Saturday, 23 December 2017

Announcements - December 24, 2017


  • We have raised a total of $2,477 from all the charity events we hosted this year. All proceeds received will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. Thank you for the generosity of all brothers, sisters and friends. 
  • There are still 2 vacancies in 2018-2020 deacon board. The nomination committee had discussed and agreed to re-open the election process. The timeline is as follow: 
    • Dec 3 Nomination commences 
    • Dec 31 Nomination closes 
    • Jan 7 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
    • Jan 21 Deaconship election 
  • 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. 

Sunday, 10 December 2017

January - November 2017 Financial Report

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$304,909$348,333
Building Redevelopment Fund$5,074-
Mission Fund$200-
Offerings - Special$1,379-
Rent & Others$60,259$57,524
Total Income$371,821$405,857

Expense

Ministries$184,672$192,280
Administration$53,691$56,348
Loan repayment$131,715$87,083
Loan interest$1,309$4,354
Building & Grounds$27,804$47,254
Building Redevelopment$14,094-
Special Donation$1,090-
Others$6,866$18,299
Total Expense$421,241$405,618
Restricted Fund--
Net surplus (loss)$49,420$239

Building Redevelopment Fund

Accumulated Amount$35,674


Loans

CBWC
Congregational
Total
Dec 2016
-
$157,450
$157,450
Nov 2017
-
$25,735
$25,735

Summary of December 2017 Deacon Board Meeting


  • 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. 
    6. Celebrate “mortgage-free” ceremony. 
    7. Any Other Business. 
  • The main hall lightings will be gradually replaced with LED lights. 
  • Due to the cleanliness of the church has been improved after changing to a new janitorial company, the fall cleaning will be cancelled this year.

Announcements - December 10, 2017


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. There were 126 members casted their votes during deacon election on November 26. Benjamin Mak (119 agreed, 1 disagreed, 4 abstained, 2 invalid ballots), has been elected as 2018–2020 deacon. 
  • One of the deacon nominees has withdrawn from the election just a few days before the election. Therefore, there are still 2 vacancies in 2018-2020 deacon board. The nomination committee had discussed and agreed to re-open the election process. The timeline is as follow: 
    • Dec 3 Nomination commences 
    • Dec 31 Nomination closes 
    • Jan 7 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
    • Jan 21 Deaconship election 
  • Lost and found items in the kitchen will be donated for the clothing drive fundraiser event. Please claim your lost items after worship service today. 
  • A special Christmas meditation retreat will be held today at the main hall between 2:00pm and 4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “We Have Come to Worship Him”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Christmas Charity dinner will be held on December 17, 2017 at 6:00pm (Coordinators: Peter Cheung, Deacons Godfrey Leung and Jenny Tse). Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society 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 Wednesday 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! 
  • 2018 Calendar are ready for pick up at the reception desk. Please give them out to friends and relatives.

Sunday, 26 November 2017

Announcements - November 26, 2017


  • The 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. Note: Due to health issue, Maria Wan has already withdrawn from the election. The nomination committee will discuss about the actions needed to be followed.
  • During the collection week for Operation Christmas Child the church has collected 5474 shoe box gifts. Out of which, Westside brothers and sisters have donated 90 gifts. The shoe box gifts have already transported to Calgary for inspection and sorting. Thank you Felix Loo for coordinating the project and brothers and sisters who helped to pack the cartons and load the trailer. 
  • Lost and found items in the kitchen will be donated for the clothing drive fundraiser event. Please claim your lost items before December 10. 
  • A special Christmas meditation retreat will be held on December 10 at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “We Have Come to Worship Him”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • WBC is again hosting a charity clothing drive this year and the collection period will be from December 3-December 10. For each bag (filled up 26” x 36” garbage bag) of clothing donated we will receive $2.5 from Big Brother. Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • Christmas Charity dinner will be held on December 17, 2017 at 6:00pm (Coordinators: Peter Cheung, Deacons Godfrey Leung and Jenny Tse). The cost is $15 per adult. $8 per ages 4-10 child. Tickets booth will be set up on today; December 3 and 10 between 11:15am – 11:45am at the main entrance. Please prepare cash or cheque if you would like to purchase the ticket. Seats are limited. Tickets sale are on a first comes first serves basis. Start to invite friends early! Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society 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 for details before December 11. 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!

Sunday, 12 November 2017

January - October 2017 Financial Report

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$283,607$316,667
Building Redevelopment Fund$4,754-
Mission Fund$200-
Offerings - Special$1,335-
Rent & Others$54,809$52,294
Total Income$344,805$368,961

Expense

Ministries$168,919$174,800
Administration$49,169$51,225
Loan repayment$122,151$79,167
Loan interest$1,284$3,958
Building & Grounds$24,186$42,958
Building Redevelopment$14,094-
Special Donation$230-
Others$5,039$16,635
Total Expense$385,072$368,743
Restricted Fund--
Net surplus (loss)$40,367$218

Building Redevelopment Fund

Accumulated Amount$35,354 


Loans

CBWC
Congregational
Total
Dec 2016
-
$157,450
$157,450
October 2017
-
$35,299
$35,299

Summary of November 2017 Deacon Board Meeting


  • Christmas Celebration events: Clothing drive (coordinator: Maggie Leung) Collection dates on December 3 and December 10. Christmas Charity Dinner (coordinator: Deacon Godfrey Leung, Deacon Jenny Tse and Peter Cheung) will be on December 17. Dinner tickets are $15 per adult and $8 per child age 4-10. Net proceeds from all fundraiser events will be donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission evenly. 

Announcements - November 12, 2017


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • The deaconship candidate list and the election procedure have been posted on the bulletin board. Polling station will be set up on November 26 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. 
  • Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes are ready for pick up at the main entrance. Internal collection day will be on November 19. Please contact Felix Loo for any enquiry. 
  • WBC is again hosting a charity clothing drive this year and the collection period will be from December 3-December 10. For each bag (filled up 26” x 36” garbage bag) of clothing donated we will receive $2.5 from Big Brother. Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • Christmas Charity dinner will be held on December 18, 2016 at 6:00pm (Coordinators: Peter Cheung, Deacons Godfrey Leung and Jenny Tse). The cost is $15 per adult. $8 per ages 4-10 child. Tickets booth will be set up on November 19, 26; December 3 and 10 between 11:15am – 11:45am at the main entrance. Please prepare cash or cheque if you would like to purchase the ticket. Seats are limited. Tickets sale are on a first comes first serves basis. Start to invite friends early! Net proceeds will be equally donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society 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 for details before December 11. 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!

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Announcements - November 5, 2017


  • Mr. Shum Chi Ming, Shera’s father, has passed away on October 17. Please remember his family in your prayer. Mr. Shum’s funeral service will be on November 7, 10:00am at Forest Lawn Chapel. 
  • Please enter the main hall as soon as the Chinese service is over. Also do leave the seats in the foyer for the Chinese congregation to have fellowship with one another. 
  • Please move your car from downstairs parking lot 30 minutes after the worship service. 
  • Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes are ready for pick up at the main entrance. Internal collection day will be on November 19. Please contact Felix Loo for any enquiry. Deacon board meeting will be held today at 2:00pm at Room A. 
  • A breakfast fundraiser event, “Breakfast Together”, will be held on November 12 between 8:45am – 9:30am. Fundraising for Rev. John Loh of Gospel Operation International, supporting his disaster relief work in Mexico City clothings and other resources to children living in poverty. 
  • If you are a newcomer and wants to join small group or know more about our community, please contact Pastor Gladys. 
  • Please inform the office if you are unavailable to fulfill your serving roles on Sunday. Do not do it on your own. If you know of your traveling plans, please inform us ahead of time. 
  • 2018-2020 Deaconship Election 
    • Existing deacons are Samson Chan, Justin Chen, Peter Cheung, Godfrey Leung, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak and Jenny Tse. 
    • Samson Chan and Godfrey Leung (1st term) deaconship will be ended on December 31, 2017. Peter Cheung (2nd term) deaconship will be ended on August 31, 2017 as he will become a Pastoral intern of Westside effective September 1, 2017. Therefore, three of the deaconship candidates will be elected to replace the positions in 2018. 
    • Nomination Committee: 
      • Deacon Rep: Justin Chen, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak 
      • Congregation Rep: Dick Chan, Maria Wan, Jackson Yu 
    • Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the bulletin board. After reading carefully, please obtain the application forms from the church secretary, if necessary. 
    • All nominees are required to be approved and recommended by the nomination committee. 
    • Timetable: 
      • August 27 Nomination commences 
      • October 29 Nomination closes 
      • November 12 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
      • November 26 Deaconship election

Sunday, 8 October 2017

Announcements - October 8, 2017


  • A meditation retreat will be held on October 15, 2017 between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 5) Passion in My Heart. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. There will be a joint thanksgiving service on October 8 at 11:00am. 
  • If you are a newcomer and wants to join small group or know more about our community, please contact Pastor Gladys. 
  • Please inform the office if you are unavailable to fulfill your serving roles on Sunday. Do not do it on your own. If you know of your traveling plans, please inform us ahead of time. 
  • 2018-2020 Deaconship Election 
    • Existing deacons are Samson Chan, Justin Chen, Peter Cheung, Godfrey Leung, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak and Jenny Tse. Samson Chan and Godfrey Leung (1st term) deaconship will be ended on December 31, 2017. Peter Cheung (2nd term) deaconship will be ended on August 31, 2017 as he will become a Pastoral intern of Westside effective September 1, 2017. Therefore, three of the deaconship candidates will be elected to replace the positions in 2018. 
    • Nomination Committee: 
      • Deacon Rep: Justin Chen, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak 
      • Congregation Rep: Dick Chan, Maria Wan, Jackson Yu 
    • Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the bulletin board. After reading carefully, please obtain the application forms from the church secretary, if necessary. 
    • All nominees are required to be approved and recommended by the nomination committee. 
    • Timetable: 
      • August 27 Nomination commences 
      • October 29 Nomination closes 
      • November 12 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
      • November 26 Deaconship election

Sunday, 1 October 2017

Announcements - October 1, 2017


  • A meditation retreat will be held on October 15, 2017 between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 5) Passion in My Heart. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. There will be a joint thanksgiving service on October 8 at 11:00am. 
  • We will have baptism and transfer of membership on that day. The preaching will be in Chinese, so please bring your headset if you need simultaneous translation. 
  • If you are a newcomer and wants to join small group or know more about our community, please contact Pastor Gladys. 
  • Please inform the office if you are unavailable to fulfill your serving roles on Sunday. Do not do it on your own. If you know of your traveling plans, please inform us ahead of time. 
  • 2018-2020 Deaconship Election 
    • Existing deacons are Samson Chan, Justin Chen, Peter Cheung, Godfrey Leung, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak and Jenny Tse. Samson Chan and Godfrey Leung (1st term) deaconship will be ended on December 31, 2017. Peter Cheung (2nd term) deaconship will be ended on August 31, 2017 as he will become a Pastoral intern of Westside effective September 1, 2017. Therefore, three of the deaconship candidates will be elected to replace the positions in 2018. 
    • Nomination Committee: 
      • Deacon Rep: Justin Chen, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak 
      • Congregation Rep: Dick Chan, Maria Wan, Jackson Yu 
    • Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the bulletin board. After reading carefully, please obtain the application forms from the church secretary, if necessary. 
    • All nominees are required to be approved and recommended by the nomination committee.  
    • Timetable: 
      • August 27 Nomination commences 
      • October 29 Nomination closes 
      • November 12 Publication of final deaconship candidate list  
      • November 26 Deaconship election

Sunday, 17 September 2017

Announcements - September 17, 2017


  • Today’s guest speaker is Peter Cheung, our pastoral intern as of September 1 to April 30. Right now he is doing full time studies at Regent College in the MA program of Christianity and the Arts. 
  • The monthly prayer meeting for core leaders will be held today after service in room E. 
  • WBC101 will start today at 2:30pm in room D.
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • The church will hold a fundraiser event “Breakfast Together!” on September 24 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. 

  • 2018-2020 Deaconship Election 
    • Existing deacons are Samson Chan, Justin Chen, Peter Cheung, Godfrey Leung, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak and Jenny Tse. 
    • Samson Chan and Godfrey Leung (1st term) deaconship will be ended on December 31, 2017. Peter Cheung (2nd term) deaconship will be ended on August 31, 2017 as he will become a Pastoral intern of Westside effective September 1, 2017. Therefore, three of the deaconship candidates will be elected to replace the positions in 2018. 
    • Nomination Committee: • Deacon Rep: Justin Chen, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak 
    • Congregation Rep: Dick Chan, Maria Wan, Jackson Yu • Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the bulletin board. After reading carefully, please obtain the application forms from the church secretary, if necessary. 
    • All nominees are required to be approved and recommended by the nomination committee. 
      • Timetable: 
      • August 27 Nomination commences 
      • October 29 Nomination closes 
      • November 12 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
      • November 26 Deaconship election

World: Seen + Unseen - For God So Loved the World

2017-08-06  The Woman with Hemorrhage 
2017-08-13 The Widow of Nain
2017-08-20 The Demon-Possessed Man in Gerasenes
2017-08-27 The Centurion of Capernaum
2017-09-03 The Woman by the Well
2017-09-10 The Adulterous Woman
2017-09-17 Zacchaeus the Tax Collector
2017-09-24 The Man Born Blind

Sunday, 10 September 2017

January - August 2017 Financial Report

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$223,800$253,333
Building Redevelopment Fund$4,314-
Mission Fund$200-
Offerings - Special$380-
Rent & Others$42,295$41,835
Total Income$270,989$295,168

Expense

Ministries$132,012$139,840
Administration$39,134$40,980
Loan repayment$122,151$63,333
Loan interest$1,234$3,167
Building & Grounds$19,537$34,367
Building Redevelopment$14,094-
Special Donation$230-
Others$3,654$13,308
Total Expense$332,046$294,995
Restricted Fund--
Net surplus (loss)$61,057$173

Building Redevelopment Fund

Accumulated Amount$34,914 


Loans

CBWC
Congregational
Total
Dec 2016
-
$157,450
$157,450
Aug 2017
-
$35,299
$35,299

Summary of September 2017 Deacon Board Meeting


  • CM Hospitality team training will be held on September 17. 
  • There will be a breakfast fundraiser event on 3 Sunday mornings before the CM worship services. The net proceeds will be donated to charitable organizations. Details are to be announced. 
  • Due to low attendance, Table Tennis individual class and H2 Homework Hours will be cancelled. 
  • Since Vancouver Coastal Health did not approve for a daycare facility downstairs, and the church is not ready to lobby to city councillors, the Mayor, the MLA and the MP at this point, therefore, the board has agreed to apply for development permit for the downstairs space as Artist Studio, as recommended by the architect. 
  • The CM newcomers’ luncheon will be held on October 8 at 1pm. The church will change the janitorial service company effective October this year. 
  • Couples Festival organized by the City of David Cultural Centre will be held on October 29. There will be renewal of wedding vows for couples who were non-Christians when they married. For those who are interested to join the event, please contact the pastoral staff. 
  • Pastor Alan will take his study leave between September 25 to October 3 and his annual leave between March 16 to March 29, 2018.

Announcements 2017-09-10


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • 2018-2020 Deaconship Election 
    • Existing deacons are Samson Chan, Justin Chen, Peter Cheung, Godfrey Leung, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak and Jenny Tse. Samson Chan and Godfrey Leung (1st term) deaconship will be ended on December 31, 2017. Peter Cheung (2nd term) deaconship will be ended on August 31, 2017 as he will become a Pastoral intern of Westside effective September 1, 2017. Therefore, three of the deaconship candidates will be elected to replace the positions in 2018. 
    • Nomination Committee: 
      • Deacon Rep: Justin Chen, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak 
      • Congregation Rep: Dick Chan, Maria Wan, Jackson Yu 
    • Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the bulletin board. After reading carefully, please obtain the application forms from the church secretary, if necessary. All nominees are required to be approved and recommended by the nomination committee.  
    • Timetable: 
      • August 27 Nomination commences 
      • October 29 Nomination closes 
      • November 12 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
      • November 26 Deaconship election

Friday, 8 September 2017

Chuch Lift Out of Order

**The church lift leading to the main hall is out of order, it cannot be fixed by this coming Sunday (Sept 10). We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.**

Sunday, 6 August 2017

January to July 2017 Financial Report

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$199,769$221,667
Building Redevelopment Fund$4,044-
Mission Fund$200-
Offerings - Special$380-
Rent & Others$37,190$36,606
Total Income$241,583$258,273

Expense

Ministries$114,943$122,360
Administration$33,938$35,858
Loan repayment$122,151$55,417
Loan interest$1,209$2,771
Building & Grounds$16,771$30,071
Building Redevelopment$14,094-
Special Donation$230-
Others$3,130$11,645
Total Expense$306,466$258,122
Restricted Fund--
Net surplus (loss)$64,883$151

Building Redevelopment Fund

Accumulated Amount$34,644  


Loans

CBWC
Congregational
Total
Dec 2016
-
$157,450
$157,450
July 2017
-
$35,299
$35,299

Summary of August 2017 Deacon Board Meeting


  • The alarm contacts will be changed as follow effective September 1, 2017: 1) Pastor Alan Yu, 2) Deacon Samson Chan and 3) Deacon Godfrey Leung. Please contact the person according to the above order should the alarm is triggered. The alarm code will be changed. 
  • All non-ministry related events will be considered private functions, and requests for using the church facility will be processed as regular rental. 
  • Small groups leaders will need to notify the church office as soon as possible if their small groups are not meeting at the church. 
  • The newcomers’ luncheon for CM will be postponed to October, 2017. 
  • The Chronic disease self-management course will be held in September, 2017. 
  • Pastor Gladys will take a vacation from September 7 to 15. Pastor Anders will take a vacation from September 8 to 15.

Saturday, 5 August 2017

Announcements - August 6, 2017


  • 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. 
  • There will be an EM BBQ today right after service. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on August 13, 2017 between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 4) God’s Purposes For Me. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board.
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who would like to be baptized or transferred the membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys.

Sunday, 23 July 2017

Announcements - July 23, 2017


  • 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. 
  • There will be an EM BBQ on Aug 6 after service. Do invite friends to come. Please register with your SG leaders before July 30. It’s $10 per person. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who would like to be baptized or transfer the membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys. 
  • The congregational meeting will be held on July 30, 2017 at 1pm. Members please make time to attend. The Agenda is as follow: 
    1. Semi-annual financial report of 2017. 
    2. Approve Justin Chen to replace Peter Cheung as one of the deacon representatives of the nomination committee. 
    3. Report on the progress of Building Redevelopment project.

Sunday, 16 July 2017

World Seen + Unseen: A Messed Up World - Then & Now

June 4 Stupidity of Human Wisdom
June 11 Divided Body
June 18 Puffed up Christianity
June 25 Legal Action
July 2 Sexual Freedom and Immorality
July 9 Marital Advice
July 16 Liberty Limited
July 23 Idolatry
July 30 Holy Communion Re-focused

Announcements - July 16, 2017


  • 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.  
  • Children program will not be offered in the month of July during EM worship service. 
  • Small groups’ leaders and GZone coaches prayer meeting will be held right after worship service at Room E today. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who would like to be baptized or transfer the membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys.
  • The congregational meeting will be held on July 30, 2017 at 1pm. Members please make time to attend. The Agenda is as follow: 
    1. Semi-annual financial report of 2017. 
    2. Approve Justin Chen to replace Peter Cheung as one of the deacon representatives of the nomination committee. 
    3. Report on the progress of Building Redevelopment project.

Sunday, 9 July 2017

January - June 2017 Financial Report

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$167,233$190,000
Building Redevelopment Fund$3,374-
Offerings - Special$380-
Rent & Others$32,134$31,377
Total Income$203,121$221,377

Expense

Ministries$98,950$104,880
Administration$30,078$30,735
Loan repayment$122,151$47,500
Loan interest$1,184$2,375
Building & Grounds$14,689$25,775
Building Redevelopment$14,094-
Special Donation$230-
Others$2,705$9,981
Total Expense$284,081$221,246
Restricted Fund--
Net surplus (loss)$80,960$131

Building Redevelopment Fund

Accumulated Amount$33,974 


Loans

CBWC
Congregational
Total
Dec 2016
-
$157,450
$157,450
June 2017
-
$35,299
$35,299

Summary of July 2017 Deacon Board Meeting


  • Su Juan Chen has passed away on June 23, 2017, and her Committal Service was held on June 29. She was baptized by Pastor Anders at a hospice on June 22 and became a member of Westside. 
  • A newcomers’ luncheon for Chinese Ministry will be held in September 2017. All newcomers are welcome to join. 
  • The fire drill on June 25 at CM worship took 2 minutes 17 seconds to evacuate the congregation.
  • Semi-annual Congregational Meeting will be held on July 30 at 1 pm. Agenda is as follow: 
    1. Semi-annual financial report of 2017. 
    2. Report the progress of Building Redevelopment project. 
    3. Approve Justin Chen to replace Peter Cheung as one of the deacon representatives of the nomination committee. 
  • The church will donate $100 to support Mission Fest 2018 Annual Conference. 
  • The children program for EM will be cancelled for the month of July.

Announcements - July 9, 2017


  • 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.  
  • Children program will not be offered in the month of July during EM worship service. 
  • The congregational meeting will be held on July 30, 2017 at 1pm. Members please make time to attend. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 
  • If you know your traveling/out of town schedule in advance, please notify the church office so that it can enhance the scheduling of worship duties. That includes: praise team, audio-visual, ushers & greeters, offering counters and scripture readers. 

Sunday, 2 July 2017

Announcements - July 2, 2017


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Children program will not be offered in the month of July during EM worship service. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 
  • If you know your traveling/out of town schedule in advance, please notify the church office so that it can enhance the scheduling of worship duties. That includes: praise team, audio-visual, ushers & greeters, offering counters and scripture readers. 

Sunday, 25 June 2017

Announcements - June 25, 2017


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • The deacon board meeting will be held today at 2:30pm at Room A. 
  • Children program will be provided during EM worship service whenever necessary. The program will be led by Mabel Cheung at Room F. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 
  • If you know your traveling/out of town schedule in advance, please notify the church office so that it can enhance the scheduling of worship duties. That includes: praise team, audio-visual, ushers & greeters, offering counters and scripture readers. 

Sunday, 11 June 2017

Announcements - June 11, 2017


  • 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. 
  • Children program will be provided during EM worship service whenever necessary. The program will be led by Mabel Cheung at Room F. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 
  • If you know your traveling/out of town schedule in advance, please notify the church office so that it can enhance the scheduling of worship duties. That includes: praise team, audio-visual, ushers & greeters, offering counters and scripture readers. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on June 18, 2017 between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 3) Giving Up What Hinders Me. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. 

Sunday, 4 June 2017

January - May 2017 Financial Report

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$137,649$158,333
Building Redevelopment Fund$2,904-
Offerings - Special$330-
Rent & Others$26,296$26,147
Total Income$167,179$184,480

Expense

Ministries$84,813$87,400
Administration$24,268$25,613
Loan repayment-$39,583
Loan interest$125$1,979
Building & Grounds$12,506$21,479
Building Redevelopment$5,125-
Special Donation$230-
Others$2,754$8,318
Total Expense$129,821$184,372
Restricted Fund--
Net surplus (loss)$37,358$108

Building Redevelopment Fund

Accumulated Amount$33,504 -


Loans

CBWC
Congregational
Total
Dec 2016
-
$157,450
$157,450
May 2017
-
$95,934
$95,934

Summary of June 2017 Deacon Board Meeting


  • Based on the pastoral staff’s recommendation, the deacon board has accepted Peter Cheung as pastoral intern effective September 2017. The practicum will be 10 hours per week. The supervisor will be Pastor Gladys. 
  • Deacon Peter Cheung has to be off the duty as Deacon effective September 2017. The board has decided no replacement for Peter at this time. His duties will be shared among the existing board members until the end of this year. 
  • dLite will go on a field trip to Seattle in August 2017. All participants must purchase travel insurance and the minors will need to submit a signed consent forms from their guardians. 
  • In order to minimize administrative workload, AWANA 2017-18 will not offer early bird rate. The registration fee will be $40 for all. 
  • The remaining gifts, aluminum chopsticks, from the 25th Anniversary banquet will be saved for future use at the right occasion. 
  • Pastor Alan will take his annual leave from June 4 to 9.

Announcements - June 4, 2017


  • 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. 
  • Children program will be provided during EM worship service whenever necessary. The program will be led by Mabel Cheung at Room F. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 
  • If you know your traveling/out of town schedule in advance, please notify the church office so that it can enhance the scheduling of worship duties. That includes: praise team, audio-visual, ushers & greeters, offering counters and scripture readers. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on June 18, 2017 between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 3) Giving Up What Hinders Me. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board.

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Announcements - May 28, 2017


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • All small group leaders and GZone coaches, please meet right after service in room B for our monthly prayer meeting. 
  • Deacon board meeting will be held today at 2:30pm at Room A. 
  • Children program will be provided during EM worship service whenever necessary. The program will be led by Mabel Cheung effective June 4, 2017. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 
  • If you know your traveling/out of town schedule in advance, please notify the church office so that it can enhance the scheduling of worship duties. That includes: praise team, audio-visual, ushers & greeters, offering counters and scripture readers.

Saturday, 27 May 2017

25th Anniversary Banquet

                   Photos of May 7, 2017  25th Anniversary banquet can be viewed on facebook.

Sunday, 30 April 2017

Announcements - April 30, 2017


  • The 25th Anniversary Joint Worship service will be held on May 7at 11:00am. There will be group photo session and refreshment potluck right after worship service. Brothers and sisters are welcomed to bring their own refreshment for sharing. A celebration banquet will be held at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant at 6pm for those who have purchased the tickets. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 
  • The spring cleaning has already started. Small groups will help cleaning the church between now and June.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

2017 Easter Sunday Baptismal Service

Photos of April 16, 2017 Easter Sunday Baptismal Service can be viewed on facebook.

Sunday, 9 April 2017

January - March 2017 Financial Report

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$84,164$95,000
Building Redevelopment Fund$624-
Offerings - Special$330-
Rent & Others$15,451$15,688
Total Income$100,569$110,688

Expense

Ministries$49,795$52,440
Administration$15,667$15,368
Loan repayment-$23,750
Loan interest$75$1,188
Savings for maintenance--
Building & Grounds$5,002$12,999
Special Donation--
Others$1,200$4,991
Total Expense$71,739$110,625
Restricted Fund--
Net surplus (loss)$28,830$63

Building Redevelopment Fund

Accumulated Amount$31,224 -


Loans

CBWC
Congregational
Total
Dec 2016
-
$157,450
$157,450
Mar 2017
-
$157,450
$157,450

Summary of April 2017 Deacon Board Meeting


  • The fire marshals of 2017 are Deacon Samson Chan and Deacon Justin Chen. 
  • A refreshment potluck will be held after the 25th Anniversary worship service on May 7, 2017. Brothers and sisters are welcomed to bring their own refreshment for sharing. 
  • The church secretary will take her annual leave from May 3 to May 21, 2017. 
  • Pastor Gladys will attend a Pastor Conference from May 10 – 12, 2017 at Regent College.

Announcements - April 9, 2017


  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. Tickets booth will be set up today at the main entrance between 11:15am – 11:45am and on April 16 after the joint baptismal service. Please prepare cash or cheque if you would like to purchase the ticket. Seats are limited. Tickets sale are on a first comes first serves basis. Start to invite friends early! 
  • A refreshment potluck will be held after the 25th Anniversary worship service on May 7, 2017. Brothers and sisters are welcomed to bring their own refreshment for sharing. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 23, 2017 between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 2) Purpose in Life. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Good Friday Joint Meditation Communion worship service will be held on April 14 (Friday) at 11 am. Easter Sunday Joint Baptismal worship service will be held on April 16 at 11am. Simultaneous translation will be available. Please bring your own radio, earphones and tune radio to FM99.7 for English translation. 

Sunday, 2 April 2017

World: Seen + Unseen - Essentials for Living between the 2 worlds

Sermon Note

Easter Sunday Baptismal Service

Announcements - April 2, 2017


  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. Tickets booth will be set up from today to April 9 (4 Sundays) between 11:15am – 11:45am at the main entrance. Please prepare cash or cheque if you would like to purchase the ticket. Seats are limited. Tickets sale are on a first comes first serves basis. Start to invite friends early! 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 23, 2017 between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 2) Purpose in Life. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board.
  • Good Friday Joint Communion worship service will be held on April 14 (Friday) at 11 am. Easter Sunday Baptismal Joint worship service will be held on April 16 at 11am. Simultaneous translation will be available. Please bring your own radio, earphones and tune radio to FM99.7 for English translation.
  • Please do not leave valuables unattended at all times. If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays.
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Announcements - March 26, 2017


  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. Tickets booth will be set up from today to April 9 (4 Sundays) between 11:15am – 11:45am at the main entrance. Please prepare cash or cheque if you would like to purchase the ticket. Seats are limited. Tickets sale are on a first comes first serves basis. Start to invite friends early! 
  • Please do not leave valuables unattended at all times. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 9, 2017 between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 2) Purpose in Life. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Good Friday Joint Communion worship service will be held on April 14 (Friday) at 11 am. Easter Sunday Baptismal Joint worship service will be held on April 16 at 11am. Simultaneous translation will be available. Please bring your own radio, earphones and tune radio to FM99.7 for English translation.

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Announcements - March 19, 2017


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. Tickets booth will be set up from today to April 9 (4 Sundays) between 11:15am – 11:45am at the main entrance. Please prepare cash or cheque if you would like to purchase the ticket. Seats are limited. Tickets sale are on a first comes first serves basis. Start to invite friends early! 
  • Please do not leave valuables unattended at all times. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 9, 2017 between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 2) Purpose in Life. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Good Friday Joint Communion worship service will be held on April 14 (Friday) at 11 am. Easter Sunday Baptismal Joint worship service will be held on April 16 at 11am. Simultaneous translation will be available. Please bring your own radio, earphones and tune radio to FM99.7 for English translation.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Financial report January-February 2017

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$57,070$63,333
Offerings - Special--
Rent & Others$10,300$10,459
Total Income$67,370$73,792

Expense

Ministries$33,853$34,960
Administration$10,017$10,245
Loan repayment-$15,833
Loan interest$50$792
Savings for maintenance--
Building & Grounds$3,734$8,592
Special Donation--
Others$801$3,327
Total Expense$48,455$73,749
Restricted Fund--
Net surplus (loss)$18,915$43




Loans

CBWC
Congregational
Total
Dec 2016
-
$157,450
$157,450
Feb 2017
-
$157,450
$157,450

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Summary of March 2017 Deacon Board Meeting


  • A new offering category called “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) will be created with immediate effect. This fund is designated for any building redevelopment project. 
  • Policies for congregational loan repayment are listed as follow (Apply to new loans only): 
    • Uniform interest rate for congregational loan or 0% is allowed 
    • Interest loan rate should be based on CBWC Foundation deposit rate 
    • Loan is based on first-lend-first serve basis 
    • Borrowing term minimum 30 days 
    • Both WBC and lender can request cancellation of the agreement 7 days in advance. 
    • Loan will repay according to the date of the agreement signed 
    • The board reserves the right to accept or reject a loan 
  • The church will not issue donation receipt for all loans that offered 0% loan interest rate. 
  • For safety reason, the main entrance will be locked up during weekday nights’ gatherings including small groups meetings. Members will need to call their leaders for entry. 
  • GZone coach Kelly Lo will be replaced by Clemmie Cheung effective September 2017. 
  • Children program will be provided during EM worship service whenever necessary. The program will be led by Mabel Cheung effective May 2017. 
  • Pastor Alan will take his annual leave from March 17 – 30, 2017. Pastor Gladys and Pastor Anders will take their annual leaves from April 19 – April 30, 2017.

Announcements - March 12, 2017


  • Due to room shortage, CitRUs small group will be using portion of room A on Sunday mornings between 10:30 -11:00am. Thank you for the accommodation. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information.
  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. Tickets booth will be set up from March 19 to April 9 (4 Sundays) between 11:15am – 11:45am at the main entrance. Please prepare cash or cheque if you would like to purchase the ticket. Seats are limited. Tickets sale are on a first comes first serves basis. Start to invite friends early! 
  • Please do not leave valuables unattended at all times. If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings. 

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Announcements - March 5, 2017


  • Due to room shortage, CitRUs small group will be using portion of room A on Sunday mornings between 10:30 -11:00am. Thank you for the accommodation. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. Tickets booth will be set up from March 19 to April 9 (4 Sundays) between 11:15am – 11:45am at the main entrance. Please prepare cash or cheque if you would like to purchase the ticket. Seats are limited. Tickets sale are on a first comes first serves basis. Start to invite friends early! 
  • Please do not leave valuables unattended at all times. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings.

Sunday, 26 February 2017

Announcements - February 26, 2017


  • Due to room shortage, CitRUs small group will be using portion of room A on Sunday mornings between 10:30 -11:00am. Thank you for the accommodation. WBC101 will commence soon. 
  • For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. Tickets booth will be set up from March 19 to April 9 (4 Sundays) between 11:15am – 11:45am at the main entrance. Please prepare cash or cheque if you would like to purchase the ticket. Seats are limited. Tickets sale are on a first comes first serves basis. Start to invite friends early! 
  • Please do not leave valuables unattended at all times. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings.

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Announcements - February 19, 2017


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • Due to room shortage, CitRUs small group will be using portion of room A on Sunday mornings between 10:30 -11:00am. Thank you for the accommodation.
  • 2016 Donation receipts will be distributed before EM worship service. Please contact Monica Tong or Deacon Peter if you miss the distribution time.
  • A community meal will be held today right after worship service. Please contact Deacon Peter or Deacon Justin if you would still like to attend. $8 per person.
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. Details about ticketing will be released soon.
  • Due to liability and security concerns, all church key holders please be reminded of the following:
    1. Your church key is issued for a specific ministry purpose (such as small group gathering or praise team practice. Any key holder is not supposed to access and use the church building using his/her key for other purposes (including ministry-related and personal purposes) without informing the church office at least 48 hours ahead and receiving prior approval.
    2. Any party less than 3 people cannot stay alone inside the church building after office hours.
    3. The church building should be vacated by 11:00pm except when pre-authorized by the Deacon Board.

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Summary of Feb 2017 Deacon Board Meeting


  • The church will accept the proposal from Architelier to redevelop downstairs space, and will invite Tony Wai to be the adviser of the redevelopment committee. 
  • According to Bylaw 7.6.4 of the Member’s Handbook, the Board removed a total of 3 deactivated memberships from the church membership roll. They are: Pauline Leung, Tony Wong and Wendy Wong. 
  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. 
  • Due to room shortage, CitRUs small group will be using portion of room A on Sunday mornings for their lessons. 
  • Due to liability and security concerns, all church key holders please be reminded of the following: Your church key is issued for a specific ministry purpose (such as small group gathering or praise team practice. 
    1. Any key holder is not supposed to access and use the church building using his/her key for other purposes (including ministry-related and personal purposes) without informing the church office at least 48 hours ahead and receiving prior approval. 
    2. Any party less than 3 people cannot stay alone inside the church building after office hours. 
    3. The church building should be vacated by 11:00pm except when pre-authorized by the Deacon Board. 
  • Church secretary will take her annual leave from February 15-19, 2017.

Announcements - February 12, 2017


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • Due to room shortage, CitRUs small group will be using portion of room A on Sunday mornings between 10:30 -11:00am. Thank you for the accommodation. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held today between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 1) Handling Fear. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • 2016 Donation receipts will be distributed before EM worship service. Please contact Monica Tong or Deacon Peter if you miss the distribution time. 
  • A community meal will be held on February 19 right after worship service. Please contact Deacon Peter or Deacon Justin if you would like to attend. $8 per person.
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  • The church will host a 25th Anniversary banquet at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant on May 7, 2017. Tickets for adults is $39 each, for kids ages 4-10 is $19 each and for kids ages 3 and under is free. 
  • Due to liability and security concerns, all church key holders please be reminded of the following: 
    1. Your church key is issued for a specific ministry purpose (such as small group gathering or praise team practice. Any key holder is not supposed to access and use the church building using his/her key for other purposes (including ministry-related and personal purposes) without informing the church office at least 48 hours ahead and receiving prior approval. 
    2. Any party less than 3 people cannot stay alone inside the church building after office hours. 
    3. The church building should be vacated by 11:00pm except when pre-authorized by the Deacon Board.

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Announcements - February 5, 2017


  • In remembrance of our Lord Jesus’ death on the cross for our sins, Holy Communion will be held today. If you have openly declared your faith and commitment to Jesus Christ through baptism, you are invited to prepare your heart and partake in the Holy Communion with us. 
  • Deacon board meeting will be held at 2:00pm today at room A. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on February 12, 2017 between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 1) Handling Fear. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Please notify the church office if your contact information has been changed. Also, please notify the treasurer if your legal name has been changed so that it will appear correctly on the donation receipt. 
  • A community meal will be held on February 19 right after worship service. Please contact Deacon Peter or Deacon Justin if you would like to attend. $8 per person. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. Please do not make changes on your own. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings.

Sunday, 29 January 2017

Announcements - January 29, 2017


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on February 12, 2017 between 2:00-4:00pm. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is Discerning God’s Purpose for Your Life 1) Handling Fear. Sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Please notify the church office if your contact information has been changed. Also, please notify the treasurer if your legal name has been changed so that it will appear correctly on the donation receipt. 
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. Please do not make changes on your own. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings.

Sunday, 22 January 2017

World: Seen+Unseen - 5W

Sermon Note

2017-01-01  Where
2017-01-08   Why
2017-01-15 Who
2017-01-22 What
2017-01-29 When

Announcements - January 22, 2017


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  •  Annual General Meeting will be held today at 1:00pm. Members are encouraged to attend. The agenda is as follow and 2016 annual report has been uploaded to the church blog: 
    1. Pastoral’s report 
    2. Deacon’s report 
    3. Present and accept 2016 financial report. 
    4. Present and approve 2017 budget. 
    5. Approve 2017 nomination committee. Deacon Rep: Peter Cheung, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak Congregational Rep: Dick Chan, Maria Wan, Jackson Yu 
    6.  Any Other Business. 
  • For those who can help with moving the Christmas d├ęcor to the storage after AGM today, please contact Deacon Peter. 
  • An Adult CE seminar will be held today between 2:00pm – 7:30pm at Room G. The topic is - Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God. 
  • Please notify the church office if your contact information has been changed. Also, please notify the treasurer if your legal name has been changed so that it will appear correctly on the donation receipt. 
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. Please do not make changes on your own. 
  •  If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings.

Sunday, 15 January 2017

Financial Report - January - December 2016

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$364,796$365,000
Offerings - Redevelopment$30,600-
Offerings - Special for Designated Donation$8,028-
Rent & Others$63,220$62,753
Total Revenue$466,644$427,753

Expense

Ministries (Incl. salaries
of the pastoral staffs)
$198,910$203,867
Administration (Incl. salaries
of the admin staff)
$58,931$64,994
Loan Payment$95,000$92,000
Loan Interest$4,162$4,800
Saving for Maintenance--
Building & Grounds$19,297$44,990
Special Donation$8,028-
Others$11,026$17,630
Total Expense$395,354$428,281
Restricted Fund--
Balance$71,290$528

Accounting Adjusting Entries

Amortization($28,434)-
Loan Payment95,000-
Savings for Maintenance--
Accounting Net Income (Loss)$137,855-




Loan

 Balance
CBWC Loans
Congregational Loan
Total
Dec 2015
-
$248,588
$248,588
Dec 2016
-
157,450
157,450

Summary of January 2017 Deacon Board Meeting


  • The signing officers of 2017 are Deacon Jenny Tse and Deacon Tsz-Lam Mak. 
  • 2017 alarm contacts are 1) Deacon Peter Cheung, 2) Deacon Godfrey Leung and 3) Pastor Alan Yu. Please contact the person according to the above order should the alarm is triggered. The alarm code will be changed. 
  • The church 25th Anniversary celebration will be held on May 7, 2017. Details are to be announced. 
  • Terminated members who have never transferred their membership to another church can apply for reinstating their membership. However, they must retake WBC101 and to be interviewed by the pastoral staff about their faith.

Announcements - January 15, 2017


  • 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 22, 2017 at 1:00pm. Members are encouraged to attend. The agenda is as follow and 2016 annual report has been uploaded to the church blog: 
    1. Pastoral’s report 
    2. Deacon’s report 
    3. Present and accept 2016 financial report. 
    4. Present and approve 2017 budget. 
    5. Approve 2017 nomination committee. Deacon Rep: Peter Cheung, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak.  Congregational Rep: Dick Chan, Maria Wan, Jackson Yu 
    6. Any Other Business. 
  • An Adult CE seminar will be held on January 22, 2017 between 2:00pm – 7:30pm. The topic is - Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God. Please sign up on the church facebook. 
  • Please notify the church office if your contact information has been changed. 
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. Please do not make changes on your own. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings.

Sunday, 8 January 2017

Announcements - January 8, 2017


  • Deacon board meeting will be held at 2:00pm today at Room A. 
  • Annual General Meeting will be held on January 22, 2017 at 1:00pm. Members are encouraged to attend. The agenda is as follow and 2016 annual report has been uploaded to the church blog: 
    1. Pastoral’s report 
    2. Deacon’s report 
    3. Present and accept 2016 financial report. 
    4. Present and approve 2017 budget. 
    5. Approve 2017 nomination committee.
      Deacon Rep: Peter Cheung, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak
      Congregational Rep: Dick Chan, Maria Wan, Jackson Yu 
    6. Any Other Business. 
  •  An Adult CE seminar will be held on January 22, 2017 between 2:00pm – 7:30pm. The topic is - Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God. Please sign up on the church facebook. 
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Worship duties list is posted on the church website. Please contact Deacon Peter, Deacon Justin or the church secretary if you are not available for the duties. Please do not make changes on your own. 
  • If you want to use the church facility, please call the church office to make the reservation. This also includes those who want to leave their cars in the church parking lot during weekdays. 
  • Please move your car to the upper parking lot after the worship service because we will lock up the downstairs garage door 30 minutes after our gatherings.