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Welcome to COOS service 
We offer you this platform to engage spiritually with God. Our digital service consists of different segments that enable you to worship God. You can select any one of these segments to tune in to. Resources will also be made available for you to follow along as we take you through this experience. We encourage you to use this platform to gather with your family or virtually, with your cell group and worship God together.

For those of you who prefer a YouTube playlist of the service, please use this link:- https://bit.ly/4N5July 

 

A COOS Welcome
It all starts here…

If you are new with us, click HERE so that we can get to know you better. 

**Date of filming: 1st July 2020
Filming was done in accordance to MCCY guidelines.

**QR CODE: strictly for tithings and offerings only

PayNow UEN: T08CC4065E
DBS account name: Church of Our Saviour (North) A/C 1
DBS Account Number: 0060149545

 

COOSKidz

Want to know how to make your day count and live for Jesus every day? Come join Aunty Debbie as she shares from the book of James. Click on the link to read and study the book of James together as a family.
Worksheet: https://bit.ly/COOSkidzBOJ1 
COOSkidz Time: https://bit.ly/COOSkidztime

**Date of filming: 26th June 2020.
Filming was done in accordance to MCCY guidelines.


Worship
If you are gathering as a family or virtually as a cell, please use the following song list and lyrics if you do not already have your own. We have also provided COOS led-worship videos for those who need it. Let us join our hearts to lift up the name of our King!

**Date of filming: 13th June 2020.
Filming was done in accordance to MCCY guidelines.

If you’re not following the worship link above, you may use the following songs for own/virtual cell worship.

We Fall Down
Author: Chris Tomlin Publisher: worshiptogether.com songs Copyright Year: 1998 Song Number: 2437367

Verse 1
We fall down
We lay our crowns
At the feet of Jesus

The greatness of mercy and love
At the feet of Jesus

Chorus
And we cry holy holy holy
And we cry holy holy holy
And we cry holy holy holy is the Lamb
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The Power Of Your Love
Author: Geoff Bullock Publisher: Geoff Bullock Music Copyright Year: 1992 Song Number: 917491

Verse 1
Lord I come to You
Let my heart be changed renewed
Flowing from the grace
That I found in You

And Lord I’ve come to know
The weaknesses I see in me
Will be stripped away
By the pow’r of Your love

Chorus
Hold me close
Let Your love surround me
Bring me near
Draw me to Your side

And as I wait
I’ll rise up like the eagle
And I will soar with You
Your Spirit leads me on
In the pow’r of Your love

Verse 2
Lord unveil my eyes
Let me see You face to face
The knowledge of Your love
As You live in me

Lord renew my mind
As Your will unfolds in my life
In living ev’ry day
By the pow’r of Your love

Song links
Minus one tracks that you can sing along to.

1. We Fall Down
https://youtu.be/5BdVtbwQnHs

2. The Power Of Your Love
https://youtu.be/fzF439SrmU4

Sermon
Our Hope Sure & Secure

**Date of filming: 30th June 2020.
Filming was done in accordance to MCCY guidelines.

Scripture references
2 Timothy 4:1-8 (NIV)
In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I give you this charge: Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction. For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths. But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry. For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.

Matthew 24:10-13
Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but the one who stands firm to the end will be saved.

1 Peter 1:3-6 (NIV)
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God’s power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honour at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Response

Reflection & Discussion Questions

  1. If the ultimate Christian litmus test is love, then the ultimate Christian hope is a faith relationship based on the Lordship of Christ. In what way, can you say that your life is submitted under His Lordship? How can you realign your life towards that consistently? What is one step can you take today towards that direction?
  2. What area or aspect of your life that you find is a challenge or your own personal struggle to submit and surrender to God? How has that already affected your trust and putting your hope on God alone? Take this opportunity to share this with a trusted friend or cell group mate, to pray together on this matter.

 

Announcements
Stay updated with what’s happening in COOS.

**Date of filming: 1st July 2020
Filming was done in accordance to MCCY guidelines.

1. Prayer and Praise
Prayer and Praise will be going digital over ZOOM on  July 9, 2020 at 7:15pm.  Let’s come together to seek the heart of God for this nation. As we wait to cast our votes, we want to intercede for Singapore during this important juncture of our nation’s history. 
Take note that for security reasons, we need you to register your interest here: https://bit.ly/coospnp
ZOOM details will only be provided to registered parties. 

2. COOSkidz Time
As we are still not able to resume services we have an online session for all COOSkidz to reconnect with one another and their teachers in COOS.  This gathering will be held in different age groups, so, if you are interested for your children to attend, please fill up the form here:  https://bit.ly/COOSkidztime and  we will update you with more details. 

Only registered participants will be provided with details as this is important to ensure the safety and security for all our children. 

3. COOS – 3:16 Business Ecosystem
The Business Ecosystem is an initiative and collaboration between our Senior Pastor Daniel Wee and Pastor Ian Toh of 3:16 Church and has translated into jobs, as well as community service opportunities, and much, much, more for members of both churches.  Get the latest updates on their new website, www.kindredpost.org or join their Facebook group at kindredpost.  Think of how you can use your gifts and talents to play your part and help the community at large!

We would love to see everyone connected in small groups so that we can do life together as one family in Christ Jesus. Technology today offers many opportunities for social togetherness even as we are being isolated at home. Click on the link below to get plugged into a small group today!
Link: https://bit.ly/Plugmein

For more information, links are available below. Remember to follow us on social media and our webpage to stay updated on what’s happening in COOS.

Useful Links
Hashtag online watch parties:#coosfamily
COOSkidz Time: https://bit.ly/COOSkidztime
Free Online Workshops: https://tinyurl.com/COOSWorkshop
Community Support Network: bit.ly/coosnetwork
Business Ecosystem: kindredpost.org 
Healing Rooms: https://bit.ly/COOSHealingRoom

Register to join a cell : https://bit.ly/Plugmein
COOS Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/coossg
COOS Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/coos_sg/

 

In Closing

What a blessed time!

If you would like Jesus to be your Lord and Saviour, and to invite him into your life, you can begin by praying a simple prayer like this…

Dear Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner, and I ask for Your forgiveness. I believe You died for my sins and rose from the dead. I turn from my sins and invite You to come into my heart and life. I want to trust and follow You as my Lord and Saviour.

If you prayed this prayer for the first time, CONGRATULATIONS on taking the first step of faith. We would love to hear from you and give you some materials to walk you through this journey. Do help us to click on the link, I SAY YES TO JESUS and leave us your details so that we can connect with you.

Do record down your credo and send it to us: mediacomms@coos.org.sg
F:  Fun at all times
A:  Affirm always
M: Make time to connect
I:   Ignore offences
L:  Listen to Understand
Y:  You are not alone

We would love to pray for you.
If you have some needs that you would like someone to pray for, please write in to info@coos.org.sg. 
God hears our prayers and you are not alone!

**Date of filming:1st July 2020
Filming was done in accordance to MCCY guidelines.

Supporting Our Family

Amidst this global pandemic situation, let us stand firm together as one COOS family. We are looking for ways to work together in support of one another. 
 
IF YOU NEED HELP OR SOMEONE TO TALK TO
COVID-19 has challenged and will continue to challenge all of us in our mental resilience and relationships, especially with the latest mandatory clustering at home. There have been increasing reports of anxiety, depression, fears and familial frictions. The following are avenues where you can seek help.
 
National Care Hotline 6202-6868
The National Care Hotline set up by the MSF offers support to those who may be dealing with stress over finances or marital and family tensions – and trained officers will also link them up with social service agencies and specialised services if needed.
 
COOS’ Family Life Ministry Counselling

COOS FLM Team is here to offer psycho-social support at this time to those who may be challenged  in your livelihoods and /or personal well-being. Please contact us via email wu.ruoyi@coos.org.sg or 88760143 (Tuesdays to Saturdays during office hours) if you wish to speak to someone. Here’s a link for a Virtual Care Pack

Useful Links
https://www.enablingguide.sg/resources/latest-information-on-coronavirus-disease-2019-(covid-19)

Other Helplines:

Mental Wellbeing
Fei Yue’s Online Counselling Service: eC2.sg
Institute of Mental Health’s Mental Health Helpline: 6389-2222
Samaritans of Singapore: 1800-221-4444
Silver Ribbon Singapore: 6385-3714

Marital and parenting issues
Community Psychology Hub’s Online Counselling platform: CPHOnlineCounselling.sg

Violence or abuse
Big Love Child Protection Specialist Centre: 6445-0400
HEART @ Fei Yue Child Protection Specialist Centre : 6819-9170
PAVE Integrated Services for Individual and Family Protection: 6555-0390
Project StART: 6476-1482
TRANS SAFE Centre: 6449-9088

Online Healing Rooms
Healing Rooms is now taking online appointments starting from Tuesday, 12 May. God’s healing touch is not limited by safe distancing measures because He loves his people. Sign up online and you will be given a Zoom meeting time and a link to log in for your private Healing Rooms session with our counsellors. All information will be treated in confidence. Sign up via the link below. 

https://tinyurl.com/healingroomsonline

Email : healingrooms.sg@gmail.com
HR hotline : 91819372

 

COOS PROGRAMMES
 
1.   Project Jireh

This is a fund set up to assist church members who are in financial need during this season. This is especially for those who find themselves in financial difficulty even with all the government assistance in place. For those who would like to contribute to the fund:

Send your donations by cheque payable to ‘Church of Our Saviour’, stating “Project Jireh” at the back of the cheque.

Kindly mail your cheques to:

Accounts Department
Church of Our Saviour
130 Margaret Drive
Singapore (149300)

For more information or enquiries about this fund, please email info@coo.org.sg or call 6885 0700.

2.    Support our COOS’ taxi drivers

If you need a ride, please support the drivers in COOS.

1. Raymond Chua 94555104 (Comfort)
2. Andrew Thow 96178998 (Comfort)
        3. Danny Tan 82682602 (Comfort 7pm – 7am)
4. Eric Yeo 97467654 (Premier)
Please take note that on top of regular charges, additional booking charges do apply. These are:
1. CBD ERP charges: these will be displayed on the in-unit before the meter comes on. Usually this amounts to $2-3.50. ERP times are from 12pm – 8pm except at Cathay Cinema where ERP is from (8am-8pm). Take note that 74/77 ERP gantries will be disabled from 6th Apr 2020.
2. Peak Hour Charges: 5pm-12midnight ($3 CBD charge will be applied
3. Point-to-point Food delivery by taxi can be requested but this will only be extended to church members.
 
3.    COOS-3:16 BUSINESS ECOSYSTEM 

This is a collaboration between Church of Our Saviour (COOS) and 3:16 Church to encourage networking & collaborations among our church members.  In light of COVID-19, strict safety measures are put in place to slow down the spread of the virus. As a result, many businesses have been affected. We want to help.  
 
As the ecosystem, we would like to facilitate the sharing of resources so that we can enrich one another’s businesses (i.e business owner, employee or freelancer). To do so, we first have to understand 1) Your areas of need, and 2) the ready resources available 
 
Please fill in this survey, so that we can better understand your needs and match you with other companies that can best meet your needs. We will be arranging a quick call to have a quick chat!
 
 
GOVERNMENT PROGRAMMES
 

The SG Government has come up with the following schemes to assist and addresses the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation and the impact on Singapore’s economy and society and its people. Go to the following links to find out more about your eligibility. 

1. Support at a Glance
https://www.supportgowhere.gov.sg/
https://www.gowhere.gov.sg/

2. MSF Support for Singaporeans affected by COVID-19
https://www.msf.gov.sg/assistance/Pages/covid19relief.aspx#TRF

3Resilience Package
https://www.singaporebudget.gov.sg/budget_2020/resilience-budget

 
5. Temporary Relief Fund (Application from 1 to 30 April 2020)
go.gov.sg/Temporary-Relief-Fund
 
6. Fortitude Budget

 
VOLUNTEER PROGRAMMES

Let’s help one another in this time of need.

1.     COOS Community Support Network
If you want to be a part of this community, please sign up on the form in the link below to show your interest.bit.ly/coosnetwork
 
2.   SG Healthcare Corps
Calling for former and current healthcare professionals to be on standby, and join the healthcare team when they need additional support. Sign up via https://healthcarecorps.gov.sg/
 
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
 
1. Children’s Ministry Director (St George’s Church)
(17 June 2020)

Job Purpose
St George’s Church has an exciting opportunity for someone with theological training and experience in Church Ministry to Children, sharing the Christian faith, discipling young lives and supporting parents. The role is that of Children’s Ministry Director, working under the supervision of the Senior Minister. He/She will coordinate the Children’s Ministry initiatives on Sundays and during the week at St George’s including working with an enthusiastic team of volunteer leaders.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Oversight of the Church’s Ministries to Children
  2. During the week; oversee the ministry of Mums and Tots to offer faith sharing opportunities as well as support and pastoral care to Mothers and their children
  3. On Sundays; develop, co-ordinate, resource, support and administer the Sunday School ministries to the 8 am and 10 am congregations. (Currently, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Sunday ministries are only to the 10 am congregation and done online)
  4. Work with church staff, volunteers and parents to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for the ministries, including compliance with the Church’s Child Safeguarding Policy.
  5. Recruit, resource, train and support a team of volunteers to assist the ministries.
  6. Involvement in weekly Staff meetings, occasional report writing and involvement in some whole church activities.

Prerequisites
The successful applicant must be a committed evangelical Christian, a humble leader, pastorally warm, hardworking, faithful to the gospel and have already been fruitful in a similar role. Essential requirements include:

  1. A love of working with Children and developing their faith
  2. Biblical and theological skills. Formal theological training is an advantage
  3. Experience in leading Children’s Ministry and an ability to lead by example.
  4. Proven ability to relate to Children and Parents
  5. Proven ability to share the Christian faith
  6. High competency in raising up and training leaders
  7. Proficiency in English is a must
  8. Competent in administration

Working Conditions
Full Time Contract Position, renewable upon satisfactory performance.
Salary depends on experience. This role involves Sunday work as well as during the mornings of Monday – Thursday and Tuesday early afternoons.

The position is available from the end of July 2020.

Email enquires and job applications to Rev Ian Hadfield at ianhadfield@anglican.org.sg
 
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2. HR Manager @ St. Andrew’s Nursing Home (Taman Jurong)
(29 May 2020)

Responsibilities

  • Strategise and oversee manpower planning, recruitment, end to end on boarding and off boarding process
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly payroll processing, CPF submission and HR reporting
  • Oversee employee relations matters and advise HODs in the management of employee relations and other HR related matters
  • Work with Managers and HR team in annual performance appraisal and wage review exercise
  • Ensure HR compliance in both HR regulations and employment law
  • Mentor and coach HR teams to encourage growth, development and engagement
  • Manage HRIS, employee database and ensure accuracy
  • Work closely with Group HR to review, develop and implement consistent policies and procedures  in line with Company strategy
    Requirements
  • Degree/Diploma in HRM or other relevant qualifications
  • At least 5 years’ experience in full spectrum of HR functions
  • Experience in foreign healthcare recruitment advantageous
  • Sound knowledge of Employment Act and MOM procedures
  • Strong influencing and analytical skills

    Email
    : gp_hr@samh.org.sg Closing date: 21 Jun 2020

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3. Property Officer (Contract) @ The Diocese Of Singapore
(29 May 2020)

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Development Board in project and facility management
  • Upkeep database and records of properties of the Diocese
  • Required to record Minutes of Meetings
  • Liaise and coordinate with contractors for building works
  • Liaise with Government Authorities (e.g. SLA, URA, LTA) for Land/Building matters
  • Attend to occupants and supervising common property usage

Requirements

  • Diploma / Degree in disciplines related to Building or Estate Management
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in Project and Facility Management
  • Working experience with MS OFFICE and other softwares
  • Proactive, responsible and a good team player
  • Able to work beyond office hours and responsive to off-hours call of duty

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and work experience. Please apply to hr@anglican.org.sg with your updated resume, expected salary and notice period. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Join A Decentralised Service

 

Welcome to Empowered Weekend, a weekend of decentralised services run by cluster pastors, leaders and members. All our services for this weekend are over. You may still do e-tithing and watch COOSkidz progamme below. 

E-Tithing

**QR CODE: strictly for tithings and offerings.
Please scan it with your banking app only.

PayNow UEN: T08CC4065E
DBS account name: Church of Our Saviour (North) A/C 1
DBS Account Number: 0060149545

 

COOSkidz Message


Jesus told His disciples that a helper would be sent to help them. Who is this helper? Let’s find out as Aunty Debbie shares more about the helper in today’s lesson. Have fun colouring, hunting and digging into the Word of God to learn more about the Holy Spirit.

Song link: https://bit.ly/COOSkidz1
Worksheets link: https://bit.ly/COOSkidzBTB3

The Combined Diocesan Worship Service on Pentecost Sunday, 31 May 2020

 

The Combined Diocesan Worship Service is on
Pentecost Sunday, 31 May 2020 at 10.30am.

To attend the service, go to 
anglican.org.sg/youtube

OR

facebook.com/dioceseofsingapore

This year’s Whitsunday free-will offering will be given towards the Diocesan Missions Fund for allocation towards church growth. The Whitsunday offering will be taken during the Pentecost Combined Online Service on Sunday 31 May 2020. This free-will offering may be made through cheques made payable to “The Diocese of Singapore”, please write “Whitsunday 2020” on the back, and post to:

Diocese of Singapore
1 Francis Thomas Drive, #01-01
Singapore 359340