Saturday, 29 September 2018

Announcements - September 30, 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 would like to be baptised or transfer their membership to Westside, please contact Peter. 
  • 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, Joanna 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 has been posted on the bulletin board for congregation review. 
  • A meditation retreat will be held on October 14 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 – 5) The Caregiver’s Heart”. The details and sign-up sheet have been posted on the bulletin board.

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