Sunday, 29 December 2013

Announcements - December 29, 2013

  • A new adult small group will be started as of January. Please pray for this and if you are interested to join, please contact Pastor Gladys or Justin Chen.
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am in the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
  • Anyone who has been baptized and wants to grow further in their Christian walk with the Lord, please join us at English 201 which has just started. For further details please contact Pastor Gladys.
  • The church has raised $3,035 from all the charity activities (auction, honey sale, clothing drive, offering collected at the tables) this year. Thank you all for the participation and donation.  The proceeds will be equally sent to the Food Bank and Union Gospel Mission.
  • A New Year’s Eve fun-filled count down event will be held on December 31 at 9:30pm. All are welcome to join. Admission is at $5 each. Registration is available on facebook.
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates.

Sunday, 22 December 2013

Announcements - December 22, 2013


  • A new adult small group will be started as of January. Please pray for this and if you are interested to join, please contact Pastor Gladys or Justin Chen. 
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am in the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Anyone who has been baptized and wants to grow further in their Christian walk with the Lord, please join us at English 201 which has just started. For further details please contact Pastor Gladys. 
  • The church has raised $3,035 from all the charity activities (auction, honey sale, clothing drive, offering collected at the tables) this year. Thank you all for the participation and donation. The proceeds will be equally sent to the Food Bank and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • A luncheon will be held today right after worship service. It would be a free luncheon and all are welcome to stay.
  • AWANA & CitRUS presents Joy, Joy, Joy – A Family Christmas Event on December 24 from 5:00pm – 6:00pm. There will be Drama, Games, Music and more! Free Admission, register online: tinyurl.com/xmasfx13 or sign up on the bulletin board. 
  • A New Year’s Eve fun-filled outreach event will be held on December 31 at 9:30pm. All are welcome to join. Admission is at $5 each. Registration is available on facebook. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates.

Sunday, 15 December 2013

Announcements - December 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 the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • 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. 
  • Brenda Leung and 2013 short-term mission team sharing will begin at 1pm today in the main hall. 
  • For those who have already purchased the tickets for tonight’s Christmas Charity Dinner, please arrive at 6pm. Funds raised including offering collected at the tables and a charity auction will be donated to Food Bank and Union Gospel Mission. Be green and bring your own dinnerware and cutlery. 
  • Today is the last day for a charity clothing drive. Net proceeds will be donated to the Vancouver Food Bank and Union Gospel Mission. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G. 
  • A luncheon will be held on December 22 right after worship service. Please register through facebook or Joyce Lai. $5 per person. 
  • AWANA & CitRUS presents Joy, Joy, Joy – A Family Christmas Event on December 24 from 5:00pm – 6:00pm. There will be Drama, Games, Music and more! Free Admission, register online: tinyurl.com/xmasfx13 or sign up on the bulletin board. 
  • A New Year’s Eve fun-filled outreach event will be held on December 31 at 9:30pm. All are welcome to join. Admission is at $5 each. Registration is available on facebook. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates.

Sunday, 8 December 2013

Financial Report - January - November, 2013


ActualBudget

Revenue

Offerings$238,297$243,833
Rent & Others$51,801$51,915
Total Revenue$290,098$295,748

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$163,665$165,783
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$59,968$57,013
Loan Payment$57,014$42,167
Loan Interest$2,224$4,217
Building & Grounds$22,458$26,290
Saving for Maintenance$1,500-
Total Expense$306,829$295,470
Restricted Fund-($1,150)
Surplus(Deficit)($16,731)($872)



Loan

 Balance CBWC Loans Congregational Loan Total
Dec 2012
$22,014
$465,928 $487,942
Nov 2013
-
$430,358$430,358

Summary of December Board Meeting


  • A New Year’s Eve outreach event will be held on December 31, 2013. The committee members are Jason Kwok, Joanna Lai, Felix Loo, Grace Ng, Kenald Yu and Polly Yu. 
  • As of January 2014, prayer meeting of the Chinese congregation will be held in the afternoon of the last Sunday of the month and the Christian Education courses will be offered after the Sunday service. 
  • The church will discontinue preparing the pre-printed offering envelopes in 2014. For special need, please contact the church secretary. 
  • For privacy and security reasons, the church will discontinue the printing of the directory effective 2014. 
  • Samson Chan will replace Godfrey Leung as one of the coordinators of the Christmas dinner on December 15 because Godfrey needs to attend to family matters. 
  • The board proposed the amendment of bylaw 7.15 as follow: 
    • The Council shall annually report on its stewardship of the affairs of the Church through an annual report that shall also contain an audited a financial statement and balance sheet. A review engagement will be performed on the financial statement and balance sheet at a minimum of every 3 years and at the discretion of the board. 
  • Florence Wong has been reactivated as a church member.

Announcements - December 8, 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. 
  • 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. 
  • There were 78 members attended deacon election last Sunday. Result of the election is as follow: Keddy Au Yeung for election as a new deacon: 76 in support; 2 abstained; 0 against. 
  • Brenda Leung and 2013 short-term mission team will share right after the English worship service on December 15. Light lunch will be served and $5 per person. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the notice board. 
  • Christmas Charity Dinner will be held on December 15. Tickets will be selling at adult $12, age 4-10 children $6, age 3 and below is free. Funds raised including offering collected at the tables will be donated to Food Bank and Union Gospel Mission. Tickets are now available with small group leaders or Deacon Justin Chen. Today is the last day for registration. 
  • DONATIONS WANTED! Gifts to be sold at the Christmas Charity Auction are now being collected. We are accepting: new items of value; unique and valuable vintage items; and unused and non-expired gift certificates, gift cards, or gift vouchers (e.g. Groupons). Items should be new or in excellent condition. Contact Pastor Alan for details. Please note that the Church reserves the right to refuse any donations, and unsold gifts will be returned to donors. Thank you for your support! 
  • WBC is hosting a charity clothing drive from today to December 15. Details have been posted on the bulletin board and the church website. Net proceeds will be donated to the Vancouver Food Bank and Union Gospel Mission. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G. 
  • AWANA & CitRUS presents Joy, Joy, Joy – A Family Christmas Event on December 24 from 5:00pm – 6:00pm. There will be Drama, Games, Music and more! Free Admission, register online: tinyurl.com/xmasfx13 or sign up on the bulletin board. 
  • A New Year Eve fun filled outreach event will be held on December 31 at 9:30pm. All are welcome to join. Tickets will be available in coming weeks at $5 each. For more details, please contact Pastor Gladys. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates.

Sunday, 1 December 2013

Announcements - December 1, 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.
  • 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.
  • Thank you all for supporting Canadian Baptist Ministries (CBM) in the relief of the Philippines Typhoon. We have raised $1,805 in the past two weeks for this cause.
  • Brenda Leung and 2013 short-term mission team will share right after the English worship service on December 15. Light lunch will be served and $5 per person. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the notice board.
  • All members please stay after worship service today to attend the deacon election. Details of the election have been posted on the bulletin board.
  • Deacon board meeting will be held today at 2:30pm in Room A.
  • Christmas Charity Dinner will be held on December 15. Tickets will be selling at adult $12, age 4-10 children $6, age 3 and below is free. Funds raised including offering collected at the tables will be donated to Food Bank and Union Gospel Mission. Tickets are now available with small group leaders or Deacon Justin Chen. December 8 is the last day for registration.
  • DONATIONS WANTED! Gifts to be sold at the Christmas Charity Auction are now being collected. We are accepting: new items of value; unique and valuable vintage items; and unused and non-expired gift certificates, gift cards, or gift vouchers (e.g. Groupons). Items should be new or in excellent condition. Contact Pastor Alan for details. Please note that the Church reserves the right to refuse any donations, and unsold gifts will be returned to donors. Thank you for your support!
  • WBC is hosting a charity clothing drive from December 8-December 15. Details have been posted on the bulletin board and the church website. Net proceeds will be donated to the Vancouver Food Bank and Union Gospel Mission. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G.
  • AWANA & CitRUS presents Joy, Joy, Joy – A Family Christmas Event on December 24 from 5:00pm – 6:00pm. There will be Drama, Games, Music and more! Free Admission, register online: tinyurl.com/xmasfx13 or sign up on the bulletin board.