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Sunday

10:00 AM Taiwanese Worship、English Sunday School、Children Worship

11:30 AM Englsih Worship、Taiwanese Sunday School、Children Sunday School

12:30 PM Lunching & Fellowship 

Wednesday

07:30PM Prayer Meeting

Friday

07:45PM Children Fun Night、Pre-Teens Program,Youth Program、Joshua Fellowship、Choir Practice

College Fellowship : Every 1st & 3rd Sat 11:00 AM

Single Adult Fellowship : Every 2nd & 4th Sat 4:00PM

 

 

Offering

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

“God loves a cheerful giver”
If you are willing to offer in this tough situation,
below are the two ways you can give FCCD your offerings 


1. Zelle QuickPay 
    FCCD account: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Please specify your name, envelope number and offering type (General Fund, Building Fund,

    Caring Fund, Mission Fund)


2.Mail : Send your check to
   FCCD Treasure
   6700 Independence Pkwy, Plano, TX 75023

   Payee: FCCD

Thank you for your generous offerings 
May God bless you

Church Announcement

FCCD’s Countermeasures for COVID-19

Phase One: All activities are conducted remotely

Phase Two: 

  1. Follow the State’s guidelines for the church reopening. Limited people are allowed to attend Sunday service at church with reservations beforehand. The maximum is 35 people in each service starting May 31, 2020
  2. Families with children stay home for on line service.
  3. People who are over 65 years old or have chronical diseases/lower immune system are highly recommended to stay home for online service.

If you plan to go to church for Sunday service

  1. Please sign up in advance (Maximum 35 people; first come first serve)
  2. Please wash your hands and have your temperature measure before entering the church.
  3. Wear face masks throughout the entire service.
  4. Sunday online service continues.
  5. Youth and Children ministries are conducted remotely.
  6. Taiwanese Sunday school and Sunday lunch are in suspension.
  7. Weekday prayer meeting and fellowships stay online.

Phase Three: Follow the state’s regulations in addition to factoring in the current situation in order to fully reopen church.


Latest Update (5/9/2020)

Dear FCCD Families/Friends:

On April 27th, 2020, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has rolled out phase 1 of his issued executive order regarding the re-opening of Texas businesses during the COVID19 crisis. Phase 2 (starting May 5th, 2020) has started this week and Phase 3 (on May 18th) soon to follow.

Similarly, FCCD will slowly re-opening church in phases (with limited attendee and limited church operation).
The details of the first phase will be announced on June 1st, 2020 (Monday); until then the church will remain closed to the public with all services continued online thru zoom. Please continue to stay active and connected with FCCD through those e-Fellowship and e-Worship services.

FCCD's utmost priority is to ensure the safety of everyone; Please stay safe and healthy during this pandemic period.

Sincerely,
FCCD Deacon


 Update (4/27/2020)

Dear FCCD Families/Friends:

Last week Texas Governor Abbott started soliciting feedback from all Texas county judges at which he promises to formally announce plans on slowly re-opening business. The plan will be formalized and rolled out in the coming weeks.

In the meantime, all three rooms at the entrance of our church hallway will be demolished (to make a connecting path to our new sanctuary building); this process will start on 4/27/20 and last 1-2 weeks.

Therefore, it is still deemed necessary to protect everyone's safety and health to extend our church-building shutdown until May 10th, 2020. 

The next announcement will be posted here by Monday, May 11th, 2020. Stay tuned.

Stay safe everyone! Lots of love and prayers for you and the family.
God bless you!

Sincerely,
FCCD Deacon


 Update (4/6/2020)

Dear FCCD Families/Friends:

On March 31, 2020, Texas Governor, Gregg Abbott, announced:
"In accordance with the Guidelines from the President and the CDC, schools shall remain temporarily closed to in-person classroom attendance and shall not recommence before May 4, 2020." 

FCCD will follow the same regulation set forth by the Texas Governor (in line with President and CDC) and extend the church building closure to public until Sunday, May 3rd 2020.  e-Worship and e-Fellowship (using zoom) will continue to be used during this time. Please stay connected with us!

Next announcement will be posted here by Monday, May 4th 2020. Stay tuned!!

Stay safe everyone! Lots of love and prayers for you and the family.
God bless you!

Sincerely,
FCCD Deacon


Update (3/30/2020)

Dear FCCD Families/Friends:

 Resolutions from 3/27/2020 Deacons' Meeting are listed below:

1.Aligning with latest Coronavirus situation, FCCD will extend its closure through Monday, April 13. e-Worship and e-Fellowship (using zoom) will continue to be used during this time. Stay connected!

2. Youth minister, Leon Li, will end his assistance to FCCD youth program effectively Friday, March 28. FCCD thank his invaluable services to youth group during the past year. May God bless his future UTD student ministry work!

3. Zelle online offering service has been setup, please continue your gracious support on this. God bless you!

4. Regrettably, this year's Good-Friday/Easter service (4/12/20) will be cancelled to protect everyone's safety (online Good-Friday/Easter service is under development). Stay tuned and see you all online on Good-Friday/Easter!

5. Deacon will reach out to FCCD members by telephone during the shutdown period in order to provide moral/spiritual support. We encourage everyone to do so to foster stronger bond during this diffcult times. Rock on!

Lots of love and prayers for you and the family.

God bless you!

Sincerely,
FCCD Deacon


Update (3/26/2020)

Dear FCCD Families/Friends:

The entire FCCD Deacon and Board team are monitoring this pandemic closely and taking all precautionary measures to protect the health and well-being of the church facility and people who still access it.  We understand the significant disruptions and uncertainty this coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing you and the communities. Please know that we are here for you and praying for you daily.

We remain committed to providing spiritual/moral support during this unprecedented time. Please don't hesitate to reach out to anyone of us in the deacon or board (for issues you would like to be supported on). We will try our best to support and help you through it together.  God bless!

At this time, the FCCD facility remains closed until 4/3 (per Texas Governor executive order) but all fellowship and Sunday services has converted to teleconferencing service. Please continue to worship and fellowship with us, so we may find peace and wisdom in God's word in this turbulent time.

Deacon will meet on 3/27 Friday night and make an announcement for future FCCD services (ie. beyond 4/3/20 date). The final announcement will be posted here on  3/30/20 Monday at 10 AM. Stay tuned!

Lots of love and prayers for you and the family.
God bless you!

Sincerely,
FCCD Deacon


Dear Brothers and Sisters,

FCCD has been following closely the decisions made by the CDC and local governments regarding the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The deacon board has decided after meeting on Friday, March 13, 2020: To reduce the chance of infection and to protect the health of our congregants, the church is making the following major changes:

  1. Sunday worship – Starting this Sunday (3/15) to 3/29, Sunday worship services will be streamed online. Besides ministers, worship leaders, and A/V team, please stay home and use your electronic device to tune in our service on our YouTube channel (“wefccd”) to worship with us. You may also go to the live stream from the website fccdallas.org

Taiwanese Worship: 10:00 am

English Worship: 11:30 am

Notifications will send out via Line and Email.

  1. Mid-week gatherings – all mid-week gatherings are canceled. Wednesday prayer meetings will be live-streamed at 7:30 pm.
  2. Youth and Children programs – Due to lacking equipment, no live stream will be available for youth and children programs. We can provide Sunday School materials for parents to study with their children at home.
  3. We encourage all fellowships to utilize social network platforms during this time to connect or to host gatherings. Please also pray and encourage each other.
  4. If anyone has any need, you may call Rev. Daniel Chiang during the week at the church number.
  5. Any updates will be posted on the church website, Line groups, and Email.

During this time of epidemic prevention, please stay home as much as possible, especially the seniors. May we look upon the Lord.  “Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” (Neh 8:10)

  Rev. Daniel Chiang

 

Youth Pastoral Search

Position Description for  Youth Director

Formosan Christian Church of Dallas  Plano, TX

TITLE: 

Youth Director of the Formosan Christian Church of Dallas

PURPOSE:

The full-time Youth Director offers students the opportunity to initiate and/or deepen their personal relationships with Jesus Christ. The mission of the Youth Program is to develop and nurture the Christian faith, values and spirituality of students in the church community in the age groups of junior high and senior high (grades 6th- 12th).

ACCOUNTABILITY:

The Youth Director shall report directly to the Senior Pastor and be accountable to the Session. The Youth Director will also work very closely with the Associate Pastor coordinating the English pastor and Christian Education program insuring continuity as the children transition to the Youth programs.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Youth Programs -100%

•  Oversight of Junior High and Senior High youth programs. These programsinclude worship, spiritual development, education, fellowship, discipleship, evangelism , missions,leadership training and affirmation of youth and support of parents of youth.

• Plan, provide and coordinate leadership and curriculum for all youth activities.These may include Junior and Senior High Sunday Youth Fellowship, weekly Bible Studies/Small Groups, Sunday school, Mission Trips, various outings, and trips.

• Ensure that all communications (newsletter, postcard, email,etc.) are delivered in a timely manner.

• Attend Sunday worship services and special events at FCCD.

• Train, recruit and support lay leaders and delegate responsibilities to them.

• Follow-up with observations,instructions and encouragement.

• Coordinate programs and activities with other FCCD programs and ministries such as youth choir, Christian Education, worship services and special church events.

• Ensure that all youth activities are adequately supervised by approved,responsible adults, according to FCCD guidelines.

• Develop positive relationships with parents of youths participating in the Youth Program and partner with them to enhance the impact of the ministry.

• As time permits, participate in the lives of the youths at FCCD and the local community by attending school and educational events, sporting events, theater and musical programs, and social events not sponsored by FCCD.

• Attend FCCD staff meetings and meetings of the Christian Education Ministry.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

The Youth Director must:

• Have a Bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited institution.

• Have experience building a Youth program.

• Be able to meet the FCCD Child Protection Policy requirements.

• Have a sound base of biblical knowledge and FCCD statement of faith.

• Counseling skills preferable.

• Have strong inspirational speaking skills.

 

Profile:

The Youth Director must:

•      Be an energetic, committed Christian who is a confirmed member of the

•    FCCD, or holds beliefs in accordance with FCCD statement of faith.

•    Be a Christian role model for youth to help develop leadership qualities and personal development.

•    Be able to recruit, train, encourage, support and coach volunteer teams of lay ministers.

•    Have good administrative and creative abilities to plan and facilitate the 參 programs.

•   Have good communications skills, both personally and publicly.

•   Have the ability to build personal relationships with the youth of the church

•   as well as provide discipline and structure

Required application documentation:

  • Resume
  • Personal testimony of own salvation and calling
  • 3 references (minimum of 1 from a person you reported to)
  • 3 Sermons via YouTube link or other mediums

Procedure for Candidacy:

Any qualified candidate interested in this position should apply by sending an email to Pastor Search committee: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

English Pastoral Search

English Pastor Search – Job Announcement

Full time Associate Pastor Lead English Ministry

Church overview:

Formosan Christian Church of Dallas (FCCD) is an evangelical non-denomination church with 2 congregations (English and Taiwanese which has the biggest congregation) under the same roof, totaling close to 250 people of all ages. Currently, the English congregation holds joint worship service for youths and adults, with average attendance around 50 people.

Required qualifications:

  • Possess an M.Div. degree or equivalent from formal theological education from a seminary of the evangelical tradition.
  • Has experience in lay/pastoral capacities, serving in a church or other Christian ministry for at least 3 years combined
  • Good understanding of the culture and dynamics of a church with different language congregations
  • Has demonstrated gifts and enthusiasm in motivating and building up a matured leadership team
  • High proficiency in the English language (speaking, reading, and writing)
  • Clear calling to full-time pastoral ministry.

Other requirements:

  • Has experience in serving in a team leadership church setting, with ability in working together with the leadership in terms of common vision and mission, and can submit and commit to the decision of the church leadership
  • Experience growing up or serving in Taiwanese or Chinese churches in North America (a plus)
  • Ability to work well with, and provide leadership to lay leaders
  • Experience in pulpit ministry for English speaking congregation, in accurate Bible exposition and application of the biblical teaching in daily life
  • Experience working in multicultural ministry, with diverse background of participants, and ability to meet their needs and help them grow spiritually
  • Agree to the Statement of Faith of our church and to abide by the church’s Bylaws and policies

Job Responsibility:

Generally, oversee all aspects of the overall English ministry

  1. Preaching, teaching and discipleship training
  2. Preach sermon in the Sunday worship; teach Sunday Bible classes; conduct Bible studies, give workshops and seminars on theological doctrines; discipleship; leadership recruitment, training and equipping; provide spiritual leadership in the English ministry
  3. Be the principal preacher to the English congregation
  4. As long as there is joint worship service with the youth, preach messages that are understandable and applicable to the youths as well as adults
  5. Provide vision and leadership for the English ministry, formulate plans and programs for the materialization of such vision, and facilitate their implementation
  6. Develop strategies to strengthen fellowship groups and to help nurture and build up members’spiritual maturity
  1. Caring and nurturing
  2. Provide pastoral care, regular visitation; counseling to those suffering from personal or family crisis; form caring teams; mentoring believers for spiritual growth.
  3. As a minimum, visit regular members of the English congregation at least once a year
  1. Evangelism & Mission

Promote evangelism and outreach; help members to be mission-minded and encourage participation in missions.

  1. Administration & Others
  2. Provide monthly ministry reports to the Deacons; and attend their meetings on a regular basis, keeping them fully informed of the general progress in the English ministry and any new initiative, seeking appropriate approval, when required
  3. Participate in pastoral staff meetings; attend church leadership meetings
  4. Report to the Senior Pastor
  5. All other related ministerial duties

Required application documentation:

  • Resume
  • Personal testimony of own salvation and calling
  • 3 references (minimum of 1 from a person you reported to)
  • 3 Sermons via YouTube link or other mediums

Procedure for Candidacy:

Any qualified candidate interested in this position should apply by sending an email to Pastor Search committee: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Info

 達拉斯台灣基督教會

 Formosan Christian Church of Dallas

 6700 Independence  Parkway  Plano  TX 75023

TEL : 972-618-3777

E- mail : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.