Sunday, 29 September 2013

Announcements - September 29, 2013

  • Small groups will be going through transitions due to the changes in September re the worship. Any newcomers who are interested in joining small groups, please contact pastor Gladys.
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am in Room G. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
  • Since there are no children from EM attending citrus right now, Citrus ministry during the English worship time will be put on hold until further notice.
  • Anyone who has been baptized and wants to grow further in their Christian walk with the Lord, please join us at English 201 which will be starting soon. For further details please contact Pastor Gladys.
  • Rev. Tom Mei, missionary of Canadian Baptist Ministries sent to China, is on furlough at present in Canada. He will share in English about ministries in China on October 9 at 7pm. All brothers and sisters are welcome to join.
  • The monthly bulletin and financial report have been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates.
  • The board has given permission for Brenda Leung to sell handicraft products as a support for the ministry operated by the missionary organization she currently serves. Today is the last day for ordering and making payments. Goods will be distributed on December 8. For details and placing orders, please contact Deacon Peter Cheung or the church secretary Roberta.
  • Lego Party will be held on October 3 between 7:30pm – 10:00pm. Join us and build Lego together. Know some new friends and have fun. This is an event for Adult only. No young children allowed.
  • 2013 Deaconship Election
    • Godfrey Leung (2nd term) deaconship will be ended on December 31, 2013. Therefore, a new deacon will be elected to replace this vacant in 2014.
    • Nomination Committee:
      • Deacon Rep: Justin Chen, Tsz-Lam Mak, Lily Liu
      • Congregation Rep: Keddy Au Yeung, Hedy Chan, Wondy Chan
    • Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the bulletin board. The application forms are available with the church secretary.
    • Timetable:
      • September 22 Nomination commences
      • October 27 Nomination closes
      • November 17 Publication of final deaconship candidate list
      • December 1 Deaconship election

Sunday, 22 September 2013

Announcements - September 22, 2013

  • Small groups will be going through transitions due to the changes in September re the worship. Any newcomers who are interested in joining small groups, please contact pastor Gladys.”
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am in Room G. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
  • CitRUs for our children’s ministry has been launched! Preschoolers who have reached 3 years old are welcome to join the class at Room C during worship services.
  • AWANA Matching Program needs your support! Every month at AWANA Store, we encourage the clubbers to donate the AWANA Shares they were awarded to a designated charity, in order to nurture in them a caring heart for the world and the people around us. For every Share they donate, we would like to invite donors to match with a $10 donation. Last year, through this program the clubbers at AWANA have raised a total of $1,260 towards charities like Operation Christmas Child, Food Back, and International China Concern etc. We need your continual support this year! If you would like to be a matching donor, please contact Pastor Alan.
  • Rev. Tom Mei, missionary of Canadian Baptist Ministries sent to China, is on furlough at present in Canada. He will share in English about ministries in China on October 9 at 7pm. All brothers and sisters are welcome to join.
  • The monthly bulletin and financial report have been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates.
  • The board has given permission for Brenda Leung to sell handicraft products as a support for the ministry operated by the missionary organization she currently serves. Orders and payments are accepted from now until September 29. Goods will be distributed on December 8. For details and placing orders, please contact Deacon Peter Cheung or the church secretary Roberta.
  • Lego Party will be held on October 3 between 7:30pm – 10:00pm. Join us and build Lego together. Know some new friends and have fun. This is an event for Adult only. No young children allowed.
  • 2013 Deaconship Election
    • Godfrey Leung (2nd term) deaconship will be ended on December 31, 2013. Therefore, a new deacon will be elected to replace this vacant in 2014.
    • Nomination Committee:
      • Deacon Rep: Justin Chen, Tsz-Lam Mak, Lily Liu
      • Congregation Rep: Keddy Au Yeung, Hedy Chan, Wondy Chan
    • Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the bulletin board. The application forms are available with the church secretary.
    • Timetable:
      • September 22 Nomination commences
      • October 27 Nomination closes
      • November 17 Publication of final deaconship candidate list
      • December 1 Deaconship election

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Financial Report - January - August 2013


ActualBudget

Revenue

Offerings$172,759$177,333
Rent & Others$39,978$37,756
Total Revenue$212,737$215,089

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$103,475$120,569
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$60,506$41,465
Loan Payment$38,014$30,667
Loan Interest$2,109$3,067
Building & Grounds$14,657$19,120
Saving for Maintenance$1,000-
Total Expense$219,761$214,888
Surplus(Deficit)($7,024)$201



Loan

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

Summary of September Deacon Board Meeting

  • Rev. Tom Mei, missionary of Canadian Baptist Ministries sent to China, will share about ministries in China on October 9 at 7pm. All brothers and sisters are welcome to join.
  • Effective this month, Homework Fellowship will be discontinued.
  • The church will donate the remaining bus tickets (approx. $80) from the Children Summer Program to Union Gospel Mission.
  • No parking in the back lane at all times as fire truck will need to pass through when there is a fire.
  • Wendy Wong and Helen Yung have become inactive members.
  • Pastors Alan will take his annual leave from October 10 -18.
  • Christmas dinner will be held on December 15 and the coordinators are Deacons Dick Chan, Peter Cheung and Godfrey Leung.
  • Clothing drive will be held at the beginning of December and the coordinator is Maggie Leung.
  • Timeline for Deacon Election
    • September 22 Nomination commences
    • October 27 Nomination closes
    • November 17 Publication of final deaconship candidate list
    • December 1 Deaconship election

Announcements - September 15, 2013

  • Small groups will be going through transitions due to the changes in September re the worship. Any newcomers who are interested in joining small groups, please contact pastor Gladys.
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am in Room G. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
  • AWANA Matching Program needs your support! Every month at AWANA Store, we encourage the clubbers to donate the AWANA Shares they were awarded to a designated charity, in order to nurture in them a caring heart for the world and the people around us. For every Share they donate, we would like to invite donors to match with a $10 donation. Last year, through this program the clubbers at AWANA have raised a total of $1,260 towards charities like Operation Christmas Child, Food Back, and International China Concern etc. We need your continual support this year! If you would like to be a matching donor, please contact Pastor Alan.
  • Rev. Tom Mei, missionary of Canadian Baptist Ministries sent to China, is on furlough at present in Canada. He will share in English about ministries in China on October 9 at 7pm. All brothers and sisters are welcome to join.
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates.
  • The board has given permission for Brenda Leung to sell handicraft products as a support for the ministry operated by the missionary organization she currently serves. Orders and payments are accepted from now until September 29. Goods will be distributed on December 8. For details and placing orders, please contact Deacon Peter Cheung or the church secretary Roberta.

Sunday, 8 September 2013

The 2nd English Baptismal Service

The 2nd Baptismal Service on September 8, 2013.  Photos have been uploaded to facebook.