Sunday, 18 December 2016

Announcements - December 18, 2016


  • We have collected 105 bags of donated clothing this year. Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • The church will sing Christmas carols at the Marine Gateway Mall on December 18 between 2pm and 4pm. Members of WBC who are interested to join singing, please invite friends and relatives to enjoy the singing. 
  • Christmas Charity dinner will be held tonight at 6:00pm. Please arrive on time and bring your own dining ware. The charity event includes: 1) Take pictures with Santa, 2) Auction and 3) Collect donation on the tables. Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • A joint Christmas Baptismal worship service will be held on December 25, 2016 at 11:00am. The sermon will be preached in Chinese, please bring your own radio and ear phone for simultaneous translation. 
  • Annual General Meeting will be held on January 22, 2017. Members are encouraged to attend. The agenda will be announced on January 8, 2016 and 2016 annual report will be uploaded onto the church blog the same day.

Sunday, 11 December 2016

Financial Report - January - November 2016

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$301,253$334,583
Offerings - Special for Designated Donation$5,055-
Rent & Others$57,905$57,524
Total Revenue$364,213$392,107

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$182,835$186,878
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$52,381$54,162
Loan Payment$10,000$84,333
Loan Interest$2,252$4,400
Saving for Maintenance--
Building & Grounds$16,414$41,241
Special Donation$5,055-
Others$6,033$16,161
Total Expense$274,970$392,591
Restricted Fund--
Balance$89,243$484

Loan

 Balance
CBWC Loans
Congregational Loan
Total
Dec 2015
-
$248,588
$248,588
Nov2016
-
$240,565
$240,565

Summary of December 2016 Deacon Board Meeting


  • Downstairs redevelopment committee has been reformed as follow: Pastor Gladys, Pastor Anders, Pastor Alan, Deacon Justin, James Lai, Betty Lee, Felix Loo, Jenny Tse, Tommy Tung and Lauren Wong. 
  • The church 2015 donation to parachurch organizations and ministries are listed as follow: CBWC, CBM - Nepal earthquake, Wycliffe Bible Translator - Bda short-term mission ministry, AFC Vancouver, Shower of Blessings, CCM Canada, Operation Christmas Child and CBM -Tom Mei short-term mission ministry. 
  • The board decided not to hold Children Summer Camp in 2017.  
  • The church will arrange for special cleaning of all the carpeted area after the Christmas dinner.

Announcements - December 11, 2016


  • A special Christmas meditation retreat will be held today at the main hall between 2pm -4pm. The topic is “You Will Find A Baby”. 
  • WBC is again hosting a charity clothing drive this year and the collection period will end today. Please leave bags of donated clothing at Room A. Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • Lost and found items in the kitchen will be donated for the clothing drive fundraiser event. Please claim your lost items before December 11. 
  • The church will sing Christmas carols at the Marine Gateway Mall on December 18 between 2pm and 4pm. Members of WBC who are interested to join singing, please contact Pastor Alan. Congregation can also invite friends and relatives to enjoy the singing. Christmas Charity dinner will be held on December 18, 2016 at 6:00pm (Coordinators: Deacon Peter Cheung and Deacon Tsz-Lam Mak). Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • 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 Wednesday. 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 Christmas Baptismal worship service will be held on December 25, 2016 at 11:00am. The sermon will be preached in Chinese, please bring your own radio and ear phone for simultaneous translation.

Friday, 9 December 2016

AWANA cancelled on Dec 9, 2016

Please note that AWANA will be cancelled tonight to ensure that all families will be safe from the snowy and icy road conditions. If there are any questions please feel free to contact 604-266-5602.
AWANA will be resumed on January 6th, 2017.