Friday, 24 January 2020

Health Information


In light of the recent spreading of novel coronavirus, eventhough the risk to Vancouver is low, we remind everyone to follow proper hygiene etiquette during the cold & flu season. This includes:
  • proper and frequent hand-washing with soap
  • covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when sneezing
  • wearing a mask when coughing
  • avoiding shaking hands or pumping fists.
  • staying home when you are sick 
Surgical masks and hand sanitizer are provided for your use as needed during church events. Thank you for your attention.

Saturday, 11 January 2020

Announcements - January 12, 2020


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at Room F. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Brothers and sisters who have made a pledge for the Building Redevelopment fund, please specify on the offering envelope “BR Fund” when making a donation. For those who would like to support by Congregational Loan (No/Low interest), please contact the treasurer, Cannis Wan. 
  • Sermon binder covers are available at the reception desk. Feel free to pick one for your use. 
  • 2020 Annual General Meeting will be held on January 26, 2020 at 1:00pm. Members please arrange time to attend. The agenda is as follow: 
    1. Pastoral Reports 
    2. Deacons Reports 
    3. Present and accept 2019 financial report 
    4. Present and approve 2020 budget 
    5. Approve Pastoral Discernment Committee: Deacon Rep: James Lai & Tommy Tung; Congregational Rep: Felix Loo, Justin Chen, Mabel Cheung 
    6. Approve 2020 Nomination Committee: Deacon Rep: Jason Kwok, Samuel Leung,
       Daisy Liu ; Congregational Rep: Daniel Ng, Jenny Tse, Monica Tong 
    7. Any Other Business 
  • 2019 annual report has been posted on the church website.
  • Please be careful not to block the fire escape passage, and keep the distance from the exterior wall of the building to 3 ft, so that the fire door can be fully opened. 
  • Please move your car from the underground parking 30 minutes after worship service.

Saturday, 28 December 2019

Announcements - December 29, 2019

  • Brothers and sisters who have made a pledge for the Building Redevelopment fund, please specify on the offering envelope “BR Fund” when making a donation. For those who would like to support by Congregational Loan (No/Low interest), please contact the treasurer, Cannis Wan. 
  • 2020 Annual General Meeting will be held on January 26. Members please make time to attend the meeting. The agenda will be announced. 

Saturday, 21 December 2019

Announcements - December 22, 2019


  • Christmas charity event this year raised a total of about $ 2,316.50 (auction $ 1,366, photo $ 331, table donation $ 272, clothes collection $ 347), thank you brothers and sisters and friends for their support. Net proceeds will be donated to Marpole Oakridge Family Place and United Gospel Ministry equally.
  • Brothers and sisters who have made a pledge for the Building Redevelopment fund, please specify on the offering envelope “BR Fund” when making a donation. For those who would like to support by Congregational Loan (No/Low interest), please contact the treasurer, Cannis Wan. 
  • 2020 Annual General Meeting will be held on January 26. Members please make time to attend the meeting. The agenda will be announced. 
  • The church office will be closed for Christmas between Dec 25 – 26, and will reopen again on Dec 27 (Friday).

Saturday, 14 December 2019

Announcements - December 15, 2019


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at Room F. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Roberta’s father, Mr. Luk Ho Lam, has passed away on December 10. Please remember his family in this time of sorrow. 
  • Brothers and sisters who have made a pledge for the Building Redevelopment fund, please specify on the offering envelope “BR Fund” when making a donation. For those who would like to support by Congregational Loan (No/Low interest), please contact the treasurer, Cannis Wan. 
  • Christmas Celebration events: Clothing drive. Clothing will be collected today (last day) at storage locker #1 after worship service for half an hour (via the corridor outside room G) Christmas Charity Dinner will be held tonight at 6pm. Please bring your own dining ware. Net proceeds from all fundraiser events will be donated Marpole Oakridge Family Place and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • Apart from Charity Auction, we will have Charity Photo Booth set up for families to take pictures. Freewill offerings are welcome. Thank you for your support! 
  • Christmas Joint worship service will be held on December 22 at 11:00am. The church will use “Discord” app to broadcast the simultaneous interpretation during joint worship services. Instructions will be provided. 
  • When parking in the outdoor parking lot downstairs, please be careful not to block the fire escape passage, and keep the distance from the exterior wall of the building to 3 ft, so that the fire door can be fully opened. 
  • Please move your car from the underground parking 30 minutes after worship service.

Saturday, 7 December 2019

Announcements - December 8, 2019


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at Room F. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Brothers and sisters who have made a pledge for the Building Redevelopment fund, please specify on the offering envelope “BR Fund” when making a donation. For those who would like to support by Congregational Loan (No/Low interest), please contact the treasurer, Cannis Wan. 
  • Samuel Leung has been elected as 2020-2022 deacon. The votes he received are as follow: 98 agreed, 9 abstained, 0 disagreed and 2 invalid. 
  • Christmas Celebration events: Christmas Joint worship service will be held on Dec 22 at 11am; Clothing drive (today to Dec 15). Clothing will be collected at storage locker #1 after worship service for half an hour (via the corridor outside room G) Christmas Charity Dinner will be held on December 15. There are still a small amount of tickets available with the office. Net proceeds from all fundraiser events will be donated Marpole Oakridge Family Place 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 no later than today. 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! 
  • Charity Photo Booth will be set up during Christmas Charity Dinner. Freewill offerings are welcome. Thank you for your support! 
  • When parking in the outdoor parking lot downstairs, please be careful not to block the fire escape passage, and keep the distance from the exterior wall of the building to 3 ft, so that the fire door can be fully opened. 
  • Please move your car from the underground parking 30 minutes after worship service.

Friday, 22 November 2019

Announcements - November 24, 2019


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at Room F. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Brothers and sisters who have made a pledge for the Building Redevelopment fund, please specify on the offering envelope “BR Fund” when making a donation. For those who would like to support by Congregational Loan (No/Low interest), please contact the treasurer, Cannis Wan. 
  • The 2020-2022 deacon re-election will be held on December 1st. The ballot will be collected in the form of a polling station. The polling station will be open at the following times: 9:30-10:00 am, half an hour after CM worship service and after the EM worship service until 1:30 pm. Members please vote. The candidate profile is as follows: 
    • Samuel Leung was baptized at the Burnaby Alliance Church in 2007 and transferred to Westside in 2014. He is self-employed. He currently serves as parking greeter. Previously he prepared meals for Alpha Course at the Burnaby Alliance Church. He is currently attending the small group on Friday night. His wife, Heidi, is also a member of Westside. They have a son and a daughter. 
  • Christmas Celebration events: Christmas Joint worship service will be held on Dec 22 at 11am; Clothing drive (Dec 8 to 15). Christmas Charity Dinner will be held on December 15. Dinner tickets are $15 per adult and $8 per child age 4-10. Tickets will be available today, on Dec 1 and 8. Net proceeds from all fundraiser events will be donated Marpole Oakridge Family Place 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 by for details before December 8. 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!
  • When parking in the outdoor parking lot downstairs, please be careful not to block the fire escape passage, and keep the distance from the exterior wall of the building to 3 ft, so that the fire door can be fully opened. 
  • Please move your car from the underground parking 30 minutes after worship service.

Saturday, 16 November 2019

Announcements - November 17, 2019


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at Room F. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • The Mamas SG is selling handmade cards as a fundraiser for the downstairs redevelopment project starting from this coming Sunday until Dec 8 or until they are all sold out. Quantities limited. $10 for a pack of four cards, with a mix of Christmas, birthday and blank, all-occasion cards. All proceeds goes to BR Fund.
  • Brothers and sisters who have made a pledge for the Building Redevelopment fund, please specify on the offering envelope “BR Fund” when making a donation. For those who would like to support by Congregational Loan (No/Low interest), please contact the treasurer, Cannis Wan. 
  • The 2020-2022 deacon re-election will be held on December 1st. The ballot will be collected in the form of a polling station. The polling station will be open at the following times: 9:30-10:00 am, half an hour after CM worship service and after the EM worship service until 1:30 pm. Members please vote. The candidate profile is as follows:
    • Samuel Leung was baptized at the Burnaby Alliance Church in 2007 and transferred to Westside in 2014. He is self-employed. He currently serves as parking greeter. Previously he prepared meals for Alpha Course at the Burnaby Alliance Church. He is currently attending the small group on Friday night. His wife, Heidi, is also a member of Westside. They have a son and a daughter. 
  • Christmas Celebration events: Christmas Joint worship service will be held on Dec 22 at 11am; Clothing drive (Dec 8 to 15). Christmas Charity Dinner will be held on December 15. Dinner tickets are $15 per adult and $8 per child age 4-10. Tickets will be available on Nov 24, Dec 1 and 8. Net proceeds from all fundraiser events will be donated Marpole Oakridge Family Place and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • Christmas Decors will be moved from the storage to the main hall today after EM worship service. Please check with Deacon James Lai for more details. 
  • When parking in the outdoor parking lot downstairs, please be careful not to block the fire escape passage, and keep the distance from the exterior wall of the building to 3 ft, so that the fire door can be fully opened. 
  • Please move your car from the underground parking 30 minutes after worship service.