AGAPE International CHURCH

 & MINISTRIES

 605 W. Madill Dr, Antioch, CA 94509  -  Tel: 925-709-4424

Services  |  Pastor’s Blog  | Sermons  |  Events  | Calendar

  Announcements   | RadioLink  |  Prayer Request  |  Agape Foundation  |  Agape International Ministry  

  

Making Contributions to Agape | Chatting with the Pastor

Please join us in extending Special Agape Welcome to

First-time visitors and guests

CHURCH ZOOM:

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: 669-900-6833 US (San Jose) 346-248-7799 US (Houston) Meeting ID: 240 778 4977  Passcode: 4424

ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FEBRUARY 2024


MEMORIAL THANKSGIVING: Minister Tutu Bainda would like to have a memorial Thanksgiving in memory of her beloved husband, Rev. Father Lawrence M. Bainda, on Sunday, February 25, during the service. She is bringing enough food for everyone. As such, you do not need to bring any potluck for the Friends and Family Sunday on that day. She asks all members to come and celebrate with her.  

ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING: We have our annual business meeting on March 10th after the service. It will be very brief.


LOCAL BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION: 3 PM after church this Sunday, February 18. The Zoom code for this meeting will be changed, and a new one will be sent to you.


BLACK HISTORY MONTH: This month is Black History Month. If any of our youths would like to share any history of any African American personality on the third and Fourth Sunday this week.  


THE NEXT SMALL GROUP BOOK: Our next small group book is REVIVE US: A HEART READY FOR REVIVAL by Robby Gallaty. The study starts in about five weeks. Each book costs $20, including a teaching video link. If you would like a personal copy, please pay Minister Matthew Jorgbo, and the order will be placed in two weeks so that they will be here by the time the new study starts.


CELL GROUP LEADERS: Pastor John wants to meet with the cell group leaders after service on Sunday, February 25. All cell group leaders should pick up the new cell group book from the pastor after service on February 18.


COMEBACK GROUPS: We are completing our cell group Bible Study based on the book COMEBACK GROUPS: Returning to God’s Word, Will, and Way by Ken Braddy this week.


THE REBRANDING OF THE CHURCH FOR THE FUTURE: First Sunday of every month after service in the Fellowship Hall.


MIDWEEK BIBLE STUDY & PRAYER: 7:30 pm every Wednesday.


BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES: We shall celebrate birthdays and anniversaries together on the last Sunday of every month. Please take note.


ANNOUNCEMENTS: The announcements will no longer be read to everyone in the service. We encourage everyone to read the announcement in the bulletins, the emails from the church, and the announcements displayed on the screen. Thanks for your cooperation.


UNCLAIMED GIFTS: We have unclaimed gifts for Christmas and the Leader's appreciation for last year. If your child registered for the Christmas gift and was not in church that Sunday, please see Minister Alice Ojewole to collect your gift. If you are a leader unavailable on the date of leadership appreciation last year, please see Pastor John to claim your gift.


PRAYER VIGIL: The last Friday of the month is at 8 pm.


HOLY LAND 2023: Rescheduled for November 19-December 2, 2024. Pray for the success of the trip. IF ANYONE WOULD LIKE TO GO WITH US THIS YEAR, 2024, LET PASTOR JOHN KNOW SOON. WE HAVE SPACE FOR MORE PARTICIPANTS.


THE CHURCH T-SHIRT: The church T-shirt will be out soon. Please put your name down with Minister Matthew to place your order. Please mention your size and the number of T-shirts you are ordering. The cost is $20 per T-shirt. All orders must be placed within a month so that they can be produced.


FRIENDS & FAMILY SUNDAY: The Last Sunday of every month. There will be a Potluck lunch. Bring enough to share.  COME AS YOU ARE. IT IS A DRESS-DOWN SUNDAY.


CELL GROUP LEADERS’ MEETING: Our monthly meeting will be changed to the Second Sunday at 2 p.m. until the rebranding group completes its assignment.


EVANGELISTIC OUTREACH: The last Saturday of every month at 11 AM


MEN & WOMEN MINISTRY MEETINGS: Every 3rd Sunday after church service.


LIVESTREAM NEEDS: We urgently need additional Livestream team members. If interested, please let Pastor John know.   


VIDEO EDITING: We need someone to support the church with video editing. If you are skilled in this area, please get in touch with the church soon.


FOOD PANTRY: Every Thursday, 8 – 10 A.M. and 1 – 3 P.M.  We need volunteers. Please get in touch with Sister Lilian.


SUBSCRIBE TO CHURCH YOUTUBE: http://youtube.com/@agapeicm


VOLUNTEER PHOTOGRAPHER: We need someone to take church pictures during services. Any interested person must be consistent in their attendance. If interested, please let Pastor John know.


AICM Children Sunday School Zoom Meeting: Sundays at 9:30 a.m. The Zoom ID and Passcode are below. Meeting ID: 610 821 7501 Passcode: 4424


CHURCH ZOOM: Meeting ID: 240 778 4977. Passcode: 4424. Phone call: 669-900-6833 US (San Jose) 346-248-7799 US (Houston).


LIVE STREAMING: Here are the links for streaming on Sunday and Wednesday nights. We encourage everyone to share our Livestream with friends and families:


Church Facebook Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/Agape-International-Church-Ministries-AICM-105334266186936 


CHURCH APP: Our church app has been rebranded. It is now available in the iOS App and Android Google Play stores under “Agape Intl.” Please download it because that will be another way we communicate with our church family.  


GIVING TO GOD: Giving your Tithes/offering can be done in the following ways:

a. Online Giving: https://giving.ncsservices.org/app/giving/agapebfm

b. Text to Give: GIVE” to 925-261-4457 or text the amount you want to give to the number and wait for the prompt.

c. Zelle. You can provide it on Zelle to agapebfm@gmail.com

d. By Mail or Drop Off: Agape International Church, 605 West Madill Street, Antioch, CA 94509


CHURCH VAN: We are soon buying our new church van by God's grace. You can donate to it by designating some money towards it. This is above and beyond your tithes and offerings. The cost of a van is about $40,000. “With God, nothing is impossible.”