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15 Dec 2017

Hiring English Pastor

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English Ministry Pastor

We are seeking a full-time English ministry pastor to lead and shepherd our English congregation. The primary focus of the pastor will be to minister to young adults and married couples. The Pastor will provide leadership in a ministry that focuses on making disciples, equipping leaders and reaching out to the community around.

Pacific Grace MB Church comprises of Cantonese, Mandarin and English Ministries. The pastor must have formal education from a seminary or Bible College and past experience in pastoring in a church setting is essential. Intercultural communication skills and some understanding of the immigrant family will be definite assets.

Please send your resume to:
English Pastoral Search Committee
Pacific Grace MB Church
2855 E. 1st Avenue,
Vancouver BC V5M 1A9

Email: epstf@pgmbc.com

#PastoralSearch #Pastor

15 Dec 2017

December 17, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Thank you to Pastor Brian Chan for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

English Youth Pastor Pastor Bill Chan’s resume can be seen on the notice board. Your suggestions to the Deacon Board are welcome latest today.

2017 AGM 50+ attended, expressing heartfelt suggestions. All Agenda passed. The Deacon Board will discuss all issues and Minutes will be post as well.

English Tutorial Teacher for Bakrs Please contact Solomon Fung if you want to help the family to improve their English so that they can

12/1-22 CCMBC Survey The BCMBC is partnering with the CCMBC conduct a short survey (20 questions) for reviewing the relationships and structures to serve all MB Churches better. They want to invite as many people as possible to participate. If you like to help, the survey is available online at mbsurvey.ca.

2018 Flower Dedication Sign Up Sheet has been post on bulletin board. $30/date by offering in an envelope checking “Flowers” with your name on.

2018 Fellowship and Group Leaders Please send us the new name list of committee members to pgmbc@pgmbc.com for the church directory purpose. Thank you for your co-operations.

Sunday School: Adults: Rm A8 | High School: Rm A10 | Youth: Rm A13.

Prayer Meeting Tuesday @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

12/24(Sun)  Joint Christmas & Baby Dedication Service If you have a child under the age of 2 and would like to dedicate to the Lord in the presence of our church community, please contact the pastors. Morning Service 9:00-10:30am ; English/Cantonese; Noon Service 11:00-12:30am        Cantonese/Mandarin; Sunday School Cancelled

12/25(Mon) Urban Ministry Rev. Xavier and some English members will serve the homeless people at East end. Please pray for the ministry.

12/31(Sun)  2017 Offering Cut-off Day 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% service fee will be charge to the church). CanadaHelps issues a tax receipt immediately.

1/7 (Sun)      2017 Reimbursement Vouchers Cut-Off Day. Leaders please send your signed vouchers with receipts to Joanna Li ASAP. After 1/7 all will be counted as 2018 expenditures which need the new leaders’ approval.

1/14(Sun)    Dept. Chairperson Forum 2:00-3:30pm at A102018 Dept. Chairpersons kindly mark your calendar and attend.

 

8 Dec 2017

December 10, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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Thank you to Pastor Cross Chan for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

English Youth Pastor The Deacon Board recommend a candidate to the congregations as English Youth Pastor who has preached on 12/3 in English Service. His resume will be posted on the notice board. You are welcome to send suggestions to the Deacon Board before 12/17 for employment consideration.

Mission Pledge As at 12/3 we received 29 pledge cards with a total pledge of $28,980; 21 to be prayer warriors, 9 plan to go STM, 2 consider theological studies and 1 praying for full time ministry.

2017 AGM Handbook are available on at foyer. Praise the Lord that over 50+ attended, expressing heartfelt suggestions. All Agenda were passed. The Deacon Board will discuss all issues and Minutes will be post soon.

2018 Flower Dedication sign up sheet has been post on bulletin board. $30/date by offering with an envelope checking “Flowers” and your name on.

2017 Reimbursement Vouchers Cut-Off Day is 1/7/2018. Leaders please send your signed vouchers with receipts to Joanna Li ASAP. After 1/7 all will be counted as 2018 expenditures which need the new leaders’ approval.

Sunday School: Adults: Rm A8 | High School: Rm A10 | Youth: Rm A13.

Prayer Meeting Tuesday @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

12/12(Tue) Christmas Dinner for 35 East Van families in partnership with VUM (myvum.ca). Thanks to the English Congregation, Joy Fellowship, members from Righteousness & Temperance, PG & VCS kids for volunteering.  May Him be glorified. 

12/15(Fri)    Bakrs Family will attend a Christmas celebration in Arabian Church with Rev. Xavier.  Pray that they can enjoy and love and joy.

12/16(Sat)   Awana Shadow Play starts 7:30pm. All non-churched kids are welcome for the Good News.

12/17(Sun)  Mandarin Christmas Pot-luck (6pm) & Candle Night all Mandarin speaking no-churched friends are welcome.

12/24(Sun)  Joint Christmas & Baby Dedication Service If you have child under the age of 2 and would like to dedicate to the Lord in the presence of our church community, please contact the pastors.

12/25(Mon) Urban Ministry Rev. Xavier and some English members will serve the homeless at East end. Please pray for the ministry.

2018            Cantonese Youth Fellowships The Truth will be merged to Righteousness.  Please pray for the adjustment and bring you friends in for fellowshipping.

                    AV & IT Departments have set up professional teams to support in AV equipments and techniques while the IT team in computers, web and user suppor. Praise the Lord that the English and Chinese congregations serve together with gifted talents.

1 Dec 2017

December 3, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

English Youth Pastor The Deacon Board has decided to recommend Pastor Bill Chan to our congregation as English Youth Pastor. His resume will be posted on the notice board.

Mission Pledge Estimated expenditure for 2018 is $129,788 and our Mission pledge target is $89,860. We encourage you to prayerfully consider your pledge. As at 11/26, we received 27 pledge cards with a total pledge of $28,810; 21 to be prayer warriors, 9 plan to go STM, 2 consider theological studies and 1 praying for full time ministry.

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

Financial Statement Jan-Oct 2017, Budget Proposal 2018 & 2018 Calendar of Events (Draft) are available on bulletin board & at foyer.

2017 Reimbursement Vouchers Cut-Off Day is 1/7/2018. Leaders please send your signed vouchers with receipts to Joanna Li ASAP. After 1/7 all will be counted as 2018 expenditures which need the new leaders’ approval.

Sunday School: Adults: Rm A8 | High School: Rm A10 | Youth: Rm A13.

Prayer Meeting Tuesday @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

11/27(Mon)Beulah Senior Home Service at 1:00pm led by Rev. Xavier

12/3(Sun)    Annual General Meeting in sanctuary @2:00pm. Welcome to all church members

      Agenda of Annual General Meeting 2017

  1. Election of the member representatives of the 2018 nominating committee.
  2. Acceptance of the annual ministry report of 2017.
  3. Syrian Refugee Sponsorship.
  4. Adoption of the 2018 Mission budget.
  5. Adoption of the 2018 PGMBC ministry plans and budget.
  6. Feedback and suggestion.

12/8(Fri)       East Van Church Collective Christmas celebration for young Adults @Windermere & E. Georgia St. Hosted by @westcoastyas

12/9(Sat)      English Ministry Christmas Potluck @6:30pm in the Gym. Come to celebrate the season together with food and song. Please RSVP Grace with the item you will bring to share.

12/12(Tue) Christmas Dinner for 35 East Van families in partnership with VUM (myvum.ca). Volunteers needed: set-up, Christmas tree, worship team, table hosts, food service, clean-up. Christmas cards by Kids. Please contact Rev. Xavier or Grace Li. 

12/24(Sun)  Joint Christmas & Baby Dedication Service If you have child under the age of 2 and would like to dedicate to the Lord in the presence of our church community, please contact the pastors.

2018    Short Term Mission Trips 9/20-26 Prince George and 12/14-28 Senegal, West Africa, led by Pastor Anthony and Pastor Xavier correspondingly.

24 Nov 2017

Hiring English Youth Pastor

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English Youth Pastor

We are seeking a full-time English youth pastor to lead and shepherd our English congregation. The primary focus of the pastor will be to minister to teens and youth. The Pastor will provide leadership in a ministry that focuses on making disciples, equipping leaders and reaching out to the community around.

Pacific Grace MB Church comprises of Cantonese, Mandarin and English Ministries. The pastor must have formal education from a seminary or Bible College and past experience in pastoring in a church setting is essential. Intercultural communication skills and some understanding of the immigrant family will be definite assets.

Please send your resume to:
English Pastoral Search Committee
Pacific Grace MB Church
2855 E. 1st Avenue,
Vancouver BC V5M 1A9

Email: epstf@pgmbc.com

#PastoralSearch #Pastor #YouthPastor

24 Nov 2017

November 26, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

English Youth Pastor The Deacon Board has decided to recommend an applicant to our congregation as English Youth Pastor. He will come and preach in our English Service. His resume will be posted on the notice board.

Mission Pledge Estimated expenditure for 2018 is $129,788 and our Mission pledge target is $89,860. We encourage you to prayerfully consider your pledge. On 11/19 Mission Sunday, we received 23 pledge cards with a total pledge of $27,720, 21 to be prayer warriors, 9 planning to go STM, 2 will consider taking theological studies and 1 considering full time ministry.

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

Financial Statement Jan-Oct 2017, Budget Proposal 2018 & 2018 Calendar of Events (Draft) are available on bulletin board & at foyer.

OCC Christmas Shoebox 1,220 boxes have been collected for Samaritan’s Purse. They will be sent to children around the world living in war, poverty and disaster. Thanks to all who participated.

2017 Reimbursement Vouchers Cut-Off Day is 1/7/2018. Leaders please send your signed vouchers with receipts to Joanna Li ASAP. After 1/7 all will be counted as 2018 expenditures which need the new leaders’ approval.

Sunday School: Adults: Rm A8 | High School: Rm A10 | Youth: Rm A13.

Joint Mission Prayer Meeting 11/18 Tuesday @7:30pm , Esther Lee from Power to Change will share.

Staff News Rev. Xavier, Rev. Anthony, Deacon Geraldine & Kathy attend the Accounting & Legal Issues For Charities Workshop on Wed morning.

UPCOMING

TODAY 2018 Financial Detail Presentation with Q&A 1:00pm @A8.

11/27(Mon)Beulah Senior Home Holy Communion Service at 1:00pm led by Rev. Xavier

12/1-31     Devotion for Advent 2017 “Jesus Messiah: Christmas Devot ion” is a devotional book arranged by MB Seminary for families and individuals who want to take time for reflection during 12/1-31. Thirty-one different authors from the Mennonite Brethren family across Canada have written these devotionals for you, your families, and friends to enjoy this Christmas season. Details: http://www.mbseminary.ca/devotional-books/

12/3(Sun) Annual General Meeting in our sanctuary @2:00pm. Welcome to all church members. Agenda of Annual General Meeting 2017

  1. Election of the member representatives of the 2018 nominating committee.
  2. Acceptance of the annual ministry report of 2017.
  3. Syrian Refugee Sponsorship.
  4. Adoption of the 2018 Mission budget.
  5. Adoption of the 2018 PGMBC ministry plans and budget.
  6. Feedback and suggestion.

12/8(Fri)   East Van Church Collective Christmas celebration for young Adults @Windermere & E. Georgia St. Hosted by @westcoastyas

12/9(Sat)   English Ministry Christmas Potluck @6:30pm in the Gym. Come to celebrate the season together with food and song. Please RSVP Grace with the item you will bring to share.

12/12(Tue) Christmas Dinner for 35 East Van families in partnership with VUM (myvum.ca). Volunteers needed: set-up, Christmas tree, worship team, table hosts, food service, clean-up. Christmas cards by Kids. Please contact Rev. Xavier or Grace Li before 11/30. 

12/24(Sun)    Joint Christmas & Baby Dedication Service If you have child under the age of 2 and would like to dedicate to the Lord in the presence of our church community, please contact the pastors.

2018         Short Term Mission Trips 9/20-26 Prince George and 12/14-28 Senegal, West Africa, led by Pastor Anthony and Pastor Xavier correspondingly.

17 Nov 2017

November 19, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Thank you to Rev. Paul Chan for preaching at our 32nd Mission Conference. May God bless his family and ministry.

Mission Pledge Estimated expenditure for 2018 is $129,788 and our Mission pledge target is $89,860. We encourage you to prayerfully consider your pledge.

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

Financial Statement Jan-Oct 2017 is available on bulletin board & at foyer.

Offering Report for Jan-Oct 2017 has been posted on our bulletin board.  For inquiries, please contact Mimi Chu.

OCC Christmas Shoebox Ministry Final collection date is TODAY in the gym. No boxes will be accepted thereafter.

Cancellation of Sunday Services Guideline If Services need to be cancelled due to weather, announcements will be posted on our website 2 hours in advance. Leaders may distribute the news as well.

Staff News Rev. Xavier, Rev. Anthony, Geraldine and Joanna attend the BCMB Crisis Management Workshop.

Children Sunday School: 11:00am in B7 – Ukraine & Knowing our Missionaries

Adult Sunday School: Ghana Short Term Mission in Rm A8

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Tuesday @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

11/20(Mon) Beulah Senior Home Service at 1:00pm led by Pastor Anthony

11/26(Sun) 2018 Financial Detail Presentation with Q&A 1:00pm @A8.

12/3(Sun)  Annual General Meeting in our sanctuary @2:00pm.

Agenda of Annual General Meeting 2017

  1. Election of the member representatives of the 2018 nominating committee.
  2. Acceptance of the annual ministry report of 2017.
  3. Syrian Refugee Sponsorship.
  4. Adoption of the 2018 Mission budget.
  5. Adoption of the 2018 PGMBC ministry plans and budget.
  6. Feedback and suggestion.

12/8(Fri)       East Van Church Collective Christmas celebration for young Adults @Windermere & E. Georgia St. Hosted by @westcoastyas

12/12(Tue) Christmas Dinner for 35 East Van families in partnership with VUM (myvum.ca). Volunteers needed: set-up, Christmas tree, worship team, table hosts, food service, clean-up. Christmas cards by Kids. Please contact Rev. Xavier or Grace Li before 11/30.. 

12/16(Sat)    Awana Shadow Play with Gospel message for non-Christian kids. Clubbers are practicing weekly now.  Pray for their invitations.

12/24(Sun)  Joint Christmas & Baby Dedication Service If you have child under the age of 2 and would like to dedicate to the Lord in the presence of our church community, please contact the pastors.

2018 Mission Trips 9/20-26 Prince George and 12/14-28 West Africa.

10 Nov 2017

November 12, 2016 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Thanks to Pastor Harry Loewen for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Cancellation of Sunday Services Guideline If Sunday Services need to be cancelled due to weather, announcements will be posted on our website:  http://pgmbc.com two hours in advance. Group leaders may distribute the news as well. Please continue to be safe and stay warm!

Offering Report for Jan.-Oct. 2017 has been post on bulletin board.  For inquiries, please contact Mimi Chu.

2018 PG Organization Chart is on the bulletin board showing the  responsibilities of deacon board members and all departmental chairs.

OCC Christmas Shoebox to Children in Need: Add $10/box for delivery. Collections take place 11/13-19 in the gym. Enquiries: pgmbcocc@gmail.com

New Copier Demo for authorized users. TODAY @9:45am. “Scan When You Can!” – Let’s Go Green.

Staff News & Holiday The office will be closed on Mon for Remembrance Day weekend.

Sunday School: Adults: Rm A8 | High School: Rm A10 | Youth: Rm A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Tuesday @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

11/1719     32nd Mission Conference “Equip for Mission”. Speaker: Rev. Paul Chan. The total estimated expenditure for 2018 is $129,788 and Mission Sunday pledge target will be $89,860, the difference will be covered by Reserve Fund. We encourage you to prayerfully consider your pledge.

  • 11/17 (Fri) 7:30pm    English/Cantonese Meeting
  • 11/18 (Sat) 6:30pm    Awana: Go Uganda by L. McGough; 7:00pm    Cantonese/Mandarin Meeting
  • 11/19 (Sun) Joint Service: Morning 9:00am E/C/Children;Noon 11:00am C/M
  • Adult Sunday School Ghana Short Term Mission
  • Children Sunday School – Ukraine and Knowing our Missionaries

11/26(Sun) 2018 Financial Detail Presentation with Q&A 1:00pm @A8.

12/3(Sun)  Annual General Meeting in our sanctuary @2:00pm. Please mark your calendar. See P. 3 for Agenda.

12/12(Tue) Urban Christmas Dinner inside Gym in partnership with Vancouver Urban Ministry – serving 35 families with needs.  Volunteer teams needed: set up, Christmas tree, worship, table hosting and serving, and clean up. Our kids and VCS students will prepare Christmas cards to the families. Please contact Rev. Xavier or Grace Li if you can help.  

12/16(Sat)    Awana Shadow Play with Gospel message for non-Christian kids. Clubbers are practicing weekly now.  Pray for their invitations.

12/24(Sun)  Joint Christmas & Baby Dedication Service If you have child under the age of 2 and would like to dedicate to the Lord in the presence of our church community, please contact the pastors.

3 Nov 2017

November 5, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Thanks to Pastor Lawrence Cheung for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

2018 PG Organization Chart is on the bulletin board showing the  responsibilities of deacon board members (can see P. 3). Please pray for each of them as we have only 5 deacons in 2018.

OCC Christmas Shoebox to Children in Need: Add $10/box for delivery. Collections take place 11/13-19 in the gym. Send enquiries to pgmbcocc@gmail.com

New Copier Demo for authorized users. TODAY @11:15am & 11/12(Sun) @9:45am. “Scan When You Can!” – Let’s Go Green.

Staff News Pastor Xavier and Pastor Anthony will attend VCEMF meeting Mon morning.

Sunday School: Adults: Rm A8 | High School: Rm A10 | Youth: Rm A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Tuesday @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

11/1729     32nd Mission Conference “Equip for Mission”. Speaker: Paul Chan (Interim Senior Pastor of Richmond Chinese MB Church)

  • 11/17 (Fri) 7:30pm           English/Cantonese Meeting
  • 11/18 (Sat) 6:30pm Awana: Go Uganda by L. McGough; 7:00pm  Cantonese/Mandarin Meeting
  • 11/19 (Sun) Joint Service: Morning 9:00am E/C/Children;  Noon 11:00am C/M

 11/24-26     OnTrack Seminar (Cantonese) 「獻上敬拜的耳朵」 learn to listen to sermons and to apply them to our lives. Seminar Free for PG attendees. Register at cce@pgmbc.com before 11/10.

12/12(Tue) Urban Christmas Dinner in our Gym. Cooperating with Vancouver Urban Ministry. Serving 35 families with needs.  If you can help, please contact Rev. Xavier.

12/16(Sat)    Awana Shadow Play with Gospel message for non-believers (kid’s friends). The clubbers are practicing weekly now.  Pray for their invitations too.

27 Oct 2017

October 29, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Rev. CY Yan for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word

OCC Christmas Shoebox to Children in Need: Add $10/box for delivery. Collections take place 11/13-19 in the gym. Send enquiries to pgmbcocc@gmail.com

Staff News Pastor Xavier and Pastor Anthony together with Deaconess Kathy and Geraldine will attend “Accounting & Legal Issues For Charities” workshop on Wed. morning; the two Pastors will take study leave to attend the MB “Equip Study Conference 2017” from Wed. evening to Fri.

Sunday School: Adults: Rm A8 | High School: Rm A10 | Youth: Rm A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Tuesday @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

10/30(Mon) Beulah Senior Home Holy Communion Service at 1:00pm led by Pastor Xavier and Pastor Anthony. You are welcome to help!

11/4 (Sat)   9am-5pm Old and New Deacons and Dept. Chairs 2018 Plan and Budget Meeting in A8. For those who won’t join for lunch, please email Joanna Li (joannali@pgmbc.com)

11/5 (Sun)  Back to standard time! clocks will be turned back 1 hour.

11/1729    32nd Mission Conference “Equip for Mission”. Speaker: Paul Chan (Interim Senior Pastor of Richmond Chinese MB Church)

  • 11/17 (Fri) 7:30pm        English/Cantonese Meeting
  • 11/18 (Sat) 6:30pm  Awana: Go Uganda by L. McGough; 7:00pm Cantonese/Mandarin Meeting
  • 11/19 (Sun) Joint Service: Morning 9:00am E/C/Children; Noon 11:00am C/M

 11/24-26        OnTrack Seminar (Cantonese) 「獻上敬拜的耳朵」 learn to listen to sermons and to apply them to our lives. Seminar Free for PG attendees. Register at cce@pgmbc.com before 11/10.