IFGF Christchurch Christmas 2017
Our Christmas service and celebration was on 17 December 2017. The sermon was by Ps Gerald Gunawan from Auckland. After the service, there were some performance from kids, a vocal group by students from Papua, and songs by the ministers from IFGF Christchurch. There was a gathering at the end of the celebration.
IFGF Christchurch Retreat 2017
Our first retreat for the congregation was on 28-29 October 2017 at Glentui Meadows Group Accommodation. The retreat focused on the spiritual growth for the church members. The sessions were served by Mr Steve Cho and Mrs Sharon Cho from IFGF Sydney.
Worship with Jeffrey S. Tjandra
We had two days of an intimate worship lead by Jeffrey S Tjandra. He is an anointed worship leader in Indonesia. Jeffrey came with his team to Christchurch and lead us to worship God on 1-2 September 2017.
IFGF Christchurch 1st Anniversary
IFGF Christchurch was celebrating the 1st Anniversary on 4 June 2016. This was a praise and worship service, and sermon was served by Ps Arnold Pinontoan from IFGF Brisbane. The service was attended by visitors from IFGF Auckland, IFGF Wellington, CIS (Indonesian Community), KKIC (Indonesian Catholic Community), and PPIC (Indonesian Student Community).
IFGF Christchurch Christmas 2016
Our first Christmas celebration was on 11 December 2016. The sermon was by Ps Handoyo Gunawan from Auckland. After the service, there were some performance from kids, a vocal group by students from Papua, and songs by the ministers from IFGF Christchurch. There was a gathering at the end of the celebration.
IFGF Christchurch Opening
IFGF Christchurch was formally opened on 5 June 2016. It started with a service by Ps Yopie from Sydney with a sermon of “Christ is the head of the church”. Then it continued with a celebration, which started with a video showing the journey of IFGF Christchurch. There were some performance from IFGF Kids Christchurch, speech from Ps Gordon from St Martin, songs from IFGF Wellington and IFGF Christchurch and finally the church opening by Ps Yopie. There was a gathering at the end of the celebration. Some visitors were from IFGF Sydney, IFGF Auckland, IFGF Wellington, CIS (Indonesian Community), KKIC (Indonesian Catholic Community), and PPIC (Indonesian Student Community).
Ministers’ Retreat 2016
Ministers’ retreat was taken place on 6-7 February at the Living Springs Christian Camp. The retreat focused on equipping the church ministers spiritually and skilfully, so they would be well prepared to serve God and the congregation. There were 3 sessions all ministers and 3 workshops for preaching, praise and worship and kids ministries.
The fortnightly fellowships (i-Care) in Beulah Church then moved to weekly services in St Martin Church since April 2016. The services start at 4pm every Sunday along with kids services.
The monthly fellowships (i-Care) in Beulah Church then turned to fortnightly fellowship since November 2015.
The monthly fellowships (i-Care) then moved Beulah Church in 2014.
The first fellowship (i-Care) started in 2013 at the house of Sianipar’s family. Then it continued with monthly fellowships on the second Saturday of the month in their house and then moved to Bryndwr Chapel.