- Bulletins will not be printed for the English worship services, so church volunteers are asked to check their duties online via googledocs. A hard copy of the duty list will also be posted in the foyer. Please contact Deacon Peter Cheung (praise team) or David Ng (hospitality) about any duty shift changes.
- The Awana Program is on Friday evenings from 7:30pm – 9:30pm. Classes include Preschool, Kindergarten to Grade 2, and Grades 3 to 6. Club time on Friday evenings will take a temporary break starting from December, and regular club time will resume on January 11, 2013. Online registration is still available at: www.westsideawana.blogspot.com. Middle School Awana classes are on Sundays at 11am.
- Combined small group gatherings will be held on December 7 and December 14 at 7:30pm in the main hall. The topical study is “Effective Stewardship”. All small groups are welcome to join.
- Christmas is a time to celebrate and share the joy and hope in the birth of our Savior. Let us re-experience this through a special event called ‘Miracles of Christmas’. It will be held on December 22 at 8:00pm. Invite your friends and family to come and share in this special evening of praises, stories sharing and snacks.
- Struggling with quadratics? Need help with an essay? Come and meet with our experienced tutors through WBC’s academic assistance program, or better known as the Homework Fellowship, for students in Grades 8-12 on Sundays 2:00pm – 5:00pm. Drop-in fees for Grades 8-10 is $7 per visit or $20 per month. Fees for Grades 11-12 is $10 per visit or $30 per month. For details, contact Peter Cheung.
- Don’t go home hungry! Join us for the community meal after Saturday evening worship services. Fees are $6 per person. Please contact Joyce or Shera to pre-order by Thursday each week. Our small groups meet every Saturday at 8pm after the community meal.
- Come and get connected with one another and learn about small group life. All are welcome. Please contact Pastor Gladys if you are interested in joining a small group.
- Church prayer meetings are held every Saturday at 5:00pm in Room F. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
- The Deaconship Election will be held on November 25 after the Chinese worship service at around 12:30pm. Members, please make time to attend. Please read the bulletin board for more details.
- The first draft of the 2013 church directory has been posted at the back of the hall. If you wish to give the church consent to publish your contact information for inter-congregation communication purposes, please provide a signature beside your name. Please note that your information is held strictly confidential and will not be published unless you have given your express consent. Please also note that the church directory is solely a communication tool, and must not be used for commercial purposes.
- For those who would like to receive pre-printed offering envelopes (monthly, 12 in total), please sign up on the form at the back of the hall.
- Fresh off the press! The 2013 Church Calendar, marked with important dates, is now available! Get your copy from one of the ushers after the worship service today.
- Haul out the holly and mark your calendars! The WBC Annual Christmas Charity Dinner will be held on the evening of December 16 this year. This family favorite event will feature a fabulous feast, festive music, a holiday-themed photo booth, and other fun festivities! Come out and bid on valuable and unique gifts at our charity auction or make a freewill offering. Net proceeds will go to benefit the Vancouver Food Bank and Union Gospel Mission. Tickets are $12 per adult and $6 per child aged 4-10. Kids 3 & under are free! There have even been rumours that Santa may make a special guest appearance that evening, so don’t miss out!
- 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. Contact Alexandra for details. 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!
- WBC is hosting a charity clothing drive from November 25 to December 16. Details have been posted on the bulletin board and the church website. Net proceeds will be donated to the Vancouver Food Bank and Union Gospel Mission. Please bring your clothing donations to Room G after worship services.
- Church Prayer Meeting (English Congregation)
- English Worship Service
Saturdays 6:00pm -7:30pm
- Small Groups for All Ages
Saturdays 8:00pm -10:00pm
- Youth & Teens Ministry “GZone” (Grades 7-12)
Saturdays 8:00pm – 10:00pm
- Special Interest Groups (SIG) – Board Games
Last Sunday of the month 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Next game: November 25
- Special Interest Groups (SIG) – Badminton
Every other Sunday 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Venue: Ace Badminton Court, 9151 Van Horne Way, Richmond, BC
Next game: December 2