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‘Voices of Hope’ CD helps MGS raise funds for cancer care and prevention

‘Voices of Hope’ CD helps MGS raise funds for cancer care and prevention

METHODIST GIRLS’ SCHOOL (MGS) has produced a CD entitled “Voices of Hope – A Hope for Every Season” in collaboration with the National Cancer Centre Singapore.

The CD features original songs written by MGS alumnae, Ms Natalie Hiong and Ms Karen Lim, and performed by past and present MGS girls along with MGS’ award-winning performing arts groups – the Primary and Secondary Choirs, Secondary Handbell Choir, Secondary String Ensemble and Guitar Ensemble.

The songs in the CD acknowledge that “Life is a Battle” and “Finding Our Way in the Dark” is not necessarily dismal, especially when you hear the “Voices of Hope” and are assured that there is love and there are “Streets of Gold” and “Colour” everywhere.

“Voices of Hope” seeks to share hope for every season with all who listen,  especially for those affected by cancer, directly or indirectly. The CD is made possible with the support from the Trustees of the sacrificial fund of Dr Tan- Chow May Ling and Mr Derek Tan. The late couple both battled and passed away from cancer.

The proceeds from “Voices of Hope” will be channelled to the Community Cancer Fund, which provides necessary relief for needy patients as well as improving cancer care and prevention.

“Voices of Hope” was available at MGS’ 125th Anniversary Voices of Hope  Concert on July 6 and 7 at the school’s Kwa Geok Choo Auditorium.

Subsequently, the CD went on sale at MGS at 11 Blackmore Drive. The CD is priced at $20.

For more information, please call Mrs Diana Goh, the Vice-Principal, at 6796-2617 or email her at Diana_Goh@moe.gov.sg

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CHURCH DIARY

AMK churches’ joint Walkathon
Ang Mo Kio Chinese Methodist Church, Ang Mo Kio Methodist Church and Ang Mo Kio Tamil Methodist Church are organising a joint Walkathon to raise funds for the new church building shared by the three churches. Aug 25 (Saturday), 8.30 am
Venue: Bishan Park
For information and registration, call Mr Prem Kumar at 9186-0524 / email thambiprem@yahoo.com
Funds will be raised through donation cards and appeals to other Methodist congregations.

‘Games galore’ with AMKTMC
Ang Mo Kio Tamil Methodist Church is organising a games day open to all. Participants are advised to wear comfortable clothing and footwear for the outdoor activities.
Aug 9 (Thursday), 3.30 to 6 pm Venue: Bishan Park
For more information, call 9459-5316 / visit www.amktmc.org

Runathon to raise funds
“STEPS for a cause” is a fund-raising runathon held in collaboration with Methodist Welfare Services. Runners will be given donation cards to raise funds.
Aug 18 (Saturday), 7.30 to 11.30 am
Venue: East Coast Park, Carpark F2, Casuarina Grove For information and registration, call Mr Matthew Han at 9829-9379 / email hanmatthew@hotmail.com
Organised by the Youth Ministries of Telok Ayer Chinese Methodist Church 1 and 2, Bukit Panjang Methodist Church, Holy Covenant Methodist Church, Queenstown Chinese Methodist Church and Grace Methodist Church.

PLCMC 73rd Anniversary Service
Paya Lebar Chinese Methodist Church is celebrating its 73rd Anniversary with a Combined Thanksgiving Service. Aug 19 (Sunday), 10 am
Venue: 299 Upper Paya Lebar Road, Singapore 534932 For more information, call 6286-7243 / email plcmc@singnet.com.sg

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