AGAPE International CHURCH
605 W. Madill Dr, Antioch, CA 94509 -
Please join us in extending Special Agape Welcome to
Agape International Church & Ministries © 1993-
Anytime there is a church Zoom meeting, unless you are provided a different code, this will be the regular code to use for any zoom meeting for the church like cell group, prayer teleconference, and other church meetings where Zoom is used. Please know that we used a restricted code for counseling and other private meetings.
Join the Meeting with ID: 240 778 4977 Passcode: 4424
By Phone call: 669-
ANNOUNCEMENTS for OCTOBER 2021
Red Sea Declaration” (Exodus 14:13-
ADMIN ASSISTANT POSITION: AICM is looking for a competent Admin Assistant for few hours in the week. It is a paid position. Ability to use Microsoft office, do basic bookkeeping, keep, and file records, is desired. If interested, please call or email Pastor John not later than October 10, 2021.
FINANCIAL SECRETARY: We are looking for a volunteer to serve as financial secretary for the church. A basic knowledge of calculations and bookkeeping would be helpful. But you can be trained if you are willing and available.
NEW SERMON SERIES: “Getting Through Tough Times” continues today. Invite a friend to be a part of this series.
CELL GROUP LEADERS MEETING: First Sunday at 2pm on Zoom
MINISTER’S SEMINAR: Second Saturday at 11am on Zoom.
PARYER VIGIL: Last Friday of the month at 8pm. Min Tayo Thomas will be ministering. Join us on Zoom or Livestream.
RESCUE MISSION MINISTRATION: Discontinued for now.
HOLY LAND TOUR 2022: The trip is planned for November/December 2022. Let Pastor John know of your interest by September 30.
CHECKING YOUR MEMBERSHIP PULSE: Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have noticed that some of our members have become inactive. They have not been involved in the church life. We want to encourage everyone to get involved. How could one do this? Here are some suggestions:
1. Watch your church livestream each time, make a comment to show your presence and share the livestream (Facebook or Youtube) with your friends.
2. Give your tithes and offerings at least once a month. You could do it on Zelle, on line, Text to Give, mail it or drop it at the church.
3. If you can, attend church services regularly or at least once a month.
4. Attend one of the Cell Group Bible Studies on Zoom weekly.
5. Communicate with the church every now and then so that we know that you are still with us.
MEMBERSHIP PROFILE: We ask all members to update their church membership profile through the church office. Everyone has been sent an invitation to log on Servant keeper to be able to update their individual/family information, see their contributions records and upload photographs to their profile. The sender is no-
BAPTISM: We are baptizing some candidates soon. Here is the list of people to be baptized. You may be a part of the next group. Please let Pastor John know if you are a believer and would like to be baptized:
1. Hawa Tshibashu 2.
MEMBERSHIP CLASS 101: Pastor John recommends that every member take the membership class. For members who have never taken the class the next one will be done on Zoom from the comfort of your home. Those interested should let him know soon.
MUSICIANS NEEDED: We need the following musical instrumentalists: drum-
CHURCH ZOOM Access for Cell Groups and all other meetings (unless otherwise noted):
Meeting with ID: 240 778 4977 Passcode: 4424
By Phone call: 669-
SECOND CELL GROUP: Meets Fridays at 6:30pm for 1 hour. We are using the same zoom link for the church. Please join us this Friday. We study the cell group curriculum related to the preceding Sundays. Cell group curriculum is available for those attending the two cell groups every Sunday. It would be placed at the back of the church.
AICM CHILDREN/YOUTH SUNDAY SCHOOL ZOOM MEETING: Sundays at 9:30am. The Zoom ID and Passcode are here below:
Join the Meeting with ID: 610 821 7501 Passcode: 4424
HOW TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR YOUR CHURCH:
We thank the Lord for the support of most of our members during this pandemic. But some people are yet to come on board.
To show your support for your church, please consider the following:
Come to church to worship in person.
Or watch the church livestream on Facebook and YouTube
Share the livestream of your church with friends and families.
When watching livestream, make comments or click “LIKE”.
Give your Tithes and Offering regularly either by mail, electronically, Zelle or in person.
Invite friends and families to your church.
Join a cell group Bible Study either Sunday 9:00 A.M. or Friday 6:30 P.M.
MEMBER EMAILS: If you have not been receiving updates from the church by email, please provide your email to the church. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give the email directly to Pastor John.
LINK TO LIVESTREAM: You could easily connect to our church livestream through the website www.agapeicm.org by simply clicking on the Facebook or Periscope Handle or the Blue NOW HAPPENING SCREEN on the church website.
LIVESTREAMING: Our weekly worship every Sunday and Bible study on Wednesdays will be streamed live.
Here are the links for streaming on Sunday and Wednesday night:
Church Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Agape-
Church Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEEYHk8qK-
Periscope Church Link: https://www.periscope.tv/AgapeBFM/1yNGaQkjjNNGj
CHURCH APP: Our church app has been rebranded. It is now available in iOS App stores and Android Google Play stores under the name “Agape Intl”. Please download it because that will be another means by which we communicate with our church family.
AICM MINISTERS SEMINAR: Second Saturdays of every month on Zoom.
WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY: 7:30 P.M. in person at the church or connect through livestream.
FOOD PANTRY: Every Thursday 8 – 10 A.M. and 2 – 4P.M. We need volunteers. Please contact Sister Lilian.
CORONAVIRUS: We continue to take all precautions and continue to pray for our members during this pandemic. We encourage our members to take all precautionary measures as well. We are reminded daily by Psalm 46 that says, “God is our refuge and strength an ever-
GIVING IN THIS SEASON: Giving can of your Tithes and offering can be done through online giving, mail, in person drop off through the door slot at the church, and text to give. Here are the means of giving below:
a. ZELLE: You can give on Zelle to: email@example.com
b. ONLINE GIVING: https://giving.ncsservices.org/app/giving/agapebfm
c. Text to Give: Text GIVE to 925-
d. By Mail: Mail your tithes and offering to Agape International Church, 605 West Madill Street, Antioch, CA 94509
e. Drop Off your tithes and offering at the church address above.
CHURCH VAN: We are buying our new church van soon, by God's grace. You can donate towards it by designating some money towards it. This is above and beyond your tithes and offering. The cost of a van is about $40,000. “With God nothing will be impossible.”