COMMUNITY OF LOVE (COOL)

COOL is a place for having Worship, Fellowship and Discipleship as a community. We encourage our members to study the Bible and grow in intimacy with God through prayer, praise, and worship. In COOL every member can experience warm fellowship with fellow believers through loving friendship and caring. COOL is also a place to develop and multiply God-given talents for ministry in God's Kingdom; to reach out and bring others to experience true life in Jesus Christ.

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BIC (Bethany International Church) Cool - Horeb

Imitate him as he imitates Christ

I first came to BIC church as a stranger and ended up joining COOL Horeb. During my time here, I have been spiritually growing because I have been nurtured by the group leader who is like a spiritual father to me. We have grown tight friendship amongst ourselves that resembles family-like closeness.

I can also see the real application of Jesus Christ’s love, not through the show of talents or skills, but through caring of one another. This is one of the reasons I regularly attend COOL Horeb until today. I decided to commit to this community, grow and learn how to bless others and imitate to care for others as to how I have been cared for.

To bear the image of Christ does not mean to preach from a pulpit, but through loving and caring to one another in the community.

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BIC (Bethany International Church) Cool - Judah

COOL is a place where we can worship together and listen to the word of God in a smaller group compared to a service. COOL also has a fellowship session where we can get to know each other and God in a super fun way.

So far, for almost a year, I’ve joined Next Gen’s COOL and the COOL community has helped me to learn a lot. In COOL, by listening to other stories, we can bless each other and also be constantly reminded to maintain our relationship with God.

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BIC (Bethany International Church) Cool - Berea

Not a perfect community, but worth it!

I joined COOL Berea at the beginning of 2019 after arriving in Melbourne to continue my study in culinary management. At first, joining COOL was a struggle due to my study and work commitments. However, my COOL members have always been very supportive and along the way, by God’s grace, I am able to join every week.

Being part of Berea has helped me in my spiritual journey with God. I found encouragement through sharing from other member’s lives, how God has shaped them to become who they are now. It inspired me pursuing God more, asking God for wisdom and participating daily forgiveness. Because of this time constraint, reading scripture was very challenging, however, Berea emphasizes reading the scriptures in detail, discusses them in-depth and propels every member to apply it in our daily lives.

Their acceptance enables me to share my burden or life struggles without fear of being judged. Their advice based on Christian values has lightened the stressful adjustment to the new environment in Melbourne. Lastly, their diverse personalities and perspectives have enriched and broaden my way of thinking, have helped me to improve my communication skills, and to appreciate other people’ differences. I can say that this community is not perfect, but worth it.

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ALL COOL

BETHANY FAMILY FELLOWSHIP (BFF)

Family is a column for a church. A strong church consists of a strong family, which builds a strong community.

The purpose of this ministry is to build a strong Christian family according to God’s purpose and plan and to train and equip families into the backbone of BIC Melbourne various ministries.

We are sure that a strong family will impact the community for the kingdom of God.

WOMEN OF IMPACT COMMUNITY (WOIC)

Ladies BIC Melbourne

Every Tuesday, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM via Zoom Meeting.

Impacting and bringing more women to the Kingdom of God.

Please contact us for more information.

Vision

Likewise teach the older woman to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. Then they can train the younger women to live their husband and children, to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God. (NIV) - Titus 2:3-5

Church Youth (180)
Youth NextGen

What is it?

180° is a group of compassionate Christian youth, striving to RAISE-UP, REACH-OUT, and MAKE an IMPACT on surrounding Melbourne Communities, with God’s Kingdom ministries

Romans 12:2 - 'Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.'

Our visions are to

Church Youth (180) Vision - Raise Up

RAISE UP
disciples

Church Youth (180) Vision - Reach Out

REACH OUT
to unbelievers

Church Youth (180) Vision - Impact

IMPACT
communities with Kingdom of God ministries

Isaiah 61:1-3 - 'The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, Because the Lord has anointed and commissioned me to bring good news to the humble and afflicted; He has sent me to bind up [the wounds of] the brokenhearted, To proclaim release [from confinement and condemnation] to the [physical and spiritual] captives And freedom to prisoners, To proclaim the favorable year of the Lord, And the day of vengeance and retribution of our God, To comfort all who mourn, To grant to those who mourn in Zion the following: To give them a turban instead of dust [on their heads, a sign of mourning], The oil of joy instead of mourning, The garment [expressive] of praise instead of a disheartened spirit. So they will be called the trees of righteousness [strong and magnificent, distinguished for integrity, justice, and right standing with God], The planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified.'

Schedule Time

Church Youth (NextGen) Schedule - Sunday Service

Sunday Service & Gathering

Every Sunday 8:45 AM, in the
Multi-Purpose room at church

Church Youth (NextGen) SChedule - Cool

COOL (Community of Love)

Every Friday night

(Due to COVID-19 Our Sunday Service is currently held online through Youtube Channel BIC Next Gen at 11:00 AM and our COOL runs through ZOOM every Friday)


Church Youth (NextGen)
Youth NextGen

What is it?

Hi! So happy that you’re here! We are NEXT GEN!

We are the young adult and young professionals, English-speaking congregation in BIC Melbourne. We share a vision to build and strengthen our personal relationship with Jesus Christ and grow together as a spiritual family.

We seek after God’s heart and prepare to equip each individual to be the salt and the light that Christ has called us to be as we all walk in faith and obedience.

If you are in university or if you are working full time, or both, we would love to welcome you to our NEXT GEN family. Whether you’re new to christianity, been a christian for a while or even if don’t know much at all, but you’re looking for a community we would love for you to join us.

Schedule Time

Church Youth (NextGen) Schedule - Sunday Service

Sunday Service & Gathering

Every Sunday 11:00 AM, in the
Multi-Purpose room at church

Church Youth (NextGen) SChedule - Cool

COOL (Community of Love)

Every Friday night

(Due to COVID-19 Our Sunday Service is currently held online through Youtube Channel BIC Next Gen at 11AM and our COOL runs through ZOOM every Friday)

THE CHANNEL (YOUNG PROFESSIONALS FELLOWSHIP)

Ladies BIC Melbourne

The Channel is a community of young professionals seeking to become the channel of blessings in the marketplace. We aim to bring impact and expand God's kingdom through our calling.

Who we are?

Community of young professionals seeking to become the channel of blessing in the marketplace.

Our Mission

We see the marketplace as our mission field and seek to expand God’s kingdom in this domain. Our ministry aims to raise up young professionals who understand their God-given calling and equip them with kingdom mindset and lifestyle to bring the kingdom gospel and impact.

What do we do?

We run workshops with experienced speakers who walk the talk and a fellowship where we grow together as young professionals who serve Lord Jesus in the marketplace.