21 Apr 2017
Welcome, Pastor Jonathan Thank you for allowing God to breathe life through His word through you today.
Goodbye, Pastor Stephen His last working day is TODAY and will take make up day and annual leave starting 4/24-4/30. Please personally give him your well wishes! We appreciate Pastor Stephen for serving with us for the past 4+ years – may God continue to impact communities through you.
Staff News 4/28-29 Rev. Xavier will attend BCMB Annual Convention.
Plug in We’d love to have you take part in our community outside of Sunday. Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and let’s connect!
Sheep without Shepherd We are looking for a full-time English Pastor, a Cantonese Pastor and an Interim Mandarin Pastor. The Committee interviewed an English and a Cantonese Pastor last week. May God’s will reign above our own.
Monday Beulah Senior Home Holy Communion Service @1pm led by Rev. Xavier. Please join us in serving that community.
Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together as a family!
Sunday @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)
Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.
Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.
Syrian Refugee Sponsorship We’ve been assigned a Syrian family that will be ready to travel around Jun-July after approval. Pray for the project and prepare our hearts to serve. HELP NEEDED! How can you serve with what you’ve been given? Visit http://goo.gl/forms/77Qksq5Ce5 or email the Refugee Sponsorship Project Task Force: email@example.com.
Praise Dance Due to maintenance in B11, venue has been changed to Clinton Park (two blocks West of our church) next Friday @11:00am.
4/30 Flooding in Peru 13 MB churches are being affected and are in urgent need due to immense flooding in Peru. Not only do they need our prayers, but also financial support. As a whole church, we can help. Extending an invitation to all congregation members to prayerfully support and donate to this crisis amongst the MB churches in Peru, and join together with the Mission Board to help our brothers and sisters there. There will be a special collection on 4/30 and for every $1 collected (with an upper limit of $2000), the Mission Board will match it.
4/27-30 Vancouver Bible Conference @7:30pm at Evangelical Chinese Bible Church led by Rev. Po Ling Sun. 4/28(Fri) Youth Night, “Upside-down Kingdom”. Mandarin/Cantonese with translation in English some nights.
5/13 Refugee Support – Onsite Training 9:30am-12:30pm at Refugee & Immigrant Welcome Centre (10825 148th St., Surrey), for all those who are considering to serve the Syrian family that we are supporting. Email firstname.lastname@example.org before 5/7 for details or to register.
5/14 Mother’s Day and Baby Dedication Sunday Calling parents with children under the age of 2: If you would like to dedicate your child to the Lord with your church family as witness to this wonderful event, please contact Rev. Xavier. Friends and family are more than welcome!
5/19(Fri) Training ｢True Connection – Life With God」at PG @7:30-9:30pm for young parents & volunteers serving children. Speaker Lacy Finn Borgo, Din. http://www.gooddirtministries.org/about. Topics include:
- Spiritual Formation in the Classroom
- Spiritual Direction at Home.
$10/person, 50% subsidized by our Children Sunday School Dept. Please register with Rev. Xavier: email@example.com
6/24(Sat) Church Picnic at Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park @10:30am-4:00pm. Bus and meal provided. Registration starts 5/28. Come get to know us!
7/7-8/18 Alpha Course (Cantonese) @12:30pm on Fridays. What if sharing Jesus means just asking them to lunch? Ask Rev. Xavier for more details.
7/21-29 Vancouver Challenge in PG: Contact Oliver Chan. Learn to share faith with the people of other religious. Early Bird $200 by 6/21- that’s 75% subsidized for PG members. Visit www.om.org.