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13 Jan 2017

January 15, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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CHURCH NEWS

2016.1-12 Offering Report available for pick up in the foyer.  Detailed Report can be seen on bulletin board. Please verify your record as it will be printed on the 2016 Offering Receipt which will be distributed in Feb. Email pgmbc@pgmbc.com for enquiries.

E.Communication if you want to start receiving church electronic communications by email, including Prayer Items and Newsletters, please send a request to pgmbc@pgmbc.com. A link for consent will be sent to the applicants for confirmation.

Security Codes have been updated. Key holders please return/sign up a key with Deacon Leon Tam before 1/31 on Sun. at 9:45am or 11:15am at the copier area. $50 will be charged for re-copying if key lost.

Copy Codes & Demo New copy codes are in effect, leaders please see your email. Demo will be provided on 1/29 (Sun) at 9:45am & 11:15am.

Attendance Record Leaders please write your meeting attendance on the chart on the bulletin board facing to A8 door for our record.

PRAISE & PRAYER

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

1/23-29 MB Week of Prayer for revival of all MB churches across Canada, for details, please go: http://www.mennonitebrethren.ca/tag/week-of-prayer/

GOSPEL

Beulah Senior Home Worship Monday 1:00pm, led by Pastor Fiona.

Praise Dance Outreach Fridays at 11am-12:30pm in the Gym.

Mission

Refugee Project Applied through Mennonite Central Committee for supporting a Syrian family for one year with our Refugee Fund. 1/18(Wed) 7:00pm Refugee Task Force meeting, please pray for the matching and the plan.

1/22 Mission Sunday Missionary Nasser al’Ahmad was recommended by MB Missions to share and preach about his Muslim background family. May his testimony will inspire, encourage and prepare us to welcome our coming Refugee family. Please try your best to meet him and listen to his message.

1/27-29(Fri-Sun) Missions Fest “Justice and the Gospel will be held in Vancouver Convention Centre. General admission is free. 1/28(Sat) 7:00pm Youth Rally and Club 67.

5/4-17 DR Congo Short Term Mission Organized by MB Missions.  Please contact Rev. Xavier for details.

BIBLE & TEACHING

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

The Library Department is welcoming brothers and sisters to join the library Department to serve the church.  If you are interested, please contact Cheuk Leung at library@pgmbc.com

CARING

Mandarin Ministry Info Section Today at 11:30am in the Gym. Will look forward to the opportunities of Mandarin Ministry.

Kitchen/Stove Training Changed to 2/5 (Sun) at 9:45am & 12:45pm in the kitchen. Kitchen stove opens on Fri. & Sat. for fellowships with trained users, otherwise, please apply with an application and send to Kitchen Dept.

Save a Tree For environmental reasons, you are encouraged to bring your own mug and try our best to use less disposable dinnerware and utensils.

6 Jan 2017

January 8, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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Reimbursement 2016 Cut-Off TODAY Please submit vouchers to Joanna Li.

2017 Reimbursement Vouchers are in Purple. Ledger A/C No. on bulletin board. All vouchers must be under the 2017 budget with A/C No. Contact Deacon Geraldine Lai for enquiries.

2016.1-12 Offering Report available in the foyer.  Detailed Report can be seen on bulletin board. Email pgmbc@pgmbc.com for enquiries.

Kitchen/Stove Training 1/29 (Sun) at 9:45am & 12:45pm in the kitchen. All users must be trained. For environmental reasons, please bring your own mug and try our best to use less disposable utensils.

E.Communication if you want to start receiving the church electronic communication by email, including Prayer Items and Newsletters. Please send request to pgmbc@pgmbc.com.

Security Codes have been updated. Key holders please return/sign up a key with Deacon Leon Tam before 1/31 on Sun. at 9:45am or 11:15am at the copier. $50 will be charged for re-copying if key lost.

Copy Codes & Demo New copy codes are in effect, leaders please see your email. Demo will be provided on 1/29 (Sun) at 9:45am & 11:15am.

Attendance Record Leaders please write your meeting attendance on the chart on the bulletin board facing to A8 door for analysis and report.

Deacon Board Meeting 1/14 (Sat) 9:00am at A9. Agenda is on bulletin board.

Staff News  Rev. Xavier will attend VCEMF meeting Mon. morning.

PRAISE & PRAYER

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

1/23-29 MB Week of Prayer for revival of all churches across Canada:http://www.mennonitebrethren.ca/tag/week-of-prayer/.

GOSPEL

Chinese New Year Couplet Signs available in foyer for home use or gospel greetings.

Mission

1/27-29(Fri-Sun) Missions Fest “Justice and the Gospel will be held in Vancouver Convention Centre. General admission is free. 1/28(Sat) @7pm Youth Rally.

5/4-17 DR Congo Short Term Mission Organized by MB Missions.  Please contact Rev. Xavier for details.

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School Ladies’ Adult Class in A8, Men’s Adult Class in A13 & High School Class in A10.

Christian Books and DVD/VCDs Fair Today in the Gym. Discounted price!

CARING

Appreciation to the volunteers for snow shoveling and buying salt for the church!

30 Dec 2016

January 1, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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New Deacons and Dept. Chairs Installation We pray that the Lord will send His spirit of wisdom to guide them as they serve him.

Key Holders Security codes have been updated. Deacons, Dept. Chairs and Fellowship Leaders who are holding or will be given a key, please return/sign up with Deacon Leon Tam before 1/31. $50 will be charged for re-copying if key lost.

Mail Slots are re-assigned for 2017 Deacons, Dept. Chairs and Fellowship Chairs.  2016 leaders please retrieve your belongings.

Copy Codes & Demo New copy codes are in effect, leaders please see your email. Demo will be provided on 1/29 (Sun) at 9:45am & 11:15am.

Attendance Record Leaders please record your meeting attendance on the chart on the bulletin board facing to A8 door for report and analysis.

1/8 Reimbursement Vouchers 2016 Cut-Off Please submit vouchers with receipts to Joanna Li ASAP. After 1/8 all will be counted as 2017.

2017 Reimbursement Vouchers are in Purple. See bulletin board for  Ledger A/C No. All expenditures must be under the approved 2017 budget and submitted with A/C No. Contact Deacon Geraldine Lai for enquiries.

2017 VCS Task Force Leon Tam has been appointed as Deacon Representative. Thanks to Oliver Chan and Ida Lam for their service in 2016.

1/14 (Sat) Deacon Board Meeting 9:00am at A9.  Agenda can be seen on Adm. bulletin board.

Holiday Church office will be closed on 1/2 (Mon) in lieu of New Year Day.

PRAISE & PRAYER

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

Flower Offerings 2017 The chart is on bulletin board for your pledge. $25/Sun.

GOSPEL

Praise Dance on Fri. 11:00 in the Gym. All welcome.

Mission

1/27-29 Vancouver Mission Fest Go and see the Mission opportunities!

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School Ladies’ Adult Class in A8, Men’s Adult Class in A13 & High School Class in A10.

Awana will resume on 1/7 Next Sat. @6:30pm.

1/8(Sun) Christian Books and DVD/VCDs Fair in the Gym. Discounted price!

CARING

Lost & Found Box is located under the big TV in the GYM.  You may find your lost items there. Any unclaimed items will be donated to charity.

23 Dec 2016

December 25 CHURCH NEWS

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Joint Service Today 9:00am the juniors will be in B4; 11:00am G1-6 students in B11 for Christmas Program while the junior classes will remain in their classroom

Key Holders New Security codes will be updated on 1/1. Deacons, Dept. Chairs and Fellowship Leaders who are holding or going to hold a key, please return/sign up with Deacon Leon Tam starting TODAY to 1/31.  $50 will be charged for re-copy if key lost.

1/1(Sun) 2017 Deacons and Dept. Chairs Installation We pray that the Lord will send His spirit of wisdom to guide them as they serve him.

Mail Slots will be re-assigned for 2017 next week.  Retiring users please clear your existing mail slots.

2016 Offering Cut-off TODAY Offerings by today will be summarized in the 2016 Receipt for Tax Return which will be ready in Feb. You can also click in the Canadahelps.org icon on the PG web page, www.pgmbc.com, and donate to the church with a credit card (4.5% service fee will be charge to the church). CanadaHelps issues a tax receipt immediately.

Antioch Church Upon accepting the urgent request from Antioch Church by Deacon Board, Antioch Church will be renting our church room A8 to worship on a pay-per-use basis from 1:30pm to 5:30pm on Sundays effective 12/18. The Church would like to thank everyone for being accommodating and helping another Christian group in need. Deacon Board will monitor this rental arrangement on an on-going basis, and welcome any questions and suggestions from congregation.

Mandarin Ministries Task Force has been formed to evaluate the various possible directions of the Mandarin ministries. The Task Force will report to the Deacon Board its findings and may be given additional duties as deemed necessary by the Deacon Board. Members of the Task Force: Rev Xavier Law, Pastor Fiona Kan, Ade Huen, Oliver Chan and Winnie Chow.

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

Resignation of Rev. Keith Cheung The Deacon Board accepted his resignation.  Rev. Keith’s final day at PG will be 1/31/2017, he will serve at another church afterward. Thanks to Rev. Keith for serving in the past few years.

Holiday Pastor Stephen will take his annual leave and make up days 12/29-1/3 while Rev. Keith will take his on 12/29-31.

PRAISE & PRAYER

Tuesday Prayer Meeting is canceled this week due to Holiday.

Flower Offerings 2017 The chart is on bulletin board for your pledge. $25/Sun.

GOSPEL

Praise Dance on Fri. 11:00 in the Gym. All welcome.

BIBLE & TEACHING

No Sunday School Today New School Class will restart from 1/1.

CARING

Awana No meeting on 12/31, will resume on 1/7 2017.

Ting Chan Grandfather of Leighanne and Boaz, experienced loss of blood and had blood transfusion after his colon tumor removal. Please pray for the doctors’ wisdom for appropriate action

16 Dec 2016

December 18 CHURCH NEWS

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Antioch Church Upon accepting the urgent request from Antioch Church by Deacon Board, Antioch Church will be renting our church room A8 to worship on a pay-per-use basis from 1:30pm to 5:30pm on Sundays effective 12/18; and a Christmas Celebration on 12/24(Sat) 6-10pm. The Church would like to thank everyone for being accommodating and helping another Christian group in need. In order to facilitate smooth transition, please kindly follow the recommended cut-off time to vacate from A8:

* Mandarin Worship 11:30am; * English Sunday School 1:00pm

We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience. Deacon Board will monitor this rental arrangement on an on-going basis, and welcome any questions and suggestions from congregation.

Mandarin Ministries Task Force has been formed to evaluate the various possible directions of the Mandarin ministries. The Task Force will report to the Deacon Board its findings and may be given additional duties as deemed necessary by the Deacon Board. Members of the Task Force: Rev Xavier Law, Pastor Fiona Kan, Ade Huen, Oliver Chan and Winnie Chow.

Hygiene and Mouse Prevention An expert has been hired to power wash the church carpet on 12/19-20. All fellowships and groups please help to put the furniture up after using the room TODAY, and put them back in the regular places before starting your fellowship this weekend.

AGM 2016 52 members attended. The Deacon Board will follow up thereafter.

  • Alan Chiu and Ida Lam were elected to be the Member Representatives for the 2017 Deacons Nomination Committee.
  • Refugee Project – The following resolution was passed: “Being a sponsoring church to sponsor a Syrian refugee family through Mennonite Central Committee Canada for one year through a special fund.”. “(four members with two kids)” was taken out from the previous resolution to speed up the application.

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. Vouchers for 2017 will be Purple in color.

2016 Offering Cut-off Day will be on 12/25 (Next Sun), offerings before that day will be summarized in the 2016 Receipt for Tax Return which will be ready in Feb. You can also click in the Canadahelps.org icon on the PG web page, www.pgmbc.com, and donate to the church with a credit card (4.5% service fee will be charge to the church). CanadaHelps issues a tax receipt immediately.

Resignation of Rev. Keith Cheung The Deacon Board accepted his resignation.  Rev. Keith’s final day at PG will be 1/31/2017, he will serve at another church afterward. Thanks to Rev. Keith for serving in the past few years.

PRAISE & PRAYER

Mon. 1:00pm Beulah Senior Home Holy Communion Service To be led by Rev. Xavier. All welcome to join.

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

12/25 Joint Christmas Sunday & Baby Dedication Ceremony

  • Morning Service (E/C) 9:00am: G1-6 students will be with their parents worshiping in the Sanctuary while the juniors will be in B4.
  • Noon Service (C/M) 11:00am: G1-6 students will have Christmas Program in B11 while the junior classes will remain in their classroom

GOSPEL

12/23 (Fri) Praise Dance Christmas Celebration with Gospel message will be held after the dance.

Christmas Carol The Cantonese EV Dept. is holding Christmas Carol Evangelical Program during this Christmas season.  If you want to join the carol choir, or open a place to welcome the Carol to share the Gospel, please contact Vivian Chan or Pastor Stephen.

BIBLE & TEACHING

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

CARING

With Condolence Louise Ho (何胡佩玲), mother of Celeste, passed away on 12/8. In respect to the will of the family, there will be no funeral service. To offer your condolences, kindly write on the special page on Facebook 「Remembering Louise 何胡佩玲女士紀念頁」 and pray for the family.

Snowy Days Please continue to be safe and stay warm! Thanks to all the volunteers who shoveled the church walkways and parking lot this past week. If it is snowy on Sunday mornings, you are welcome to come earlier before our gatherings to help with snow removal.

Cancellation of Sunday Services Please note that if the Church cancels Sunday Worship due to the weather, we will make an announcement on our PG web page. The leaders may distribute the news to their members as well.

9 Dec 2016

December 11 CHURCH NEWS

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Antioch Church Our Deacon Board accepted the request of Antioch Church to use our church for Prayer Meeting and Mandarin Worship in A8. The rental will be every Sunday beginning 12/18(Sun) 1:00-5:00pm.

AGM 2016 52 members attended. The Deacon Board will follow up thereafter. A Suggestion Box is always at the foyer for your suggestions, please include your name and contact so that we can follow-up properly.

  • Alan Chiu and Ida Lam were elected to be the Member Representatives for the 2017 Deacons Nomination Committee.
  • Refugee Project – The following resolution was passed: “Being a sponsoring church to sponsor a Syrian refugee family through Mennonite Central Committee Canada for one year through a special fund.”. “(four members with two kids)” was taken out from the previous resolution to speed up the application.

2016 Offering Cut-off Day will be on 12/25 (Sun), offerings before that day will be summarized in the 2016 Receipt for Tax Return which will be ready in Feb. You can also click in the Canadahelps.org icon on the PG web page, www.pgmbc.com, and donate to the church with a credit card (4.5% service fee will be charge to the church). CanadaHelps issues a tax receipt immediately.

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. Vouchers for 2017 will be Purple in color.

2016.1-11 Offering Detailed Report can be seen on bulletin. A simple report is available for pickup in the foyer.

PRAISE & PRAYER

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

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

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

  • Morning Service (E/C) 9:00am: G1-6 students will be with their parents worshiping in the Sanctuary while the juniors will be in B4.
  • Noon Service (C/M) 11:00am: G1-6 students will have Christmas Program in B11 while the junior classes will remain in their classroom

GOSPEL

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

12/23 (Fri) Praise Dance Christmas Celebration with Gospel message will be held after the dance.

Christmas Carol The Cantonese EV Dept. is holding Christmas Carol Evangelical Program during this Christmas season.  If you want to join the carol choir, or open a place to welcome the Carol to share the Gospel, please contact Vivian Chan or Pastor Stephen.

BIBLE & TEACHING

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

AWANA Christmas Celebration Christmas Tree on Broadway Church. Drop off and pick up at tennis court @Van Tech (2600 E. Broadway) at1:30pm. We will walk together to the destination. 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

Snowy Days Please be continued to be safe and stay warm! Thanks to all the volunteers who shoveled the church walkways and parking lot this past week.

Cancellation of Sunday Services Please be noted that if the Church cancel the Sunday Worships due to the weather, we will make an announcement on our PG web page. The leaders may distribute the news to their members as well.

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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