21 Oct 2016
2017-2018 Deacon Election Joseph Kwan and Ade Huen have been elected. Since there are not enough deacons for all positions, the current DB has decided to hold another Deacon Election for the 3 vacancies:
- Members may submit nominations to Nomination Committee by 10/23, but do not contact the nominee. Each should be signed by 2 members in accordance with the Guidelines for Deacon Nomination (on bulletin board). Nominations must be accepted by both Committee and the nominees before listed.
- The final list will be announced on 10/30. Ballots distribution on 11/6, tally on 11/20, result announcement on 11/27.
11/12 (Sat) Old & New Deacon and Department Chairpersons Planning Meeting 9:00am @A8. Pastors, Deacons and Chairpersons please email Budget and Ministry Plan 2017 to Winnie Chow and Joanna Li before 10/31.
PRAISE & PRAYER
Tuesday 7:30pm Prayer Meeting Come and pray together.
Mon. 1:00pm Beulah Senior Home Service To be led by Rev. Xavier.
Praise Dance 10/7-12/30 on Fridays at 11:00am in the gym.
OCC Christmas Shoebox Ministry for boys/girls age 2-14 in developing countries. Boxes available in the foyer or provide your own, plus $7/box for delivery. Collection 11/14-20 in the gym. email@example.com for enquiry, or ask Daniel Chan, Maggie Tsang. Visit samaritanspurse.ca/occ for more info.
Additional Support to for Missionaries & Organizations The Mission Board has resolved to provide an additional $1,000 support for our supported missionaries this year using the Mission surplus. Please continue to pray for our missionaries.
11/18-20 (Fri-Sun) the 31st Mission Conference “Make it Personal” Sunday Joint Service: 9:00am (E/C); 11:00am (M/C). Rev. Donald Gardner will be the speaker.
Short Term Mission 2017 Sponsorship of 75% to church members available. Please ask the opportunities to serve in DR. Congo (5/4-17), Ghana (Early July), Vancouver Challenge (7/22-28) and Prince George (9/28-10/2)
BIBLE & TEACHING
Sunday School Adults Class in A8 & High School Class in A10.
10/23 (Sun) 3:00pm Alliance Bible Seminary Graduation at Burnaby Alliance Church. Congratulations to Rennie Shum and Hermanus Yiu who will be granted Master of Christian Studies and Diploma in Theology accordingly.
Ontrack “Biblical Leadership” changed to 11/25-27 due to the rain storm.
10/29 (Sat) 8:30am-5:30pm First Aid Course at St. John Ambulence (6111 Cambie St). For those who have registered, please come in time.