Discipleship & Nurture

Journey on a learning trip
With God to guide the way
To develop your discipleship
To grow in Christ each day

PURPOSE

The Discipleship and Nurture (D&N) Ministry looks into the growth and spiritual development of our members in ensuring that they grow to be true disciples of Jesus Christ, love each other, learn His word, live out God’s calling. It seeks to provide the growth through personal discipling, regular teachings, skills training and also opportunities for ministries.

PROGRAMMES

  • The Library houses a variety of Christian media and resources made available to church members to borrow to supplement their learning and growth in Christ.

(Open every Sunday, except the 5th Sundays; 9.45am – 11.00am @ Room 03-07)

  • D&N runs periodic courses throughout the year. These courses are designed to help us learn and live the Word in our life.

 

Learning & Equipping Curriculum for 2020

Non Christian/New Believer Growing Disciple Mentoring Disciple
    • ALPHA Course
    • Step Up
    • Introduction to
      • Christianity
      • God’s Word
      • Prayer
      • Worship
      • Church as a Community
      • Old Testament
      • New Testament
  • CGL Foundation Course
  • CGL Quarterly Meeting
  • Ministry specific training
  • ALPHA Pre-Marital Course
  • ALPHA Pre-Marital Course

Categories

Foundations & Commitment
Bible Study & Christian Living
Marriage & Family Life
Serving & Ministry

 

1. Step Up

(Baptism & Membership Course)

This 6-week session is for anyone who wants to step up to make a declaration of faith through baptism or step up in making a commitment to become a member of TPMC. Led by a facilitator, the sessions cover Christian living, theology as well as our Methodist and TPMC distinctives.

[Pre-requisite for Membership only – active and integrated member of a TPMC Connect Group or actively serving in a TPMC Ministry]

Run Date Time  Venue
Run 1 22 Feb – 28 Mar (Saturdays) 10.00am – 12.00pm  Upper Room (04-02)
Run 2 8 Jul – 12 Aug (Wednesdays)  8.00pm – 10.00pm  Online
Run 3 25 Oct – 29 Nov (Sundays)  1.30pm – 3.30pm  Online

Registration: Click Here 

 

2. Bible/ Topical Insights

Want to get an overview of various books of the Bible or understand more about different Christian beliefs and practices? Come for these short lectures to glean insights into the message of the books of the Bible or life issues, what it means for us today, and how we can apply these truths in our lives.

Year of Jubilee

TPMC celebrates her 50th anniversary this year. In many circles today, the 50th anniversary is known as the “Jubilee”. How did the term “Jubilee” come to be used? What makes it so special or different from any other year? The Year of Jubilee finds its origins and significance from the book of Leviticus in the Bible. Why is it important and what does it mean for TPMC and her community? Join us to learn more so that you can fully appreciate and participate in our year of Jubilee here at TPMC.

Dates Time Venue
5 Feb (Wednesday) 7.30pm – 10.00pm Hall 1 (03-10)


Closing Date:
 CLOSED

The Letter to the Ephesians for Us Today

The book of Ephesians deals with topics at the very core of what it means to be a Christian – both in faith and practice. As we work at building authentic relationships within our TPMC community, the book of Ephesians challenges us to be rooted in love in our relationship with God and walking in His power with others. May we “walk in a manner worthy of the calling.” (Ephesians 4:1)

Dates Time Venue
10, 17, 24 Sep (Thursdays) 7.30pm – 9.30pm Online

Registration: Click Here

Closing Date: 6 Sep 2020

 

3. Making Sense of …

We are faced with many personal life circumstances or world issues that seem to baffle us or make us question our faith. The Making Sense Of series helps us interpret personal or world events and circumstances from a Biblical point of view in order to strengthen our faith, know God more and live life as an overcomer despite these circumstances.

Suffering: God, Suffering, COVID-19?

If God is all-good and all-powerful why is there suffering in the world? Is COVID-19 God’s judgment, a sign of end times, or what? Who cares? So what? This online talk reflects on suffering to find hope and salvation in the midst of it as we go to the Creator of the world with our questions.

Dates Time Venue
14, 21, 28 May 2020 (Thursdays)  7.30pm – 8.30pm Online Video Conference


Closing Date:
 CLOSED

 

4. Spiritual Disciplines

Spiritual disciplines are personal activities that we engage in to grow in faith, encounter God daily, and live transformed lives. Spiritual disciplines bring us to intimacy and accountability in our faith walk and tune our heart, mind, and spirit to that of the Father. Spiritual disciplines includes studying the Bible, prayer, solitude, fasting, giving, etc. to name a few. Like the name suggests, it takes discipline. Learn the why, what, and how of these essential spiritual disciplines to deepen your relationship with the Father.

Lectio Divina

Lectio Divina is an approach to meet the Lord through reflection and prayer based on Scripture. It is an intimate way of communicating with the Lord to have a personal conversation with Him. Learn the practical steps in lectio divina so that you can feast and savour His Word, be encouraged and draw close to God.

Dates Time Venue
29 Oct (Thursday)  7.30pm – 9.00pm Online Video Conference

Registration: Click Here

Closing Date: 25 Oct 2020


 

Please call the church office at 6259-8644 or e-mail Agnes at agnes@tpmc.org.sg for more details.