NOTICES
Important Updates from the Convention
 
Update on COVID-19 Local Situation
 
A brief update on the current situation regarding the outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease, now officially termed as “COVID-19” by the UN Healthy Agency, from the Executive Director of Singapore Baptist Convention to all member churches is available for download via the links below (available in English and Chinese).
 
PDF: [ENG / CHN]
 
Stay up-to-date on COVID-19 related news and local situation via the MOH website:
 
The first link redirects to the Convention cloud server on MEGA, uploaded on 12 February 2020.
The second link redirects to MOH website under the heading, ‘Updates on COVID-19 Local Situation’, retrieved on 12 February 2020.
 
Advisory on DORSCON Orange Alert
 
The Executive Director of the Singapore Baptist Convention has published an advisory titled, ‘Explanation, Engagement and Exemplary Response to the Novel Coronavirus (nCoV)’. Contents include statistics on the coronavirus (as of time of writing), as well as an advisory on reasonable responses that churches can adopt for the safety of their members and visitors.
 
The advisory can be downloaded via the links below (available in English and Chinese):
 
PDF: [ENG / CHN]
 
A press release on the DORSCON Orange alert can be found on the Ministry of Health (MOH) website:
 
The first link redirects to the Convention cloud server on MEGA, uploaded on 7 February 2020.
The second link redirects to MOH website under the heading, ‘Risk Assessment Raised to DORSCON Orange’, retrieved on 7 January 2020.
 
Call for Prayer on Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
 
The Executive Director of the Singapore Baptist Convention calls for all member churches of the Convention to come together and pray in light of the recent outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov). A letter detailing a list of suggested prayer points can be downloaded via the links below (available in English and Chinese).
 
PDF: [ENG / CHN]
 
Updates on the coronavirus local situation can be found on the Ministry of Health (MOH) website:
 
The first link redirects to the Convention cloud server on MEGA, uploaded on 3 January 2020.
The second link redirects to MOH website under the heading, ‘Updates on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Local Situation’, retrieved on 3 January 2020.
 
Celebration of Hope 2019: Counsellors’ Dedication Service
 
The Dedication Service for Counsellors of COH will be conducted on 12 May 2019, Sunday, at the respective participating churches. This will be a time of affirmation, encouragement and edification to all Counsellors. A PowerPoint presentation has been provided for use during the dedication service (download link below).
 
PPT: [LINK]
 
The link redirects to the Convention cloud server on MEGA, uploaded on 9 May 2019.
 
News from Women’s Department: ABWU 2018 Conference
 
The Asian Baptist Women’s Union (ABWU) held their 13th Assembly Conference on 29 August until 1 September at Georgetown Baptist Church in Penang, Malaysia. Mrs Yeoh Lye Chan, Chairperson of the Women’s Department (WMU), shared a brief write-up of the event on behalf of all the delegates representing Singapore that attended.
 
BLOG: [LINK]
 
The link redirects to a blog post on the Convention website, posted on 11 September.