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24/01/2021

  1. Restrictions tightened The church can now accommodate 1 person per 4sqm only. This reduces the current capacity for each area.
    i. Please sign up prior to attending the church service - https://signup.com/go/LOOyJRu

    ii. When attending church service/meeting, please record your attendance and temperature using the QR code on the right. 37.8 degree Celsius will be the maximum allowed temperature. Thermometers and masks are available in the Covid Marshal’s Box for use, which can be found in Room 3 and the Manse.

  2. The new flower offering form for the year 2021 has been posted on the notice board at the entrance of the Main Hall and inside the Side Hall. Brother and sisters who wants to make a fresh flower offering can fill in the form, transfer the offering to the bank offering account stating “flower offering”. Alternately, brothers and sisters can email office@cabc-t.org.au for their offerings.

  3. Chinese New Year Nite – ONLINE (Cantonese)【八福臨門平安至】Program will include singing, Guzheng playing and a short talk by Ray Huang. Please invite your friends to join in at 7:30pm – 8:30pm on Sat. 13th Feb. via the link www.youtube.com/cabcthornleigh.

  4. From now on, brothers and sisters attending church will be asked to register their attendance via the Service NSW COVID App. To help the Health services trace COVID cases more effectively, we encourage brothers and sisters to download the Service NSW app via https://apps.apple.com/au/app/nsw-rego/id577283433 or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=au.gov.nsw.service in advance. Those who do not have the app will be directed to a nsw covid19 form for completion. The CABC Thornleigh attendance register is no longer in use.

  5. 5pm English service is resuming in person worship, with no live streaming.

  6. 11am High School Bible Study has restarted. We’re meeting in the courtyard.

  7. Life@Work conference CABC-T will be hosting this on Saturday 20th February 11am - 4pm. It is run by the City Bible Forum and will cost $28pp; speakers include Eddie Woo and Sam Chan. For more information, visit https://plus.citybibleforum.org/civicrm-event/2437 or Contact Ben at ben.lau@cabc-t.org.au.

    To register, please go to https://citybibleforum.org/civicrm/event/info?id=2437&reset=1
    OR use the QR Code on the right.

17/01/2021

  1. From this Sunday, brothers and sisters attending church will be asked to register their attendance via the Service NSW COVID App. To help the Health services trace COVID cases more effectively, we encourage brothers and sisters to download the Service NSW app via https://apps.apple.com/au/app/nsw-rego/id577283433 or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=au.gov.nsw.service in advance. Those who do not have the app will be directed to a nsw covid19 form for completion. The CABC Thornleigh attendance register is no longer in use.

  2. 5pm English service is resuming in person worship, with no live streaming.

  3. Life@Work conference CABC-T will be hosting this on Saturday 20th February 11am - 4pm. It is run by the City Bible Forum and will cost $28pp; speakers include Eddie Woo and Sam Chan. For more information, visit https://plus.citybibleforum.org/civicrm-event/2437 or Contact Ben at ben.lau@cabc-t.org.au.

  4. Restrictions tightened The church can now accommodate 1 person per 4sqm only. This reduces the current capacity for each area.
    i. Please sign up prior to attending the church service - https://signup.com/go/LOOyJRu

    ii. When attending church service/meeting, please record your attendance and temperature using the QR code on the right. 37.8 degree Celsius will be the maximum allowed temperature. Thermometers and masks are available in the Covid Marshal’s Box for use, which can be found in Room 3 and the Manse.

    Church gathering Guidelines
    The church venue is now opened for fellowships and cell groups, as well as Sunday worship and many other in-person activities/gatherings.

    To use the church venues, the person in charge must book the venue in advance via the church office.
    Inside the building:
     Social distancing rule applies in all area.
     Please use hand sanitiser when you enter and leave the building.
     People are strongly encouraged and recommended to use face mask at all time.
    1) People are discouraged to use church kitchen.
    • if necessary, drinking water (hot and cold) is available, people must bring their own cup, or use disposable cups. Microwaves/fridge are available for food heating and storage.
    • People are to wash hands thoroughly before and after touching the water tap (hot and cold), microwave oven, the fridge and all the storage area inside the kitchen.
    2) People are encouraged to clean up the toilet before and after use.
    • It is Important that all stain is to be removed with brush and disinfectant.
    3) People are discouraged to eat at church.
    • But if you have to eat at church, you are responsible to take away all the food left over and to clean up the place.

    The person in charge of the venue booking is responsible for opening church doors and alarm deactivation with a key holder; they are to:
    o Sanitise the tables, chairs and equipment they used
    o switch off all lights/air-con(s),
    o set the alarm on and
    o lock all doors before they leave.
    When the thermometer malfunctions, report to office@cabc-t.org.au.

Sermons

Self Care

Date: 
24/01/2021
Service: 
English AM
Speaker: 
Guest Speaker
elon chiu
Passage: 
James 4:1-9 (NIV) Read...

Who are We

Chinese and Australian Baptist Church - Thornleigh was founded in July 1989. Since 1984, Rev. Joseph Fung responded to God's guidance, and, together with Rev. Burman of Eastwood Baptist Church began to reach out to the Cantonese speaking Chinese migrant community, resulting in the establishment of CABC Thornleigh. All this time the Church has upheld its foundation – the Word of God. The ministry of our church has always centred on the Word of God – our Sunday worship, our all-age Sunday school, our cell groups and fellowship groups all built upon this foundation; but from the beginning, never forgetting the Great Commission. Right from the beginning, CABC-Thornleigh already established a mission fund, supporting local and overseas mission.

Here we see a beautiful picture, the Australian and Chinese pastors and brothers and sisters then, in responding to the gospel need of the community, joined in local mission, establishing the church, spreading the Word of God, and supporting overseas missions. Just as the Lord Jesus, before his ascension, instructed the apostles and said, “…You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8). We thank God for His provision throughout the years, for establishing CABC-Thornleigh this big spiritual family to proclaim Christ and witness the power of His Gospel.

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