Sunday, 26 March 2017

Announcements - March 26, 2017


  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. Tickets booth will be set up from today to April 9 (4 Sundays) between 11:15am – 11:45am at the main entrance. Please prepare cash or cheque if you would like to purchase the ticket. Seats are limited. Tickets sale are on a first comes first serves basis. Start to invite friends early! 
  • Please do not leave valuables unattended at all times. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 9, 2017 between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 2) Purpose in Life. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Good Friday Joint Communion worship service will be held on April 14 (Friday) at 11 am. Easter Sunday Baptismal Joint worship service will be held on April 16 at 11am. Simultaneous translation will be available. Please bring your own radio, earphones and tune radio to FM99.7 for English translation.

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Announcements - March 19, 2017


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. Tickets booth will be set up from today to April 9 (4 Sundays) between 11:15am – 11:45am at the main entrance. Please prepare cash or cheque if you would like to purchase the ticket. Seats are limited. Tickets sale are on a first comes first serves basis. Start to invite friends early! 
  • Please do not leave valuables unattended at all times. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 9, 2017 between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 2) Purpose in Life. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Good Friday Joint Communion worship service will be held on April 14 (Friday) at 11 am. Easter Sunday Baptismal Joint worship service will be held on April 16 at 11am. Simultaneous translation will be available. Please bring your own radio, earphones and tune radio to FM99.7 for English translation.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Financial report January-February 2017

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$57,070$63,333
Offerings - Special--
Rent & Others$10,300$10,459
Total Income$67,370$73,792

Expense

Ministries$33,853$34,960
Administration$10,017$10,245
Loan repayment-$15,833
Loan interest$50$792
Savings for maintenance--
Building & Grounds$3,734$8,592
Special Donation--
Others$801$3,327
Total Expense$48,455$73,749
Restricted Fund--
Net surplus (loss)$18,915$43




Loans

CBWC
Congregational
Total
Dec 2016
-
$157,450
$157,450
Feb 2017
-
$157,450
$157,450

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Summary of March 2017 Deacon Board Meeting


  • A new offering category called “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) will be created with immediate effect. This fund is designated for any building redevelopment project. 
  • Policies for congregational loan repayment are listed as follow (Apply to new loans only): 
    • Uniform interest rate for congregational loan or 0% is allowed 
    • Interest loan rate should be based on CBWC Foundation deposit rate 
    • Loan is based on first-lend-first serve basis 
    • Borrowing term minimum 30 days 
    • Both WBC and lender can request cancellation of the agreement 7 days in advance. 
    • Loan will repay according to the date of the agreement signed 
    • The board reserves the right to accept or reject a loan 
  • The church will not issue donation receipt for all loans that offered 0% loan interest rate. 
  • For safety reason, the main entrance will be locked up during weekday nights’ gatherings including small groups meetings. Members will need to call their leaders for entry. 
  • GZone coach Kelly Lo will be replaced by Clemmie Cheung effective September 2017. 
  • Children program will be provided during EM worship service whenever necessary. The program will be led by Mabel Cheung effective May 2017. 
  • Bda will be on furlough from April 24 to June 14, 2017 in Vancouver. She will continue her next term at the mission field and the board has agreed to support her mission work for another 1 ½ years. 
  • Pastor Alan will take his annual leave from March 17 – 30, 2017. Pastor Gladys and Pastor Anders will take their annual leaves from April 19 – April 30, 2017.

Announcements - March 12, 2017


  • Due to room shortage, CitRUs small group will be using portion of room A on Sunday mornings between 10:30 -11:00am. Thank you for the accommodation. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information.
  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. Tickets booth will be set up from March 19 to April 9 (4 Sundays) between 11:15am – 11:45am at the main entrance. Please prepare cash or cheque if you would like to purchase the ticket. Seats are limited. Tickets sale are on a first comes first serves basis. Start to invite friends early! 
  • Please do not leave valuables unattended at all times. If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Announcements - March 5, 2017


  • Due to room shortage, CitRUs small group will be using portion of room A on Sunday mornings between 10:30 -11:00am. Thank you for the accommodation. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. Tickets booth will be set up from March 19 to April 9 (4 Sundays) between 11:15am – 11:45am at the main entrance. Please prepare cash or cheque if you would like to purchase the ticket. Seats are limited. Tickets sale are on a first comes first serves basis. Start to invite friends early! 
  • Please do not leave valuables unattended at all times. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings.