Saturday, 16 November 2019

Announcements - November 17, 2019


  • Church prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30am at Room F. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. 
  • The Mamas SG is selling handmade cards as a fundraiser for the downstairs redevelopment project starting from this coming Sunday until Dec 8 or until they are all sold out. Quantities limited. $10 for a pack of four cards, with a mix of Christmas, birthday and blank, all-occasion cards. All proceeds goes to BR Fund.
  • Brothers and sisters who have made a pledge for the Building Redevelopment fund, please specify on the offering envelope “BR Fund” when making a donation. For those who would like to support by Congregational Loan (No/Low interest), please contact the treasurer, Cannis Wan. 
  • The 2020-2022 deacon re-election will be held on December 1st. The ballot will be collected in the form of a polling station. The polling station will be open at the following times: 9:30-10:00 am, half an hour after CM worship service and after the EM worship service until 1:30 pm. Members please vote. The candidate profile is as follows:
    • Samuel Leung was baptized at the Burnaby Alliance Church in 2007 and transferred to Westside in 2014. He is self-employed. He currently serves as parking greeter. Previously he prepared meals for Alpha Course at the Burnaby Alliance Church. He is currently attending the small group on Friday night. His wife, Heidi, is also a member of Westside. They have a son and a daughter. 
  • Christmas Celebration events: Christmas Joint worship service will be held on Dec 22 at 11am; Clothing drive (Dec 8 to 15). Christmas Charity Dinner will be held on December 15. Dinner tickets are $15 per adult and $8 per child age 4-10. Tickets will be available on Nov 24, Dec 1 and 8. Net proceeds from all fundraiser events will be donated Marpole Oakridge Family Place and Union Gospel Mission. 
  • Christmas Decors will be moved from the storage to the main hall today after EM worship service. Please check with Deacon James Lai for more details. 
  • When parking in the outdoor parking lot downstairs, please be careful not to block the fire escape passage, and keep the distance from the exterior wall of the building to 3 ft, so that the fire door can be fully opened. 
  • Please move your car from the underground parking 30 minutes after worship service.

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Hiring Part-Time Pastoral Staff (Contract position – 1 year)

Applicants should be:

  • Theologically trained or enrolled in a program from an accredited theological school 
  • Familiar with North American Chinese culture, particularly the youth and teen’s culture 
  • Eligible to work in Canada 
  • Compatible with the theology of the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada 
  • Supportive of small group ministry and other established ministries at Westside Baptist Church 
  • Able to speak fluent English, preferably bilingual (can understand and speak Cantonese) 
  • Able to frequently preach, teach, and provide pastoral care 

Resume and cover letter are to be submitted electronically to the attention of the “Pastoral Discernment Committee” at resume@westsidebaptist.ca
Please provide 2-3 references, with one preferably from home church.