Saturday, 27 July 2013

Announcements - July 27, 2013

  • Come and get connected with one another and learn about small group life. All are welcome. Please contact Pastor Gladys if you are interested in joining a small group.
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Saturday at 5:00pm in Room F. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
  • Don’t go home hungry! Join us for the community meal after Saturday evening worship services. Fees are $6 per person. Please contact Joyce or Jackson to pre-order by Thursday each week.
  • The WBC Annual Church picnic will be held on August 5 at Belcarra Regional Park between 10am – 4pm. Tickets are now available from Deacon Peter Cheung. $12 per adult; $6 per child ages 4-10; free for children ages 3 and under.
  • The Children’s Summer Camp at Westside Baptist Church is now open for registration until August 17. The camp will be held Mondays to Fridays from 9:30am to 3:30pm until August 23. We are very excited to welcome children from preschool to Grade 3 to join us for songs, story time, arts & crafts, games, outdoor activities, playground time, cooking lessons, special shows, field trips, and so much more! Sign-up is on a weekly basis, and the deadline for applications is by the Saturday of each week. The fee is $125/week. Get 20% off for the second sibling registering together! For more information, please visit http://wbcchildrensc.blogspot.ca/ or contact Grace Ng. Don't miss out!
  • The Youth Gospel Camp will be held on August 30 - September 2 at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Those aged 16 to 25 are welcome to join.
  • Registration is now open for AWANA in September 2013 - June 2014. The registration fee for the whole season is $35 (not including handbook and uniform). For registration and details, please contact Pastor Alan Yu.
  • The WBC Missions Team is planning a mission trip to China in November. For those who are interested, please contact Deacon Felix Loo.
  • The monthly bulletin for July has been posted on the bulletin board. Please see the board for details.
  • WBC is hosting a LEGO party on August 8 (Thursday) from 7:30pm - 10:00pm. Join us in building some LEGO sets together! Get to know some new friends! Have fun! Note: this is a play time for ADULTS. Once again, it’s for adults only! Sorry, no children allowed. The theme this time will be the Master Builder Academy.
  • The church plans to employ a completely new strategy for our children’s ministry in September - and we are excited to share it with you! Come and join a parent information session on Sunday, August 18 from 2pm – 4pm. All parents and grandparents are welcome! Child-sitting will be provided.
  • The church has collected $2,050 in total for the “High River Compassion Project”. Donations will be sent to the Calgary office of the CBWC to purchase mattresses for those affected by the flood. Thank you all for your support!
  • New worship times will take effect starting September 8. Chinese worship services will commence at 10 am on Sundays, and English worship services at 11:30 am on Sundays. For more details, please feel free to pick a pamphlet about the changes in September in the back of the worship hall.

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Parent Info Session

We will employ a completely new strategy for our children ministry - and we are excited to share it with you!

Come and learn about:

  • New "Children Sunday School" arrangement in September
  • The Orange Strategy - and how you can get the most out of it
  • Support for parents - including the "Parent Cue" app
  • Parent-Leader communication system
  • Support for special need children
Date: August 18, 2013 Sunday
Time: 2:00-4:00pm

All parents and grand-parents are welcome!
Child-sitting will be provided.

See Facebook Event for more details.

Saturday, 20 July 2013

Announcements - July 20, 2013

  • Come and get connected with one another and learn about small group life. All are welcome. Please contact Pastor Gladys or Deacon Peter Cheung if you are interested in joining a small group.
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Saturday at 5:00pm in Room F. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
  • Don’t go home hungry! Join us for the community meal after Saturday evening worship services. Fees are $6 per person. Please contact Joyce or Jackson to pre-order by Thursday each week.
  • The WBC Annual Church picnic will be held on August 5 at Belcarra Regional Park between 10am – 4pm. Tickets are now available with Deacon Peter Cheung. $12 per adult; $6 per child of ages 4-10; free for children age 3 and under.
  • The Children Summer Camp at Westside Baptist Church is now open for registration until August 17 and applications need to be submitted by Saturday of each week. The camp will be held until August 23 Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 3:30pm. We are very excited to welcome children from preschool to grade 3 to join us for songs, story time, arts & crafts, games, outdoor activities, playground time, cooking lessons, special shows, field trips, and so much more! Children can sign up on a weekly basis. The fee is $125/week. 20% off for the second sibling registering together! For more information, please visit http://wbcchildrensc.blogspot.ca/ or contact Grace Ng. Don't miss out!
  • The Youth Gospel Camp will be held on August 30 - September 2 at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Those aged 16 to 25 are welcome to join.
  • Registration is now open for AWANA in September 2013 - June 2014. The registration fee for the whole season is $35, and does not include handbook and uniform. For registration and details, please contact Pastor Alan Yu.
  • Mission team is planning for a mission trip to China in November. For those who are interested, please contact Deacon Felix Loo.
  • July monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board.
  • The Canadian Baptists of Western Canada is encouraging church involvement in the relief efforts for the most devastated community of High River. Donations will be collected and sent to the Calgary office of the CBWC to purchase mattresses for those affected by the flood. Please make cheques payable to “Westside Baptist Church” and mark “High River” on the offering envelope as donation receipts will be issued for amounts of $20 or more. July 20 will be the last day to collect this special offering. More details can be found on the bulletin board.
  • New worship times will take effect starting September 8. Chinese worship services will commence at 10 am on Sundays, and English worship services at 11:30 am on Sundays. For more details, please feel free to pick a pamphlet about the changes in September in the back of the worship hall.

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Financial Report January - June 2013


ActualBudget

Cash Inflow

Offerings$132,696$133,000
Rental Income$20,592$20,592
Locker & Other Income$10,158$7,725
Total Cash Inflow$163,446$161,317

Cash Outflow

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$91,833$90,427
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$32,676$31,726
Loan Payment$32,014$23,000
Building & Grounds$10,293$14,340
Loan Interest$2,024$2,300
Total Cash Outflow$168,840$161,793
Net cash($5,394)($476)



Loan

 Balance CBWC Loans Congregational Loan Total
Dec 2012
$22,014
$465,928 $487,942
June 2013
-
$456,183$456,183

Summary of July 2013 Deacon Board Meeting

  • The AWANA ministry encourages children to donate their AWANA shares on a regular basis. In the 2013-14, this ministry welcomes matching donation, 1 share for $10, donated to non-profit organizations. For more details, please contact Pastor Alan Yu.
  • Westside short-term mission team will join a medical team for a short-term mission trip to the mission field served by Brenda Leung on November 9-18.
  • The church will renew a 2-years rental lease with, Hemrich Bros, the tenant downstairs.
  • Pastors Alan will take his annual leave from August 14-16.

Saturday, 13 July 2013

Announcements - July 13, 2013

  • Come and get connected with one another and learn about small group life. All are welcome. Please contact Pastor Gladys if you are interested in joining a small group.
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Saturday at 5:00pm in Room F. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
  • Don’t go home hungry! Join us for the community meal after Saturday evening worship services. Fees are $6 per person. Please contact Joyce or Jackson to pre-order by Thursday each week.
  • The semi-annual Financial Report and Congregational Meeting will be presented and held tomorrow right after the Chinese Sunday worship service. All members are encouraged to attend.
  • The WBC Annual Church picnic will be held on August 5 at Belcarra Regional Park between 10am – 4pm. Tickets are now available with Deacon Peter Cheung. $12 per adult; $6 per child of ages 4-10; free for children age 3 and under.
  • The Children Summer Camp at Westside Baptist Church is now open for registration until August 17 and applications need to be submitted by Saturday of each week. The camp will be held until August 23 Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 3:30pm. We are very excited to welcome children from preschool to grade 3 to join us for songs, story time, arts & crafts, games, outdoor activities, playground time, cooking lessons, special shows, field trips, and so much more! Children can sign up on a weekly basis. The fee is $125/week. 20% off for the second sibling registering together! For more information, please visit http://wbcchildrensc.blogspot.ca/ or contact Grace Ng. Don't miss out!
  • The Youth Gospel Camp will be held on August 30 - September 2 at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Those aged 16 to 25 are welcome to join.
  • Registration is now open for AWANA in September 2013 - June 2014. The registration fee for the whole season is $35, and does not include handbook and uniform. For registration and details, please contact Pastor Alan Yu.
  • Mission team is planning for a mission trip to China in November. For those who are interested, please contact Deacon Felix Loo.
  • July monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board.
  • Canadian Baptists of Western Canada encourages churches involvement in the relief of the most devastated community of High River. Donation will be collected and receipted sent to the Calgary office of the CBWC for buying mattresses. Please make cheques payable to “Westside Baptist Church” and mark “High River” on the offering envelope. More details can be found on the bulletin board. Donation receipts will be issued for an amount of $20 or more.

Saturday, 6 July 2013

Announcements - July 6, 2013

  • Come and get connected with one another and learn about small group life. All are welcome. Please contact Pastor Gladys if you are interested in joining a small group.
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Saturday at 5:00pm in Room F. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
  • Don’t go home hungry! Join us for the community meal after Saturday evening worship services. Fees are $6 per person. Please contact Joyce or Jackson to pre-order by Thursday each week.
  • The semi-annual Congregational Meeting will be held on July 14 right after the Chinese Sunday worship service. Issues related to the change in worship time and financial report and will be presented. All members are encouraged to attend.
  • The WBC Annual Church picnic will be held on August 5 at Belcarra Regional Park between 10am – 4pm. Tickets are now available with Deacon Peter Cheung. $12 per adult; $6 per child of ages 4-10; free for children age 3 and under.
  • The Children Summer Camp at Westside Baptist Church is now open for registration until August 17 and applications need to be submitted by Saturday of each week. The camp will be held until August 23 Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 3:30pm. We are very excited to welcome children from preschool to grade 3 to join us for songs, story time, arts & crafts, games, outdoor activities, playground time, cooking lessons, special shows, field trips, and so much more! Children can sign up on a weekly basis. The fee is $125/week. 20% off for the second sibling registering together! For more information, please visit http://wbcchildrensc.blogspot.ca/ or contact Grace Ng. Don't miss out!
  • The Youth Gospel Camp will be held on August 30 - September 2 at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Those aged 16 to 25 are welcome to join.
  • Registration is now open for AWANA in September 2013 - June 2014. The registration fee for the whole season is $35, and does not include handbook and uniform. For registration and details, please contact Pastor Alan Yu.
  • Mission team is planning for a mission trip to China in November. For those who are interested, please contact Deacon Felix Loo.