Volume. XXXIV, No. 50
Sunday, 14 June 2020

Anniversary Congratulations & Greetings

Dear Elder Colin,

Greetings in our Saviour’s precious Name.

Congratulations and God’s richest blessings on Hope B-P Church's 34th Anniversary Service this coming Sunday. We have transferred our Anniversary Love Gift to Hope Church’s bank account.

"Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord” (1 Cor 15:58).

May God bless you all richly and keep you safe in His loving care.

Yours in Christ,

Rev Edward and Mrs Lehia Paauwe 


Hello Deacon Wai Kin,

Please convey our love and fervent prayers to the Session and membership of Hope BP church.

We rejoice with you, seeing the growth in the ministry and the souls saved through the witness of the church.

May the Lord add His richest blessings to your faithful witness and service, such that Hope Bp Church will be a bedrock of Gospel truth in Adelaide (and beyond)...till our Lord returns for us all.

Maranatha and warmest thoughts, 

Elder Stephen Lim and other serving leaders 

Wellspring Bible church, Melbourne


Dear Dn Wai Kin,

On behalf of the leadership and members of Wellspring Bible Church we want to wish the Session and all members of Hope BPC a very blessed 34th Anniversary. We rejoice with you on this special and joyous occasion though logistically it must be quite different this year. Nevertheless, the hearts of God's people still continue to rejoice and praise Him for His faithfulness. 

It is by no coincidence that the Lord has preserved & bless Hope Church with such longevity. We praise God for your shining beacon of light not just in South Australia but to surrounding states as well. May you continue to do so in the days ahead.  We are especially grateful and thankful for the prayers and support that Hope BPC has for our young ministry in Melbourne. 

Please find a small token love gift of $200 by bank transfer. 

God bless,

Bro Willam Ong

On behalf of Wellspring Bible Church, Melbourne


Elder Michael Lee and Mrs Alice and Hopefuls,

Blessed 34th church Anniversary worship this morning. 

May the Lord bless you, your dear family members and Hopefuls with much grace, peace, love and strength. 

May He continue to bless Hope BP Church as the light and salt to this darkened world. 

Have a blessed anniversary worship service this morning.

Many thanks and prayers for your service this morning.

In Him,

Rev Sun Sokha’s family and Faith Church, Phnom Penh

Good morning Elder Michael Lee and Mrs Alice and Hopefuls,

How are you all doing? We are doing OK by His daily grace. How is Hope BP Church Anniversary? Just keep praying that the Lord will bless you all to shine His light and love to the whole world. 

May the Lord bless Rev and Mrs Ki, you, your family and all elders, deacons, session committee members and all Hopefuls to continue to stand firm for the work of the Lord. May the Lord continue to bless Hope Church to be the channel of blessings to many nations locally and internationally. 

We Faith Krang Angkrang Church and our family just would love to send our greetings on your special occasion that we keep praying and being thankful to you all always.

Thank you for being part of blessings to our country, church and our family.

Many thanks,

Rev Sun Sokha and Faith church, Phnom Penh


Dear Rev and Mrs Ki,

How are you doing? Pray and hope that the Lord always give you all with much strength and wisdom each day to live and serve Him. 

As today Hope BP Church is having the 34th Church Anniversary Service, we'd love to send our best greetings to you all. 

May the Good Lord and Great Shepherd continue to bless her church to be the light and salt of this world. And may He bless all the church members to grow stronger in their daily walk with the Lord. 

May His goodness and mercies dwell within this sanctuary forever till He comes. 

Thank you pastor for your good example and your love and dedication toward all of us. 

God richest blessings be upon you, your family and Hopefuls always.

Yours unworthy stewards of the Lord,

Rev Sun Sokha's family and Faith Church, Phnom Penh


We rejoice with Hope Church as you commemorate your Church Anniversary today. We give thanks to God for a lively community of Christ-loving people in Adelaide. It has always been an encouragement to witness the zeal and devotion to Christ in your members.

Wishing all Hopefuls another fruitful year in the service of Christ our Lord.

Rev Willy Ng, Singapore


Dear Dr. Mike & Alice, 

Just wanted to join you in rejoicing over the 34-year anniversary of your church.  Patt and I remember with great joy the months we spent with the wonderful people of the church. They made us feel at home. 

We pray that Pastor Ki gets well soon and for Myung as she cares for him.  I still see the names of many members on your bulletins that I recognize.  So many have been very faithful through the years. 

I heard from pastor Ki  the good news of your new facilities.  Wonderful.   I still remember the old Stone Mansion.  It met need in it's day. We both are nearly 87 years old now and are thankful to still be very active.  I think all the Chinese food we were served during the times we ministered in Australia has aided to our life span.  We appreciate receiving the bulletin each week. 

In Christian love,

Pastor Bob and Patt Vandermey, USA


More Lively Hope



  • Blessed 34th Anniversary greetings received from Bro Charles & Sis Joanne Tan (Singapore), Bro David Chua & Sis Yu Yuet Teng (Malaysia) & Sis Ang Liang Phoa & Filadelfia B-P Church (Batam).
  • Starting today, worshippers invited to attend Service in-person, please park on the western side (grassed) church parking area & to enter/ exit the church ONLY via the western gate (the one closest to the Sanctuary main entrance). Any questions, please see any Session member.
  • Sunday School children & their guardians invited to attend in-person, please park on the eastern side (paved) church parking area & enter/ exit ONLY via the north-eastern gate (please follow the signs). Do NOT enter the Sanctuary & please avoid contact with Sanctuary attendees.
  • All other Hopefuls are to continue joining Worship Service virtually.
  • Please continue to comply with SA rules when gathering.
  • Tithes & offerings - Bank details: 
    BSB No.: 015-257    Account No.: 2649 27547
    Please indicate if it is an offering, tithe or for a specific person or ministry.


Praise & Thanksgiving

  • God’s daily guidance, protection & providence.
  • Church virtual Sunday Worship Service & other virtual activities in the past week.
  • For further restrictions lifting & God’s wisdom & guidance to the government in managing the crisis.



  • Healing: Rev George van Buuren; Rev Pong Sen Yiew (S’pore); and others who are sick.
  • University students having exams.
  • COVID-19 virus – for God’s grace & mercy; for health care workers; for God’s continuing guidance & wisdom to the government in managing the crisis; for those affected physically, mentally & financially.
  • Missions – Rev Ken & Mrs Ira Olsen (Cameroon); Rev & Mrs Ricker (Guatemala).



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