Saturday, 12 January 2019

2019 Monthly Bulletin

January 13, 2019

Announcements - January 13, 2019


  • 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. 
  • Annual General Meeting will be held on January 27, 2019 at 1:00pm. Agenda is as follow:  
    1. Pastoral Reports 
    2. Deacons Reports 
    3. Present and accept 2018 financial report 
    4. Present and approve 2019 budget 
    5. Approve the ratify initial budget from $50,000 to $60,000 for redevelopment project (up to the development permit application phase) 
    6. Approve the redevelopment project budget as $900,000 
    7. Approve 2019 Nomination Committee:
      • Deacon Rep: James Lai, Benjamin Mak, Joyce Yu
      • Congregational Rep: Mabel Cheung, Maria Wan, Jackson Yu 
    8. Any Other Business 
  • The church will hold a fundraiser luncheon event on January 27 right before the AGM. Noodle with sausage and egg will be served. Free-will donation is welcome. The net proceeds will be donated to the Building Redevelopment Fund. 
  • 2018 Annual Report has been uploaded to the church website. Members are encouraged to read it before the Annual General Meeting. 
  • Please feel free to pick up the 2019 calendar at the reception desk at the back of the hall.

Saturday, 29 December 2018

Announcements - December 30, 2018


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held on January 27, 2019 at 1pm. All members are encouraged to attend. The finalized agenda will be released in coming weeks. 
  • Please feel free to pick up the 2019 calendar at the reception desk at the back of the hall. 
  • The church encourage brothers and sisters to donate grocery to the physically challenged residents at Reiderman Temporary Modular Housing on a monthly basis. For details please contact Felix Loo.

Saturday, 22 December 2018

Announcements - Dec 23, 2018


  • The church has raised approximately $3,351 from all the charity events this year (Clothing drive $280, Pictures with Santa $200, Donation on the tables $541, Chopsticks sales $150, Auction $2,180). Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Reiderman Temporary Modular Housing. Thank you all for your participation and generosity. 
  • Please feel free to pick up the 2019 calendar at the reception desk at the back of the hall. 
  • The church encourage brothers and sisters to donate grocery to the physically challenged residents at Reiderman Temporary Modular Housing on a monthly basis. For details please contact Felix Loo.

Friday, 14 December 2018

Announcements - December 16, 2018


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • We would like to extend our warm welcome to today’s speaker, Dr. Clement Tong. Dr. Tong is an Assistant Professor in Biblical Studies at the Carey Theological College. Also, he is the founder of Grace Melodia. 
  • 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 (6:00-6:30pm), 2) Auction and 3) Collect donation on the tables (donation receipt will be issued for donation at $20 or over). Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Reiderman Temporary Modular Housing. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • There will be a joint Christmas baptismal worship service on Dec 23 at 11:00am. Other than FM transmitter, the church will also use “Discord” app to broadcast the simultaneous interpretation during joint worship services. Instructions will be provided. 
  • 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held on January 27, 2019 at 1pm. All members are encouraged to attend. The finalized agenda will be released in coming weeks.

Saturday, 8 December 2018

Announcements - December 9, 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 sister Sandy Hui on Dec 8 early morning. Let us remember her family in our prayers during this time of sorrow. The details of the Memorial Service is to be announced. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • The church is going to collect gift boxes and donate to Reiderman Residence modular housing before Christmas. All gift boxes have been signed up by the donors. Please put the gifts on the stage in front of the communion table. 
  • Lost and found items in the kitchen will be removed from the shelf today. Please check if you have lost items to be claimed. 
  • Christmas Celebration events: Clothing drive (today is the last day for collection). Christmas Charity Dinner will be held on December 16 at 6:00pm. Net proceeds from all fundraiser events will be donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Reiderman Residence modular housing. To be more environmental friendly, please bring your own dining ware. Charity photo session with Santa will be between 6:00pm – 6:30pm. 
  • 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 by 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! 
  • There will be a joint Christmas worship service on Dec 23 at 11:00am. Other than FM transmitter, the church will also use “Discord” app to broadcast the simultaneous interpretation during joint worship services. Instructions will be provided.

Sunday, 25 November 2018

2019-2021 Deaconship Election Results

Here are the results for the 2019-2021 Deaconship Election:

Candidate: Jason Kwok
Agree: 93; Disagree: 3; Abstain: 11

Candidate: Daisy Liu
Agree: 100; Disagree: 3; Abstain: 4

Candidate: Tommy Tung
Agree: 104; Disagree: 0; Abstain: 3

There are a total of 109 members voted in the election, and 2 of the ballots were found invalid.

Since the number of members voted is more than the required quorum (which is 32 members), and each of the candidates has received more than 50% of their votes as "Agree", all three of them are elected.