OFFICE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
THE SPIRIT IS NEAR, LET FAITH ARISE!
MONTHLY BULLETIN | MAY 2021 | ISSUE NO.52
RAISING UP A GENERATION FOR CHRIST
The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. (Phil 4:6)
This issue, we share more about the Holy Spirit to remind us that He is near. The current situation may leave us feeling unmoored and discouraged, but we pray that you find encouragement and fuel for your journey here!
People of God, let us move onward in faith!
In God’s Love,
The Team at OYP
WATCH AND PRAY
A WORD FROM OUR CHAPLAINS
Our Chaplains remind us that there is still HOPE to be had in the resurrection! Let us rally together as people of faith!
To this end, we have put up an online prayer bouquet to seek the Lord’s mercy and healing in this time. The prayer bouquet is made up of prayers and devotional acts that you may offer up as a group or individual. Click below to contribute your offering to the bouquet. Let’s cover Singapore in prayer!
IN THIS ISSUE
If you are a student in JC/IB seeking God amidst your hectic school life, look no further! We are launching our first ever JC/IB community called Mustard Seed. Click below to join our telegram channel and learn more!
Peace, The Spirit Is At Hand Playlist
Peace, be still dear friends. In these uncertain times, let us remember that the Lord is at hand. We may not have all the answers, but we continue to trust that the Lord is in charge!
GRADUATING Poly, ITE and Private Diploma Retreat
Graduating Polytechnic, ITE and Private Diploma students attended a 2 day retreat to wrap up their tertiary journey. We praise God for how He has moved in their lives and we pray that they may hold on to the truths tha the Lord has revealed to them. Read on for their thanksgiving from these 2 days.
HOLY SPIRIT SERIES PART3:
RENEWED RESTORED LOVED
The same Holy Spirit that descended upon the apostles, presents us with that same moment of being filled with the love of God, of being chosen, and of deep communion with Him. This same invitation is once again presented to us this Pentecost Sunday and is subsequently available to us each and every single day of our lives. – Bryan Francisco
Read on for more on cultivating deeper communion with the Holy Spirit in the everyday!
MORE FROM THE HOLY SPIRIT SERIES
by Bryan Francisco So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new! (2
by Joshua Tan We learn a lot about a person through their nicknames and titles. Harry Potter was called “The Boy Who Lived”, Frodo was
Trinity by Andrei Rublev by Arielle Chua There is a famous icon of the Holy Trinity that can be found in many places. In it,
RESOURCES FOR GETTING THROUGH THE PANDEMIC
“I have said this to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” – John 16:33
Many of us would never have even considered that our journeys would include learning to live our lives in the middle of a pandemic. But, Jesus assures us that He OVERCOME it all so that we too can be victorious. Click below for resources on keeping the faith!
KICKSTART UNI FRESHMEN GATHERING
“The friends I made at Kickstart have become my pillars of support. Their love is different from secular friendships. It is as though these friendships are the building blocks for the bridge to the heaven, where Jesus is waiting for me with open arms.” – Valensia Bingah, SIM
Jesus does not desire for you to walk your uni journey of faith alone. Come journey with community and experience His love! Sign up to get connected with your uni community today!
GRADUATING UNI STUDENTS RETREAT
2nd Jul (Fri 7pm) to 4th Jul (Sun 6pm) 2021
Come and see the salvation of the Lord. Allow yourself to be still as the Lord fights for you, and go forth with Him on mission. (Exodus 14:13-15)
In the midst of our busyness and living in the middle of a pandemic, where is the Lord leading you? We invite you to come away and spend a weekend with the Lord. Let us pray through these important questions together! Detailed information in registration form!