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.