Announcements for December 5th to 11th
New or Revised for This Week
Registration for December Semiannual Training (12/22-1/02) Saints may now register for the December semiannual training. The deadline to sign-up without a late fee is this Monday, December 6, 2021, at 10 PM. The training will take place from Dec. 22nd to Jan. 2nd as a video conference. In-person and digital participation will be offered. The schedule for the conference along with sign-up information can be found here: http://bit.ly/Dec2021Training. Information regarding payment can be found at this link: https://www.churchinberkeley.org/conferences
Nourishment November--Overflow Time & Form to Claim Voucher There will be an overflow time on Lord's Day, December 12, from 1:30-2:30 PM in-person at the tent. This is an opportunity for all to function as ministers of Christ Jesus, having been nourished by the Lord this past month. Additionally, to claim your $5 or $10 voucher, please fill out the following Google form: bit.ly/2021NNReward.
Life-Study of Galatians Reading Schedule There are three messages remaining in our current reading schedule of the Life-Study of Colossians. Afterwards, we will continue with the Life-Study of Galatians. We urge all the saints to seize this opportunity to build a healthy habit of reading the Life-study messages for strengthening the constitution of the churches. Physical copies are being offered at a 40% discount from the retail price: $15 per set (tax included). Please place an order by Lord's Day, December 12 using the following form: http://bit.ly/BerkeleyBookOrder.
Lord's Table Meetings on December 5th On December 5th, due to the conference with brother Ron, the Lord's Table will be earlier at 9:15 AM, both on Zoom and in-person at the tent.
The Holy Word for Morning Revival -- Meeting God's Need and Present Needs in the Lord's Recovery To purchase a physical copy, please contact Sampson Chan or Matthew Muh. To purchase a digital copy, please visit one of the following websites: Apple Books Amazon Kindle Google Play Store
Working Saints Perfecting Fellowship this Saturday (online) The goal of this fellowship is to perfect and equip the working saints on how to serve the Lord and the saints in the proper church life. This fellowship is not exclusive to any particular age group and we strongly encourage older saints to also join and come alongside the working saints that we may all advance and be further blended as we are equipped to serve the Lord. We will meet every other Saturday with brother Minoru Chen on the following dates from 10 AM - 12 PM: December 11, 2021 Please visit the website below for Zoom meeting credentials, recordings of previous messages, and prayer burdens: https://www.norcalchurches.org/working-saints-perfecting-fellowship/
Weekly Truth Pursuit Meeting (Saturdays at 8-9 AM, Zoom) As announced during the semiannual training, there is a weekly truth pursuit meeting with the churches in the East Bay on Saturdays at 8-9 AM. This is an opportunity to redeem our time and to labor on the word. To attend the truth pursuit meeting, please use the following Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/990681425?pwd=T09EaVBjRHR3Vm02dmo4NEhUaUZOZz09.
Update regarding the Student Truth and Ministry Pursuit Program (STAMPP) Eligible books now include ministry books purchased independently from the church in Berkeley books service and also include ministry books read entirely online. May the Lord have the way to richly bless all the students with the riches found in the ministry!
Daily Bible Reading All Christians should read the Word of God daily. Set your own pace for how much to read but read every day! Here's a chart to keep track of our progress and for our mutual encouragement: http://bit.ly/cib2021reading
LSM Donations There is now a website through which saints can make online donations to Living Stream Ministry: www.lsm.org/donations. This website may be used to make one-time donations, designated offerings, and fixed recurring donations. (It may not be used to make payments for goods or services.)
The Holy Word for Morning Revival -- Meeting God's Need and Present Needs in the Lord's Recovery, Week 4
7:30 PM - Prayer in clusters
Life-Study of Colossians, Messages 63 & 64
"Whom having not seen, you love; into whom though not seeing Him at present, yet believing, you exult with joy that is unspeakable and full of glory." -- 1 Peter 1:8