2023 church calendar

2023 Theme for life and ministry of OCECC

基督的见证 —— 走出去

The Witness of Christ ---- Going Out

释经讲道 Expository Preaching on
Zechariah, 1 John
January-April 属灵的视野
The spiritual vision
May-August 末日的视野
The vision of end
September-December 爱中的见证
The witness in love
1 John
主题讲道 Thematic Preaching
Evangelistic Meeting (9); Easter (1), Mother's and Father's Days (2), Thanksgiving (1), Christmas (2).
中文主日学装备课程 Chinese Sunday School Materials
慕道班 Seekers
(Track 0)
圣经历史 Bible/History
(Track 1)
实践神学 Practical
(Track 2)
神学 Theology
(Track 3)
January-April 问道班 帖撒罗尼迦前/后书 愿你的国降临:末世论 尊贵的设计
May-August 问道班 圣经如此说 我们相信圣灵
September-December 问道班 青春的契机 保罗监狱书信 从约翰福音看恩典的教义
小组核心材料 Small Group DNA Materials
方式: YouVersion → plans → Through Bible → Whole Bible → Come Drink Live 365。


Preacher Event/Message Additional Comments/In-Charge
The Spiritual Vision 1/1/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 1:1-6 Return to me
Call to Worship: Ps 27:4
The Lord's Supper: Jinan/Yingchan/Yongkang
Plan of 2023 to be shared by the Session
1/8/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 1:7-17 The vision of horses
Call to Worship: Ps 34:1-3
1/15/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 1:18-21 The vision of horns
Call to Worship:Ps 95:6-7
1/22/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 2:1-13 The vision of measuring line
Call to Worship: Ps 100:4-5

Chinese New Year Celebration
1/25/2023 Wed Co-workers Prayer Meeting:
Training/Sunday School
Zhai Lei
1/29/2023 Sun Yingchan Wu Evangelical/Topical Preaching
Call to Worship:Ps 95:1-3
2/5/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 3:1-10 The vision of high priest
Call to Worship: Ps 107:1,8
The Lord's Supper: Jinan/Quan Liu/Zhai Lei
Communication by the Deacon board to the congregation
Baptismal and membership classes to be announced
2/12/2023 Sun Biao Chen
Zechariah 4:1-14 The vision of golden lampstand
Call to Worship: Ps 47:1-2
2/19/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang
Zechariah 5:1-4 The vision of flying scroll
Call to Worship: Ps 96:1-4
 Baptism Class 1
2/22/2023 Wed Co-workers Prayer Meeting:
Jennifer Chu
2/26/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Evangelical Preaching
Call to Worship: Ps100:1-2
Baptismal Class 2
3/5/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 5:5-11 The vision of the woman
Call to Worship: Ps 105:1-4
The Lord's Supper: Jinan/Yongkang/Ying Chan
Baptismal Class 3
3/12/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 6:1-8 The vision of four chariots
Call to Worship: Ps 117:1-2
Baptismal Class 4
3/18/2023 Sat Spring Cleaning Xiang Zhu
3/19/2023 Sun Yingchan Wu Zechariah 6:9-15 Crown Joshua
Call to Worship: Ps 65:5-7
Membership Classe 1
3/23/2023 Wed Co-workers Prayer Meeting:
Chia Ming Chen
3/26/2016 Sun James Yang Evangelical/Topical Preaching
Call to Worship: Ps 95:1-5
Membership Class 2
4/2/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 7:1-14 The real fasting
Call to Worship: Rom 11:33-36

The Lord's Supper: Jinan/Lai Zhai/Quan Liu

Interview of new members

4/7/2023 Fri Good Friday Commemoration; The Lord's Supper. Combine Chia Ming Chen
4/9/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Easter Sunday Combined service
Call to Worship: Ps 146:1-2

Living life sharing
4/16/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 8:1-8 Return,O my people!
Call to Worship: Ps 118:1-4
4/23/2023 Sun Yingchan Wu
Zechariah 8:9-19 The temple built
Call to Worship: Psalm 68:3-4
4/26/2023 Wed Co-workers Prayer Meeting:
Yongkang Zhang
4/30/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang

Call to Worship: John 4:23-24
The Vision of End May
5/7/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 8:20-9:8 The end day
Call to Worship: 1 Chronicles 16:8-9
The Lord's Supper: Jinan/Yongkang/Ying Chan
5/14/2023 Sun Quan Liu Mother's Day Message. Speaker shall decide the passage.
Call to Worship: Ps 126:5-6
Infants baptism(s) preparation to be announced
5/21/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 9:9-10 The king to come
Call to Worship: Ps 145:3-4
5/24/2023 Wed Co-workers Prayer Meeting:
Jinan Zhang
5/26-28/2023 Lake Yale Annual Retreat
5/28/2023 Sun James Yang Evangelical/Topical Preaching
Call to Worship: Ps 86:8-9
6/4/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 9:11-17 The future revival
Call to Worship: Ps 28:6-7
The Lord's Supper: Jinan/Zhai Lei/Quan Liu
6/11/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 10:1-10 Salvation promised
Call to Worship: Ps 149:1-2
6/18/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang
Preacher shall decide the passage
Fathers Day Message
Call to Worship: Ps 128:1-2
Infant baptism
6/25/2023 Sun Yingchan Wu Evangelical/Topical Preaching
Call to Worship: Ps 33:1-3
6/28/2023 Wed Co-workers Prayer Meeting:
Quan Liu
7/2/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 10:11-11:3 The fall of the world
Call to Worship:John 4:23-24
The Lord's Supper: Jinan/Yingchan/Yongkang
7/9/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 11:4-17 Two shepherds
Call to Worship: Ps 33:1-3
7/16/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 12:1-13 The future of God’s people
Call to Worship: Hebrews 10:24-25
7/23/2023 Sun Biao Chen Zechariah 13:1-6 Removal of sin
Call to Worship: Revelation 4:8
7/26/2023 Wed Co-workers Prayer Meeting:
Zhai Lei
7/30/2023 Sun James Yang Evangelical/Topical Preaching
Call to Worship: Ps 28:7
8/6/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 13:7-9 The suffering servants
Call to Worship:Ps 138:1-2
The Lord's Supper: Jinan/Quan Liu/Zhai Lei
8/12/2023 Annual Picnic Xianhong Zeng
8/13/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 14:1-6 The suffering and deliverance of God’s people
Call to Worship: Ps 84:1-2
8/20/2023 Sun Rev. Moses Wong
Preacher decide message
Call to Worship: Ps 86:8-12
8/23/2023 Wed Co-workers Prayer Meeting:
Life-on-Life Missional Discipleship
Yingchan Wu
8/27/2023 Sun Lei Zhai Evangelical/Topical Preaching
Call to Worship: Ps 89:5-8
The Witness in Love September
9/3/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang Zechariah 14:7-11 The LORD will be king
Call to Worship:Ps 92:1-4
The Lord's Supper: Jinan/YongKang/Yingchan
Baptismal classes to be announced.
9/10/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang
Zechariah 14:12-19 The defeat of God’s enemy
Call to Worship: Psalm 98:3-6
9/15/2023 Fri Daniel Luan Gospel Rally. Please invite students and/or friends
Call to Worship:Ps 95:1-3
9/16/2023 Sat
9/17/2023 Sun
9/24/2018 Sun Jinan Zhang
Zechariah 14:20-21 All will be one
Call to Worship:Psalm 100:4-5
9/27/2023 Wed Co-workers Prayer Meeting:
Guoli Liu
10/1/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang 1 John 1:1-4 Life
Call to Worship: Ps 96:1-3
The Lord's Supper: Jinan/Lei Zhai/Quan Liu
Baptismal Class 1
10/7/2023 Sat Fall Cleaning Jianbin Li
10/8/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang 1 John 1:5-10 God is light
Call to Worship: Psalm 103:20-22
Baptismal Class 2
10/15/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang 1 John 2:1-6 Christ the mediator
Call to Worship:Ps 98:4-6
Baptismal Class 3
10/22/2023 Sun Hongjun Li 1 John 2:7-11 The new commandment
Call to Worship:Ps 99:1-3
10/25/2023 Wed Co-workers prayer Meeting:
Dinghua Xie
10/29/2023 Sun Lei Zhai
Evangelical/Topical Preaching
Call to Worship:Ps 99:5
Baptismal Class 4
11/5/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang 1 John 2:12-14 The cohortation to the young and the old
Call to Worship: Psalm 113:1-3
The Lord's Supper: Jinan/Yongkang/Yingchan
Membership Class 1
11/12/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang 1 John 2:15-17 No love the wolrd
Call to Worship: Psalm 116:1-2
Membership Class 2
11/19/2023 Sun Quan Liu
1 John 2:18-27 The anti-christ
Call to Worship:Psalm 116:8-9
Interview of new members
11/22/2023 Wed Co-workers Prayer Meeting:
Xiang Zhu
11/23/2023 Thur Thanksgiving Celebration
11/26/2023 Sun Lei Zhai Thanksgiving Message.
Speaker shall decide the passage
Call to Worship: 1 Thess 5:16-18
Combined service;
Living life sharing
12/3/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang 1 John 2:28-3:10 God’s kids and Satan’s kids
Call to Worship:Ps 40:3-5
The Lord's Supper: Jinan/Yingchan/Yongkang
12/10/2023 Sun Jinan Zhang 1 John 3:11-18 Love each other
Call to Worship:Ps 103:6-9
12/17/2023 Sun Moore Wang
1 John 3:19-24 Be still in God
Call to Worship: Ps 99:9
12/23/2023 Fri Jinan Zhang Christmas Celebration
Purpose: Outreach. Please invite non-believing friends and/or students
Leave to speaker to decide message
12/24/2023 Sun Moses Han 1 John 3:9-12 The New Born King
Call to Worship: Ps 103:1-2
Combined service.
The Lord's Supper, upper room service: Moses/Jinan/Yingchan/Yongkang
12/30/2023 Sat New Year's Prayer Meeting Yingchan Wu
12/31/2023 Sun Biao Chen
1 John 4:1-6 The spirit of God and anti-christ
Call to Worship:Ps 103:11-13