Sunday, 21 December 2014

Announcements - December 21, 2014


  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • We have raised a total of $3,185.45 from all the charity events we hosted this year (Photos with Santa and dining ware $212.20, auction $1,803, donation on the tables $465.25, clothing drive $335 and AWANA shares matching donation $370). Thank you for the generosity of all brothers, sisters and friends. 
  • The 59th Baptismal service and transfer of membership will be held during worship service today. New members’ profiles are as follow: 
    • Transfer
      • Samuel Leung moved to Canada in 2003.Samuel received Christ in 2006, and was baptized in 2007 at Burnaby Alliance Church. He is self-employed and is attending Friday night’s small group.
      •  Heidi Tang moved to Canada in 2001. Heidi received Christ in 2007, and was baptized in the same year at Burnaby Alliance Church. She is a homemaker and with her husband, Samuel Leung, they have two children Leo and Christina who attend GZone and CitRUs. Heidi is attending Friday night’s small group. 
    • Baptism 
      • Victor Jin moved to Canada after he graduated from the University. Victor received Christ this year. He is a logistic specialist and is currently attending English ministries men’s small group. 
      • Leo Lee is a UBC 3rd year student and received Christ when he was in high school. He is currently attending dLite. 
      • Gigi Li is a Grade 12 student and received Christ when she was in grade 6. She is now attending dLite. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates. 
  • WBC201 is a spiritual maturity course for those who have been baptized and transferred to Westside which will be held in January 2015. Please contact Pastor Gladys if you would like to attend. 
  • Please wash the utensils inside the kitchen before and after using them. Also, please do not leave food uncovered and remember to keep the church clean. 
  • Please send your new contact info to the church if it has been updated within the past two years. 
  • The church will set up a paper recycle box in Room A, and would like to ask brothers and sisters to bring home some papers for recycling so that we can help reduce the cost for recycling.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Summary of December 2014 Deacon Board Meeting


  • Koo Wan Fung Kwan, Carlos Liu and Anita Liu membership status have been reactivated. Tony Wong membership status has been deactivated. 
  • A Christmas outreach event will be held on December 19 at 7:00pm for the English ministry. $10 per ticket.

Financial report - January to November 2014

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$247,746$270,417
Offerings - Special for Designated Donation$1,870-
Rent & Others$53,570$53,702
Total Revenue$303,186$324,119

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$173,110$177,041
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$55,611$56,664
Loan Payment$14,000$45,833
Loan Interest$2,695$4,686
Saving for Maintenance$10,000-
Building & Grounds$14,692$27,583
Special Donation$1,870-
Others$6,681$13,040
Total Expense$278,659$324,847
Restricted Fund-($458)
Balance$24,527($1,186)

Loan

 Balance
CBWC Loans
Congregational Loan
Total
Dec 2013
-
$382,238
$382,238
Nov 2014
-
$370,400
$370,400

Sunday, 14 December 2014

Announcements - December 14, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates. 
  • Today is the last day for clothing drive collection. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G before or after worship service. 
  • For those who have purchased tickets to the Christmas Charity Dinner tonight, please arrive at 6pm. All fund raised through the 1) auction, 2) taking pictures with Santa, 3) using the church dining ware, 4) donation collect at the table (donation receipt will be issued for donation of $20 and above) and 4) the clothing drive will be equally donated to Vancouver Food Bank and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • Christmas gathering will be held on December 19 at 7:00pm in the main hall. Please invite friends and family to attend this outreach event. $10 per ticket. 
  • A joint worship and baptismal service with the CM will be held on December 21 at 11:00am. 
  • WBC201 is a spiritual maturity course for those who have been baptized and transferred to Westside which will be held in January 2015. Please contact Pastor Gladys if you would like to attend. 
  • Please wash the utensils inside the kitchen before and after using them. Also, please do not leave food uncovered and remember to keep the church clean. 
  • Please send your new contact info to the church if it has been updated within the past two years. 
  • The church will set up a paper recycle box in Room A, and would like to ask brothers and sisters to bring home some papers for recycling so that we can help reduce the cost for recycling. 
  • Please pick up lost and found items in the kitchen the latest by December 14. Otherwise, the items on the lost and found shelves will be cleared.

Sunday, 7 December 2014

Announcements - December 7, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • Operation Christmas Child national collection week has received 3289 shoe box gifts. Thank you brothers and sisters who helped to packed the cartons and loaded them into the trailer. 
  • WBC is again hosting a charity clothing drive this year and the collection period will be from December 7-December 14. For each bag (filled up 26” x 36” garbage bag) of clothing donated we will receive $2.5 from Big Brother. Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G before or after worship service. Empty garbage bags are available at the back of the hall. 
  • Tickets for the December 14 Christmas Charity Dinner are available with small groups leaders or Deacon Justin Chen. The prices are $13 per adult, $7 per child age 4-10, free for child of age 3 or below. Today is the last day for selling tickets. 
  • 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. Please contact Pastor Alan for details by today. 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! 
  • Christmas gathering will be held on December 19 at 7:00pm in the main hall. Please invite friends and family to attend this outreach event. $10 per ticket. 
  • WBC201 is a spiritual maturity course for those who have been baptized and transferred to Westside which will be held in January 2015. Please contact Pastor Gladys if you would like to attend. 
  • Please wash the utensils inside the kitchen before and after using them. Also, please do not leave food uncovered and remember to keep the church clean. 
  • Please send your new contact info to the church if it has been updated within the past two years. 
  • The church will set up a paper recycle box in Room A, and would like to ask brothers and sisters to bring home some papers for recycling so that we can help reduce the cost for recycling. 
  • Please pick up lost and found items in the kitchen the latest by December 14. Otherwise, the items on the lost and found shelves will be cleared.

Sunday, 30 November 2014

Announcements - November 30, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • Operation Christmas Child national collection week has received 3289 shoe box gifts. Thank you brothers and sisters who helped to packed the cartons and loaded them into the trailer. 
  • WBC is again hosting a charity clothing drive this year and the collection period will be from December 7-December 14. For each bag (filled up 26” x 36” garbage bag) of clothing donated we will receive $2.5 from Big Brother. Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G before or after worship service. Empty garbage bags are available at the back of the hall. 
  • Tickets for the December 14 Christmas Charity Dinner are available with small groups leaders or Deacon Justin Chen. The prices are $13 per adult, $7 per child age 4-10, free for child of age 3 or below. Deadline for selling tickets will be on December 7. 
  • 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. Please contact Pastor Alan for details before December 7. 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! 
  • A joint worship & baptismal service with the Chinese Ministry will be held on December 21 at 11 am. 
  • Please wash the utensils inside the kitchen before and after using them. Also, please do not leave food uncovered and remember to keep the church clean. 
  • Please send your new contact info to the church if it has been updated within the past two years. 
  • The church has set up a paper recycle box in Room A, and would like to ask brothers and sisters to bring home some papers for recycling so that we can help reduce the cost for recycling.

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Announcements - November 23, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates. 
  • The result of the deacon election on November 9 has been posted on the bulletin board. Samson Chan, Deacon Peter Cheung (re-elected) and Godfrey Leung will be our deacons from 2015 – 2017.
  • Operation Christmas Child internal collection has received 133 shoe box gifts. Thank you all for your support! 
  • WBC is again hosting a charity clothing drive this year and the collection period will be from December 7-December 14. For each bag (filled up 26” x 36” garbage bag) of clothing donated we will receive $2.5 from Big Brother. Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G. Empty garbage bags are available at the back of the hall. 
  • Tickets for the December 14 Christmas Charity Dinner are available with small groups leaders or Deacon Justin Chen. The prices are $13 per adult, $7 per child age 4-10, free for child of age 3 or below. Deadline for selling tickets will be on December 7. 
  • 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! 
  • Please wash the utensils inside the kitchen before and after using them. Also, please do not leave food uncovered and remember to keep the church clean. 
  • Please send your new contact info to the church if it has been updated within the past two years.

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Announcements - November 16, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates. 
  • The result of the deacon election on November 9 has been posted on the bulletin board. Samson Chan, Deacon Peter Cheung (re-elected) and Godfrey Leung will be our deacons from 2015 – 2017. 
  • Operation Christmas Child internal collection for shoe box gifts will be collected today during worship service. 
  • WBC is again hosting a charity clothing drive this year and the collection period will be from December 7-December 14. For each bag (filled up 26” x 36” garbage bag) of clothing donated we will receive $2.5 from Big Brother. Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G. Empty garbage bags are available at the back of the hall. 
  • Tickets for the December 14 Christmas Charity Dinner are available with small groups leaders or Deacon Justin Chen. The prices are $13 per adult, $7 per child age 4-10, free for child of age 3 or below. Deadline for selling tickets will be on December 7. 
  • 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! 
  • Please wash the utensils inside the kitchen before and after using them. Also, please do not leave food uncovered and remember to keep the church clean. 
  • Please send your new contact info to the church if it has been updated within the past two years.

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Pastor Alan Yu's Ordination

The Ordination of Pastor Alan Yu on November 9, 2014. 
Photos have been uploaded to facebook.

Sunday, 9 November 2014

Financial Report - January - October 2014

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$217,657$245,833
Offerings - Special for Designated Donation$1,570-
Rent & Others$48,663$48,820
Total Revenue$267,890$294,653

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$158,056$160,947
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$50,005$51,513
Loan Payment$14,000$41,667
Loan Interest$2,670$4,260
Saving for Maintenance$9,000-
Building & Grounds$14,502$25,075
Special Donation$1,570-
Others$4,433$11,854
Total Expense$254,236$295,316
Restricted Fund-($417)
Balance$13,654($1,080)

Loan

 Balance
CBWC Loans
Congregational Loan
Total
Dec 2013
-
$382,238
$382,238
Oct 2014
-
$370,400
$370,400

Summary of November 2014 Deacon Board Meeting


  • The church will set up a paper recycle box in Room A, and would like to ask brothers and sisters to bring home some papers for recycling so that we can help reduce the cost for recycling. 
  • The cost for ordering altar flowers has been increased drastically recently. Therefore, the board has decided to eliminate altar flowers in 2015, and encourages brothers and sisters to offer snacks instead. 
  • Tickets for the December 14 Christmas Charity Dinner will be available on November 16. The prices are $13 per adult, $7 per child age 4-10, free for child of age 3 or below. 
  • All funds raised from the Christmas Charity Dinner and Clothing Drive will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission (Canada). 
  • The church is going to donate funds to the following missional ministries this year: CBWC, Brenda Leung, Tom Mei, Ambassadors For Christ in Canada, Operation Christmas Child, Shower of Blessings and Chinese Christian Mission (Canada).

Announcements - November 9, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates. 
  • The deaconship candidate list and the election procedure have been posted on the bulletin board. Polling station has been set up today to collect the ballots from members. The opening hours of the polling station are as follow: 9:30am – 10am; the half an hour right after CM worship service and right after EM worship service until 1:30pm. Members are encouraged to vote. 
  • The ordination ceremony of Pastor Alan will be held today at 3:00pm. The celebration banquet will be held at 6:00pm at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant. 
  • Operation Christmas Child internal collection for shoe box gifts will be on November 16 during worship service. 
  • WBC is again hosting a charity clothing drive this year and the collection period will be from December 7-December 14. For each bag (filled up 26” x 36” garbage bag) of clothing donated we will receive $2.5 from Big Brother. Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G. Empty garbage bags are available at the back of the hall. 
  • Please wash the utensils inside the kitchen before and after using them. Also, please do not leave food uncovered and remember to keep the church clean.
  • Please send your new contact info to the church if it has been updated within the past two years.

Sunday, 2 November 2014

Announcements - November 2, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates. 
  • The deaconship candidate list and the election procedure have been posted on the bulletin board. Polling station will be set up on November 9 to collect the ballots from members. The opening hours of the polling station are as follow: 9:30am – 10am; the half an hour right after CM worship service and right after EM worship service until 1:30pm. Members are encouraged to vote. 
  • The ordination ceremony of Pastor Alan will be held on November 9 at 3:00pm. The celebration banquet will be held at 6:00pm at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant.
  • Empty shoe boxes are available at the back of the worship hall from Operation Christmas Child. The internal collection of shoe box gifts will be on November 16 during worship service. 
  • WBC is again hosting a charity clothing drive this year and the collection period will be from December 7-December 14. For each bag (filled up 26” x 36” garbage bag) of clothing donated we will receive $2.5 from Big Brother. Net proceeds will be donated to other needy charitable organizations. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G. 
  • Please wash the utensils inside the kitchen before and after using them. Also, please do not leave food uncovered and remember to keep the church clean.

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Announcements - October 26, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates. 
  • The deaconship candidate list and the election procedure have been posted on the bulletin board. Polling station will be set up on November 9 to collect the ballots from members. The opening hours of the polling station are as follow: 9:30am – 10am; the half an hour right after CM worship service and right after EM worship service until 1:30pm. Members are encouraged to vote. 
  • The ordination ceremony of Pastor Alan will be held on November 9 at 3:00pm. The celebration banquet will be held at 6:00pm at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant. Ticket is $35 per adult, $17 per age 4-10 child. Tickets are available with small group leaders or Deacon Peter Cheung. Today is the last day to purchase tickets for the banquet. 
  • Empty shoe boxes are available at the back of the worship hall from Operation Christmas Child. The internal collection of shoe box gifts will be on November 16 during worship service. 
  • WBC is again hosting a charity clothing drive this year and the collection period will be from December 7-December 14. For each bag (filled up 26” x 36” garbage bag) of clothing donated we will receive $2.5 from Big Brother. Net proceeds will be donated to other needy charitable organizations. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G.

Sunday, 12 October 2014

Summary of October 2014 Deacon Board Meeting


  • English ministry outreach events are as follow: October 12 – Thanksgiving luncheon. December 6 – coffee house. 
  • Pastor Gladys and Anders will attend a CBWC Pastors and Spouses conference from November 3 -6, 2014. 
  • The church is going to use polling station to collect the ballots of deacon’s election on November 9, 2014. The deaconship candidates’ profiles and election details has been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • The collection dates of the Operation Christmas Child shoe box gifts are as follow: Internal – November 16. External – November 18 – 23.

Financial report - January - September 2014

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$197,850$221,250
Offerings - Special for Designated Donation$1,200-
Rent & Others$43,978$43,938
Total Revenue$243,028$265,188

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$142,763$144,852
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$44,851$46,361
Loan Payment$14,000$37,500
Loan Interest$2,645$3,834
Saving for Maintenance$8,000-
Building & Grounds$13,197$22,568
Special Donation$1,200-
Others$3,608$10,669
Total Expense$230,264$265,784
Restricted Fund-($375)
Balance$12,764($971)

Loan

 Balance
CBWC Loans
Congregational Loan
Total
Dec 2013
-
$382,238
$382,238
Sept 2014
-
$370,340
$370,340

Announcements - October 12, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates. 
  • The deaconship candidate list and the election procedure have been posted on the bulletin board. Polling station will be set up on November 9 to collect the ballots from members. The opening hours of the polling station are as follow: 9:30am – 10am; the half an hour right after CM worship service and right after EM worship service until 1:30pm. Members are encouraged to vote. 
  • The ordination ceremony of Pastor Alan will be held on November 9 at 3:00pm. The celebration banquet will be held at 6:00pm at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant. Ticket is $35 per adult, $17 per age 4-10 child. Tickets are available with small group leaders or Deacon Peter Cheung. 
  • Empty shoe boxes are available at the back of the worship hall from Operation Christmas Child. The internal collection of shoe box gifts will be on November 16 during worship service. 
  • WBC is again hosting a charity clothing drive this year and the collection period will be from December 7-December 14. For each bag (filled up 26” x 36” garbage bag) of clothing donated we will receive $2.5 from Big Brother. Net proceeds will be donated to other needy charitable organizations. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G.

Sunday, 28 September 2014

Announcements - September 28, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The ordination ceremony of Pastor Alan will be held on November 9 at 3:00pm. The celebration banquet will be held at 6:00pm at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant. Ticket is $35 per adult, $17 per age 4-10 child. Tickets are available with small group leaders or Deacon Peter Cheung. 
  • Short-term mission team has planned to visit the mission field where Brenda Leung is serving from November 22 to November 28, 2014. For those who would like to join the team, please contact Deacon Peter Cheung. 
  • 2014 Deaconship Election Timetable 
    • September 28 Nomination closes 
    • October 12 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
    • November 9 Deaconship election 
  • WBC is again hosting a charity clothing drive this year and the collection period will be from December 7-December 14. For each bag (filled up 26” x 36” garbage bag) of clothing donated we will receive $2.5 from Big Brother. Net proceeds will be donated to other needy charitable organizations. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G. 
  • In order to keep your contact information updated in the church record, please notify the church secretary for any change in the past two years. 
  • 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. If you would like to be a matching donor, please contact Pastor Alan.

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Announcements - September 21, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The ordination ceremony of Pastor Alan will be held on November 9 at 3:00pm. The celebration banquet will be held at 6:00pm at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant. Ticket is $35 per adult, $17 per age 4-10 child. Tickets are available with small group leaders or Deacon Peter Cheung. 
  • Short-term mission team has planned to visit the mission field where Brenda Leung is serving from November 22 to November 28, 2014. For those who would like to join the team, please contact Deacon Peter Cheung. 
  • 2014 Deaconship Election Timetable 
    • August 10 Nomination commences 
    • September 28 Nomination closes 
    • October 12 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
    • November 9 Deaconship election 
  • WBC is again hosting a charity clothing drive this year and the collection period will be from December 7-December 14. For each bag (filled up 26” x 36” garbage bag) of clothing donated we will receive $2.5 from Big Brother. Net proceeds will be donated to other needy charitable organizations. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates.

Sunday, 14 September 2014

Financial Report - January - August 2014

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$176,956$196,667
Offerings - Special for Designated Donation$1,200-
Rent & Others$39,181$39,056
Total Revenue$217,337$235,723

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$126,378$128,757
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$40,198$41,210
Loan Payment$14,000$33,333
Loan Interest$2,620$3,408
Saving for Maintenance$7,000-
Building & Grounds$12,847$20,060
Special Donation$890-
Others$2,947$9,483
Total Expense$206,880$236,251
Restricted Fund-($333)
Balance$10,457($861)

Loan

 Balance
CBWC Loans
Congregational Loan
Total
Dec 2013
-
$382,238
$382,238
Aug 2014
-
$374,340
$374,340

Summary of September 2014 Deacon Board Meeting


  • In order to encourage more participation, the church board has decided to eliminate the registration fee for praise dance. 
  • Tang Fuk Yin, Julienne Tang and Joyce Lai’s membership have been inactivated. 
  • Rev. Anders Tsang and Pastor Alan Yu will attend a 1 ½ day seminar on children ministry from September 18 -19, 2014 in Washington State. Rev. Dr. Gladys Tsang will attend a local seminar about “The Board’s Most Important Relationship” on September 24, 2014. 
  • The church secretary’s annual leave will be from September 27 – Oct 4, 2014. Rev. Dr. Gladys Tsang and Rev. Anders Tsang’s annual leave will be from October 15 – 31, 2014. 
  • Short-term mission trip this year will be from November 22 – 28, 2014 to visit the mission field of Brenda Leung. 
  • Christmas celebration activities include: Clothing drive (coordinated by Maggie Leung); collecting shoes box gifts for Operation Christmas Child (coordinated by Deacon Felix Loo); baptism on December 14 and a charity dinner on December 14 (coordinated by Deacon Dick Chan).

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Ordination of Pastor Alan C. Yu

Westside Baptist Church will ordain Pastor Alan C. Yu to the pastoral ministry on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 3pm, and we invite you to join us at the ceremony. Pastor Alan was converted and baptized at our church, and has been a member for over 20 years. He started serving full time at our church in the pastoral role since 2011. It would be a truly special occasion for our congregation to ordain one of the "first fruits" of our early church planting days.

Refreshment will be served after the ceremony.

Link to Facebook event.

Sunday, 7 September 2014

Announcements - September 7, 2014

  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at room C. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Our monthly luncheon will be held today right after worship service.
  • Deacon board meeting will be held today at 2:30pm in Room A.
  • English WBC101 will be starting in September. For those who want to know more about Christianity, or who are interested in transferring their membership, please contact Pastor Gladys for details. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • 2014 Deaconship Election 
    • Dick Chan (2nd term), Peter Cheung (1st term), Felix Loo (1st term) deaconship will be ended on December 31, 2014. Therefore, new deacons will be elected to replace the vacant in 2015. 
    • Nomination Committee: 
      • Deacon Rep: Keddy Au Yeung, Dick Chan, Peter Cheung 
      • Congregation Rep: Samson Chan, Joyce Lai, Jenny Tse 
    • Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the bulletin board. The application forms are available with the church secretary. 
    • Timetable: 
      • August 10 Nomination commences 
      • September 28 Nomination closes 
      • October 12 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
      •  November 9 Deaconship election

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Announcements - August 31, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at room C. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  •  English WBC101 will be starting in September. For those who want to know more about Christianity, or who are interested in transferring their membership, please contact Pastor Gladys for details. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • 2014 Deaconship Election 
    • Dick Chan (2nd term), Peter Cheung (1st term), Felix Loo (1st term) deaconship will be ended on December 31, 2014. Therefore, new deacons will be elected to replace the vacant in 2015. 
    • Nomination Committee: 
      • Deacon Rep: Keddy Au Yeung, Dick Chan, Peter Cheung 
      • Congregation Rep: Samson Chan, Joyce Lai, Jenny Tse 
    • Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the bulletin board. The application forms are available with the church secretary. 
    • Timetable: 
      • August 10 Nomination commences 
      • September 28 Nomination closes 
      • October 12 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
      •  November 9 Deaconship election

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Announcements - August 17, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at room C. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • English WBC101 will be starting soon. For those who want to know more about Christianity, or who are interested in transferring their membership, please contact Pastor Gladys for details. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • 2014 Deaconship Election 
    • Dick Chan (2nd term), Peter Cheung (1st term), Felix Loo (1st term) deaconship will be ended on December 31, 2014. Therefore, new deacons will be elected to replace the vacant in 2015. 
    • Nomination Committee: 
      • Deacon Rep: Keddy Au Yeung, Dick Chan, Peter Cheung 
      • Congregation Rep: Samson Chan, Joyce Lai, Jenny Tse 
    • Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the bulletin board. The application forms are available with the church secretary. 
    • Timetable: 
      • August 10 Nomination commences 
      • September 28 Nomination closes 
      • October 12 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
      • November 9 Deaconship election

Sunday, 10 August 2014

Announcements - August 10, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at room C. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • English WBC101 will be starting soon. For those who want to know more about Christianity, or who are interested in transferring their membership, please contact Pastor Gladys for details. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • 2014 Deaconship Election 
    • Dick Chan (2nd term), Peter Cheung (1st term), Felix Loo (1st term) deaconship will be ended on December 31, 2014. Therefore, new deacons will be elected to replace the vacant in 2015. 
    • Nomination Committee: 
      • Deacon Rep: Keddy Au Yeung, Dick Chan, Peter Cheung 
      • Congregation Rep: Samson Chan, Joyce Lai, Jenny Tse 
    • Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the bulletin board. The application forms are available with the church secretary. 
    • Timetable: 
      • August 10 Nomination commences 
      • September 28 Nomination closes 
      • October 12 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
      • November 9 Deaconship election

Sunday, 3 August 2014

Announcements - August 3, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at room C. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • 2014 Deaconship Election 
    • Dick Chan (2nd term), Peter Cheung (1st term), Felix Loo (1st term) deaconship will be ended on December 31, 2014. Therefore, new deacons will be elected to replace the vacant in 2015. 
    • Nomination Committee: 
      • Deacon Rep: Keddy Au Yeung, Dick Chan, Peter Cheung 
      • Congregation Rep: Samson Chan, Joyce Lai, Jenny Tse 
    • Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the bulletin board. The application forms are available with the church secretary. 
    • Timetable: 
      • August 10 Nomination commences 
      • September 28 Nomination closes 
      • October 12 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
      •  November 9 Deaconship election

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Announcements - July 20, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at room C. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The last episode of the Scripture Campaign movie will be shown on July 25 Friday at 7:00pm. 
  • Semi-annual financial report will be presented on July 27 at 1:00pm. All members are encouraged to attend the meeting. 
  • The church will obtain consent from members and adherents before broadcasting information about the church through email. Please respond to the church email if you have not been done so. 
  • July deacon board meeting summary and financial report has been posted on the bulletin board and website. Please check out for important information.

Sunday, 13 July 2014

Financial Report - January - June 2014

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$135,346$147,500
Offerings - Special for Designated Donation$1,200-
Rent & Others$29,588$29,292
Total Revenue$166,134$176,792

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$93,303$96,568
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$30,598$30,908
Loan Payment$10,000$25,000
Loan Interest$2,570$2,556
Saving for Maintenance$6,000-
Building & Grounds$10,582$15,045
Special Donation$890-
Others$3,014$7,113
Total Expense$156,957$177,190
Restricted Fund-($209)
Balance$9,177($648)

Loan

 Balance
CBWC Loans
Congregational Loan
Total
Dec 2013
-
$382,238
$382,238
June 2014
-
$374,340
$374,340

Summary of July 2014 Deacon Board Meeting


  • Semi-annual financial report will be presented on July 27 at 1:00pm. 
  • A total of 97 inactivated members have been removed from the church membership roll. The name list has been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Praise dance will be held every Thursday between 9:30am – 10:30am starting from September. Free for September. $5 per month or $2 drop-in fee starting from October. 
  • The ordination ceremony of Pastor Alan will be held on November 9 at 3:00pm. The celebration banquet will be held at 6:00pm at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant. Ticket is $35 per adult, $17 per age 4-10 child, free for child age 3 and below.

Announcements - July 13, 2014


  • Summer camp carwash fundraiser event has raised $390.30 last Sunday. Thank you all for their participation. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • “Immerse in God’s Word For 30 Days Campaign has been launched. The final movie night is on July 16 at 7:00pm. Please refer to the bulletin board and poster for details. 
  • The church will obtain consent from members and adherents before broadcasting information about the church through email. Please respond to the church email if you have not been done so. 
  • July deacon board meeting summary and financial report has been posted on the bulletin board and website. Please check out for important information.

Friday, 11 July 2014

Sunday Service Time Change

Due to summer camp, there will be a joint worship service on July 13 (Sunday) at 11am. Simultaneous translation of the sermon is available. Adult CE will be cancelled, while CitRUs will provide a simplified lesson.

Sunday, 6 July 2014

Announcements - July 6, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at room C. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
  • Deacon board meeting will be held today at 2:30pm in Room A. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • In remembrance of our Lord Jesus’ death on the cross for our sins, Holy Communion is held on the first Sunday of each month. If you have openly declared your faith and commitment to Jesus Christ through baptism, you are invited to prepare your heart and partake in the Holy Communion with us. 
  • The monthly community meal will be served right after worship service today. Please check with Clemmie and Shera if you are interested. $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. 
  • “Immerse in God’s Word For 30 Days Campaign has been launched. Please refer to the bulletin board and poster for details. 
  • Summer Camp News: Registration for In&Out only is now open again. Please register online at bit.ly/wbc_sc14_reg. 
  • The summer camp carwash fundraiser event will be at 1:30pm today. 
  • Due to summer camp, there will be a joint worship service on July 13 (next Sunday) at 11am. Simultaneous translation of the sermon is available. Adult CE will be cancelled, while CitRUs will provide a simplified lesson. 
  • The church will obtain consent from members and adherents before broadcasting information about the church through email. Please respond to the church email if you have not been done so.

Sunday, 29 June 2014

Announcements - June 29, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at room C. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates. 
  • “Immerse in God’s Word For 30 Days Campaign has been launched. The second movie night will be on July 2 at 7:00pm sharp. 
  • World Cup 2014 broadcast at the church has been cancelled due to technicality problems. 
  • Summer Camp News: Registration for In&Out only is now open again. Please register online at bit.ly/wbc_sc14_reg
  • The summer camp carwash fundraiser event will be on July 6 at 1:30pm. 
  • Due to summer camp, there will be a joint worship service on July 13 at 11am. Simultaneous translation of the sermon is available. Adult CE will be cancelled, while CitRUs will provide a simplified lesson. 
  • The church will obtain consent from members and adherents before broadcasting information about the church through email. Please respond to the church email if you have not been done so.

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Summer Camp - Latest Update

We were just informed that no more lodging were available at the camp site, so we can no longer accept any full time registration at the camp. However, we are now open to accept In-&-Out registration again.

:: In-&-Out (Include all meals and activities, but no lodging) - $99
:: In-&-Out (Age 0-3, no meals, no lodging) - Free

Click on the link below to register online, and give cheque (payable to "Westside Baptist Church") to Ealse Chau on Sunday to confirm your registration.

Registration link: http://bit.ly/wbc_sc14_reg

Sunday, 15 June 2014

Announcements - June 15, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates. 
  • "Immerse in God’s Word For 30 Days" Campaign will be launched on June 20, 2014 Friday at 7:00pm. Poster and details have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • The church will reorganize room use starting from June 22 for ministry expansion. Children ministry (First Look) will move from Room C to Room F, while GZone will move to Room G. Please read the timetable outside the room for other changes. 
  • Next Sunday is the AWANA graduation ceremony. Please pray for the service and be prepared to greet parents and newcomers. 
  • World Cup 2014 will be broadcasted at the main hall on June 28 and 29. Please contact Deacon Felix Loo for more details. 
  • Summer Camp News: We have reached the capacity of the camp site, and thus registration will close now instead of June 15. We are checking with the camp site to see if they can give us more space. If so, we will resume registration after June 20. We cannot accept registration for In&Out as well until after June 20. Please be patient with us. Thanks! 
  • Due to summer camp, there will be a joint worship service on July 13 at 11am. Simultaneous translation of the sermon is available. Adult CE will be cancelled, while CitRUs will provide a simplified lesson. 
  • Our church has set up a Community Mini-Food Bank. Our goal is to provide temporary food assistance to people in need in our neighbourhood through Christ-like compassionate sharing. For donation details, please refer to the bulletin board. 
  •  The church library received many donated books. Please feel free to borrow them and note the procedure of borrowing posted in Room D.

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Summer Camp News

Summer Camp News: We have reached the capacity of the camp site, and thus registration will close now instead of June 15. We are checking with the camp site to see if they can give us more space. If so, we will resume registration after June 20. We cannot accept registration for In&Out as well until after June 20. Please be patient with us. Thanks!

Sunday, 8 June 2014

Financial Report - January - May 2014

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$106,295$122,917
Offerings - Special for Designated Donation$1,200-
Rent & Others$24,207$24,410
Total Revenue$131,702$147,327

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$79,109$80,473
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$24,836$25,756
Loan Payment$18,000$20,833
Loan Interest$399$2,130
Saving for Maintenance$5,000-
Building & Grounds$8,913$12,538
Special Donation$890-
Others$1,883$5,927
Total Expense$139,030$147,657
Restricted Fund-($209)
Balance($7,328)($539)

Loan

 Balance
CBWC Loans
Congregational Loan
Total
Dec 2013
-
$382,238
$382,238
May 2014
-
$382,255
$382,255

Summary of June 2014 Deacon Board Meeting


  • The church will assist Lifestyle Ministries International receiving students from Beijing in July this year in order to expand the outreach possibility. 
  • The church will reorganize room use starting from June 22 for ministry expansion. Children ministry (First Look) will move from Room C to Room F, while GZone will move to Room G. Please read the timetable outside the room for other changes. 
  • World Cup 2014 will be broadcasted at the main hall on June 28 and 29. Please contact Deacon Felix Loo for more details. 
  • Due to summer camp, there will be a joint worship service on July 13 at 11am. Simultaneous translation of the sermon is available. Adult CE will be cancelled, while CitRUs will provide a simplified lesson. 
  • Pastor Alan has passed the interview at the CBWC Ordination Examination Council on May 28, 2014. Details regarding Pastor Alan’s ordination will be announced soon.

Sunday, 25 May 2014

Announcements - May 25, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at Room G. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates. 
  • “Immerse in God’s Word For 30 Days Campaign will be launched on June 20, 2014. Poster and details have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Summer camp will be held between July 11 -13, 2014 at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Adults $119, Children ages 4-10 $79, Commuters $99. Children ages 3 or under is free if they do not require a bed and cater. Please register online at bit.ly/wbc_sc14_reg
  • Our church has set up a Community Mini-Food Bank. Our goal is to provide temporary food assistance to people in need in our neighbourhood through Christ-like compassionate sharing. For donation details, please refer to the bulletin board. 
  • The church library received many donated books. Please feel free to borrow them and note the procedure of borrowing posted in Room D.

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Summer Camp 2014 :: Family Basics

Summer Camp 2014 Registration Now Open!

Date:

  • July 11 evening - July 13 afternoon, 2014
Venue:
  • Alexandra Neighbourhood House, White Rock, BC
Speakers:
  • Rev. Peter Teh
  • Ms. Angela Ko
  • Ms. Tiffany Tong
  • Pastor Raymond Seetoh
Activities:
  • Workshops on Family Relationship
  • Biblical Teaching
  • Outdoor Praise Night
  • Fun Family Activities
  • Fellowship and Sharing
Fee:
  • Regular Adult (include all meals, lodging and activities) - $119
  • Regular Child (Age 4-10, include all meals, lodging and activities; or Age 0-3 requiring meals and a separate bed) - $79
  • Young Child (Age 0-3, no meal and separate bed required) - Free (registration still required)
  • In-&-Out (include all meals and activities, but no lodging) - $99

Click HERE to register now!

Note:

  • Please fill out 1 registration form for each person.
  • Registration to the Summer Camp is on a first-come-first-serve basis. We cannot guarantee acceptance of registration after the reserved camp quota is filled. We reserve the right to decline any registration.
  • Please write cheque to "Westside Baptist Church" for the camp fee and submit cheque to any one of the Summer Camp Committee. Your registration will not be completed until the camp fee is submitted. Thank you.
  • For all inquiries, please contact info@westsidebaptist.ca or 604-266-5602.

Sunday, 11 May 2014

Announcements - May 11, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at Room G. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Please check for important church updates. 
  •  “Immerse in God’s Word For 30 Days Campaign will be launched on June 20, 2014. Poster and details have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Summer camp will be held between July 11 -13, 2014 at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Adults $119, Children ages 4-10 $79, Commuters $99. Children ages 3 or under is free if they do not require a bed and cater. Please register online at bit.ly/wbc_sc14_reg.

Financial Report - January - April 2014

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$85,540$98,333
Offerings - Special for Designated Donation$890-
Rent & Others$19,361$19,528
Total Revenue$105,790$117,861

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$62,102$64,379
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$20,617$20,605
Loan Payment$14,000$16,667
Loan Interest$374$1,704
Saving for Maintenance$4,000-
Building & Grounds$8,096$10,030
Special Donation--
Others$1,316$4,742
Total Expense$110,505$118,126
Restricted Fund-($167)
Balance($4,715)($432)

Loan

 Balance
CBWC Loans
Congregational Loan
Total
Dec 2013
-
$382,238
$382,238
April 2014
-
$382,255
$382,255

Summary of May 2014 Deacon Board Meeting


  • The church will obtain consent from members and adherents before broadcasting information about the church through email. 
  • The guidelines of the mini-food bank will be posted on the bulletin board. 
  • The guidelines for personal use of the church facility are listed as follow: 
    • Facility use must be pre-approved by the pastoral staff and pre-arranged with the church secretary; 
    • Individual can only use the church facility if the office is open; 
    • Air conditioner will not be turned on. 
  • Due to insufficient funding from the government, the church will not hold the children summer program this year. 
  • Concerning security of our children: 
    • In order to protect the security of our children, the church advice all members and adherents: 
      • Not to take picture of any church child for publicizing through any means without prior consent of the parent.
      • Not to identify any child (such as tagging) on your publicized photo. 
    • The church will obtain waiver from parents before identifiable picture of their child be taken and publicized through church media. 
    • The church will require divorced parents to present proof of custody for picking up their child.

Sunday, 4 May 2014

Immerse in God's Word for 30 Days

Join Us to Experience It Like Never Before
Launching on June 20, 2014

Movie Night

  • Bring the Bible Story to Life
  • Fri Jun 20
  • Wed Jul 2
  • Wed Jul 16
  • 7:00-10:00pm
  • Invite your friends to join!
Sunday Service
  • Cantonese 10:00am
  • English 11:30am
Small Group Discussion
  • Friday
  • 7:30-9:30pm
Study Guide
  • 30-Day self study guidebook
* Children Programs are available during all Friday events. *

Announcements - May 4, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the church office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • We will be starting WBC301 soon. Anyone who has been baptized and wants to grow further in their Christian walk with the Lord are welcome to join. For further details please contact Pastor Gladys. 
  • Church anniversary BBQ luncheon will be held at 1:30pm today. Deacon Board Meeting will be held at 3pm in Room A. 
  • “Immerse in God’s Word For 30 Days Campaign will be launched on June 20, 2014. Poster and details have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Summer camp will be held between July 11 -13, 2014 at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Adults $119, Children ages 4-10 $79, Commuters $99. Children ages 3 or under is free if they do not require a bed and cater. Please register online at bit.ly/wbc_sc14_reg.

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Baptismal Service & Transfer of Membership

The Baptismal Service & Transfer of Memberships on April 20, 2014. 
Photos have been uploaded to facebook.

Sunday, 20 April 2014

Announcements - April 20, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the church office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • We will be starting WBC301 soon. Anyone who has been baptized and wants to grow further in their Christian walk with the Lord are welcome to join. For further details please contact Pastor Gladys. 
  • The Church Anniversary Celebrations: 1) May 3 – Washington, US one day tour (Oyster farm, Whidbey Island, Deception Pass, Skagit Valley (Tulip town & shop), Premium Outlets) $28 per person. Please contact Deacon Dick Chan for tickets; 2) May 4 - BBQ luncheon at 1:30pm. Fee: Adults $10, Children ages 4-10 $5; Children ages 3 and under is free. Please contact Deacon Peter for tickets. 
  • Summer camp will be held between July 11 -13, 2014 at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Registration will begin today for 4 weeks. Adults $119, Children ages 4-10 $79, Commuters $99. Children ages 3 or under is free if they do not require a bed and cater. Please register online at bit.ly/wbc_sc14_reg.

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Summary of April 2014 Deacon Board Meeting


  • Scripture Reading Campaign will be launched on June 20 for 5 weeks.
  • The Church Anniversary Celebrations: 1) May 3 – Washington, US one day tour (Oyster farm, Whidbey Island, Deception Pass, Skagit Valley (Tulip town & shop), Premium Outlets) $28 per person; 2) May 4 - BBQ luncheon at 1:30pm. Fee: Adults $10, Children ages 4-10 $5; Children ages 3 and under is free.
  • Summer camp registration fee is $119 per adult, $79 per age 4-10 child and $99 per commuter. Registration starts on April 13.

Financial Report - January - March 2014

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$60,680$73,750
Offerings - Special for Designated Donation$890-
Rent & Others$14,455$14,646
Total Revenue$76,025$88,396

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$46,646$48,284
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$16,202$15,454
Loan Payment$10,000$12,500
Loan Interest$349$1,278
Saving for Maintenance$3,000-
Building & Grounds$5,269$7,523
Special Donation--
Others$831$3,556
Total Expense$82,297$88,595
Restricted Fund-($125)
Balance($6,272)($324)

Loan

 Balance
CBWC Loans
Congregational Loan
Total
Dec 2013
-
$382,238
$382,238
Mar 2014
-
$382,255
$382,255

Announcements - April 13, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the church office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • Summary of April Deacon Board Meeting  has already posted on the bulletin and website. Please check it out for important information.
  • We will be starting WBC301 soon. Anyone who has been baptized and wants to grow further in their Christian walk with the Lord are welcome to join. For further details please contact Pastor Gladys. 
  • Maundy Thursday communion service will be held on April 17 at 8:00pm. 
  • Good Friday meditation service will be held on April 18 from 2:00-6:00pm. You can drop in at any time but the last entry is 5:00pm. 
  • There will be a combined service on April 20 Easter Sunday at 11:00am with baptism. There will also be a celebrative luncheon hosted by EM. Family and friends of our baptismal candidates are especially welcome. Please register with Deacon Peter. 
  • A breakfast fundraiser is organized by SC committee will be held on April 20 at 10am. All are encouraged to attend. 
  • The Church Anniversary Celebrations: 1) May 3 – Washington, US one day tour (Oyster farm, Whidbey Island, Deception Pass, Skagit Valley (Tulip town & shop), Premium Outlets) $28 per person. Please contact Deacon Dick Chan for tickets; 2) May 4 - BBQ luncheon at 1:30pm. Fee: Adults $10, Children ages 4-10 $5; Children ages 3 and under is free. Please contact Deacon Justin for tickets. 
  • Summer camp will be held between July 11 -13, 2014 at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Registration will begin today for 4 weeks. Adults $119, Children ages 4-10 $79, Commuters $99. Children ages 3 or under is free if they do not require a bed and cater. Please register online at bit.ly/wbc_sc14_reg.

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Announcements - April 6, 2014


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am in room G. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. 
  • Our monthly luncheon will be held today after worship service. 
  • We will be starting WBC301 soon. Anyone who has been baptized and wants to grow further in their Christian walk with the Lord are welcome to join. For further details please contact Pastor Gladys. 
  • The church will arrange an outing event on May 3 and a luncheon on May 4 in celebrating her 22nd Anniversary. 
  • Summer camp will be held between July 11 -13, 2014 at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Registration will begin on April 13. 
  • Holy week services are on April 17, 18 and 20. Please refer to the poster and website for more details.

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Holy Week Services

Loves So Humbling
Maundy Thursday Joint Holy Communion Service
April 17, 2014 8:00pm

Redeem Me
Good Friday Meditation Retreat
April 18, 2014
Open from 2:00 to 6:00pm
Last entry at 5:00pm

Hope For Resurrection
Easter Sunday Joint Worship Service
April 20, 2014 11:00am

*All events are bilingual.

Sunday, 30 March 2014

Announcements - March 30, 2014

  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am in room G. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties.
  • Our monthly luncheon will be held on April 6. Please reply on the facebook regarding your availability or register with Clemmie or Shera.
  • We will be starting WBC301 soon. Anyone who has been baptized and wants to grow further in their Christian walk with the Lord are welcome to join. For further details please contact Pastor Gladys.
  • The church will arrange an outing event on May 3 and a luncheon on May 4 in celebrating her 22nd Anniversary.
  • Summer camp will be held between July 11 -13, 2014 at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Please stay tuned for more details.
  • The church is now hiring a summer program coordinator and two helpers. Interested parties please view details on the bulletin board or the church website.

Sunday, 23 March 2014

Announcements - March 23, 2014

  • A new adult small group has been started. 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 room G. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties.
  • EM101 will start on March 29 at 3:30pm.
  • There will be a GZone sleepover on March 29-30. Please pray for this event that God’s blessing would be upon it and that there will be a good bonding among the GZoners and the coaches.
  • We will be starting WBC301 soon. Anyone who has been baptized and wants to grow further in their Christian walk with the Lord are welcome to join. For further details please contact Pastor Gladys.
  • Some brothers and sisters have used a wrong offering envelope numbers previously. Therefore, please verify your number with Monica Tong, the treasurer.
  • The church will arrange an outing event on May 3 and a luncheon on May 4 in celebrating her 22nd Anniversary.
  • Summer camp will be held between July 11 -13, 2014 at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Please stay tuned for more details.
  • The church is now hiring a summer program coordinator and two helpers. Interested parties please view details on the bulletin board or the church website.

Saturday, 22 March 2014

Hiring - Children Summer Program Coordinator (Summer contract position)

Children Summer Program Coordinator (Summer contract position)

Westside Baptist Church is hiring ONE 40 hours/week Children Summer Program Coordinator. This is a May 5 to August 22, 2014 (16 weeks) contract-based position. Funding for this position is subsidized by the “Canada Summer Jobs” program. Candidates please send cover letter and resume (with 2 reference contacts) to:


Westside Baptist Church
Attn: Pastor Alan Yu
8506 Ash Street, Vancouver, BC V6P 3M2
Tel: 604.266.5602 / Fax: 604.266.5603 / E-mail: info@westsidebaptist.ca

Deadline for application: March 31, 2014.
We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly. Submitted resumes will not be returned.
Eligible student participants must:
  • be between 15 AND 30 YEARS OF AGE at the start of the employment;
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a fulltime basis in the next academic year;
  • be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations; and,
  • be able to provide a certified criminal record check.
Job Description:
  • Planning, promoting and leading 8 weeks of full-day summer programs for children from preschool to grade 3, possibly with ethnic Chinese background.
  • Training and supervising program assistants.
  • Recruiting, training and supervising volunteers for the program.
Required Skills:
  • Basic computer system, office applications and internet operation
  • Keyboard skills: English & Chinese
  • Language: fluent in spoken and written English and Cantonese; preferably also in Mandarin
  • Skills and experiences working with young children
  • Good interpersonal skills and willing to work in a team; experience in managing a team is a plus.
  • Responsible, organized, self-motivated, willing to learn, and attention to detail

Hiring - Children Summer Program Assistant (Summer contract position)

Children Summer Program Assistant (Summer contract position)


Westside Baptist Church is hiring TWO 40 hours/week Children Summer Program Assistants. This is a May 5 to August 22, 2014 (16 weeks) contract-based position. Funding for this position is subsidized by the “Canada Summer Jobs” program. Candidates please send cover letter and resume (with 2 reference contacts) to:
Westside Baptist Church
Attn: Pastor Alan Yu 8506 Ash Street, Vancouver, BC V6P 3M2
Tel: 604.266.5602 / Fax: 604.266.5603 / E-mail: info@westsidebaptist.ca

Deadline for application: March 31, 2014.
We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly. Submitted resumes will not be returned.
Eligible student participants must:
  • be between 15 AND 30 YEARS OF AGE at the start of the employment;
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a fulltime basis in the next academic year;
  • be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations; and,
  • be able to provide a certified criminal record check.
Job Description:
  • Assist in planning, promoting and leading 8 weeks of full-day summer programs for children from preschool to grade 3, possibly with ethnic Chinese background.
Required Skills:
  • Basic computer system, office applications and internet operation
  • Keyboard skills: English & Chinese
  • Language: fluent in spoken and written English and Cantonese; preferably also in Mandarin
  • Skills and experiences working with young children
  • Good interpersonal skills and willing to work in a team.
  • Responsible, organized, self-motivated, willing to learn, and attention to detail

Sunday, 9 March 2014

Financial Report - January - February, 2014

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$40,661$49,167
Offerings - Special for Designated Donation$265-
Rent & Others$9,769$9,764
Total Revenue$50,695$58,931

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$30,992$32,189
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$11,085$10,303
Loan Payment$6,000$8,333
Loan Interest$324$852
Saving for Maintenance$2,000-
Building & Grounds$3,487$5,015
Special Donation--
Others$405$2,371
Total Expense$54,293$59,063
Restricted Fund-($84)
Balance($3,598($216)

Loan

 Balance
CBWC Loans
Congregational Loan
Total
Dec 2013
-
$382,238
$382,238
Feb 2014
-
$382,255
$382,255