Friday, 13 April 2018

Announcements - April 15, 2018


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of brother Paul Chan (Hedy’s father). Let us remember the Chan’s family in our prayers during this time of sorrow. A Memorial Service for brother Paul will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 2:00pm at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 28th Avenue in White Rock. In lieu of flowers, the family has designated all monetary gifts be donated to “Westside Baptist Church”. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held today between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 2) A Satisfied Heart ”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Alan after the service. 
  • The church anniversary joint worship service will be held on May 6th at 11am. There will be simultaneous translation of the sermon into English. Immediately after the Joint Service, we will have a potluck lunch together. There is no need to register for the event. Those who want to join please bring some food for sharing. The portion to bring shall be a little bit more than enough to feed yourself or your family for lunch. As usual, please also bring your own utensils. Please note that we have limited reheating facilities (like microwaves or ovens), so if possible please plan to bring food that can be consumed without reheating. 
  • “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) is designated for any building redevelopment project. Brothers and sisters who would like to make a donation towards the fund, please specify “BR Fund” on the offering envelope. 
  • There will be a meeting for the AV team members on April 29, 2018 @ 1:15pm at Room E. Team members who are unable to attend the meeting please notify Deacon Justin Chen. 
  • The church will donate non-perishable food items to the residents of the temporary modular housing in Marpole area once a month. Brothers and sisters are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to our mini food bank at the main entrance. Also, we will recruit volunteers to drive the residents to do grocery shopping once a month. Please contact Felix Loo for more details. 
  • Please remain vigilant at all times (especially in the evenings) and report anything suspicious outside the church building for there were some unfriendly acts in the neighborhood lately.

Saturday, 7 April 2018

Announcements - April 8, 2018


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 15 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 2) A Satisfied Heart ”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Alan after the service. 
  • The church will donate non-perishable food items to the residents of the temporary modular housing in Marpole area once a month. Brothers and sisters are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to our mini food bank at the main entrance. Also, we will recruit volunteers to drive the residents to do grocery shopping once a month. Please contact Felix Loo for more details.

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Life + Living: Make A Difference

2018-03-11  Esther
2018-03-18 Daniel
2018-03-25 Deborah

Easter Sunday Joint Worship Service
2018-04-01 The Power of Resurrection

2018-04-08 Jeremiah
2018-04-15 Elijah

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Announcements - March 25, 2018


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 15 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 2) A Satisfied Heart ”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Good Friday Meditation & Holy Communion Worship Service will be held on March 30 at 11am. Child-sitting is not available. 
  • Easter Sunday Joint worship service will be held on April 1 at 11:00am. Simultaneous translation will be available. Please bring your own radio, earphones and tune radio to FM99.7 for English translation. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  • In order to fulfil the Income Tax Act requirement, a nominal rate of $1 per visit will be collected for occasional parking for personal reason at the church parking lot. The money collected will be donated to charity at the end of the year. A liability waiver form will need to be signed per usage.

Saturday, 10 March 2018

Announcements - March 11, 2018


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 15 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 2) A Satisfied Heart ”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Good Friday Meditation & Holy Communion Worship Service will be held on March 30 at 11am. Child-sitting is not available. 
  • There will be a community meal today after service. Also there will be a workshop on worship called “God-needing worship leading” from 1:30-3:30pm. All are invited to join besides praise teams. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service.

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Daylight saving time

Daylight saving time starts on March 11 2:00am, please set your clock 1 hour forward before you go to bed on March 10 (Saturday).

Saturday, 3 March 2018

Announcements - March 4, 2018


  • 2017 donation receipts will be distributed after worship service. Please contact Deacon Justin Chen.
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 15 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 2) A Satisfied Heart ”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Deacon board meeting will be held at 2pm today at Room A. 
  • There will be a community meal on March 11 after service. Please register with your SG leaders or Shera. $8 per person. Also there will be a workshop on worship called “God-needing worship leading” from 1:30-3:30pm. All are invited to join besides praise teams. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service.

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Announcements - February 18, 2018


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • Today is the last day of collecting household items for the homeless who are going to move into a temporary housing complex in our neighborhood. 
  • Security camera has been installed at the main entrance. The recorded images are for internal use only. In order to protect the privacy of the guests, images will not be shared. 
  • In consideration of others, pets are no longer permitted in the enclosed area of WBC premises except service animals.

Saturday, 10 February 2018

Announcements - February 11, 2018


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held today at Room G. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 1) God Sees My Hurts”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • A dating workshop will be held today from 1:00-4:00pm in the main hall. There will be special panelists sharing their love stories with us. 
  • The office will be closed on February 16 (Friday) as a lieu day off for the Family Day. 
  • The church will collect household items until February 18 for the homeless who are going to move into a temporary housing complex in our neighborhood. Details have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Security camera has been installed at the main entrance. The recorded images are for internal use only. In order to protect the privacy of the guests, images will not be shared.

Saturday, 27 January 2018

Announcements - 2018-01-28


  • James Lai and Joyce Yu have been elected as 2018-2020 deacons. There were 121 members voted on January 21. The results are as follow: 


Agree
Disagree
Abstain
Invalid
James Lai
100
5
12
4
Joyce Yu
101
2
14
4

  • 2017 Annual Report has been uploaded to the church website. Members are encouraged to read it before the Annual General Meeting. 
  • Annual General Meeting will be held today at 1:00pm. Agenda is as follow: 
    1. Pastoral’s report 
    2. Deacon’s report 
    3. Present and accept 2017 financial report. 
    4. Present and approve 2018 budget. 
    5.  Approve 2018 nomination committee. • Deacon representatives: Justin Chen, Lily Liu, Tsz Lam Mak • Congregation representatives: Freeman Chau, Carlos Liu, Joanna Lai 
    6. Celebrate “mortgage-free” ceremony. 
    7. Any Other Business. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on February 11, 2018 at Room G. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 1) God Sees My Hurts”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Please notify the church office if your contact information has been changed. If your legal name has been changed please notify the treasurer before February 4 for her to prepare the donation receipts. 
  • A dating workshop will be held on Feb 11 from 1:30-3:30pm in the main hall. There will be special panelists sharing their love stories with us. There will also be a luncheon provided after the worship service. Please register with your small group leader.

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Announcements - January 21, 2018


  • 2018-2020 deaconship election will be held today. Polling station has been set up 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 monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • 2017 Annual Report has been uploaded to the church website. Members are encouraged to read it before the Annual General Meeting on January 28, 2018. 
  • Annual General Meeting will be held on January 28, 2018 at 1:00pm. Agenda is as follow: 
    1. Pastoral’s report 
    2. Deacon’s report 
    3. Present and accept 2017 financial report. 
    4. Present and approve 2018 budget. 
    5. Approve 2018 nomination committee.
      Deacon representatives: Justin Chen, Lily Liu, Tsz Lam Mak
      Congregation representatives: Freeman Chau, Carlos Liu, Joanna Lai 
    6. Celebrate “mortgage-free” ceremony. 
    7. Any Other Business. 
  • The church will hold a fundraiser event “Breakfast Together!” on January 28 from 8:45am – 9:30am. The fund raised is for John Henderson Elementary School to provide breakfast, clothings and other resources to children living in poverty. Details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on February 11, 2018 at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 1) God Sees My Hurts”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board.

Saturday, 13 January 2018

Announcements - January 14, 2018


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • 2017 Annual Report has been uploaded to the church website. Members are encouraged to read it before the Annual General Meeting on January 28, 2018. 
  • 2018-2020 deaconship candidates list and the election procedure have been posted on the bulletin board. Polling station will be set up on January 21 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. 
  • Annual General Meeting will be held on January 28, 2018 at 1:00pm. Agenda is as follow: 
    1. Pastoral’s report 
    2. Deacon’s report 
    3. Present and accept 2017 financial report. 
    4. Present and approve 2018 budget. 
    5. Approve 2018 nomination committee. Deacon representatives: Justin Chen, Lily Liu, Tsz Lam Mak Congregation representatives: Freeman Chau, Carlos Liu, Joanna Lai 
    6. Celebrate “mortgage-free” ceremony. 
    7. Any Other Business. 
  • The church will hold a fundraiser event “Breakfast Together!” on January 28 from 8:45am – 9:30am. The fund raised is for John Henderson Elementary School to provide breakfast, clothings and other resources to children living in poverty. Details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board.

Sunday, 7 January 2018

Announcements - January 7, 2018


  • 2018-2020 deaconship candidates list and the election procedure have been posted on the bulletin board. Polling station will be set up on January 21 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. 
  • Annual General Meeting will be held on January 28, 2018 at 1:00pm. Agenda is as follow: 
    1. Pastoral’s report 
    2. Deacon’s report 
    3. Present and accept 2017 financial report. 
    4. Present and approve 2018 budget. 
    5. Approve 2018 nomination committee. Deacon representatives: Justin Chen, Lily Liu, Tsz Lam Mak ;Congregation representatives: Freeman Chau, Carlos Liu, Joanna Lai 
    6. Celebrate “mortgage-free” ceremony. 
    7. Any Other Business. 
  • 2018 Calendar are ready for pick up at the reception desk. Please give them out to friends and relatives. 
  • The deacon board meeting will be held today at 2pm at Room A.