for a restful time for him and his family.

New City Catechism (from www.newcitycatechism.com/intro.php)

We hope that this will be a tool for us to use in discipling our children, one another and ourselves as a church community.  The New City Catechism is also available online & for your smart phones.

Question 38: What is prayer?

Answer: Prayer is pouring out our hearts to God in praise, petition, confession of sin, and thanksgiving.

Passage(s): Psalm 62:8