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2013

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Hi
WELCOME TO FULL GOSPEL ASSEMBLY MELBOURNE
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This year at FGAM, we are looking at the theme of a Household of FAITH. It is a term found in scripture (Gal 6:10) and one that has been birthed out of the unique journey that FGAM has been on since its inception over 18 years ago. I didnt start out my life as a pastor. In fact, I started out far from God, living for my own glory. I was kind of compelled into FGAM when it started, truth be told. However, over the last 18 years, something amazing happened. Uncles and aunties at FGAM gathered around and gave me advice (sometimes unsolicited!), young men mentored me, friendships developed, strangers at church prayed for me and leaders gave me a chance to serve and to change. God had to correct quite a few things in me. Parts of my character needed to be shaped, my gifts had to be encouraged and in more instances than I can count I had to be disciplined. I discovered that FGAM had a particular way of doing church. A way of doing church that was very intrusive, very relational, somewhat all-encompassing but also well meaning and full of love.

Looking back, I now realise that it took a village to raise me. I cannot pinpoint one person, or a speci c instance where everything changed. It was a household. A great big extended household with people who werent even physically related to me (mixed in with some who were). It was a household that was held together by a common Faith. All throughout scripture, God established households that would uphold the Faith and shine like a light as a blessing for all the nations. This started with the rst family in Adam and Eve (Gen 1:28) and was unfolded in the Old Testament through the family nation of Israel (Gen 12:1-3). In the New Testament, because of the work of Jesus Christ, empowered by the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:8), a new kind of household was established. Th is wa s t he chu rch (or eccl e s i a). Households (like families and churches) have a high relational component, and have a very powerful effect on people growing up in it. My hope is that we will be able to recreate what happened with me as I grew up at FGAM. I hope that FGA M will inspire ordinary people

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to grow in their faith and that we will establish a culture that nurtures people to transition into their God given destiny. In our family, in our congregation, in our community and even in the other parts of the world (like Philippines, Slovakia etc.) are people who are hoping that we get it right. They wish that we would re ect Christ correctly. Christ in us... it is our hope of glory (Col 1:27). This must be true for our church household as well as for our personal domestic households, and indeed our very own lives.

Love and blessings in Christ, Pastor Chris Ong Senior Pastor, Full Gospel Assembly Melbourne

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Mi s s io n
& Vis io n
HOW DOES IT RELATE TO OUR MISSION?
Our mission statement is As for me and my house, we will serve the LORD (Joshua 24:15). We believe that the best Master you can have in life is Jesus Christ (Col 1:15-23). Thats why our primary mission as people and as a church is worship. We are created serve the Lord. Household of F.A.I.T.H. is the term we have developed to describe how FGAM and the families within it aim to embody that mission. Its our vision for As for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

Our

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WHAT DOES THIS VISION LOOK LIKE ?


How do we serve the LORD and what does it look like? If you close your eyes, what is FGAM going to be like after ten years as a Household of Faith? At its core, WE make up the household of faith. So whatever change we want to see in a church, has to begin with a change in us. Programs that are run in the church ultimately rub up against our own lives. We could have a great welcoming process that gets new comers connected into our church. However, if we, ourselves, are not willing to share our lives with others, we merely look welcoming. So for us to be a welcoming church requires a change in our personal and family lives. However, if we, ourselves, do not have space for people, then the end result of the church welcome will be a nice email that ticks the box for welcoming. So for us to be a welcoming church requires a change in our personal, home lives. When that happens, FGAM as a Household of FAITH will inevitably become more friendly. The Chinese have a concept called the mandarin word for country. It is made up of two characters: Guo

which means country and Jia which means household or family. Simply put, whatever is good for the family is good for the country and vice versa. Just as a country is made up of families, the families in our congregation make up the church. That is why we say our home should be just like a Christian home. A Christian family should aim to be welcoming, a blessing to their neighbours. By focussing our churches efforts on the everyday life of families, couples and individuals, we believe we can begin the whole process of being a light to the community around us from the INSIDE OUT. The acronym F.A.I.T.H. looks closely at speci c values that make up a healthy Household of FAITH. Households of FAITH are diverse, multigenerational and will stay in relationship over a long period of time. This will require us to understand each other, have lots of love and patience, as well as being forgiving and gracious Most of all, it will require a connection with a God who loves you and wants the best for you.

W e m a k e up the h o u s e h o l d o f faith. S o w h at e v e r change w e wa n t t o s ee... has to b e a c h a n g e in u s.

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FAITHFUL
to the Mission
Faithful is the new spectacular. The pursuit of excellence has made many burn bright and zzle out. A spouse that is faithful to the vow to love and cherish the other, a Christian faithful to Christ all their life a Church faithful to its purpose and calling. These are things that are rare. Jesus gives us a glimpse of this when he says, Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done (Luke 22:42). God has a mission for this church, He has a mission for your family and He has a mission for your life: We are to spread the good news and testify of Jesus Christ. It is the work of the Evangelist. We hope you will live out your calling.

& p e r s o n a l ly i n v o lv e d
Jesus didnt save us from afar. The Bible tells us He came to us in the esh (incarnate) and dwelt with us (Matt 1:2123). Christianity is not a conceptual religion. Our faith must be lived out in our lives. We were not saved to sit on seats. Christ in you is the hope of glory (Col 1:27). The ministry of the Apostle activates people to action. We hope you will put your faith into action.

ACTIVE

Intimate
r e l at i o n a l ly
Love isnt clean. When you get close to someone you see their aws, their hurts and you notice the differences. Yet, Gods love, loves us anyway. So often love is used in abstract, distant ways. It is so easy to love from a distance. Jesus gave us a living picture of how to love when he forgave Peter, when he wept for Lazarus and when he related to those close to Him. Ephesians 2:17-22 paints a picture of how we have been brought together, being joined together intimately into a household where Christ is the cornerstone. This is the ministry gift of the Pastor. We hope you will love God and people in an intimate way.

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Teachable
in discipleship
All of us need to learn and be teachable. The great commission calls us towards disciple making, and we are ever the disciple of Christ if we truly have Him as LORD. Jesus Himself learned patiently and was under instruction (John 5:19). Who can speak into your life? Discipleship requires patience in learning and humility, and it points towards a Christian walk that isnt stagnant. Theres constant iteration between learning and applying. This is the task of the Teacher. We hope you will learn and grow in your faith and disciple others to do the same.

& set apart


Holy means set apart in purpose. Its often confused with external actions and clichs, and we can quickly conjure up pictures of things holy people are supposed to do. However, throughout the Bible, God used very ordinary things and people to do his purposes (1 Cor 1:28-29). Water, is a good example: It can be used for washing your car, washing dishes, to drink, and even for cooling down. However, when it is used in the Temple, it becomes Holy Water. In much the same way, ordinary Christians were created for Spiritual purposes, for God alone. Its His voice we listen to. The Prophet reminds us that we belong to God, set apart for Him. We hope you will nd the supernatural in the everyday and the ordinary.

H o ly

FGAM MISSION STATEMENT

A S FO R M E AND M Y HOUSE , W E WILL S E RV E THE LO RD.


Joshua 24:15

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Transition Message
from the Founding Pastor
The Bible records many transitions, such as, the transition of Moses to Joshua, Elijah to Elisha, David to Solomon, John the Baptist to Jesus Christ, Christ to His disciples, and Paul to Timothy. Because life is not static, we have to embrace changes and transitions as part of life in this world. In fact, the world is changing at an ever-increasing rate. Computers and mobile phones today are a far cry from when it rst appeared, something resembling the Star Trek movies when I was a kid in the 1960s. So it is with the Kingdom of God and His church. This year, Chris takes over as the Senior Pastor of FGA Melbourne. Like Caleb and Joshua, Chris is tasked to take the present and next generation into the new season God has at hand. I believe God has anointed Chris to take the church to the next level of faith in experiencing God and impacting our community. I have seen Gods hand on Chris life from young and I can honestly say that he has surrendered his life for the cause of Christ. God is de nitely not nished with me, Allan, Peggy or any of the older leaders yet. Hes merely moving us to the next phase of our ministry. For Evelyn and myself, the vision is to help mobilise our church further to reach the world. For those who have a heart for missions, more avenues will be opened to ful ll Jesus Great Commission. This transition will also release me to have time to mentor more people in their gifting and calling. How exciting is that? Lets keep looking forward to what God has ahead for us!

God bless, Ps. Roland Seow

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our LEADERSHIP TEAM


Senior Leadership Team from left: YC Goh, Quentin Loke, Winnie Ng, Bill Tan, Chris Ong, Jean-Paul Seow, Raymond Kee, Roger Seow, Roland Seow (pictured below)

SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM


The Senior Leadership Team is the single governing body for all spiritual and administrative areas of FGAM. It is the SLT that ensures that we are on track with Gods given Mission for the church across all the different ministries at FGAM as well as the communities we have been called to reach.

Founding Elders from left: Peggy Ong , Roland Seow & Alan Khoo

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FGAM

SENIOR PASTOR
Ps. Chris Ong

Allan K.| Peggy O. Roland S. (Founding Pastor)

ELDERSHIP ADVISORY BOARD

YC G. | Raymond K. | Quentin L. | Winnie N. | Chris O. | Jean-Paul S. | Roger S. | Roland S. | Bill T.

SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Faithful to the mission

Active & personally involved

Intimate relationally

Teachable in discipleship

Holy & set apart

EVANGELISTIC
OUTREACH Ps. Roland S. MULTIBRIDGE Ps. Roland S.

APOSTOLIC
FGAM OFFICE Ps. Chris O. FGAM MEDIA Ps. Jon S. MAJOR PROJECTS Roger S. SUNDAY SERVICE Ps. Chris O.

PASTORAL
KIDS Ps. Quentin L. YOUTH Ps. Quentin L. HOME GROUPS Ps. YC G. INTEREST GROUPS Ps. YC G.

TEACHING
CHRISTIAN ED Ps. YC G.

PROPHETIC
WORSHIP Roger S. PR AYER Ps. Roland S.

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fAITHFUL
to the mission
with the work of missions, evangelism and community aid. These ministries help you engage

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outreach
The Missions Ministry endeavours to actively pursue the Great Commission to reach all nations with the gospel by reaching various ethnic/unreached people groups in Australia and beyond. Join the Missions Ministry and get involved in supporting Missionaries, Medical Missions and Mission work in the Philippines, Thailand, India, Myanmar and Sarawak as well as locally in Australia. The Missions Ministry runs Missions Sundays and Wednesday Corporate Prayer sessions with a Missions focus. Contact us at missions@fgam.org.au

MISSIONS (Raymond Seow)

The Apostolic Ministry supports outreach by strengthening churches and organisations outside of FGAM. These include:

APOSTOLIC (Ps. Roland Seow)

Our Mercy Ministry helps those in need. We provide Bursary Scholarships for aboriginal kids in Shepparton. We provide free meals to the homeless in association with Feeding at the Barn, a program run for the Box Hill Community. Contact us at mercy@fgam.org.au

MERCY (Min Leong Ong)

Ps. Roland and Evelyn have birthed a powerful ministry called IPIN, Impact Pastors to Impact Nations. Each year IPIN hosts refresher programs for Pastors, Pastors wives, and Pastors children, to encourage those in ministry and help their families cope effectively with the challenges of ministry life. The IPIN programs are highly acclaimed and will expand in coming years as Ps. Roland is released to take more time in this vital ministry.

IPIN: Impact Pastors Impact Nations

We have a daughter church in the Philippines, Shine FGA Manila, and we have sent prayer, medical and youth teams to assist the edgling congregation. The Rising Sun Aboriginal church in Shepparton is a sister church we have assisted for many years, including taking teams, hosting events such as a Christmas Outreach and providing practical support. We also have af liated churches: FGA Chinese Church and FGA Mornington Peninsula. In recent years we have also taken teams to places such as India, Burma, Slovakia, Thailand and East Malaysia.

OTHER APOSTOLIC INTIATIVES

Short term Missions: FGA m Orga n i s e s Tri p s e ve ry ye a r .


Consider coming along for one to expand your heart for Missions

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multibridge
MultiBridge Community Centre Inc. was incorporated on 8 December 2008. In accordance with our Mission Statement, we have been involved in assisting new migrants in settling into Australian life in a number of ways, including conducting Conversational English Classes (CEC) for the past four years, and for the last two years we have been facilitating a migrant support group which speci cally assists migrants to learn about facilities and activities in the City of Whitehorse. We are also involved in local community activities on a smaller scale such as hosting weekly line dancing, and organizing job skills workshops and networking information sessions from time to time. Contact us at multibridgecc@ gmail.com

Faithful to the mission

EVANGELISTIC
OUTREACH Ps. Roland S. MULTIBRIDGE Ps. Roland S.

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active
& personally involved
These ministries help you make your support and a platform for action. faith active by providing

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FGAM OFFICE
Chris has been at FGAM since its establishment, and has been on staff since 2002. Previously from a Corporate Strategy Consulting background, Chris is a Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School and a Masters degree in Theology from Chicago (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School). Chris has served as a pastor at FGAM from Kids Ministry all the way through to adult home groups. Hes married to May Yen and has three children, Rachel, Nicky and Grace.

Ps. Chris Ong (Senior Pastor)

A true pastor, with a strong pastoral gifting, Ps. YC oversees our Home Groups as well as our Christian Education ministries. Hes married to Annie and has three grown children, Adora, Aviel and Aziel.

Ps. YC Goh

Active & personally involved

Ps. Roland started FGA Melbourne after returning from theological studies in America, following on from his many years as the Executive Pastor at FGA KL, Malaysia. He has a passion for missions and families, and is a well sought after speaker in Asia. He is also the pioneer of IPIN (Impact Pastors Impact Nations) which is aimed at ministering to pastors and their families. He is happily married to Evelyn and has two beautiful girls, Prisca and Chara, and a grandson, Joshua.

Ps. Roland Seow (Founding Pastor)

Quentin is a pastors pastor, with a real heart for building teams and developing people. Quentin oversees a large team of young people that serve in our kids and youth ministries, and is a champion of the Think Orange program at FGAM. Hes married to Sonja and has two bubbly kids, Asher and Mika.

Ps. Quentin Loke

APOSTOLIC
FGAM OFFICE Ps. Chris O. FGAM MEDIA Ps. Jon S. MAJOR PROJECTS Roger S. SUNDAY SERVICE Ps. Chris O.

Jon has a gift and a passion for media, and he uses it to communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Jon heads up our creative media team and is responsible for most of the communications you will see at FGAM.

Ps. Jonathan Siow

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This year at FGAM, we have 17 people working in part-time roles and volunteer positions in our of ce.

OTHER FGAM STAFF

s u n d ay s e r v i c e
Sunday services are a bit like a big family gathering for us. During the week, we worship and serve God in our own homes and out in the mission eld that we are called to. However, we get together weekly on Sunday to worship together and experience God together. Whether youre visiting for the rst time, exploring Christianity or part of a family of Christfollowers, you are very welcome. During each service, while we try to give our very best to God, youll see that above all we value authenticity. This means that youll get people from different generations, different gifts and different walks of life share and serve God together. To nd out whats happening on Sunday, visit our website at www.fgam.org.au

MEGAN GRIFFITH

SONJA LOKE

RUTH LARION

HAROLD NGU YEN

MICHELLE WONG

MICHAEL TING

NICHOLAS TEH

SHAUN GOH

LI MING BHUTTA

MENG LOKE

JESSICA SIM

IAIN LOW

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You can follow our sermons with your smartphone and get Bible verses, respond to survey questions and even download event details using the FREE FaithLife Bible App on your Apple or Android device. 1. Download Faithlife Study Bible from your smartphones App Store 2. Open the application and click on register 3. Go to settings and make sure follow presentations is ON 4. Tap Allow to enable the app to use your location

DURING OUR SERVICE

FGAM media
GO ONLINE FOR
Online giving The latest service information You can jump online now!

Every week, we send out an interactive email with highlights from the previous week, news about upcoming events and links that allow you to register or nd out about FGAM programs. Sign up by sending an email to media@fgam.org.au

SUBSCRIBE TO FGAMS CHURCHWIDE NEWSLETTER

Audio sermons

Announcements

YO U C A N FI N D U S AT
WHY NOT CHECK IN?

C C B i s o u r i nt e r n a l t o o l f o r scheduling, room booking, follow-up and internal group communication. All members at FGAM can get access to the system (even if youve just joined). Email media@fgam.org.au to get access.

CHURCH COMMUNITY BUILDER CCB

Fill in the back of our bulletin, if youd like to get in contact with us. We want to make it easy for you, if you: Are a new visitor Would like to talk to a pastor Would like to know more about Christianity Have a prayer request Would like to join a home group Would like to serve in FGAM

BULLETIN TEAROUT

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Speaking Themes
The rst of our major themes in 2013 is titled Household of FAITH and it sets the scene for the future vision of FGAM. It carefully explores Gods calling for our church, our family and our very own lives, bringing our FAITH into the everyday. The sermon series is augmented with a parallel Home Group series also titled Household of FAITH that runs over 8 sessions.

S p e c i a l s u n d ay s
Almost one Sunday a month, we have all our kids in the service. We do this so that we consciously incorporate our whole family into a multigenerational worship of God. Special activities will be developed for kids on those days. We are so committed to integrating church and family, that weve even set aside some days that parents get to go into our Kids Ministry!

Household of FAITH (March to May)

We spend a month looking at prayer and Gods work in the supernatural, culminating in our big conference event of 2013, the FGAM Prayer Conference with Ps. Julius Suubi. We also have a week of prayer and fasting where we learn to rely on God in every area of our lives.

Prayer/Supernatural (Sept to Oct)

Family Sundays

After a topical series, we dive straight into the Book of 1 Corinthians and look at the Cross of Christ, and what it means for our lives and Christian faith. This transitions into an in-depth look at Love. So many voices tell us what Love is, and aim to shape Love into something that is convenient, comfortable and shallow. However, God (who is LOVE) gives us a very clear de nition of agape love in 1 Corinthians 13. We aim to illustrate this series with our own home-made mini sitcom series tentatively titled Love IS. This sermon series will also be augmented with a parallel Home Group series.

Love IS and 1 Corinthians (May to Aug)

This series looks at the practical application of Gods wisdom in our everyday lives. It is an intentional focus on the nitty gritty of our daily lives, looking at how Biblical Wisdom can be applied to parts of our world that we would ordinarily deem not spiritual. Topics we will look at include Friendships, Time, Counsel and even Money.

Wiser (Oct to November)

For four Sundays in the year, we pause our regular theme, and set aside a weekend to focus on Gods Mission outside of the four walls of our church. Its a great opportunity to nd out how you can be a part of Gods global work.

Mission Sundays

Weve got two big praise and worship Sundays planned for the year, where we lift up our voices and our instruments and worship God through the whole service. Its really a time to celebrate God as we seek Him and spend more time listening and waiting on Him.

High Praise Sundays

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BUILDING GODS HOUSE


1994 1996 1999 2008 2010 2012 2012 ongoing Birth of FGAM Benson St Carey Grammar YWAM Bought of ce on Ellingworth Pde Warehouse bought at 38 Lexton Rd Phase one complete: moved into 38 Lexton Rd Kingwood services Application with council

Building Gods House or BGH is the name we have given to our church building program situated at 38 Lexton Road, Box Hill South. This property was purchased as a warehouse in 2010 for the price of $1.75m, paid for from the sale of 15 Ellingworth Parade. Weve since completed Phase one of this program, which sees this property being used currently to house our FGAM staff, hold meetings as well as support a number of our community outreach programs. We are currently seeking the necessary approvals to commence the next phase of this program which will see this facility eventually holding our Sunday service and other church-wide programs and conferences.

WHAT IS BGH?

Through the BGH program, we will have a physical premise to call our home and house our Sunday services and events. Additionally, this facility will strengthen our capabilities to run even more outreach programs to bene t our surrounding communities.

WHY DO WE NEED BGH?

You can partner with us in numerous ways. Firstly by praying for Gods wisdom, providence and favour as we engage and interact with a host of groups to bring this vision to pass. These stakeholders include the City of Whitehorse, our neighbours, building contractors, architects and project managers to name a few.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

Secondly, we will require signi cant nancial resources to bring this work to completion. To date and by Gods grace, we have raised over $1m of the $1.5m cost for Phase one. The balance of $0.5m is borrowed, and we are keen to pay down this debt to further save on interest costs. Tax deductible giving is also available. Drop us a note to bgh@fgam.org.au if you have any questions or suggestions. We would love to hear from you.

For the latest information and Tax Receipt and Giving Forms, visit us at www.fgam.org.au/#/bgh/bgh-donations

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INTIMATE
relationally
pastoral care and help you connect relationally. Our I ministries provide

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Home groups
All our Home Groups combine under one ministry, including groups for University Students, Young Adults and Adults. Home Groups meet on the second and fourth weeks each month at various locations and at times to suit their members. Our Home Groups predominantly follow a consistent curriculum which is linked to our monthly themes and weekly preaching topics. This ensures that the whole congregation is on the same page in regards to what the church is working through at any time. We urge all members and contacts to join a Home Group so they can receive the added dimension of spiritual input to transform their lives. Home Group Pastor Ps. YC Goh yc.goh@fgam.org.au

YOUTH
Our youth ministry (called Fungus), headed by Ps. Quentin Loke, holds Friday night meetings including rallies at Doncaster Secondary College on the rst and fourth Fridays, and small group sessions on the second and third Fridays, at our Lexton of ces. Our youth also enjoy a range of other activities including outings, lockdowns, and an annual Youth Camp held during the holidays. Our youth ministry is comprised of two groups that meet together on Fridays: Fungus High High School Students Fungus Campus Year 11, 12, VCE and University Students
Intimate relationally

PASTORAL
KIDS Ps. Quentin L. YOUTH Ps. Quentin L. HOME GROUPS Ps. YC G. INTEREST GROUPS Ps. YC G.

Contact us at homegroups@fgam.org.au Find one online at fgam.ccbchurch.com/w_group_list.php e latest information about Fungus at fungus.com.au facebook.com/fungusyouthgroup

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FGA kids
FGAM Kids is a place where children can come, learn and get excited about God. Our goal is to challenge children anywhere from the ages of 2 12 years of age to pursue a relationship with Jesus Christ as their LORD and Saviour. Our children also enjoy various outings and activities through the year, usually in the term breaks. Our Kids Pastor is Ps. Quentin Loke (quentin.loke@fgam.org.au) or reach any of our team at kids@fgam.org.au

Below 2 y.o.

Ages 2 - 6 Check-in procedure

Ages 7 - 11

We take safety and security very seriously at FGAM Kids and so every child needs to be signed in and out when placed under our care.

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Other Interest Groups


MENS MINISTRY
men@fgam.org.au

MIGR ANT SUPPORT


migrant@fgam.org.au

WOMENS MINISTRY
women@fgam.org.au

PERSONAL SUPPORT TR AINING


pst@fgam.org.au

linedancing@fgam.org.au golf@fgam.org.au

LINE DANCING GOLF

FASTTR ACK: SPEAKING CHINESE


learnchinese@fgam.org.au

SPORTS ON SUNDAY
sports@fgam.org.au

CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH CLASSES


cec@fgam.org.au Write to any of the email addresses listed above

photography@fgam.org.au

PHOTOGR APHY

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2 013 s c h e d u l e
Feb 27 Mar 20

teachable
in discipleship
While many ministries have a advances the cause of being Teachable through structured learning. our Christian Education department discipleship and training focus,

THEOLOGY I THEOLOGY II
Book of Numbers Life of Christ

ELECTIVES
Missions Kairos course

PRACTICAL LIFE & MINISTRY


Alpha marriage

May 29 June 19
THEOLOGY I THEOLOGY II
Books of Deutoronomy & Joshua 1 Corinthians

ELECTIVES
Workplace ministry

PRACTICAL LIFE & MINISTRY


Parenting

Oct 16 Nov 6
THEOLOGY I THEOLOGY II
Books of Judges/Ruth Systematic theology

ELECTIVES
Tithing & service

PRACTICAL LIFE & MINISTRY


Handling emotions

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christian e d u c at i o n
BROAD TOPICS INCLUDE: Alpha marriage Alpha Course Old Testament books Life of Christ Overview of the Bible 1 Corinthians Dating (for men & women) Missions

This is a systematic walkthrough of the various books of the Bible, primarily lead by Elder Peggy Ong. This year we start with the Book of Numbers and continue through to Judges/Ruth. This stream covers a broader spectrum of theological topics including the Life of Jesus, Doctrines and Systematic Theology. This includes a preaching series run by FGAM. This stream addresses the issues facing a believers Christian Life in the areas of marital and personal relationships, parenting, Christian living and ethics, handling emotions and everyday stresses, etc. Selected electives will run during the year. Keep an eye for one-day intensives throughout the year. Topics covering Church Life such as Tithing, Service, Missions, Evangelism, workplace ministry, among others are included in this stream.

Parenting Stream 1:

eology I

Stream 2:

eology II

Stream 3: Practical Life and Ministry

Teachable in discipleship

TEACHING
CHRISTIAN ED Ps. YC G.

Stream 4: Elective

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WORSHIP MINISTRY

h o ly
& set apart
These ministries help you engage with the supernatural and the spiritual.

The Worship Ministry exists to encourage, facilitate and inspire both individual and corporate worship. We want to see/hear/experience more of Gods tangible presence and more frequent release of His prophetic words during our times of corporate worship. Our hope is that we will be known as a church that knows how to attract, recognise and bask in the tangible, manifest presence of God.

Our choir sings every month and on special occasions. If you can sing, wed love for you to join us in the FGAM Choir.

CHOIR

We encourage dance, drama, painting and many other creative expressions of worship during our services. If youd like to get involved with this, please email us at creative@fgam.org.au

CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS

WANT TO JOIN THE WORSHIP MINISTRY?


Email worship@fgam.org.au or jump online to nd out more. www.fgam.org.au

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p r ay e r m i n i s t r i e s
FGAM has a range of meetings that encourage you to engage with God in prayer. WEDNESDAY CORPORATE PRAYER (Wednesdays 7:30pm at Lexton Road) HEALING SERVICE (Wednesdays 7:30pm at Lexton Road)
During the months of April, July and November, we gather together on Wednesday nights for a concerted push for prayer. These meetings will cover training on how to pray as well as opportunity for us to pray together as a church. We run special Healing services every two months. These services are open to the public and are a great opportunity for you to bring friends who need healing.

Holy & set apart

DATES
7 Feb 4 April 6 June 1 Aug 3 Oct 5 Dec

PROPHETIC
WORSHIP Roger S. PR AYER Ps. Roland S.

The Healing Place is a place for those who need inner rest from the stress of daily living. Soaking prayer is practiced where healing of the soul, mind and body takes place. Personal requests are entertained and privacy assured. Every second Sunday of the month. Contact us at prayer@fgam.org.au

HEALING PLACES

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fgam.org.au

We regularly have overnight prayer meetings where we spend the night interceding and soaking in the presence of God. For the latest schedule of overnight prayer dates, please contact us at prayer@

OVERNIGHT PRAYER

Its a mixed group where mums from other churches regularly come to seek His face. After an hour long soaking in Gods presence, we fellowship to share and see what the Holy Spirit wants us to pray for the day. He leads us to pray for different things each week. Our weekly focus is praying for the family, blessing prayers for Pastors, leaders and congregation of churches represented. Privacy is assured. God has graced us with answered prayers each time we meet.

TUESDAY COMMUNITY PRAYER

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Come an hour before the service to join us in prayer at Kingswood. We pray for individual needs, Gods work in the service and a time for worship.

9AM SUNDAY PRAYER

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We live in a world that is constantly changing. Many things can happen in the span of 72 hours. The course of history was changed in 72 hours when Jesus died and overcame death. In Hebrews 13:8 it says that Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever. Will you let our unchanging God change your life in 72 hours? CAMP 72 is on at YMCA Anglesea Recreation Camp with guest speaker: Ps. David Molyneux.

YOUTH CAMP 2 5 APRIL

A two-day conference from the 2324 August aimed at providing speci c leadership training to youth leaders from different churches in the areas of personal, group and spiritual leadership in the context of running a vibrant and growing church youth group. For more information contact fungus@fgam.org.au

FUNGUS INTER CHURCH CONFERENCE 23 24 AUGUST

This Easter Saturday, we will be running our second annual Easter Fair. The fair will be a day-long fair on the campus of Kingswood College on Station Street. The long-term aim of this fair is to bring the business and civic community of Whitehorse together and to showcase lesser known community initiatives. There will be food stalls, an arts and craft market, rides, activities for the kids and much more! Good weather permitting, we anticipate over a thousand people from the greater Whitehorse area joining us over the course of the day.

WHITEHORSE COMMUNITY FAIR AFTERNOON 30 MARCH

Ps. Julius Suubi is coming to run our agship conference for 2013. There will be night meetings and an extra special Sunday Service. It will be a transformational time of revival in prayer. More information will be provided closer to the date.

PRAYER CONFERENCE SEPTEMBER

For ve Sundays, FGAMs weekend ser vices w ill move to Deak in University. Our service times will stay the same (10am Service) but we will be located at LT1 at the Deakin B u r wo o d C a m p u s . We w i l l b e looking at a ve-week series on the Cross of Christ during that period, and all of our regular programs will run normally including an upgraded kids program. Itll be a great time for you to invite friends along to the bigger venue. More information will be made available closer to the date at www.fgam.org.au

FIVE WEEKENDS AT DEAKIN 19 MAY TO 16 JUNE

FGAM is working on an all new Christmas carol musical to celebrate the real meaning of Christmas. Bring a friend and come along to celebrate this very special season!

CHRISTMAS MUSICAL EARLY DECEMBER

To nd out about our upcoming events online, please to go www.fgam.org.au/#/ events-highlights

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P R AY E R CONFERENCE
SEPTEMBER 2013

Ps . S u ub is m i n i s t r y i s ch aracte r ize d by a st rong presence of the Holy Spirit with a very strong cloud of the spirit of prayer that ignites people to pray aggressively and for long hours. Great deliverances, prophetic ministry and healings accompany his ministry. He has a relentless burden to bring the nations back to God. He has been to more than 20 nations of the world.

www.highwayofholiness.co.ke/ index.php/about-apostle-suubi

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Edinburg h St

Elgar Rd

Wellman St

Childrens Ministry
10.00am - 11.30am

Monash

10.00am - 11.30am

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SUNDAY SERVICE Main eervice (in English)

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Station S t David St Hill St Surrey S t

SERVICE TIMES

Canterb ury Rd

Kingswood College 355 Station Street, Box Hill South, VIC 3128 (Enter via Piedmont St)

LOCATIONS Full Gospel Assembly Melbourne Sunday service

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FULL GOSPEL ASSEMBLY MELBOURNE OFFICE


38 Lexton Road, Box Hill North, VIC 3129 Ph: 03 9296 5200 Fax: 03 9897 4277 Email: info@fgam.org.au www.fgam.org.au

AFFILIATED CHURCHES Chinese Church

Pastor Shirley Ma 0438 878 868 Pastor Kenath Verghese 0414 936 720

FRIDAY NIGHT SERVICES Youth Ministry


(Year 7 to University) For further details go to

FGA Mornington Peninsula

www.fungus.com.au

Shine FGA Manila, Caloocan City


Pastore Virgina Bracamante

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AS FOR ME AND MY HOUSE, WE WILL SERVE THE LORD.


Joshua 24:15

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