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Ministries

House Group 2011/2012

OBJECTIVES

1.1 To enable and equip members toward healthy spiritual growth through regular Bible studies and to create awareness among members to an environment where people are connected to one another for the purpose of knowing God.
1.2 To encourage members to participate in various ranges of function and activities of the church.
1.3 To build and equip members into regular fellowship for meaningful relationship.
1.4 Equip and train members for the ministry.
1.5 Recruiting new believers and other members of the congregation unattached to any ministry or organization to join the House Group.

2. Office Bearers for 2011/2012

2.1 Coordinator Revd Roannie Cannidy
2.2 Chairman Paul Jikoi
2.3 Secretary Joshua kali
2.4 Treasurer Kathrine Nata
2.5 Committee Members All House Group Leaders

3. Cathedral Bible Study and House Groups

No. House Group Frequency Group Leaders
3.1 Bong Chin Terrace Every Tuesday Mrs.Agnes YappAsst.William TK lee20 members
3.2 Rubber Road West Every Tuesday Mr.Dick LawAsst.Pauline Lim10 members
3.3 Rock View Estate Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday Revd.Philip LimAsst.SD Paul Jikoi9 members
3.4 TamanYen(BM) Every 2nd  Tuesday SD John Martin20 members
3.5 TamanGawing No. 10 Every Thursday SD Paul JikoiAsst.Mr.Fredrick  Rengga6 members
3.6 ‘The Way” Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday Mr.Dean Wayne DalyAsst.Andrew Bungku10 families
3.7 Muara Tabuan Every 2nd Tuesday Mr.Geoffrey CrockerAsst.SD John Martin11 members
3.8 Tabuan Rentis(formerlyLianHuaGarden) Every Friday Mr.Nigal Manjan15 members
3.9 Stampin Every Friday Ms.Adeline Lee12 members
3.10 Kpg.Kudei(Iban) Every 1st Friday Mr.Achai Singka15 members
3.11 Iban MPR Every 2nd and 3rd Thursday Rev.Roannie
3.12 The SALT (The Way Junior) Every Friday Audrey Bungku10 members

Member’s strength as at time of writing is 163.They is regular people who come for bible studies each time, when the House group scheduled meeting.

Though there is no standard bible study format at present, it is hope that one day the Church organization can come out a standard material for the House group. At present the House Group used materials suitable for the Anglican communities.

4. ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR 2011 

4.1 BIBLE TALK

Leaders retreat was replaced with Bible Talk. Speaker was Dr.Paul Barker from STM. It was held from 10th till 12th May 2011 at Parish hall with 170 participants.

4.2 THANKS-GIVING DINNER

The House Group joined the Thanksgiving dinner held on the 30th Dec 2011 with other ministry.

5.  PROPOSED ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR 2012

5.1  To organize seminar in English/Iban/BM

5.2  To organize outreach for members in and around Kuching.

THE WAY HOUSE GROUP TABUAN JAYA

THE WAY is led by Brother Andrew Bungku and  its members come from residents  around the Tabuan Jaya housing estate.  They meet on Wednesday  of the week and

their activity programmes include bible study, prayers, birthday party, church works,
outdoor activities and fellowship with one another.

Climbing up the steep hill to reach the longhouse‏

Group photo at the longhouse

Batu Lintang, Ulu Layar Betong

Fellowship at St. Gabriel, BLTC

Fellowship at HOE

Prayer and Praise

Prayer and Praise at Parish Hall

House group Father’s Day  17th June 2012

Daily Services in The Cathedral

Morning Services   6.15 a.m. Except on Wednesday
  6.30 a.m. Wednesday
Holy Communion   6.30 a.m. Except on Wednesday
  5.30 p.m. Wednesday
Evening Services   4.00 p.m. Except on Wed. and Sat.
  5.00 p.m. Wednesday
Sunday Services   6.45 a.m. Holy Communion in English
  8.15 a.m. Solemn Liturgy in English*
  10:00 a.m. Holy Communion in Chinese
  5:30 p.m. Evensong in English with Sermon and Holy Communion
  • In Bahasa Malaysia on 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month at the Parish Hall.
  • In Iban on 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month at the Parish Hall.

Parish Office Hours

Monday to Friday   8.30 a.m - 12.30 p.m
2.00p.m - 4.30p.m
Saturday   8.30 a.m - 12.30 p.m
Sundays and Public Holidays   Closed
Prayer Meetings   Lay Staff (every Monday) 9.00 a.m - 9.30 a.m
  Clergy (every Friday ) 9.00 a.m - 10.00 a.m

Infant Baptism

  • In English : 1st Sunday of the month
  • In Iban : 3rd Sunday of the month
  • In Chinese : 4th Sunday of the month