Saturday, 28 November 2020

Announcements - November 29, 2020

  • In light of the new restrictions of BC Health and also the recent spikes of COVID cases, we will stop the praise practices and recording for the time being. 
  • In case you have to come into the building for whatever reasons, please pre-book with the church office, observe all COVID protocols and wear masks. 
  • Prayer meeting will be held from Zoom on Sundays at 10:30am. All are welcome to join. Meeting ID: 640 432 540; Password: 010779 It will be the same Meeting ID and password every week. 
  • During this time of COVID-19, offering by cheques and e-transfer are welcome. Cheques can be mailed to the church office. Please call the office to confirm receipt of the cheque as there may be delays in the mail. E-transfer email address is westsidebaptistoffering@gmail.com Cash donations will not be accepted until worship at church resumes. 
  • The 2021-2023 deacon online election has been finished last week. The result will be announced on Dec 6. 
  • Next Sunday is the first Sunday of the month when we usually take the Lord’s supper together. Even though we are apart, we encourage all baptized brothers and sisters to prepare the bread and the cup and take the communion at home by following pastoral guidance. 
  • Christmas celebration includes the following events: 
    • A special online worship service will be held on Dec 24 at 8pm. Details will be announced in later days. 
    • Limited edition Care Package. If you want to help out in preparing or delivering the care packages, please contact the church office. If you want care packages to be delivered to your non Christian relatives and friends during Christmas, please contact your small group leaders and give them the names before Dec 6. The delivery will be between Dec 19 -24. 
    • DONATIONS WANTED! Gifts to be sold at the Christmas Online 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 13. 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! 
    • Clothing Drive. The congregation can return the donated clothing to the storage room downstairs at the church from 1-2 pm on December 5 and 12 (Saturdays). Please put clean and re-saleable clothes in 26”x36” garbage plastic bags. When returning to the church, please wear a face mask. 
    • The fund raised from the clothing drive and charity auction will be donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission.

November 29 Sunday Worship Links

Sunday Service video recording

CitRUs

Saturday, 21 November 2020

Announcements - November 22, 2020

  • In light of the new restrictions of BC Health and also the recent spikes of COVID cases, we will stop the praise practices and recording for the time being.
  • In case you have to come into the building for whatever reasons, please pre-book with the church office, observe all COVID protocols and wear masks. 
  • Prayer meeting will be held from Zoom on Sundays at 10:30am. All are welcome to join. Meeting ID: 640 432 540; Password: 010779 It will be the same Meeting ID and password every week. 
  • The 2021-2023 deacon election will be held online from November 26 @10am –November 28 @4pm. The details have been emailed to all members. If you still have not received the email or cannot communicate by email before November 9, please call the office at 604-266 -5602 for enquiry. The three confirmed candidates of the 2021-2023 deaconship election are James Lai, Benjamin Mak and Joyce Yu. 
  • The church will host a special online worship service, a clothing drive, an online charity auction (on Dec 20 afternoon) and deliver care packages to celebrate Christmas. The fund raised from the clothing drive and charity auction will be donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • DONATIONS WANTED! Gifts to be sold at the Christmas Online 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 13. 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! 
  • Clothing Drive. The congregation can return the donated clothing to the storage room downstairs at the church from 1-2 pm on December 5 and 12 (Saturdays). Please put clean and re-saleable clothes in 26”x36” garbage plastic bags. When returning to the church, please wear a face mask. 
  • Limited edition Care Package. If you want to help out in preparing or delivering the care packages, please contact the church office. If you want care packages to be delivered to your non Christian relatives and friends during Christmas, please contact your small group leaders and give them the names before Nov 29. The delivery will be between Dec 19 -24.

November 22 Sunday Worship Links

 Sunday Service video recording

CitRUs

RETHINKING CHOICES

2020-11-01 Daily Choices | Sermon Note
2020-11-08 Personal Choices | Sermon Note
2020-11-15 Moral Choices | Sermon Note
2020-11-22 Financial Choices | Sermon Note
2020-11-29 Ethical Choices | Sermon Note


Saturday, 14 November 2020

Announcements - November 15, 2020

  • Prayer meeting will be held from Zoom on Sundays at 10:30am. All are welcome to join. Meeting ID: 640 432 540; Password: 010779 It will be the same Meeting ID and password every week. 
  • Monthly bulletin has been posted on the church website. Please check out for important notices. 
  • The 2021-2023 deacon election will be held online from November 26 @10am –November 28 @4pm. The details have been emailed to all members. If you still have not received the email or cannot communicate by email before November 9, please call the office at 604-266 -5602 for enquiry. The three confirmed candidates of the 2021-2023 deaconship election are James Lai, Benjamin Mak and Joyce Yu. 
  • The church will host a special online worship service, a clothing drive, an online charity auction (on Dec 20 afternoon) and deliver care packages to celebrate Christmas. Details are to be announced. The fund raised from the clothing drive and charity auction will be donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • DONATIONS WANTED! Gifts to be sold at the Christmas Online 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 6. 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! 
  • Clothing Drive. The congregation can return the donated clothing to the storage room downstairs at the church from 1-2 pm on December 5 and 12 (Saturdays). Please put clean and re-saleable clothes in 26”x36” garbage plastic bags. When returning to the church, please wear a face mask. 
  • Limited edition Care Package. If you want care packages to be delivered to your non Christian relatives and friends during Christmas, please contact your small group leaders and give them the names before Nov 29. The delivery will be between Dec 19 -24.

November 15 Sunday Worship Links

 Sunday Service video recording

CitRUs

Saturday, 7 November 2020

Announcements - November 8 , 2020

  • Prayer meeting will be held from Zoom on Sundays at 10:30am. All are welcome to join. Meeting ID: 640 432 540; Password: 010779 It will be the same Meeting ID and password every week. 
  • Monthly bulletin has been posted on the church website. Please check out for important notices. 
  • The 2021-2023 deacon election will be held online from November 26 @10am –November 28 @4pm. The details have been emailed to all members. If you still have not received the email or cannot communicate by email before November 9, please call the office at 604-266 -5602 for enquiry. The three confirmed candidates of the 2021-2023 deaconship election are James Lai, Benjamin Mak and Joyce Yu. 
  • The church will host a special online worship service, a clothing drive, an online charity auction (on Dec 20 afternoon) and deliver care packages to celebrate Christmas. Details are to be announced. The fund raised from the clothing drive and charity auction will be donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • DONATIONS WANTED! Gifts to be sold at the Christmas Online 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 6. 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!

November 8 Sunday Worship Links

  Sunday Service video recording

CitRUs

Saturday, 31 October 2020

Announcements - November 1, 2020

  • Prayer meeting will be held from Zoom on Sundays at 10:30am. All are welcome to join. Meeting ID: 640 432 540; Password: 010779 It will be the same Meeting ID and password every week. 
  • Deacon board zoom meeting will be held today at 2:00pm. 
  • GZone Ministry welcomes youth of Grade 7 and above to participate. The online group meeting will be held at 7:30 pm on Fridays. If you are interested, please contact Pastor Gladys. 
  • 2021-2023 Deaconship Election 
    • Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the church website. 
    • All nominees are to be approved and recommended by the nomination committee. 
    • Timetable: 
      • Nomination commences September 6 
      • Nomination closes October 31 
      • Publication of final deaconship candidate list November 8 
      • Online Deaconship election date November 26-28 (Details will be emailed to all members. If members do not receive the email by November 9, please contact the church office at 604-266-5602.)