Sunday, 31 January 2016

Announcements - January 31, 2016


  • 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. Please do not make changes on your own.  
  • English WBC101 will commence soon. For those who want to know more about Christianity, or who are interested in transferring their membership, please contact Pastor Gladys for details. 
  • Try to use offering envelopes for your tithe and offering. If you have forgotten your offering number, please contact the church office. 
  • For those who are new to Westside and if you have not filled out a guest record form, please get one from our ushers. Also contact Pastor Gladys or one of our SG leaders if you want to know more about us or join our small groups. 
  • There will be a prayer meeting for SG leaders and coaches in room B right after worship service. 
  • There will be a community luncheon on February 21st. $8 @ please register with your SG leaders. 
  • The next CE will be held on February 21, 2016. The topic is “The Old Testament Story”. Details and sign-up sheet have already posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Ash Wednesday Labyrinth Meditation Retreat will be held on February 10, between 5:00pm and 10:00pm. The last entry is at 9:00pm. Advanced appointment booking at the church website or by calling 604-266-5602 is required. (RSVP on Facebook does NOT count). Space is limited. First come first served. Introduction, guidance and meditation materials will be provided. If you want to know more about "labyrinth," please use browse the church website or pick up a fact sheet at the entrance of the hall. 
  • A free parent seminar will be held on February 19 (Friday) between 7:30pm and 9:15pm. The topic is “What Every Parent Needs to Know about Bullying” Speaker: Ms. Daisy Liu (Certified Teacher in BC). Please call the church office for registration. 
  • Lent Labyrinth Meditation Retreats will be held between February 18 and March 24, every Thursday, open from 6:00-10:00pm; last entry at 9:00pm. Advanced appointment booking at the church website or by calling 604-266-5602 is required. (RSVP on Facebook does NOT count) Space is limited. First come first served. Introduction, guidance and different meditation materials for each week will be provided.

Sunday, 24 January 2016

Announcements - January 24, 2016


  • 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. Please do not make changes on your own. 
  • English WBC101 will commence soon. For those who want to know more about Christianity, or who are interested in transferring their membership, please contact Pastor Gladys for details. 
  • Try to use offering envelopes for your tithe and offering. If you have forgotten your offering number, please contact the church office. 
  • For those who are new to Westside and if you have not filled out a guest record form, please get one from our ushers. Also contact Pastor Gladys or one of our SG leaders if you want to know more about us or join our small groups. 
  • The next CE will be held on February 14, 2016. The topic is “The Old Testament Story”. Details and sign-up sheet have already posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Annual general meeting will be held today at 1pm. Members are encouraged to attend. 2015 annual report is ready for download from the church website. 
  • Ash Wednesday Labyrinth Meditation Retreat will be held on February 10, between 5:00pm and 10:00pm. The last entry is at 9:00pm. Advanced appointment booking at at the church website or by calling 604-266-5602 is required. (RSVP on Facebook does NOT count). Space is limited. First come first served. Introduction, guidance and meditation materials will be provided. If you want to know more about "labyrinth," please use browse the church website or pick up a fact sheet at the entrance of the hall. 
  • A free parent seminar will be held on February 19 (Friday) between 7:30pm and 9:15pm. The topic is “What Every Parent Needs to Know about Bullying” Speaker: Ms. Daisy Liu (Certified Teacher in BC). Please call the church office for registration. 
  •  Lent Labyrinth Meditation Retreats will be held between February 18 and March 24, every Thursday, open from 6:00-10:00pm; last entry at 9:00pm. Advanced appointment booking at the church website or by calling 604-266-5602 is required. (RSVP on Facebook does NOT count) Space is limited. First come first served. Introduction, guidance and different meditation materials for each week will be provided. 
  • Please notify the church office if your contact information has been changed over the past two years.

Sunday, 17 January 2016

Announcements - January 17, 2016


  • 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. Please do not make changes on your own.  
  • Monthly bulletin has been uploaded on the church website and posted on the bulletin board. Please check out for important information. 
  • English WBC101 will commence soon. For those who want to know more about Christianity, or who are interested in transferring their membership, please contact Pastor Gladys for details. 
  • Try to use offering envelopes for your tithe and offering. If you have forgotten your offering number, please contact the church office. 
  • For those who are new to Westside and if you have not filled out a guest record form, please get one from our ushers. Also contact Pastor Gladys or one of our SG leaders if you want to know more about us or join our small groups. 
  • Christian Education will be held today between 2pm – 5pm in the main hall. The topic is, “ISIS(ISIL) - What Christians Need to Know”. The next CE will be held on February 14, 2016. The topic is “The Old Testament Story”. Details and sign-up sheet have already posted on the bulletin board. 
  • There will be a community luncheon today right after worship service. The community meal is $8 per person. Please register and pay with your SG leaders. 
  • Annual general meeting will be held on January 24, 2016 at 1pm. Members are encouraged to attend. 
  • 2015 annual report is ready for download from the church website. For those who would like to have a hard copy, please sign up at the bulletin board. 
  • Ash Wednesday Labyrinth Meditation Retreat will be held on February 10, between 5:00pm and 10:00pm. The last entry is at 9:00pm. Advanced appointment booking at at the church website or by calling 604-266-5602 is required. (RSVP on Facebook does NOT count). Space is limited. First come first served. Introduction, guidance and meditation materials will be provided. If you want to know more about "labyrinth," please use browse the church website or pick up a fact sheet at the entrance of the hall. 
  • Lent Labyrinth Meditation Retreats will be held between February 18 and March 24, every Thursday, open from 6:00-10:00pm; last entry at 9:00pm. Advanced appointment booking at the church website or by calling 604-266-5602 is required. (RSVP on Facebook does NOT count) Space is limited. First come first served. Introduction, guidance and different meditation materials for each week will be provided.

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Lent Labyrinth Meditation Retreats

Lent Labyrinth Meditation Retreats

  • Feb 18 - Mar 24, Every Thursday, Open from 6:00-10:00pm; Last entry at 9:00pm
  • Advanced appointment booking at the weblinks below or by calling 604-266-5602 required. (RSVP on Facebook does NOT count)
  • Space is limited. First come first served.
  • Introduction, guidance and different meditation materials for each week will be provided.
Appointment booking:

If you want to know more about "labyrinth," please use this link to download an introduction.

Ash Wednesday Labyrinth Meditation Retreat

Ash Wednesday Labyrinth Meditation Retreat

  • Open on Feb 10, 5:00-10:00pm; Last entry at 9:00pm
  • Advanced appointment booking at the weblink below or by calling 604-266-5602 required. (RSVP on Facebook does NOT count)
  • Space is limited. First come first served.
  • Introduction, guidance and meditation materials will be provided.
Appointment booking: http://doodle.com/poll/mr6xen7gp6q3dfny

If you want to know more about "labyrinth," please use this link to download an introduction.

Sunday, 10 January 2016

Annual Reports

Financial Report - January - December 2015

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$339,378$310,000
Offerings - Special for Designated Donation$6,385-
Rent & Others$68,075$58,634
Total Revenue$413,838$368,634

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$188,208$197,794
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$59,257$61,697
Loan Payment$70,000$50,000
Loan Interest$4,419$4,450
Saving for Maintenance--
Building & Grounds$36,179$35,150
Special Donation$9,742-
Others$13,675$19,480
Total Expense$381,480$368,571
Restricted Fund-($500)
Balance$32,35863

Accounting Adjusting Entries

Amortization($31,977)-
Loan Payment70,000-
Savings for Maintenance--
Accounting Net Income (Loss)$70,381-




Loan

CBWC Loans
Congregational Loan
Total
Dec 2014
-
$314,469
$314,469
Dec 2015
-
$248,588
$248,588

Summary of Deacon board meeting on January 3, 2016


  • The roles of 2016 deacons are as follow: Hospitality – Samson Chan, IT & Mission – Peter Cheung, Facility Maintenance – Keddy Au Yeung & Godfrey Leung, Audio & Visual – Justin Chen, Resources Lily Liu, Outreach – Tsz-Lam Mak. 
  • The signing officers of 2015 are Deacon Keddy Au Yeung and Deacon Tsz-Lam Mak. 
  • 2016 alarm contacts are 1) Deacon Peter Cheung, 2) Deacon Keddy Au Yeung and 3) Deacon Godfrey Leung. Please contact the person according to the above order should the alarm is triggered. The alarm code will be changed. 
  • The fire marshals of 2016 are Deacon Samson Chan and Deacon Justin Chen. 
  • The agenda of January 24, 2016 Annual General Meeting is as follow: 
    • Date: January 24, 2016 
    • Time: 1:00 pm 
    1. Pastoral sharing 
    2. Deacon’s sharing 
    3. To approve amendments of the following bylaws:  1) Replace each occurrence of “Church Council” to “Deacon Board”;  2) 7.5 The Church Council Deacon Board shall be responsible for arranging pulpit supply during pastoral vacation periods the absence of all pastoral staffs. 
    4. 2015 financial report. 
    5. To approve 2016 budget. 
    6. To approve 2016 nomination committee. Deacon Rep: Peter Cheung, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak; Congregational Rep: Jonathan Chan, Jenny Tse, Lauren Wong 
    7. Any Other Business. 
  • The CBWC assembly will be held online on May 26. The board has nominated Deacon Justin Chen and Deacon Peter Cheung as delegates. 
  • Pastor Gladys has been invited by Carey Theological College as one of the panel members of the mini-semester between February 1 and 5. 
  • Pastor Gladys and Anders will take vacation between March 2 and 4. 
  • There will be an outreach event on Father’s Day.

Announcements - January 10, 2016


  • 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. Please do not make changes on your own.  
  • Monthly bulletin has been uploaded on the church website and posted on the bulletin board. Please check out for important information. 
  • English WBC101 will commence soon. For those who want to know more about Christianity, or who are interested in transferring their membership, please contact Pastor Gladys for details. 
  • Try to use offering envelopes for your tithe and offering. If you have forgotten your offering number, please contact the church office. 
  • For those who are new to Westside and if you have not filled out a guest record form, please get one from our ushers. Also contact Pastor Gladys or one of our SG leaders if you want to know more about us or join our small groups. 
  • Starting from January 2016, Christian Education will be held on the third week of the month. The first course will be held on January 17 between 2pm – 5pm. The topic is, “ISIS(ISIL) - What Christians Need to Know”. Details and sign-up sheet have already posted on the bulletin board. 
  • There will be a community luncheon on January 17th. $8 @ please register with your SG leaders. 
  • Annual general meeting will be held on January 24, 2016 at 1pm. Members are encouraged to attend. 2015 annual report is ready for download from the church website. For those who would like to have a hard copy, please sign up at the bulletin board. 
  • Please send your new contact info to the church by email if it has been updated within the past two years.

Sunday, 3 January 2016

Announcements - January 3, 2016


  • 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. Please do not make changes on your own.  
  • Please pick up the sermon theme binder cover for 2016 from the back of the hall. Otherwise, please sign up for one at the bulletin board. 
  • Deacon board meeting will be held today at 2:30pm at room A. 
  • Try to use offering envelopes for your tithe and offering. If you have forgotten your offering number, please contact the church office. 
  • For those who are new to Westside and if you have not filled out a guest record form, please get one from our ushers. Also contact Pastor Gladys or one of our SG leaders if you want to know more about us or join our small groups. 
  • Starting from January 2016, Christian Education will be held on the third week of the month. The first course will be held on January 17 between 2pm – 5pm. The topic is, “ISIS(ISIL) - What Christians Need to Know”. Details and sign-up sheet have already posted on the bulletin board. 
  • There will be a community luncheon on January 17th. $8 @ please register with your SG leaders. 
  • Annual general meeting will be held on January 24, 2016 at 1pm. Members are encouraged to attend. 
  • 2015 annual report will be ready for download from the church website on January 10, 2016. For those who would like to have a hard copy, please sign up at the bulletin board. 
  • Please send your new contact info to the church if it has been updated within the past two years.