A Jubilee Children’s Carnival

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A Jubilee Children’s Carnival was held at Commonwealth Crescent.

Arts & craft

Arts & Craft with the children of Commonwealth.

Carnival games

Carnival games.

Kendama competition

35 children took part in a Kendama competition.

 

Bouncy castle

The children enjoyed themselves in the dinosaur bouncy castle.

Facepainting

They also enjoyed having their faces painted.

Led by Community Services, the Jubilee Children Carnival was a joint effort between the Buona Visa Commonwealth Crescent RC and COOS.

The Carnival also served as a great outreach platform for Community Services to team up with other ministries for the event. We had a fantastic time working alongside with Urbankidz, the English Youth, Soaring Eagles Club, Tuition for Heartlanders, Arrows and the English Cell group. There were 180 volunteers in all!

For all 238 children from the surrounding neighborhood, it was a time of play. With the exams out of the way, there was a definitive festive feel in the air. The children were issued with Carnival tickets that they could use to receive a goodie bag each. They could also collect stamps in their Carnival passports to redeem more gifts.

There were bouncy dinosaur inflatables, different game stalls made from recyclable materials, and an arts & craft section where children of all ages could choose between making a badge, a bookmark, folding an origami or colouring.

Apart from play options, there was food ranging from ice cream to candy floss and kacang puteh to popcorn. We also had interactive booths represented by the Singapore Police Force and the National Environment Agency to educate the children and spark their interest in important topics.

Celebrating the present (SG50) while looking into the future gave the children the opportunity to make their marks with handprints as well as offer well-wishes to Singapore on a board at the SG100 station. The board will be given to the RC as a keepsake as we look forward to Singapore’s next 50 years.

No carnival will be complete without colorfully painted children. There were stalls offering face painting services, glitter tattoos, balloon sculpting and portrait sketching. All this added to the excitement of the event.

A Kendama competition was held with 35 participants competing for prized branded Kendamas to be won. This trending recreational sport was a hit with children of all ages. The children from the community were especially excited for the opportunity to showcase their skills in one of the first of such competitions initiated in the neighborhood.

The Carnival ended on a high with every child taking home a bag of goodies filled to the brim with gifts and a satisfied smile on their faces.

“And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.” Colossians 3:17 (NKJV)

To God be the glory!

 

WHAT'S ON IN COOS

Events on April 20, 2019

12:00 am: No COOSkidz programme this weekend

There will be no COOSkidz Programme this weekend as children are encouraged to join their parents for Resurrection Weekend Healing Services.
Location: NA
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8:00 am: Men@COOS Monthly Talk (April)

Nikhil Ratnam was led by God in 2015 to leave his 20-year banking career to start Quidditas Technologies Pte Ltd to tackle rural poverty in South and South-East Asia with usage of technology.
Location: Room 308
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2:30 pm: Healing Service : SP Daniel Wee Speaking

Location: 130 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149300
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4:15 pm: 'Lost In Time' Children's Birthday Party

Location: Room 308
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4:30 pm: Youth Service

Location: 130 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149300
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Events on April 21, 2019

12:00 am: No COOSkidz programme this weekend

There will be no COOSkidz Programme this weekend as children are encouraged to join their parents for Resurrection Weekend Healing Services.
Location: NA
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8:30 am: Healing Service : SP Daniel Wee Speaking

Location: 130 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149300
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10:45 am: Healing Service : SP Daniel Wee Speaking

Location: 130 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149300
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Events on April 25, 2019

7:30 pm: Why We Need To Talk About Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)'

Details Description: - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is one of the most common mental health conditions in Singapore today. It affects people of all ages and walks of life, and occurs when a person gets caught in a cycle of obsessions and compulsions. Ms Pearlene Lim, a clinicial psychologist, will share about OCD and how to identify the signs and symptoms.
Location: COOS Chapel
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Events on April 26, 2019

7:30 pm: Night of the Nations

Details Description: - Come and join us as we pray for Singapore and the nations. This month's speaker is Wallis Sultan, author of 'Evangelism Made Simple'.

For more info, email missions@coos.org.sg.
Location: Main Auditorium
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Events on April 27, 2019

12:00 am: No COOSkidz Programme this weekend

There will be no COOSkidz Programme as all teachers and staff are away for Infinity Camp Training.
Location: NA
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2:30 pm: English Service : Ps Joseph You Speaking

Location: 130 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149300
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4:30 pm: Youth Service

Location: 130 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149300
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Events on April 28, 2019

12:00 am: No COOSkidz Programme this weekend

There will be no COOSkidz Programme as all teachers and staff are away for Infinity Camp Training.
Location: NA
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8:30 am: English Service : Ps Joseph You Speaking

Location: 130 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149300
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9:00 am: GF evangelistic lunch

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10:45 am: Baptism Service : Ps Joseph You speaking

Location: 130 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149300
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SERVICE DETAILS

MAIN SERVICES (ENGLISH)
Saturday | 2.30pm
Sunday | 8.30am and 10.45am
YOUTH SERVICE (ENGLISH)
Saturday | 4.30pm
*Except every 1st weekend of the month, where youth joins main services.
SERVICES & OFFICE LOCATION
130 Margaret Drive Singapore 149300
It is a 10-minute walk from the Queenstown MRT Station.The bus-stops nearest to the church are served by
SBS Bus 51, 111, 145, 186, 195 and 32 and TIBS Bus 970.

The office is open from Tuesdays to Saturdays, 9am to 5.30pm.

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