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SUNDAY SERVICE (ENGLISH)
August 3, 2014 - 10.30am
1 Commonwealth Lane
#02-02 One Commonwealth
Singapore 149544
All are welcome!

Speakers

JAIME LOW

Worship Leader - ZIHAO
Vocalist - IRENE & FELICIA
Keyboards - KENNY & DAVIAN
Guitar - ZIHAO
Percussion- JOHN CHEONG
Audio - YANMEI
Video - CHASE
Prayer - JOHN CHEONG
Communion - CEPHAS
Service Leader - GORDON

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FCC Service Schedule

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NEW VIDEOS JUST ADDED

13 July 2014 - Dedication Service - Rev Miak Siew, Ajmal Khan & Mark Chia from Free Community Church on Vimeo.


6 July - Youth Service - Chong Lip from Free Community Church on Vimeo.


NEW SERMONS TRANSCRIPTS JUST ADDED

:: 18/05/14 - The Way, The Truth and The Life
:: 11/05/14 - God is My Shepherd
:: 04/04/14 - Basic Necessities
:: 20/04/14 - Love, Death, Resurrection


MEMBERSHIP SERIES VIDEOS

FCC Membership Series Part 1/3 - The Call of FCC from Free Community Church on 04 Nov 2012.

FCC Membership Series Part 2/3 - FCC's Community Life Principles from Free Community Church on 11 Nov 2012.

FCC Membership Series Part 3/3 - Membership & Leadership in FCC from Free Community Church on 18 Nov 2012.



 

Welcome to the FREE COMMUNITY CHURCH website!

The FREE COMMUNITY CHURCH is a congregation of diverse individuals and families gathering to worship and grow as a Christian community. We desire to develop a vibrant heart relationship with God and a thinking-mind relationship with the Bible. We do not believe in easy answers to life’s challenging questions but in the wisdom of a great and loving God, who surpasses our human understanding. We aim to nurture Christ-centred communities so that members can develop a faith relevant to our times.

The FREE COMMUNITY CHURCH affirms that all individuals, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, are individuals of sacred worth created in God’s image. Our church affirms that same-sex and transgender relationships, when lived out in accord with the love commandments of Jesus, are consistent with Christian faith and teachings. Indeed, we find discrimination based on negative judgment of others, fear of difference, and homophobia inconsistent with Christian teachings.

Therefore, we welcome all people regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or economic status to our worship services and activities.

The kind of church that we believe the FREE COMMUNITY CHURCH and all churches are called to journey to become is one that is FREE, INCLUSIVE, COMMUNITY, RELATIONAL, OPEN, ECUMENICAL, LIVING, RELEVANT and MISSIONAL. To find out more what this means, please click on "About Us".

If you have any questions about FREE COMMUNITY CHURCH, our ministries or our activities, please do not hesitate to drop us an email at info@freecomchurch.org.



/what you missed

3 AUGUST 2014 :: This Sunday, we have Jaime preaching from the pulpit. Please join us at our new service location: 1 Commonwealth Lane, #02-02 One Commonwealth, Singapore 149544

/pastor's letter

FROM THE DESK OF PR. PAULINE ONG - 31 July 2014 ::

I was chatting with Mark the other day about Dirty Hands and the difference we can make in people’s lives. Well, actually we were observing how sometimes it feels like there is so little we can practically do to help the mentally ill or the physically frail. The question we were asking is: how exactly are we adding value to people’s lives through Dirty Hands?

I was reflecting about this and I was encouraged to read the reflection of one of our volunteers, Eugene:

“From a purely functional perspective, I did not feel we did much. Mopping the floor was accomplished with little effort and we did not even clean the windows that we set out to do - Emily wouldn't let us. Between taking turns mopping and after, we chatted with Emily, enquiring about her health, how she met Ah Loy (her sworn brother!) and how they came to depend on each other. It wasn't just about the cleaning, it was giving, connecting and making Emily feel that someone cared - that made the time spent that morning worth it.”

Giving, connecting and making someone feel cared for. That’s how we add value to people’s lives, isn’t it? By affirming the human dignity and worth of a mentally ill person even if they might not remember you the moment you walk out of the door. Showing someone you care just by being there. That’s how we make a difference and in the process, we may discover God is transforming us as well.

We’ll be sharing more details about our Dirty Hands projects in the days to come. Listen, pray and get involved as God leads you!

May love be the signature of our lives always.

Pauline



FOCUS ON "OUR" FAMILY :: The witness of the church is not about pounding the Gospel into other people but about transforming the quality and nature of relationships we have with one another in community. Learn about the kind of community we are called to become as Christians and overcome the barriers to becoming that community. Read the full transcript and other past sermons here.

/sundayservice

HOW TO HAVE GOOD SEX - PRINCIPLES OF CHRISTIAN SEXUAL ETHICS :: As a gay Christian, with whom and when can I have sex? When is sex just and good and when is it not? What should I be considering when I want to be intimate with my partner? Is there a different standard for ethical sexual behaviour between a heterosexual and a homosexual couples?

At the Free Community Church, we believe that as part of living out our faith, there should be not be a disconnect between what we believe and how we live our lives as Christians - as followers of Christ. After years of reflection as a community, we have developed a framework for sexual ethics that contains a set of principles that we encourage everyone to apply to own their lives.

To find out more about FCC's Principles of Sexual Ethics, click here.

/sundayservice

"STONEWALLED" MUSIC FOR HIV MEDICATION :: The inaugural album of Free Community Church is now available for sale on CD, Amazon.com and iTunes! "STONEWALLED" contains 12 original songs written, performed and produced by a group of volunteers who came to work on this project together.

We firstly want to help raise funds for people living with HIV. The CD is available at FCC at S$20 and ALL proceeds from the sale of "STONEWALLED" will go to those who can't get access to or can't afford the expensive HIV medication.

We also want to use music to share the truth of God's unconditional love for everyone. In a world where our differences are often used as the reason to reject and judge each other, we want you to know that you have been uniquely and lovingly created by a God who has a plan and purpose for each one of us. Whether you are straight, gay, bisexual, transgendered, poor or rich, black white or brown, HIV+ or negative.

To support this project and download the CD digitally on Amazon.com, please click here. All proceeds will go to our HIV medication fund.

SUNDAY SERVICE :: Each Sunday, we have a fantastic time in Church. So come join us this Sunday for an awesome time of praise and worship, a time of reflection and prayer, and powerful, life-transforming teaching by incredible speakers from all over the world! Do invite along your family and friends. You won't want to miss a moment of it at our brand new venue at One Commonwealth #02-02 at 1 Commonwealth Lane, right next to Commonwealth MRT!

Click here for instructions on how to get to church by MRT, bus or if you are driving.

Prayer Requests

PRAYER REQUESTS :: Is there something troubling you? Is there too much to bear? At some point in our spiritual journeys, we all realize that our own strength is not enough. And fortunately, we are not alone. So whether or not you are a member of this church, we would earnestly like to pray for you, and commit your needs to God. We will be doing so as a church community at our monthly prayer meetings, conducted on the last Wednesday of each month.

Click here to download the form you can drop into our prayer box at the entrance or let us know a bit about your situation and how best we could pray for you by sending us an email at info@freecomchurch.org. Do also indicate if you are comfortable with your name or the names of your loved ones mentioned. Please be assured that we fully respect your need for confidentiality.

GIVING :: The effectiveness of any Church is limited by the generosity of its members. As we are looking to be able to reach out more effectively through our community action projects, relocate to a place where we can call our Home and manage the day-to-day running of the Church, we hope that you will be able to join us in committing a set amount of your finances to the work of FREE COMMUNITY CHURCH.

Tithing and pledging are important spiritual disciplines as it helps us be grateful stewards over the money that God has blessed us with. Click here to download a copy of the Financial Pledge Form and mail it back to us or drop it into the offering bag during service.

Please note that although FREE COMMUNITY CHURCH is a registered charity in Singapore, donations are not tax deductible.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS & EXECUTIVE STAFF :: Ever wonder who's behind the FREE COMMUNITY CHURCH? The leadership and management of FREE COMMUNITY CHURCH comprises of a team of individuals that represents the diversity of the Church.
Click here to find out more about the team.