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An Interview with Vanessa: Van is Back! (Part 1)

26 Feb 2022

This is a 4-part video interview with Vanessa Ong, our latest pastor-in-training. Van has just returned to Malaysia in November 2021 with a Bachelor’s of Theology after 4 years in Moore College, Sydney, and CERC is excited to welcome her back!

In this video interview series, pastor-in-training Daniel Lu and Joshua Johnson (CERC News) have a chat with Van about how seminary has helped her grow and how it has equipped her for ministry back in Malaysia.

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CERC starts off 2022 with a new sermon series on Hosea

27 Jan 2022

To kick start 2022, CERC launched the first of several mini series’ of the year —  Hosea. This series will run from 9 January to 6 February 2022 with the five Sundays covering Hosea 1:1-3:5, 4:1-6:3, 6:4-9:6, 9:7-11:11, 11:12-14:9 respectively. Hosea is one of the many prophets that God appointed

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Mums Growth Group Preaches the Christ of Christmas

24 Jan 2022

Christmas — for some, it means shiny Christmas decorations, pretty lights, and beautifully wrapped gifts. For others, it means quality family time, a season for giving, hearty food, and singing carols. And yet, for the Christian, every Christmas is not just about those things, but it is about the time

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A Wash to Remember: Feet Washing Ceremony and New Members’ Dinner 2022

24 Jan 2022

When he had washed their feet and put on his outer garments and resumed his place, he said to them, “Do you understand what I have done to you? 13 You call me Teacher and Lord, and you are right, for so I am. 14 If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also

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Hark The Herald, Here Comes The King!

31 Dec 2021

The birth of baby Jesus is among the most popular stories in history and it has been for centuries. Beyond the declaration of peace and goodwill to the world, His birth speaks of a far greater promise – that of the coming of a king. Festive feelings spread throughout the

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Celebrating the New Birth of 26 Baptism Candidates

30 Dec 2021

On 5th December 2021 at 2PM, CERC held another baptism of the largest cohort yet to be seen – 26 candidates in total. There were almost 450 witnesses gathered, both physically and virtually for the event. Most of the church members from the morning gathering crossed over to the garden

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Church leaders meet in annual planning retreats

10 Dec 2021

In November, CERC’s leaders met in their annual Leaders’ Planning Retreat (LPR), as did the Sunday School leadership team just 2 weeks apart. At the LPR, department leaders, growth group leaders, and upcoming leaders met together with the Lead Elder, Robin Gan, the council members, and the pastors-in-training over the

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CERC Celebrates the 504th Anniversary of the Reformation

30 Nov 2021

Writings on Martin Luther’s life and teachings Celebrating the Reformation is a deeply personal occasion for Reformed Christians every year. The Reformation commenced in 1517 and drew to a watershed moment with Martin Luther at the Diet of Worms in 1521. Modern Protestantism was born from the Reformation and is

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COVID Announcement from the Pastoral Care for the Sick (PCS) Team

18 Nov 2021

In October, the number of new daily COVID-19 cases had decreased from approximately 10,000 per day to 4,000-6,000 per day. With that, the government has also allowed churches to resume operations under the National Recovery Plan (NRP) on the condition that all attendees must be fully vaccinated and SOPs adhered

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The Sams Move to the UK for Further Studies

31 Oct 2021

Around March 2021, Elder Sam Ye Han and his family received the sudden yet exciting news: the opportunity for Sam to further his studies abroad had finally arrived! Though the family had expected that Sam would be furthering his studies in the near future, they did not expect this opportunity

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CERC does Ephesians: Virtual, but no less missional

6 Sep 2021

CERC’s sermon series on the book of Ephesians Can churching during a pandemic, especially in a virtual setting, be effective at all? CERC’s latest series on the book of Ephesians comes amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and is part of the God’s Story: New Testament sermon series. CERC also concurrently launched

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Joel Lee Appointed as Newest Council Member

5 Sep 2021

“Being faithful to Jesus in this world is very hard. Our current circumstances [as a church] are a reflection of that. I need to add to our strength, to be a pillar. As much as all our lives are before God, the pastor is a very public Christian. I feel

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