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2 Dec 2016

December 4 CHURCH NEWS

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Annual General Meeting

Will be held on 12/4 (Sun) at 2:00. The agenda can be seen on bulletin board.

1)     Election of the member representatives of the 2017 Nomination Committee

2)     Acceptance of the Annual Ministries Reports 2016

3)     Adoption of the 2017 Mission Budget

4)     Adoption of the 2017 Ministry Plans and Budget

5)     Syrian Refugee Sponsorship

6)   Feedback and Suggestions

Appreciations to our Deacons and Dept. Chairpersons for serving in our Church.  Please accept our heartfelt thanks.  May God continue to bless your ministries.

2nd 2017-2018 Deacon Election: Geraldine Lai has been officially elected. Thanks to Yue Ming Tang and Martin Chu for counting the ballots.

2016 Financial Report (Unaudited), 2017 Budget (Proposal), 2017 Calendar of Events (Draft) and PG Organization Chart are posted on bulletin board. Hard copies are available in foyer.

2016 Reimbursement Vouchers Cut-Off Day is 1/8/2017. Leaders please send your signed vouchers with receipts to Joanna Li ASAP. After 1/8 all will be counted as 2017 expenditures which need the new leaders’ approval.

PRAISE & PRAYER

Mon. 1:00pm Beulah Senior Home Service To be led by Pastor Fiona.

Tuesday 7:30pm Prayer Meeting Come and pray together.

12/25 Joint Christmas Sunday & Baby Dedication Ceremony Parents with children under the age of 2, who would like to dedicate your child to the Lord in the presence of our church community, please contact Pastor Keith.

GOSPEL

12/16 (Fri) 6:30pm English Congregation Christmas Potluck Celebration Invite your friends! Please sign up with Pastor Keith.

Career Youth Outreach 12/10 (Sat) Model Building Group at A9.  Email George for details: hokyamcheung@hotmail.com

MISSION

OCC Christmas Shoebox 1,070 boxes have been collected for Samaritan’s Purse. They will be sent to children around the world living in war, poverty and disaster.

2017 Mission Pledge Target $96,500 As at 11/27, 44 cards received with a total pledge of $34,694. Of those, 28 committed to be prayer warriors, 9 for short term mission, 4 committed to theological studies and 2 dedicated to full time ministry. You are still encouraged to fill in a pledge card and put it in offering bag. Children Mission Pledge 25 cards received: 23 promised to pray, 7 giving offering, 7 caring for missionaries, 10 like to know The Great Commission.

Support from the Mission Fund Surplus $1,260 to partner with CIM Canada to sponsor a church planter & a village school teacher in Ghana. $1,200 matches with the donation received in “Grounds for translation Coffee Corner” to Wycliffe for Peru, desert islands of Indonesia, DR. Congo and Canada First Nation ministries.

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School Adult Class in A8 & High School Class in A10.

AWANA Christmas Celebration Christmas Tree event on Broadway Church. Meet at parking lot outside our church. 12/10 (Sat) DEPARTURE time 5:20 pm or 12/11 (Sun) 1:20 pm.  Be on time and we will walk together to the destination. Official: http://www.singingchristmastree.ca

Devotion for Advent 2016 “As We Wait” is a collection of readings & devotionals produced & distributed by MB Seminary for the season of advent. The four themes of watch, prepare, proclaim, and worship will move you in a direction of active waiting. The devotionals are written by pastors, teachers, and other leaders within the Mennonite Brethren family across Canada. Please feel free to download and use: http://www.ministrylift.ca/advent2016

CARING

YAM MBCCA Young Adults Program Today@4-6pm Christmas Cafe Night @Richmond Chinese MB Church (10200 No. 5 Rd.). Career young adults and young families are invited to come and share and pray together.

25 Nov 2016

November 27 CHURCH NEWS

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2nd 2017-2018 Deacon Election: Geraldine Lai has received over two-third of the votes and has therefore been officially elected to serve in 2017-2018.

2016 Financial Report (Unaudited), 2017 Budget (Proposal), 2017 Calendar of Events (Draft) are posted on bulletin board. Hard copies are available in foyer.

2016 Reimbursement Vouchers Cut-Off Day is 1/8/2017. Leaders please send your signed vouchers with receipts to Joanna Li ASAP. After 1/8 all will be counted as 2017 expenditures which need the new leaders’ approval.

Annual General Meeting

Will be held on 12/4 (Sun) at 2:00. The agenda can be seen on bulletin board.

1)     Election of the member representatives of the 2017 Nomination Committee

2)     Acceptance of the Annual Ministries Reports 2016

3)     Adoption of the 2017 Mission Budget

4)     Adoption of the 2017 Ministry Plans and Budget

5)     Syrian Refugee Sponsorship

6)   Feedback and Suggestions

PRAISE & PRAYER

Mon. 1:00pm Beulah Senior Home Service To be led by Rev. Xavier.

Tuesday 7:30pm Prayer Meeting Come and pray together.

12/25 Joint Christmas Sunday & Baby Dedication Ceremony Parents with children under the age of 2, who would like to dedicate your child to the Lord in the presence of our church community, please contact Pastor Keith.

GOSPEL

12/16 (Fri) 6:30pm English Congregation Christmas Potluck Celebration Invite your friends to the dinner in our gym!

Praise Dance 12/23 (Fri) Christmas Celebration with gospel message.

MISSION

OCC Christmas Shoebox 1,070 boxes have been collected for Samaritan’s Purse. They will be sent to children around the world living in war, poverty and disaster.

2017 Mission Pledge Target $96,500 44 cards received with a total pledge of $34,694. Of those, 26 committed to be prayer warriors, 8 for short term mission, 4 committed to theological studies and 1 dedicated to full time ministry. You are still encouraged to fill in a pledge card and put it in offering bag.

Support from the Mission Fund Surplus $1,260 to partner with CIM Canada to sponsor a church planter & a village school teacher in Ghana. $1,200 matches with the donation received in “Grounds for translation Coffee Corner” to Wycliffe for Peru, desert islands of Indonesia, DR. Congo and Canada First Nation ministries.

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School Adult Class in A8 & High School Class in A10.

Devotion for Advent 2016 “As We Wait” is a collection of readings & devotionals produced & distributed by MB Seminary for the season of advent. The four themes of watch, prepare, proclaim, and worship will move you in a direction of active waiting. The devotionals are written by pastors, teachers, and other leaders within the Mennonite Brethren family across Canada. Please feel free to download and use: http://www.ministrylift.ca/advent2016

CARING

YAM MBCCA Young Adults Program

TODAY@4-6pm Board Game Social @Burnaby Pacific Grace MB Church (3883 Triumph St.). College/young adults 18 to 25 are invited to come mingle, socialize, and play!

12/4(Sun)@4-6pm Christmas Cafe Night @Richmond Chinese MB Church (10200 No. 5 Rd.). Career young adults and young families are invited to come and share and pray together.

18 Nov 2016

November 20 CHURCH NEWS

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Welcome & Thanks to Rev. Donald Gardner for preaching in our 31th Mission Conference.  May God bless his family and ministries.  

2nd 2017-2018 Deacon Nominees: Geraldine Lai. Profile on notice board. Nominee must receive at least two-third votes to be officially elected. Please place your ballot in the ballot box 1:00pm TODAY. Martin Chu and Yue Ming Tang are appointed to count the ballots. Result announcement on 11/27.

Annual General Meeting  will be held on 12/4 (Sun) at 2:00. The agenda has also posted on the bulletin board.

  • Election of the member representatives of the 2017 Nomination Committee
  • Acceptance of the Annual Ministries Reports 2016
  • Adoption of the 2017 Mission Budget
  • Adoption of the 2017 Ministry Plans and Budget
  • Syrian Refugee Sponsorship
  • Feedback and Suggestions

PRAISE & PRAYER

Mon. 1:00pm Beulah Senior Home Service To be led by Pastor Stephen.

Tuesday 7:30pm Prayer Meeting Come and pray together.

GOSPEL

Praise Dance 10/7-12/30 at 11:00am in the gym. Christmas celebration with gospel message on 12/23 after the dance.

MISSION

2017 Mission Pledge The total budget is $96,500.00. We encourage you to prayerfully consider your 2017 pledge.

Continued Support from the Mission surplus $1,260 to partner with CIM Canada to sponsor a church planter & a village school teacher in Ghana.

OCC Christmas Shoebox Ministry Collection latest by TODAY in the gym. No box will be accepted to the church after today.

Refugee Project We are still waiting to be matched with a family. There have been delays with Government processing. Please pray for the project.

BIBLE & TEACHING

NO Adult Sunday School TODAY

Children Ministry Dismiss at B11/B4 after JAM. Sunday School at 11:00am, G.1-6 will have combined Children Mission program in B11. Preschool 1, Preschool 2 and Kindergarten classes each go to their own classrooms.

11/25-27 Ontrack “Biblical Leadership” If you can’t make it or still want to registrar, please email cce@pgmbc.com

CARING

APS Security Only the main door at the foyer should be opened on Sundays. Due to security concerns, doors including gym and the side doors should be kept closed.

15 Nov 2016

2016/11/18-20 The 31st Mission Conference

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10 Nov 2016

November 13 CHURCH NEWS

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2nd 2017-2018 Deacon Nominees: Geraldine Lai. Profile on notice board. Nominee must receive at least two-third votes to be officially elected. Ballot distribution 11/6-20 until 1:00pm before tally, result announcement on 11/27.

Annual General Meeting will be held 12/4 (Sun) at 2:00pm. Please mark your calendar.

Staff News Pastors will attend VCEMF meeting in the morning.

PRAISE & PRAYER

Tuesday 7:30pm Prayer Meeting Come and pray together.

GOSPEL

Praise Dance 10/7-12/30 at 11:00am in the gym. Christmas celebration with gospel message on 12/23 after the dance, non-believers are welcome.

MISSION

The 31st Mission Conference “Missions: Making it Personal”

11/18(Fri) 7:30pm English speaking with Cantonese translation

11/19(Sat) 4:30pm Grounds for translation Coffee Corner (English): 7:00pm Cantonese speaking with Mandarin translation

11/20(Sun) Joint Service: 9:00am (E/C); 11:00am (C/M)

2017 Mission Budget (Please see the insert) The total expenditure is $96,500.00. We encourage you to prayerfully consider your 2017 pledge for Mission Sunday next week.

OCC Christmas Shoebox Ministry for boys/girls age 2-14 in developing countries. You are encouraged to prepare with reusable plastic boxes, paper boxes are acceptable too, also add $7/box for delivery.  Collection 11/14-20 in the gym. pgmbcocc@gmail.com for enquiry.

Refugee Project We are still waiting to be matched with a family. There have been delays with Government processing. Please pray for the project.

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School Adult Class in A8 & High School Class in A10.

OnTrack “Biblical Leadership” changed to 11/25-27 due to the rain storm. If you can’t make it or still want to registrar, please email cce@pgmbc.com

CARING

Complimentary 2017 PG Calendar available in the foyer, one for each family.

APS Security Only the main door at the foyer should be opened on Sundays. For security concern, doors including gym and the side doors should be kept closed.

9 Nov 2016

11/19(Sat) Grounds for Translation

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4 Nov 2016

November 6, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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2nd 2017-2018 Deacon Nominees: Geraldine Lai. Profiles on notice board. Nominee must receive at least two-third votes to be officially elected. Ballot distribution TODAY, 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 will discuss Budget and Ministry Plan 2017. Please notify Joanna if you can’t come for either meeting or lunch.

Staff News The Deacon Board accepted the resignation of Pastor Fiona Kan. After her last day in PG on 3/31, 2017 she will move to Toronto with her husband for new ministry.  Thanks to Pastor Fiona for serving in the past 3+ years.

Holiday Office closes on 11/11 for Remembrance Day.

PRAISE & PRAYER

Tuesday 7:30pm Prayer Meeting Come and pray together.

GOSPEL

Mon. 1:00pm Beulah Senior Home Service To be led by Pastor Fiona.

Praise Dance Will be closed on 11/11 for public holiday.

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. pgmbcocc@gmail.com for enquiry.

MISSION

11/18-20 (Fri-Sun) the 31st Mission Conference “Missions: Making it Personal” Sunday Joint Service: 9:00am (E/C); 11:00am (C/M). Speaker: Rev. Donald Gardner, the Associate Pastor of Vancouver Chinese Baptist Church.

11/20 9:00am Children Worship: G.1-6 will meet in the sanctuary; younger ones in A4 Nursery Rm behind the sanctuary. Pickup at B7 and B4 respectively.

11:00am: G.1-6 will have combined Children Mission program in B11. Preschool 1, Preschool 2 and Kindergarten classes each go to their own classrooms.

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School Adult Class in A8 & High School Class in A10.

OnTrack “Biblical Leadership” changed to 11/25-27 due to the rain storm. If you can’t make it or still want to registered, please email cce@pgmbc.com

CARING

Complimentary 2017 PG Calendar available in the foyer, one for each family.

APS Security Only the main door at the foyer should be opened on Sundays. For security concern, doors including gym and the side doors should be kept closed.

Procedure For Emergency During Worship Service is updated and posted on bulletin board.  First-Aiders please take a look on it.

Baptism by Sprinkling to Lana Leung, mother of Awana clubber Violet, on 11/1 by Rev. Xavier at VGH.  May God comfort the family.

Funeral Service of Chow Yuet Leung (梁秋悅), father of Rev. Owen Leung, will be held on 11/7 (Mon) 10:00am at Culloden MB Church (6060 Culloden St. Van.)

28 Oct 2016

October 30 CHURCH NEWS

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2nd 2017-2018 Deacon Nominees: Geraldine Lai. Profiles on notice board. Three vacancies this term. Nominee must receive at least two-third votes to be officially elected. 11/6 Ballot distribution, 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 coming Monday.

Staff News The Deacon Board accepted the resignation of Pastor Fiona Kan.  After her last day of service in PG, March 31, 2017, she will move to Toronto with her husband for new ministry.  Thanks to Pastor Fiona for serving in the past years.

PRAISE & PRAYER

Tuesday 7:30pm Prayer Meeting Come and pray together.

GOSPEL

Mon. 1:00pm Beulah Senior Home Service To be led by Pastor Stephen.

Praise Dance 10/7-12/30 on Fridays at 11:00am in the gym.

MISSION

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. pgmbcocc@gmail.com for enquiry, or ask Daniel Chan, Maggie Tsang.  Visit samaritanspurse.ca/occ for more info.

11/18-20 (Fri-Sun) the 31st Mission Conference “Missions: Making it Personal” Sunday Joint Service: 9:00am (E/C); 11:00am (M/C). Speaker: Rev. Donald Gardner, the Associate Pastor of Vancouver Chinese Baptist Church.

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School Adults Class in A8 & High School Class in A10.

OnTrack “Biblical Leadership” changed to 11/25-27 due to the rain storm. If you can’t make it or still want to registered, please email cce@pgmbc.com

CARING

Fall Back – Daylight Saving Time Ends on 11/6. Turn your clock 1 hr. backward the coming Sat. before you sleep.

Complimentary 2017 PG Calendar available in the foyer, one for each family.

Fellowship Committee 2017  Kindly email the new committee name list and contact info to the office.  Thanks for your cooperation.

Procedure For Emergency During Worship Service is updated and posted on bulletin board.  First-Aiders please take a look on it.

With Condolence Chow Yuet Leung (梁秋悅), father of Rev. Owen Leung, passed away on 10/25.  Funeral Service will be held on 11/7 (Mon) 10:00am at Culloden MB Church (6060 Culloden St. Van.). Please pray for the family.

21 Oct 2016

October 23 CHURCH NEWS

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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.

GOSPEL

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.

MISSION

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. pgmbcocc@gmail.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.

CARING

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.

14 Oct 2016

October 16, 2016 CHURCH NEWS

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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.

GOSPEL

Beulah Senior Home Service To be led by Pastor Fiona.

Praise Dance 10/7-12/30 on Fridays at 11:00am in the gym.

MISSION

Additional Financial Support to PGMBC supported Missionaries and Missionary Organizations
The Mission Board has resolved to further support our supporting missionaries & agencies with an additional $1,000 each using the Mission Fund surplus.  Please continue to pray for them and for the financial challenges many are facing in missions ministries.

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. pgmbcocc@gmail.com for enquiry, or ask Daniel Chan, Maggie Tsang.  Visit samaritanspurse.ca/occ for more info.

11/18-20 (Fri-Sun) the 31st Mission Conference 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.

Date                   Destinations                             Leader                   Language

5/ 4-17(2 wks)           DR. Congo                      Rev. Xavier            E/C/M

Early July (2 wks)     Ghana                             Rev. Keith               English

7/22-28(1 wks)         Vancouver Challenge     Pastor Fiona         E/C/M

9/28-10/2(5days)    Prince George                 Pastor Stephen       C/M

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School Women and Men’s Classes for adults & High School Class.

CARING

Wedding Ceremony Connie Yip of Mandarin Congregation and Edmund Lee will be married on 10/22(Sat).

Mr. Fred Pang father of Rachel & Ruby, passed away on 10/10. Funeral Service on 10/22 (Sat) 9:30am at Forest Lawn Funeral Home (3789 Royal Oak Ave.) May God comfort the family.

Rev. Enoch Wong’s Memorial Book Available to pick up in the foyer.

10/29 St. John First Aid Course Register to Anna Tang or Joanna Li.