Saturday, 1 September 2018

Life + Living: The Nature of the Christian Life

September 2   Saved and Redeemed
September 9  Forgiven and Reconciled
September 16 Beloved and Adopted

Announcements - September 2, 2018

  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at room A. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who would like to be baptised or transfer their membership to Westside, please contact Peter.
  • Monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check out for important announcements. 
  • 2019-2021 Deaconship Election 
    • Existing deacons are Justin Chen, James Lai, Lily Liu, Benjamin Mak, Tsz-Lam Mak, Jenny Tse and Joyce Yu. 
    • Justin Chen, Lily Liu and Tsz-Lam Mak (2nd term) deaconship will be ended on December 31, 2018. Therefore, three of the deaconship candidates will be elected to replace the positions in 2019.
    • Nomination Committee: Deacon Rep: Justin Chen, Lily Liu, Tsz-Lam Mak; Congregation Rep: Freeman Chau, Joyce Lai, Carlos Liu 
    • 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 to be approved and recommended by the nomination committee. 
    • Timetable: 
      • August 12 Nomination commences 
      • October 14 Nomination closes 
      • November 4 Publication of final deaconship candidate list 
      • November 25 Deaconship election 
  • Pastoral Discernment Committee Meeting Summary 
    • Meeting was held on August 9, 2018 
    • Roles and responsibilities of the Pastoral Discernment Committee have been communicated within the committee. 
    • Timeline of the pastoral discernment process has been agreed and set. 
    • Candidate portfolio is drafted. 
    • Advertisement is drafted. 
    • Meeting minutes will be posted on the bulletin board for congregation review. 

Saturday, 18 August 2018

Hiring Full Time Pastoral Staff

Applicants should:

  • agree with the theology of our church and the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada 
  • have graduated from an accredited theological school with Master of Divinity or equivalent 
  • able to preach fluently in both Cantonese and English 
  • familiar with North America Chinese culture
  • able to frequently preach, teach and serve with pastoral care 

For details please visit our website at www.westsidebaptist.ca

Resume and cover letter are to be submitted electronically to the attention of the “Pastoral Discernment Committee” at resume@westsidebaptist.ca

Application deadline: October 31, 2018

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Announcements - August 5, 2018


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check out for important announcements. 
  • A church-wide campaign will be held from July 13 –August 24 (except August 3) Fridays at 7:30pm. The topic is 40 Days of Community. There will be a joint refreshment time after the SG sessions. So please bring your desserts and snacks to share and do allow time for community building with the whole church. 
  •  “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) is designated for any building redevelopment project. Brothers and sisters who would like to make a donation towards the fund, please specify “BR Fund” on the offering envelope. 
  • The deacon board meeting will be held today at 2:30pm at Room A. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on August 19 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 4) Mourning to Dancing”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board.

Sunday, 29 July 2018

Announcements - July 29, 2018


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • Monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check out for important announcements.
  • A church wide campaign will be held from July 13 –August 24 (except August 3) Fridays at 7:30pm. The topic is 40 Days of Community. There will be a joint refreshment time after the SG sessions. So please bring your desserts and snacks to share and do allow time for community building with the whole church. 
  •  “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) is designated for any building redevelopment project. Brothers and sisters who would like to make a donation towards the fund, please specify “BR Fund” on the offering envelope. 
  • If you cannot fulfill your worship duties, please inform the office directly to make the arrangement. Do not switch it on your own for it may cause confusion or conflict in other serving roles in the church. Also if you have your out of town schedules, please inform the office or your team leader so as to help in making arrangement for the duties.

Sunday, 15 July 2018

January - June 2018 Financial Report

Actual
Budget

Income

Offerings$161,402$190,000
Offerings - Mission --
Offerings - Redevelopment --
Offerings - Special$240-
Rent & Others$32,591$31,804
Total Income$194,233$221,804

Expense

Ministries$101,432$105,370
Administration$30,475$31,411
Loan repayment--
Loan interest--
Building & Grounds$14,408$21,248
Building Redevelopment--
Special Donation$240-
Others$6,909$10,250
Total Expense$153,464$168,279
Restricted Fund--
Net surplus (loss)$40,769$53,525

Building Redevelopment Fund

Accumulated Amount$9,823

Friday, 6 July 2018

Announcements - July 8, 2018


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • A special workshop will be held on today between 1:30pm-3:00pm at the main hall. The topic is “Things we need to know about Depression and Suicide”. The workshop will be conducted in Chinese but simultaneous translation will be provided if there is a need. 
  • A church wide campaign will be held from July 13 –August 24 (except August 3) Fridays at 7:30pm. The topic is 40 Days of Community. There will be a joint refreshment time after the SG sessions. So please bring your desserts and snacks to share and do allow time for community building with the whole church. 
  • The semi-annual congregational meeting will be held on July 15 at 1:00pm. Agenda is as follow: 
    1. Semi-annual financial report of 2018. 
    2. Report the progress of building redevelopment. 
    3. Report about renewing lease with Hemrich Bros. 
    4. To approve the recommendation to CBWC for Peter Cheung’s application as a “Candidate for Ministry Training”. 
    5. To approve the Pastoral Discernment Committee. Deacon Representatives: James Lai & Jenny Tse; Congregational Representatives: Felix Loo, Monica Tong & Cannis Wan 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  • “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) is designated for any building redevelopment project. Brothers and sisters who would like to make a donation towards the fund, please specify “BR Fund” on the offering envelope. 
  • If you cannot fulfill your worship duties, please inform the office directly to make the arrangement. Do not switch it on your own for it may cause confusion or conflict in other serving roles in the church. Also if you have your out of town schedules, please inform the office or your team leader so as to help in making arrangement for the duties. 
  • Brothers and sisters are reminded that security camera system has been installed outside the church building.

Saturday, 30 June 2018

Announcements - July 1, 2018


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • A special workshop will be held on July 8 between 1:30pm-3:00pm. The topic is “Things we need to know about Depression and Suicide”. The workshop will be conducted in Chinese but simultaneous translation will be provided if there is a need. Sign up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • A church wide campaign will be held from July 13 –August 24 (except August 3) Fridays at 7:30pm. The topic is 40 Days of Community. There will be a joint refreshment time after the SG sessions. So please bring your desserts and snacks to share and do allow time for community building with the whole church. 
  • The semi-annual congregational meeting will be held on July 15 at 1:00pm. Agenda is as follow: 
    1. Semi-annual financial report of 2018. 
    2. Report the progress of building redevelopment. 
    3. Report about renewing lease with Hemrich Bros. 
    4. To approve the recommendation to CBWC for Peter Cheung’s application as a “Candidate for Ministry Training”. 
    5. To approve the Pastoral Discernment Committee. Deacon Representatives: James Lai & Jenny Tse; Congregational Representatives: Felix Loo, Monica Tong & Cannis Wan 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  • “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) is designated for any building redevelopment project. Brothers and sisters who would like to make a donation towards the fund, please specify “BR Fund” on the offering envelope. 
  • If you cannot fulfill your worship duties, please inform the office directly to make the arrangement. Do not switch it on your own for it may cause confusion or conflict in other serving roles in the church. Also if you have your out of town schedules, please inform the office or your team leader so as to help in making arrangement for the duties. 
  • If you do not register your car parked at the church, you will run into the risk of being towed. So please read the reminders that have been posted on the bulletin board before you park here. 
  • Brothers and sisters are reminded that security camera system has been installed outside the church building.

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Announcements - June 24, 2018


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
  • A special workshop will be held on July 8 between 1:30pm-3:00pm. The topic is “Things we need to know about Depression and Suicide”. The workshop will be conducted in Chinese but simultaneous translation will be provided if there is a need. Sign up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • A church wide campaign will be held from July 13 –August 24 (except August 3) Fridays at 7:30pm. The topic is 40 Days of Community. There will be a joint refreshment time after the SG sessions. So please bring your desserts and snacks to share and do allow time for community building with the whole church. 
  • The semi-annual congregational meeting will be held on July 15 at 1:00pm. Agenda is as follow: 
    1. Semi-annual financial report of 2018. 
    2. Report the progress of building redevelopment. 
    3. Report about renewing lease with Hemrich Bros. 
    4. To approve the recommendation to CBWC for Peter Cheung’s application as a “Candidate for Ministry Training”. 
    5. To approve the Pastoral Discernment Committee. Deacon Representatives: James Lai & Jenny Tse; Congregational Representatives: Felix Loo, Monica Tong & Cannis Wan 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service.
  •  “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) is designated for any building redevelopment project. Brothers and sisters who would like to make a donation towards the fund, please specify “BR Fund” on the offering envelope. 
  • If you cannot fulfill your worship duties, please inform the office directly to make the arrangement. Do not switch it on your own for it may cause confusion or conflict in other serving roles in the church. Also if you have your out of town schedules, please inform the office or your team leader so as to help in making arrangement for the duties. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held today between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 3) Willing to be healed”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • If you do not register your car parked at the church, you will run into the risk of being towed. So please read the reminders that have been posted on the bulletin board before you park here.

Saturday, 16 June 2018

Announcements - June 17, 2018


  • 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.
  • A meditation retreat will be held on June 24 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 3) Willing to be healed”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • A special workshop will be held on July 8 between 1:30pm-3:00pm. The topic is “Things we need to know about Depression and Suicide”. Sign up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • The semi-annual congregational meeting will be held on July 15 at 1:00pm. Agenda is as follow: 
    1. Semi-annual financial report of 2018. 
    2. Report the progress of building redevelopment. 
    3. Report about renewing lease with Hemrich Bros. 
    4. To approve the recommendation to CBWC for Peter Cheung’s application as a “Candidate for Ministry Training”. 
    5. To approve the Pastoral Discernment Committee. Deacon Representatives: James Lai & Jenny Tse; Congregational Representatives: Felix Loo, Monica Tong & Cannis Wan 
  • A church wide campaign will be held from July 13 –August 24 (except August 3) Fridays at 7:30pm. The topic is 40 Days of Community. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  • “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) is designated for any building redevelopment project. Brothers and sisters who would like to make a donation towards the fund, please specify “BR Fund” on the offering envelope. 
  • If you cannot fulfill your worship duties, please inform the office directly to make the arrangement. Do not switch it on your own for it may cause confusion or conflict in other serving roles in the church. Also if you have your out of town schedules, please inform the office or your team leader so as to help in making arrangement for the duties. 
  • If you do not register your car parked at the church, you will run into the risk of being towed. So please read the reminders that have been posted on the bulletin board before you park here.

Saturday, 9 June 2018

Life + Living: Living with Wisdom

2018-05-13 Living with Wisdom
2018-05-20 Living with Purity
2018-05-27 Living with a Healthy Heart
2018-06-03 Living with Humility
2018-06-10 Living with a Controlled Tongue
2018-06-17 Living with Integrity
2018-06-24 Living with Diligence

Announcements - June 10, 2018


  • 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. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  • “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) is designated for any building redevelopment project. Brothers and sisters who would like to make a donation towards the fund, please specify “BR Fund” on the offering envelope. 
  • There will be a community luncheon today and a CE workshop after the luncheon. The topic of the workshop is “Mapping our story: a workshop to connect our work with God’s work”. The luncheon is $10 per person. Please register with your SG leaders for the luncheon. 
  • If you cannot fulfill your worship duties, please inform the office directly to make the arrangement. Do not switch it on your own for it may cause confusion or conflict in other serving roles in the church. Also if you have your out of town schedules, please inform the office or your team leader so as to help in making arrangement for the duties. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on June 24 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 3) Willing to be healed”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • The church will donate non-perishable food items to the residents of the temporary modular housing in Marpole area once a month. Brothers and sisters are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to our mini food bank at the main entrance. Also, we will recruit volunteers to drive the residents to do grocery shopping once a month. Please contact Felix Loo for more details. 
  • If you do not register your car parked at the church, you will run into the risk of being towed. So please read the reminders that have been posted on the bulletin board before you park here.

Saturday, 2 June 2018

Announcements - June 3, 2018


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  •  “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) is designated for any building redevelopment project. Brothers and sisters who would like to make a donation towards the fund, please specify “BR Fund” on the offering envelope. 
  • There will be a community luncheon on June 10 and a CE workshop after the luncheon. The topic of the workshop is “Mapping our story: a workshop to connect our work with God’s work”. The luncheon is $10 per person. Please register with your SG leaders for the luncheon. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on June 24 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 3) Willing to be healed”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • The church will donate non-perishable food items to the residents of the temporary modular housing in Marpole area once a month. Brothers and sisters are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to our mini food bank at the main entrance. Also, we will recruit volunteers to drive the residents to do grocery shopping once a month. Please contact Felix Loo for more details. 
  • If you cannot fulfill your worship duties, please inform the office directly to make the arrangement. Do not switch it on your own for it may cause confusion or conflict in other serving roles in the church. Also if you have your out of town schedules, please inform the office or your team leader so as to help in making arrangement for the duties.
  • If you do not register your car parked at the church, you will run into the risk of being towed. So please read the reminders that have been posted on the bulletin board before you park here.

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Announcements - May 27, 2018


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  • “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) is designated for any building redevelopment project. Brothers and sisters who would like to make a donation towards the fund, please specify “BR Fund” on the offering envelope. 
  • SG leaders and GZone coaches monthly sharing and prayer meeting will be held today right after worship service at Room B. 
  • There will be a community luncheon on June 10 and a CE workshop on work after the luncheon. It’s $10 per person. Please register with your SG leaders for the luncheon. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on June 24 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 3) Willing to be healed”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • The church will donate non-perishable food items to the residents of the temporary modular housing in Marpole area once a month. Brothers and sisters are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to our mini food bank at the main entrance. Also, we will recruit volunteers to drive the residents to do grocery shopping once a month. Please contact Felix Loo for more details. 
  • If you do not register your car parked at the church, you will run into the risk of being towed. So please read the reminders that have been posted on the bulletin board before you park here.

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Announcements - May 20, 2018


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service.
  •  “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) is designated for any building redevelopment project. Brothers and sisters who would like to make a donation towards the fund, please specify “BR Fund” on the offering envelope. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on June 24 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 3) Willing to be healed”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • The church will donate non-perishable food items to the residents of the temporary modular housing in Marpole area once a month. Brothers and sisters are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to our mini food bank at the main entrance. Also, we will recruit volunteers to drive the residents to do grocery shopping once a month. Please contact Felix Loo for more details. 
  • Reminders of “ Using the church parking lot” has been posted on the bulletin board. Please read it before using the church parking lot.

Saturday, 12 May 2018

Announcements - May 13, 2018


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  •  “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) is designated for any building redevelopment project. Brothers and sisters who would like to make a donation towards the fund, please specify “BR Fund” on the offering envelope. 
  • The church will donate non-perishable food items to the residents of the temporary modular housing in Marpole area once a month. Brothers and sisters are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to our mini food bank at the main entrance. Also, we will recruit volunteers to drive the residents to do grocery shopping once a month. Please contact Felix Loo for more details. 
  • Reminders of “ Using the church parking lot” has been posted on the bulletin board. Please read it before using the church parking lot.

Friday, 13 April 2018

Announcements - April 15, 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 brother Paul Chan (Hedy’s father). Let us remember the Chan’s family in our prayers during this time of sorrow. A Memorial Service for brother Paul will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 2:00pm at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 28th Avenue in White Rock. In lieu of flowers, the family has designated all monetary gifts be donated to “Westside Baptist Church”. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held today between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 2) A Satisfied Heart ”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Alan after the service. 
  • The church anniversary joint worship service will be held on May 6th at 11am. There will be simultaneous translation of the sermon into English. Immediately after the Joint Service, we will have a potluck lunch together. There is no need to register for the event. Those who want to join please bring some food for sharing. The portion to bring shall be a little bit more than enough to feed yourself or your family for lunch. As usual, please also bring your own utensils. Please note that we have limited reheating facilities (like microwaves or ovens), so if possible please plan to bring food that can be consumed without reheating. 
  • “Building Redevelopment Fund” (BR Fund) is designated for any building redevelopment project. Brothers and sisters who would like to make a donation towards the fund, please specify “BR Fund” on the offering envelope. 
  • There will be a meeting for the AV team members on April 29, 2018 @ 1:15pm at Room E. Team members who are unable to attend the meeting please notify Deacon Justin Chen. 
  • The church will donate non-perishable food items to the residents of the temporary modular housing in Marpole area once a month. Brothers and sisters are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to our mini food bank at the main entrance. Also, we will recruit volunteers to drive the residents to do grocery shopping once a month. Please contact Felix Loo for more details. 
  • Please remain vigilant at all times (especially in the evenings) and report anything suspicious outside the church building for there were some unfriendly acts in the neighborhood lately.

Saturday, 7 April 2018

Announcements - April 8, 2018


  • 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. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 15 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 2) A Satisfied Heart ”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Alan after the service. 
  • The church will donate non-perishable food items to the residents of the temporary modular housing in Marpole area once a month. Brothers and sisters are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to our mini food bank at the main entrance. Also, we will recruit volunteers to drive the residents to do grocery shopping once a month. Please contact Felix Loo for more details.

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Life + Living: Make A Difference

2018-03-11  Esther
2018-03-18 Daniel
2018-03-25 Deborah

Easter Sunday Joint Worship Service
2018-04-01 The Power of Resurrection

2018-04-08 Jeremiah
2018-04-15 Elijah
2018-04-22 Gideon
2018-04-29 Ruth

The 26th Anniversary Worship Service
2018-05-06 Let's Rebuild Together

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Announcements - March 25, 2018


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at the office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 15 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 2) A Satisfied Heart ”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Good Friday Meditation & Holy Communion Worship Service will be held on March 30 at 11am. Child-sitting is not available. 
  • Easter Sunday Joint worship service will be held on April 1 at 11:00am. Simultaneous translation will be available. Please bring your own radio, earphones and tune radio to FM99.7 for English translation. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service. 
  • In order to fulfil the Income Tax Act requirement, a nominal rate of $1 per visit will be collected for occasional parking for personal reason at the church parking lot. The money collected will be donated to charity at the end of the year. A liability waiver form will need to be signed per usage.

Saturday, 10 March 2018

Announcements - March 11, 2018


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 15 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 2) A Satisfied Heart ”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Good Friday Meditation & Holy Communion Worship Service will be held on March 30 at 11am. Child-sitting is not available. 
  • There will be a community meal today after service. Also there will be a workshop on worship called “God-needing worship leading” from 1:30-3:30pm. All are invited to join besides praise teams. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service.

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Daylight saving time

Daylight saving time starts on March 11 2:00am, please set your clock 1 hour forward before you go to bed on March 10 (Saturday).

Saturday, 3 March 2018

Announcements - March 4, 2018


  • 2017 donation receipts will be distributed after worship service. Please contact Deacon Justin Chen.
  • A meditation retreat will be held on April 15 between 2pm and 4pm at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 2) A Satisfied Heart ”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Deacon board meeting will be held at 2pm today at Room A. 
  • There will be a community meal on March 11 after service. Please register with your SG leaders or Shera. $8 per person. Also there will be a workshop on worship called “God-needing worship leading” from 1:30-3:30pm. All are invited to join besides praise teams. 
  • WBC101 will commence soon. For those who plan to be baptized or transferred their membership to Westside, please contact Pastor Gladys after the service.

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Announcements - February 18, 2018


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • Today is the last day of collecting household items for the homeless who are going to move into a temporary housing complex in our neighborhood. 
  • Security camera has been installed at the main entrance. The recorded images are for internal use only. In order to protect the privacy of the guests, images will not be shared. 
  • In consideration of others, pets are no longer permitted in the enclosed area of WBC premises except service animals.

Saturday, 10 February 2018

Announcements - February 11, 2018


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held today at Room G. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 1) God Sees My Hurts”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • A dating workshop will be held today from 1:00-4:00pm in the main hall. There will be special panelists sharing their love stories with us. 
  • The office will be closed on February 16 (Friday) as a lieu day off for the Family Day. 
  • The church will collect household items until February 18 for the homeless who are going to move into a temporary housing complex in our neighborhood. Details have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Security camera has been installed at the main entrance. The recorded images are for internal use only. In order to protect the privacy of the guests, images will not be shared.

Saturday, 27 January 2018

Announcements - 2018-01-28


  • James Lai and Joyce Yu have been elected as 2018-2020 deacons. There were 121 members voted on January 21. The results are as follow: 


Agree
Disagree
Abstain
Invalid
James Lai
100
5
12
4
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  • 2017 Annual Report has been uploaded to the church website. Members are encouraged to read it before the Annual General Meeting. 
  • Annual General Meeting will be held today 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. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on February 11, 2018 at Room G. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 1) God Sees My Hurts”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board. 
  • Please notify the church office if your contact information has been changed. If your legal name has been changed please notify the treasurer before February 4 for her to prepare the donation receipts. 
  • A dating workshop will be held on Feb 11 from 1:30-3:30pm in the main hall. There will be special panelists sharing their love stories with us. There will also be a luncheon provided after the worship service. Please register with your small group leader.

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Announcements - January 21, 2018


  • 2018-2020 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. 
  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • 2017 Annual Report has been uploaded to the church website. Members are encouraged to read it before the Annual General Meeting on January 28, 2018. 
  • 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. 
  • The church will hold a fundraiser event “Breakfast Together!” on January 28 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. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on February 11, 2018 at the main hall. The material written will be in English. But the verbal instruction will be in Cantonese. The topic is “Healing Life’s Wounds – 1) God Sees My Hurts”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board.

Saturday, 13 January 2018

Announcements - January 14, 2018


  • The monthly bulletin has been posted on the bulletin board. Please check it out for important information. 
  • 2017 Annual Report has been uploaded to the church website. Members are encouraged to read it before the Annual General Meeting on January 28, 2018. 
  • 2018-2020 deaconship candidates list and the election procedure have been posted on the bulletin board. Polling station will be set up on January 21 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. 
  • 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. 
  • The church will hold a fundraiser event “Breakfast Together!” on January 28 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.

Sunday, 7 January 2018

Announcements - January 7, 2018


  • 2018-2020 deaconship candidates list and the election procedure have been posted on the bulletin board. Polling station will be set up on January 21 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. 
  • 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. 
  • The deacon board meeting will be held today at 2pm at Room A.