Announcements for October 24th to 30th
New or Revised for This Week
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: October 30, 2021 November 13, 2021 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/
California College Conference (11/5-7, registration deadline 10/31) The dates of this semester's College Conference have been announced. We encourage the students to plan ahead and sign up for this Conference, which will go over the book of Ruth and how we can choose God as our goal. It will be held over Zoom with other sister clubs all over California, but there will also be in-person gatherings to watch and blend together in Berkeley. See below for details. Sign-up Link: bit.ly/choosegod Deadline: Lord's Day, 10/31 Cost:
Full-time: $50 for the entire weekend, including meals.
Part-time: $20 + $8 per lunch + $10 per dinner
Nourishment November (begins 11/1) For the month of November, there will be a ministry reading program open to all the saints that all the saints may be constituted and nourished by the truth. Book sales vouchers will be given based on the number of pages of ministry read. To order a physical book, please submit an order at bit.ly/BerkeleyBookOrder. For more details and to watch the informational video, please visit: www.churchinberkeley.org/post/nourishment-november.
The Holy Word for Morning Revival -- Crystallization-study of Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Volume 2 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
2022 Gospel Calendar (pre-order by 10/31) The 2022 gospel calendar is available for pre-ordering. This calendar features traditional Chinese drawings with Scripture in both Chinese and English and includes American holidays. Each calendar costs $9.50. To place a pre-order, please fill out the order form below. The deadline to place a pre-order is Lord's Day, October 31st. Payment can be made through the church's online offering method (details are under the "Offerings" tab). Please place a pre-order here: bit.ly/BerkeleyBookOrder
2021 International Thanksgiving Conference Due to the pandemic, the 2021 International Thanksgiving Conference will be held online. Details related to message and prophesying times will be announced in the near future.
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!
Life-Study of Colossians Reading Schedule Each week, we will be reading two messages from the Life-Study of Colossians. 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 can be purchased at the following link: http://bit.ly/BerkeleyBookOrder
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 -- Crystallization-Study of Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Volume 2, Week 9
7:30 PM - Prayer in clusters
Life-Study of Colossians, Messages 51 & 52
"For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the spirit is life and peace." -- Romans 8:6