Click here to view this email in your browser
if you cannot see the images or for better colour rendition

International Church of Bangkok

Advancing the Work of Jesus!

Welcome to our weekly newsletter

Palm Sunday
with Holy Communion

Sunday, 2nd April
In Person Worship
Our Service is at
Bangkok Christian College

Sathorn Nua Road
(next to Surasak BTS station)

(It’s Easy to find Our venue location!)
BTS Surasak Exit 3 (Silom Line)

Google Maps ref:

The map here will help you find our  morning  worship service held at this location:      Scroll down for more details

Please note the change of directions to the worship centre at BCC –

People coming on foot and / or BTS should use Exit 3 (BTS station) and enter by the side gate on Sathorn Road.

Those coming by cars are to use the gate on Soi Pramuan only. The gate on Sathorn road is inaccessible to cars.

*Directions to Bangkok Christian College

We will join together

 this Sunday


2nd April 2023

at 10.00 am

Bangkok Christian College

Holy Communion this Sunday

Our theme and service will be conducted by our minister,
Revd. Chee Keong Yong
This week’s theme: Palm Sunday King

Scripture Readings for this week:
Old Testament: Isaiah 50: 4-9a*
Psalms: Psalm 118 (1,2, 19-29
Gospel: Matthew 21:1-11*
(*click for online Bible)
Pastor Chee introduces this week’s theme:


No words can be added to what the Scriptures have to say about the Palm Sunday King. There is no king like him ever.  Words are never enough to describe him. Let me share a Creed written about the Palm Sunday King instead –

“In God we trust.

In the One who comes humbly among us,

taking on our humanity and breaking our idols,

in God we trust.

Riding a donkey and weeping over Jerusalem,

receiving shouts of praise from the common people,

gaining the enmity of the proud and the powerful,

in God we trust.

Riding to face a destiny foretold by prophets,

entering the holy city but with nowhere to lay his head,

coming to his own but his own not receiving him,

facing cruel death for the sake of those who love him not,

in God we trust.

This Palm Sunday Man,

this Passion Sunday God,

in God we trust.”

We will be having a cantata* this coming Palm Sunday service (*see announcement below)   Kindly bring some snacks to share with each other after the service and make all welcome, especially the visitors.


Sunday School
meets most weeks for young children during part of the worship time (see below)

ICB Choir:
Special for for this week, we’ll have the Adventist Choir joining us for their Cantata music for Holy week and Easter.

If you enjoy singing, please join our own group next week (9th) onwards by arriving about 45 minutes before the service for practice. All are welcome to take part, even if you have little experience.

Sunday School takes place
every Sunday at SCC
(morning service).

For more news, please keep an eye on the
ICB Sunday School Facebook Page

(copy this URL into your browser)

Scroll up ^ to discover how
YOU can serve our church
in 2023!!
Covid Care and How to Get to
ICB Morning Services

At our present location at
BCC Bangkok Christian College
35 Pramuan Rd, Silom,
Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500

A very short walk from BTS Surasak (Exit 3).
Click here for Google maps reference or follow the map near the top of this newsletter.

Please note the change of directions to the worship centre at BCC –

People coming on foot and / or BTS should use Exit 3 (BTS station) and enter by the side gate on Sathorn Road.

Those coming by cars are to use the gate on Soi Pramuan only. The gate on Sathorn road is inaccessible to cars.
Please remember the COVID Code:
As still recommended by the health authorities, all are advised to follow social distancing to keep others safe. We have members who have been infected lately and we do not wish others to be also infected. If you are not feeling well, please stay at home. Bottled water is available.

If you plan to come in your own car:
It is best to enter Soi Pramuan Road and enter through Gate 3. Make an immediate right turn and follow the path to the parking lot with the basketball hoops.

ICB Sunday Evening Worship at
Bangkok Christian Guesthouse (BCGH)
has been suspended until further notice.
Please contact Reverend Chee if you would be interested in having evening services restarted.

We, at ICB, support displaced individuals and families in Bangkok with regular financial support through Life Raft International.

We also offer congregational, emotional and spiritual assistance.
Who qualifies?
Those who have been granted (or are applying for) recognition as refugees by UNHCR.
Why do we need to help these people?
Ongoing support is needed to help them bridge the gap while they seek and wait for resettlement in another country, which most often takes many years.
UNHCR recognition very rarely means they can live and work freely in their country of asylum.

Read more about ICB’s partnership with Life Raft: click here
See more about the problem, and how
YOU can be part of the solution with Life Raft International: click-here
Donate to ICB Ministry to Displaced Persons:
KBank: 003-1-09408-9 mark MDP and email transfer slip to:
Thank You!!
ICB URGENTLY needs people like YOU!

Owing to several people leaving ICB and Thailand over the past months, the ICB Church Council is seeking people to fill the following positions as soon as possible:

  • Outreach – continuing contact with and support for our 8 social service partners
  • Worship – overseeing Church services
  • Fellowship – organising ICB community activities
  • Membership – welcoming new people to our church and maintaining contact with all members.
  • Personnel and Property – overseeing needs of our employees and facilities

None of these positions requires specialist skills nor a large amount of time.
All you need is the motivation to help us to develop our ICB community and outreach partners with Jesus as our guide.

To find out more, please contact
Cameron (Council Chair)              or Pastor Chee  

ICB – Caring for Displaced People through partnership Life Raft International 

An updated document relating to the above has now been uploaded to the Policies section of our website. The ICB Council has been working with Life Raft International for many years in seeking to relocate people to various countries for resettlement. The uploaded document gives clear parameters of our relationship with Life Raft International.

*Link: Church Policies

Fellowship is essential for the wellbeing of any true community – Now that we can all meet personally face-to-face, we need to resume regular social events together.
At ICB, we wish to develop new ways to extend Christian fellowship among all of us during 2023.
We invite you to help with your ideas for weekly and occasional fellowship activities.
Contact Pastor Chee:
The International Church of Bangkok
partners with Christian ministries throughout Thailand to advance the work of Jesus.

5% of ICB’s yearly total income goes directly to the outreach partners. Members and friends are also encouraged to give directly through the Church account.

In the first half of this year, a total of 78,000THB has been given to eight of our mission partners. Reports from three of them have been uploaded to our FB page – These are from Cornerstone Chapel Hatyai, Rahab Ministries Bangkok, and Concordia Welfare & Education Foundation Bangkok.

Find out more about our outreach partners

For further information, please contact Pastor Chee (
The ICB Outreach Committee welcomes new members to join our hardworking team to help ICB share the love of Jesus with Bangkok.
ICB is a fully self-supported congregation.
We gladly receive your donations.
KBank a/c 003-1-09408-9
More information on the ICB WebsiteThank you!
You can email the ICB office for a covenant form
Our minister, Pastor Chee, and members of the Church Council can be contacted as and when needed:
Internati­onal Church of Bangkok (ICB)

Advancing the Work of Jesus!

ICB is an English language congregation, composed of native and non-native speakers.
We are committed to welcoming people of all backgrounds to Christian worship for a diverse, inclusive and unifying faith experience.
We seek to advance the work of Jesus Christ by promoting and supporting spiritual growth, community and service to others.

ICB has a specific policy on “Diversity, Inclusiveness & Unity” recently adopted at our annual congregational meeting. You can download the file here (click).

Scan these QR Codes to
find out more about
International Church of Bangkok

This upper link will guide you to our
ICB Website

This lower link will guide you to our
ICB Facebook page

For personal inquiries, more information and
church membership, please email
Rev. Chee Keong Yong:

Copyright © 2023 International Church of Bangkok, All rights reserved.

Office Phone Number (Mon-Thur) +66 (0)2-258-5821
Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.