Treasures of Time

Psalm 90:12 “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.”

The recent spate of tragic events in our region awakened many to the stark reminder that our time on this earth is limited. In our pursuit of contentment, many of us are lulled into a false sense of believing that we must do more, have more, and achieve more in order to be content. In actual fact, contentment is a state of internal satisfaction, that no amount of money, food or material gain can buy.

We may not have any power to control time but we can be in control over the time that we have been given by treasuring every new day as a precious gift from the Lord.

It is important to remember that life isn’t just about accomplishments or amassing material wealth. Instead, it’s about the people who have been placed in our families and our communities that matter most.

As we head into this Father’s day weekend, these tips might help us make the most use of our time with the ones we love:

#1 Be Present

To be present means to put away any distractions – devices like mobile phones, tablets and computers – so that we can engage in real conversations. Ask meaningful questions and be intent in listening to the answers.

#2 Make Time to Plan

Spending at least 30 minutes before starting your day (or before going to bed the night before) to plan your schedule can help you to use your time wisely. Without a rough plan, you could find yourself running in circles and wasting precious time.

#3 Advocate Family Time

Make a commitment to set aside a fixed day and time to spend as a family. Again, “be present” during this time together and remember that the objective of Family Time is to enjoy each other’s company.

#4 Rest Effectively

Giving ourselves enough rest is essential to making the most use of our time and being able to enjoy our time with loved ones. Rest is akin to nourishing our bodies with food, air and water.

Being grateful for our treasures of time will help us embrace the gift of each new day and count all our blessings. In the words of a good friend, “I am grateful for my wife, that I have a home, a job that I enjoy, a family and a community…for my freedom to worship, my freedom to speak reasonably freely, for the food I eat. I am grateful to live in a land where no one begrudges me the right to live.”



Events on May 23, 2019

7:30 pm: Caregivers-to-Caregivers Education Programme

Details Description: - C2C Programme provides training to caregivers of persons with mental illness. This unique training programme is free of charge. You will be supported through 2.5 hour 12 sessions and be empowered in your caregiving journey. 2 May - 18 July, every Thursday.
Location: Room 217B/305
Click for more events
Events on May 24, 2019

7:30 pm: Alpha Cycle Two Run [1 of 8 sessions]

Alpha Cycle Two runs for a total of 8 sessions, plus additional two sessions of Holy Spirit Day & Celebration Dinner.
Location: COOS Room 308
Click for more events
Events on May 25, 2019

2:30 pm: English Service : Pastor Daniel Teu speaking

Location: 130 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149300
Click for more events

2:30 pm: HOPE - A Playback Theatre Showcase

Come, bring a pre-believing friend and join us for an afternoon showcase of Playback Theatre, an improvisational theatre form in which the audience members tell their stories and watch the cast enact them on the spot.
Location: Soul Food@20 Lengkok Bahru #01-10
Click for more events

4:30 pm: Youth Service

Location: 130 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149300
Click for more events
Events on May 26, 2019

12:00 am: Camp Wycliffe 2019

Details Description: - Camp Wycliffe 2019 is a 5-day missions exposure camp.
Some highlights:

Learn about cross-cultural missions
Spend two-nights in a local Thai village
Make friends from all over the world

Date: 26 May to 1 June 2019
Venue: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Camp fees: $630 ($580 early bird rates before 11 March 2019)
Registration closes on 8 April. Only 10 vacancies available.

For more information and registration, visit
Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Click for more events

8:30 am: English Service : Pastor Daniel Teu speaking

Location: 130 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149300
Click for more events

10:45 am: English Service : Pastor Daniel Teu speaking

Location: 130 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149300
Click for more events
Events on May 29, 2019

3:00 pm: Cafe Oasis Decoupage Class

Come and learn how decorate your own Tote Bag! Decoupage is the technique of decorating something with cut out material on a fabric which varnish is then applied! After the class please stay and have a drink and food at Cafe Oasis
Location: Atrium
Click for more events


Saturday | 2.30pm
Sunday | 8.30am and 10.45am
Saturday | 4.30pm
*Except every 1st weekend of the month, where youth joins main services.
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.

Click here for more service details.