Remembering Our Past, Inspiring Our Future

Saltshaker December 2016

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A Hot Coffee Relationship Katherine Loh 2
Majulah Bless Olivia Ng 3
Something’s Cooking for the Lord James Tang 4
Bibliotheque – TMC Resource Centre 5
Find Christmas Tricia Tong 6
B.L.E.S.S. – Church Programme for Pre-believers 8
In and About TMC – Church Leaders 2016 – 2017 – Photo 10
 Counting Teams – Photo 11
The Sixth Decade.  2007 – 2016:                       2007 Theme:  Service – Our Offering.         Contact 123 Centre; Youth Avenue; 51st Church Anniversary – Speaker Rev Melvin Huang; Golf Tournament – Fund Raising;  Kindergarten Mid Autumn Outreach; The Colours of Christmas @Serangoon Village 12
2008 Theme:  Outreach – His Commission – Membership Directory Update; Contact 123 Assisted with Tax E-filings; Church Camp at Holiday Inn, Malacca; Small Group Conference; WSCS Hanyu Pinyin Classes; Five Loaves and Two Fish Fund-Raising Gala Dinner; Nic at Night – Children’s Ministry Musical; 52nd Church Anniversary – Guest Preacher Dr Wee Boon Hup; Operation Connect Launched; Christmas Tree Project in Support of Bethany Home; Mission to Cambodia by Children’s Ministry. 14
2009:  Chinese New Year door to door visit to Blk 47 Serangoon North Avenue 1;  Re-launch of Training Road Map by Discipleship and Nurture;  Contact 123 IT Course and Legal Clinic;  Small Group Conference;  Chinese Evangelist Concert;  53rd Church Anniversary- Speaker Malcolm Tan; Mooncake Festival Programme by Operation Connect and Witness & Evangelism; Home Visitations to Contact 123 Famililies; Family Evangelistic Camp for Chinese Pre-believers;  Andrew Lee Memorial Fund to TRAC Malaysia Endowment Fund; Christmas Eve Pageant by Children and Youth Ministry. 17
2010:  Project Lunch Box;  Yam Cha@10 -Programme for Seniors; Mandarin Evangelistic Service – Guest Speaker-Singer Raymond Looi; June Church Camp Postponed; Relocation of Takhmao TMC; Official Opening of St Luke’s Eldercare Centre; Use of TMC during rebuilding of Ang Mo Kio Methodist Church;  54th Church Anniversary and Church Dedication – Donation of 4,000 Bibles to Cambodia – Worship Hall renamed Emanuel Hall;  Violet Khor sent to Cambodia; Christmas Musical Concert by Enoch Fernando from US – Children’s Ministry donated 100 radios to Khmer families through Transworld Radio. 18
2011:  Serangoon Neighbourhood Party;  Serangoon Citizens’ Consultative Committee and TMC signed MOU for operations of Contact 123;  Mandarin Evangelistic Service – Guest Speaker Zhan Han Lin;  Church Camp theme “Deeply Rooted” – Speaker Dr Wee Boon Hup;  Ivan Tan admitted as Deacon;  Rev Peter Goh joined the Pastoral Team;  Mooncakes delivered to Blks 105-108  S’goon North;  55th Church Anniversary – speaker TRAC VP Mr Kim Seah;  TMC took over chairmanship of St Luke’s ElderCare Centre;  Seniors’ Ministry renamed Glowing Years Ministry;  Christmas Eve Outreach at TMC. 20
2012:  Mandarin Service Parents Night Appreciation Dinner;  Takhmao TMC changed name to Glory Trinity Methodist Church (GTMC);  Mandarin Service Outreach Programme – speaker actor, Li Nanxing;  Pastor Chamnap Ordained by Bishop Dr Robert Solomon; Hospitality Booklet (Visitor’s Pack);  GTMC’s  expansion plans;  Contact 123 re-positioned as Youth Centre. 22
2013:  Tenure for Contact 123 Extended to 2020;  Church camp at Kuantan organised by GIED Small Group – Speaker Mr Edmund Chua; Rev Alvin Chan joined Pastoral Team;  Missions Fair featuring Cambodia; 57th Church Anniversary – Speaker Rev Stanley Chua; Ivan Tan ordained as Elder; Star of Christmas Carnival; Medical mission to Cambodia by GIED Small Group; Choir resumed service at 8.45 a.m. 24
2014:  Formation of Pastoral CareNet Ministry (PCM); Car Rally by Youth Ministry; First Mandarin Service Camp;  New Disciple Roadmap;  Violet Khor Principal at Glad Tidings International Cambodia;  Rev Peter Goh trained pastors in Cambodia in Making Disciples;  Lantern Walk at Botanic Gardens by Disciple & Nurture Committee; Official Opening of Youth Avenue;  58th Church anniversary;  Youth Avenue Mooncake Celebration;  Discipleship Conference;  Ang Hern Shung received Local Preacher Licence;  Retirement Service for Rev Dr Kang Ho Soon;  Community Outreach Blk 123;  Alpha Course. 26
2015:  Rev Paul Nga joined pastoral team;  TMC adopted Personal Data Protection policy;  Child Care Centre run by AceKidz replaced TMC Kindergarten; Precept-upon-Precept bible study; Ang Hern Shung graduated from Trinity Theological College; Parent’s Appreciation Night – Chinese Ministry;  TMC Kindergarten Closed;  Proposal to develop and construct building on former site of GTMC; AceKidz commenced operations at TMC;  Inaugural Festival of Praise – Fellowship of  Ukulelians; 59th Church Anniversary – speaker Rev Melvin Huang; Lead like Jesus workshop by Luke Kuepfer;  First Primary Six graduation ceremony;  GTMC Church Camp in Cambodia – Speaker Rev Peter Goh;  Retirement service for Rev Peter Goh;  BB & GB Scholarships. 28
2016:  60th Anniversary Celebrations Kicked Off – Launch of TMC60 logo and 60 min BLESSing;  TMC Creed;  Anniversary song;  Glory Trinity Methodist Church Ground-breaking Ceremony;  Fund raising and sale of glass bricks ‘Love, Hope, Joy’;  60-hr Prayer;  5 Kuehs and 2 Kopis – 11.15 service; Church Family Camp; 2nd Ukulele Festival of Praise;  60th Church Anniversary service – Speaker Bishop Dr Wee Boon Hup; Purchase of land adjacent to GTMC;  Tan Kim Lian received Local Preacher Licence;  Blessing a pre-believing friend; Christmas Al Fresco dinner by candlelight. 30
Pastors in the Sixth Decade – Photos 32
60 with TMC – Looking Back in Stages Hum Sin Hoon 33
The Old Guard – Dr Khor Tong Hong Lim Sue Yien 36
The Old Guard – Lim Choo Siang Koh Shuwen 38
The Old Guard – Janet Sathiasingam Cheryl Sim 41
The Ministry of a Child of God Lynette Sathiasingam 43
Prayers & Thoughts of TMC’s Shepherds:  Rev Dr Daniel Koh 46
Rev Melvin Huang;  Rev Lim Jen Huat 47
Rev John Benedict Foo Fook Heng;  Rev Lai Kai Ming 48
Rev Dianna Khoo;  Rev Bernard Chao 49
Rev Peter Goh;  Rev Dr Kang Ho Soon;  Rev Dr Kow Shih Ming’  Rev Philip Lim 50
Rev Paul Nga;  Rev Alvin Chan;  Pastor Timothy Yong 51
Back Cover – Events 52