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Weekly Newsletter to connect RCAC members to each other.

RCAC Weekly Issue 7/2018

Welcome everyone came to worship on 2/11.

Thanks. Bro. Ralm Jung for the message. The outline of the message on Sunday 2/11 –  I am a runner, 1 Corinthians 9:24-27  Hebrews 12:1-3

I Corinthians 9.24-27: Race to win

  1. How I started running–No natural talent
    —Suffering
    —Why I did it
  2. Natural talent—academics
    —Loved to learn
  3. Christian foundation—learning
    —Christian Reformed Church & Woodcrest Christian
    —Foundation in the Bible (study & prepare)
    —Simplicity, develop a relationship with God
    —Love with Heart, Soul, Mind (pastor Chu)

Hebrews 12.1-3: Run with Endurance

  1. My story
    —Stopped running for 6 years (Bike/BK/RqB)
    —Bill Vaughn (coaching)
    —LA Marathon 1994 (racing)
  2. Endurance
    —Through coaching, I learned to study
    —Through the marathon, I learned to prepare
  3. Christian endurance
    —Learn to study your craft—studying the gospel
    —Learn to prepare—spreading the gospel
    —We are children of God—love who you are

I am a runner; I run for God

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February

2/17 9:00am RCAC family time. Please come to join us in fellowship and help us to cleanup and decorate for the Chinese New Year Celebration in the evening.

2/17 Chinese New Year celebration 5:00pm potluck and 6:30pm meeting.  Please review your time and bring your friends to come.

2/18  242 Fellowship will be held at Chuck and Betty’s residence 5:00pm

Please continue to sign up for offering flowers for Sunday worship.  If you have any questions, or if you are interested in helping with flower arrangement, please contact Brother Lawrence Tai.  He can be reached by email at LTai99@hotmail.com”

March

Mission Conference will be held March 7-11

Daylight Saving will start on March 11 (Sunday)

Good Friday service will be held March 30 7:00pm at Church

April

Easter Service will be on April 1. We will have baptism on Easter, if you would like to get baptized or become a member of RCAC, please contact Pastor

RCAC Weekly issue 6/2018

Welcome everyone coming to worship on 2/4.  Welcome Joy (Celine’s roommate), Lavinia and Alan (Della’s friends) and Serena (Joan’s friend) visited us Sunday and worship together.

The highlights of the message on Sunday 2/4:  The Greatest Task for us – Matthew 22:34-40

RCAC Core Value 核心價值

  • Family   家庭
  • Love      愛
  • Word     神的話語
  • Mission 宣道

We focused on our second core value “Love”.  The main scripture of the teaching is from Matthew 22:34-40.   Jesus tells us the greatest commandment is to “Love God” and “Love the others”.    There are three things I would like to emphasize:

  1. God is Love: if we want to learn how to love, we need to believe in God
  2. We love because he first loved us
  3. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind

God loves us with His unconditional love

He wants us to respond to His love by

  • Building a relationship with Him
  • Follow His command to obey Him
  • Mediate on His Word to know Him

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February

This coming summer, Adelaide will be participating in a service project with a team from CBU. They are currently fundraising by collecting shoes (old or new) until February 11th. There will be a box in the foyer until Feb. 11th. If you have any questions or would like details about the trip, feel free to talk to or contact Adelaide.

Please continue to sign up for offering flowers for Sunday worship.  If you have any questions, or if you are interested in helping with flower arrangement, please contact Brother Lawrence Tai.  He can be reached by email at LTai99@hotmail.com”

2/11 This Sunday we will have our February Board of Ministries meeting

2/17 Saturday Morning we will have RCAC Family time. Please come to enjoy a time of fellowship and help us in cleanup, preparing for the Chinese New Year Celebration on that evening

2/17 Chinese New Year celebration 5:00pm potluck and 6:30pm meeting.  Please review your time and bring your friends to come.

RCAC Weekly Isssue 5/2018

Welcome everyone coming to worship on 1/28.

The highlights of the message on Sunday 1/28: You are all Children of God through Faith – Galatians 3:23-29

RCAC Core Value 核心價值

  • Family   家庭
  • Love      愛
  • Word     神的話語
  • Mission 宣道

God uses “family” as a vehicle to bring His salvation to people. But salvation is not based on “flesh and blood”.  It is by faith in Christ Jesus.

3:26 So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith – Galatians 3:26

1:12 Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God  – John 1:12

God’s promise never fails. His promise is fulfilled in Christ

3:29 If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise  – Galatians 3:29

Our union with Christ is expressed through our genuine faith:

3:27 for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.

Being transformed by Christ

  • Do not yield to the evil desire
    • Romans 13:13-14
  • Yield to the Spirit and bear fruit
    • Galatians 5:22-23
    • Colossians 3:12-14
  • Resurrect with Christ

This genuine faith is evidence that we belong to God’s family.

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February

This coming summer, Adelaide will be participating in a service project with a team from CBU. They are currently fundraising by collecting shoes (old or new) until February 11th. There will be a box in the foyer next week, Feb. 4th, and it will be there until Feb. 11th. If you have any questions or would like details about the trip, feel free to talk to or contact Adelaide.

Please continue to sign up for offering flowers for Sunday worship.  If you have any questions, or if you are interested in helping with flower arrangement, please contact Brother Lawrence Tai.  He can be reached by email at LTai99@hotmail.com”

2/4  First Sunday of February, we have potluck lunch. Please bring your favorite dish to share

2/3 Saturday  Family Fellowship will be held this Saturday at Simon & Melody’s residence.  Potluck dinner starts at 5.

2/11 February Board of Ministries meeting

2/17 Chinese New Year celebration 5:00pm potluck and 6:30pm meeting.  Please review your time and bring your friends to come.

RCAC Weekly Issue 4/2018

Welcome Maggie and Lavinia (Della’s friend) came to visit us.

The message on Sunday 1/21: You will be saved, you and your household – Acts 16:25-34

RCAC Core Value 核心價值

  • Family   家庭
  • Love      愛
  • Word     神的話語
  • Mission  宣道

God gives special attention to family.  He used “family” to give His salvation to people.

“They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.”  Acts 16:31

Mark 5:19  “Go home to your own people and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you.”

  • 為你的家人禱告
    Pray for your family members
  • 在家裡作好見證
    Be a good witness at home
  • 領他們信基督
    Lead them to Christ
  • 讓我們把福音傳給他們
    Let us (as a church family) bring the Gospel to them

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This coming summer, Adelaide will be participating in a service project with a team from CBU. They are currently fundraising by collecting shoes (old or new) until February 11th. There will be a box in the foyer next week, Feb. 4th, and it will be there until Feb. 11th. If you have any questions or would like details about the trip, feel free to talk to or contact Adelaide.

“If you would like to offer flowers for Sunday worship, please sign up on the flower chart posted in the foyer.   See the insert for details.  If you have any questions, or if you are interested in helping with flower arrangement, please contact Brother Lawrence Tai.  He can be reached by email at LTai99@hotmail.com”

January

Thanks everyone who came last Saturday (1/20) for the RCAC Family time and cleanup.  The project of painting the metal fence is in progress. You may come next month to finish it up.

February

2/4  First Sunday of February, we have potluck lunch. Please bring your favorite dish to share

2/17 We have our Chinese New Year celebration.  Please review your time and bring your friends to come.

RCAC Weekly Issue 3/2018

Welcome Pastor Calvin Lai and Mrs. Lai visited us and praise the LORD for the message delivered by Pastor Lai. Welcome Peter and Yuki’s friends from Rancho. Welcome Ruth Ng visited us.

The message on Sunday 1/14: What’s on your mind? 2 Corinthians 5:14-15

What’s on our mind today?

Meditate more on the love of Christ.  We will be filled with His love and it will compel us to do His ministry

“14 For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. 15 And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.”  2 Corinthians 5:14-15

Nothing can separate from the love of Christ

“35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?”  Romans 8:35

38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”  Romans 8:38-39

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January

RCAC Family time will be held January 20, 9:00am at church. Please come and join us in fellowship and keeping the church clean and neat.

Mission meeting will be held after church Sunday

242 Fellowship Sunday (1/21) 5:00 pm will be meeting at Pastor and Alison’s residence

February

February 17 Saturday Chinese New Year Celebration  5:00pm potluck and 6:30pm meeting

RCAC Weekly Issue 2/2018

Hello Everyone:

Welcome everyone came Sunday (1/7) to worship.  Welcome Mrs. Johnson (Burt’s Mother).

Here is the summary of the message New Year, New Blessings – Psalm 47

May the LORD bless us and strengthen our faith in 2018

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him – Hebrew 11:6

Psalm 47 tells us how we can receive the blessings in New Year

  • Wake up
  • Rejoice in praising God
  • Trust in His mightiness
  • Keep your hope in Him. Christ is our King and our LORD.

May we experience His mightiness and our faith grows every day. We will expand Christ’s kingdom on earth (God’s will be done on earth as it is in heaven)

January

Rev. Calvin Lai will come on Jan 14, 2018

Board of Ministries meeting will be held Jan 14, 2018 after church

RCAC Family time will be held January 20, 9:00am at church. Please come and join us in fellowship and keeping the church clean and neat.

RCAC Weekly Issue 1/2018

Happy New Year!  Welcome everyone came to visit and worship last Sunday 12/31 and praise the LORD for the message delivered by Rev. Wallace Mang: You crown the year with your bounty – Psalm 65:1-13

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January

Family fellowship will be this Saturday at David & Miko’s residence.  Potluck dinner is at 5pm.  We will be continuing with the study of James

This Sunday 1/7 is the first Sunday of January, we have potluck lunch. Please bring your favorite dish to share

We will resume our Wednesday Morning Bible Study 1/10 10:00am at church

Rev. Calvin Lai will come on Jan 14, 2018

Board of Ministries meeting will be held Jan 14, 2018 after church