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15 Sep 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 Sep 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

15 Sep 2017

September 17, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Pastor Addison Lacasse from West Coast Christian Fellowship for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

2018-2019 Final Deacon Nominees There are 2 candidates (See P.3). Ballots are being distributed to members over age 18. Ballot counting takes place on 10/1 at 1:00pm and results announced on 10/8.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointments May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us as His servant.

Sunday School Today: Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together! Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Fee Adjustment on CanadaHelps.org Donations 3.5% for Monthly Donations and 4% for One-time Donations effective October 1st, 2017.

Thanksgiving The Welcome Lunch last Sunday got 12 tables served.  Thanks to all helpers.  May our God be glorified.

UPCOMING

TODAY          Awana will present the Citation Award to Gabriel Chan and Peter Vong during the English Service. Congratulations!

9/23(Sat)      Hobbies Outreach for Young Adults 10:00am-5:00pm @A10. Bring a friend. Email: hokyamcheung@hotmail.com for inquiries.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory annual training for or all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)  Joint Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony

  • English/Children/Cantonese @9:00
  • Cantonese/Mandarin @11:00am
  • No Sunday School

10/29(Sun) Cantonese Gospel Sunday Service. 美麗傳奇is leading the Praise & Worship and小金子will share. Your family and friends are welcome to come.

8 Sep 2017

September 10, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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Appreciation to Mrs. Esther Kong from Culture Regeneration Research Society for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.
A Candidate of Cantonese Pastor been recommended to Deacon Board by CPSC and accepted after an interview. His resume has been posted on bulletin board. A final interview will be followed with the couple.
2018-2019 Preliminary Deacon Nominees The Deacons Nomination Committee (Rev. Xavier, Geraldine Lai, Leon Tam, Ida Lam & Alan Chiu) currently has 2 Nominees. To give the congregations extra time to invite the candidates, terms and dates have changed:
• There are five deacon vacancies for the term.
• Church members may submit nominations in writing to the Nomination Committee by TODAY, but do not contact the nominee. Each nomination should be signed by 2 members in accordance with the Guidelines for Deacon Nomination (found on the admin bulletin board). All nominations must be accepted by both the Committee and the nominees before they are listed.
• The final list will be announced and ballots distributed on 9/17. Ballot counting takes place on 10/1 and results announced on 10/8.
2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointments May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us.
Sunday School Today:
Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.
Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!
Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)
Fee Adjustment on CanadaHelps.org Donations 3.5% for Monthly Donations and 4% for One-time Donations effective October 1st, 2017.

UPCOMING

TODAY Family Chat 11:45am in A8. Share your ideas and concerns! Questions so far:
1. Installation of air-con. in the sanctuary
2. What if no pastor is available?
3. What if there’s a shortage of deacons?
TODAY Community & Welcome Lunch at 1pm in the Gym.
9/17 (Sun) Baptism & Membership Transfer Candidates Luncheon Interview Meeting 1:00pm at B7 with Deacons. The Joint Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Service will be held on 10/8 at 9:00am.
9/30(Sat) Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.
10/29(Sun) Cantonese Gospel Sunday Service. 美麗傳奇is leading the Praise & Worship and小金子will share. Your family and friends are welcome to come.

1 Sep 2017

September 3, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Pastor Bill Chan for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

2018-2019 Preliminary Deacon Nominees The Deacons Nomination Committee (Rev. Xavier, Geraldine Lai, Leon Tam, Ida Lam & Alan Chiu) currently has NO Preliminary Nominees. To give the congregations extra time to invite the candidates, terms and dates have changed:

  • There are five deacon vacancies for the term.
  • Church members may submit nominations in writing to the Nomination Committee by 9/10, but do not contact the nominee. Each nomination should be signed by 2 members in accordance with the Guidelines for Deacon Nomination (found on the admin bulletin board). All nominations must be accepted by both the Committee and the nominees before they are listed.
  • The final list will be announced and ballots distributed on 9/17. Ballot counting takes place on 10/1 and results announced on 10/8.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointments May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us.

Sunday School Today cancelled for Labour Day long weekend except G7.

Weekly: Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Holiday Church Office will be closed on Monday for Labor Holiday.

UPCOMING

TODAY          Joint Children & Adult Worship to welcome Samuel, Nathanael, Annie, Osanna and Naomi from Children Dept. to promot to English Youth & Adults Dept. starting Sept.

TODAY          Joint Children Sunday School for Term Opening Ceremony – “Train up a child in the way he should go;  even when he is old he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6)    

8/20 – 9/3    Register for the 9/10(Sun) Community & Welcome Lunch at 1pm in the Gym. Free for newcomers or children under the age of 4. $4 for ages 4-12 and $6 for ages 13 and above. $10 flat after TODAY. Pastors and leaders are encouraged to join.

9/8(Fri)         EQUIP TOGETHER YAM Workshop @7:30pm @ SVPGMBC

9/9 (Sat)       English Congregation Pot-luck through our fellowship/GC groups and families in the Gym at 7:00pm. Come & enjoy!

 9/10(Sun)    Family Chat 11:45am in A8. Share your ideas and concerns! Questions so far:

  1. Installation of air-con. in the sanctuary
  2. What if no pastors are available?
  3. What if there’s a shortage of deacons?

9/17 (Sun)   Baptism & Membership Transfer Candidates Luncheon Interview Meeting 1:00pm at B7 with Deacons.  The Joint Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Service will be held on 10/8 at 9:00am.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/29(Sun) Cantonese Gospel Sunday Service. 美麗傳奇is leading the Praise & Worship and小金子will share. Your family and friends are welcome to come.

25 Aug 2017

August 27, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Rev. Charlie Chun from South Vancouver PG for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

A Candidate of Cantonese Pastor has been recommended to Deacon Board by CPSC and accepted after an interview, his resume has been posted on bulletin  board.

2018-2019 Preliminary Deacon Nominees The Deacons Nomination Committee (Rev. Xavier, Geraldine Lai, Leon Tam, Ida lam & Alan Chiu) currently has NO Preliminary Nominees. To give the congregations extra time to invite the candidates, terms and dates have changed:

  • There are five deacon vacancies for the term.
  • Church members may submit nominations in writing to the Nomination Committee by 9/10, but do not contact the nominee. Each nomination should be signed by 2 members in accordance with the Guidelines for Deacon Nomination (found on the admin bulletin board). All nominations must be accepted by both the Committee and the nominees before they are listed.
  • The final list will be announced and ballots distributed on 9/17. Ballot counting takes place on 10/1 and results announced on 10/8.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointment May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us.

Antioch Church Rental Agreement with PG will be ended by today.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

UPCOMING

8/20 – 9/3    Register for the 9/10(Sun) Community & Welcome Lunch at 1pm in the Gym. Free for newcomers or children under the age of 4. $4 for ages 4-12 and $6 for ages 13 and above. $10 flat after 9/3. Pastors and leaders are encouraged to join.

9/10(Sun)    Family Chat 11:45am in A8. Share your ideas and concerns! Questions so far: 1. Installation of air-con. in the sanctuary 2. What if no pastors are available? 3. What if there’s a shortage of deacons?

9/2810/2    Prince George Short Term Mission has been cancelled due to insufficient applicants.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)    Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized or apply for church membership, please contact Rev. Xavier.  Luncheon Meeting interview with Deacon Board on 9/17.

10/29(Sun) Cantonese Gospel Sunday Service. 美麗傳奇is leading the Praise & Worship and小金子will share. Your family and friends are welcome to come.

18 Aug 2017

August 20, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Thank you to Rev. David Chan for supporting our church between 7/1-8/20.  Rev. Chan is returning to Hong Kong on 8/22 to continue his role as Vice President at Alliance Bible Seminary. May God pour countless blessings upon him as he continues to glorify the name of our Lord!

2018-2019 Preliminary Deacon Nominees The Deacons Nomination Committee (Rev. Xavier, Geraldine Lai, Leon Tam, Ida lam & Alan Chiu) currently has NO Preliminary Nominees. To give the congregations extra time to invite the candidates, terms and dates have changed:

  • There are five deacon vacancies for the term.
  • Church members may submit nominations in writing to the Nomination Committee by 9/10, but do not contact the nominee. Each nomination should be signed by 2 members in accordance with the Guidelines for Deacon Nomination (found on the admin bulletin board). All nominations must be accepted by both the Committee and the nominees before they are listed.
  • The final list will be announced and ballots distributed on 9/17. Ballot counting takes place on 10/1 and results announced on 10/8.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointment May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm. Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!  Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

UPCOMING

8/20 – 9/3    Register for the 9/10(Sun) Community & Welcome Lunch at 1pm in the Gym. Free for newcomers or children under the age of 4. $4 for ages 4-12 and $6 for ages 13 and above. $10 flat after 9/3. Pastors and leaders are encouraged to join.

9/10(Sun)    Family Chat 11:45am in the Gym. Share your ideas and concerns! Questions so far: 1. Installation of air-con. in the sanctuary 2. What if no pastors are available? 3. What if there’s a shortage of deacons?

9/2810/2    Prince George Short Term Mission has been cancelled due to insufficient applicants.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)         Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized or apply for church membership, please contact Rev. Xavier.  Luncheon Meeting interview with Deacon Board on 9/17.

11 Aug 2017

August 13, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

2018-2019 Preliminary Deacon Nominees The Deacons Nomination Committee (Rev. Xavier, Geraldine Lai, Leon Tam, Ida lam & Alan Chiu) has NO Preliminary Nominees at this time.

  • Five deacon vacancies for the term.
  • Church members may submit nominations in writing to Nomination Committee by 8/20, but do not contact the nominee. Each nomination should be signed by 2 members in accordance with the Guidelines for Deacon Nomination (on admin bulletin board). All nominations must be accepted by both Committee and the nominees before they are listed.
  • The final list will be announced on 8/27. Ballots distribution on 9/10, tally on 9/24, result announcement on 10/1.

Deacon Board Meeting this afternoon at 2:30pm. Agenda on bulletin board.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Carpet Wash – Hygiene and Mouse Prevention An expert has been hired to power wash the church carpet on 8/14-15. 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.

UPCOMING

9/10(Sun)    Community & Welcome Lunch at 1pm in the Gym. New comers from Oct. 2016 or children under age 4 are Free, $4 for age 4-12, $6 for age 13 and above; register 8/20 – 9/3 after all Services at foyer. $10 flat after 9/3. Pastors and leaders are encouraged to join.

9/2810/2    Prince George Short Term Mission to serve the Chinese community through the Gospel in Northern BC. 75% subsidized by Mission Fund. Register by TODAY with Rev. Xavier.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)         Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized or apply for church membership, please contact Rev. Xavier.  Luncheon Meeting interview with Deacon Board on 9/17.

4 Aug 2017

August 6, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Pastor Greg Laing from MB Mission. Thank you for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10) | Sunday @9:15 (room A12)

Development Fund Pledge to renew our pledge for 2017/7/1-2017/6/30. Target for mortgage is $60,000. Prayerfully consider your pledge. Drop the card (available at foryer) in the offering bag or Suggestion Box. The total pledge was $18,950 as at 7/30.

Deacons Nomination Committee (Chair: Rev. Xavier, Deacons Representatives Leon Tam and Geraldine Lai, Members Representatives Alan Chiu and Ida Lam) is recruiting potential deacons for 2018-2019. Preliminary Deacon Nominees List will be announced on 8/13.

Praise Dance Outreach On Fri. 11:00am and Wed 7:30pm during Jun-Aug we have additional praise dance classes in the gym.

Community Fun Day on 7/29, we have reached over 200 neighbors. We wish our church become a channel for seeking God. Thanks to over 100 helpers!  May our God be glorified!

Our Supporting Syrian Family has also come for the Community Fun Day, sharing food and music.  May God’s love be with them and know the He is God.

Holiday The office will be closed on coming Monday for Civic Holiday.

 UPCOMING

8/11(Fri)       7:30pm @A8 Church Conflict Management (Cantonese) by Rev. David Chan at A8. All are welcome!

8/13(Sun)    Earthquake & Fire Drill during Sunday Service and Sunday School.

9/10(Sun)    Family Chat during Sunday School. Tell us what you are thinking!

9/2810/2    Prince George Short Term Mission Mission to serve the Chinese community through the Gospel in Northern BC. 75% subsidized by Mission Fund. Register before 8/13 with Rev. Xavier.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)    Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized or apply for church membership, please contact Rev. Xavier.  Luncheon Meeting interview with Deacon Board on 9/17.

28 Jul 2017

July 30, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Pastor Rob Weatherby from OM Canada. Thank you for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Development Fund Pledge to renew our pledge for 2017/7/1-2017/6/30. Target for mortgage is $60,000. Prayerfully consider your pledge. Drop the card in the offering bag or Suggestion Box.

Protestant Reformation Church Seminar MP3 is available at PG web  http://pgmbc.com/mp3/ABS_Reformation_Workshop_20170716.mp3.

Deacons Nomination Committee (Chair: Rev. Xavier, Deacons Representatives Leon Tam and Geraldine Lai, Members Representatives Alan Chiu and Ida Lam) is recruiting potential deacons for 2018-2019. Preliminary Deacon Nominees List will be announced on 8/12.

Praise Dance Outreach On Fri. 11:00am and Wed 7:30pm during Jun-Aug we have additional praise dance classes in the gym.

UPCOMING

8/11(Fri)       7:30pm Church Conflict Management (Cantonese) by Rev. David Chan at A8. All are welcome!

8/13(Sun)    Earthquake & Fire Drill during Sunday Service and Sunday School.

9/10(Sun)    Family Chat during Sunday School. Tell us what you are thinking!

9/2810/2    Prince George Short Term Mission Mission to serve the Chinese community through the Gospel in Northern BC. 75% subsidized by Mission Fund. Register before 8/13 with Rev. Xavier.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)         Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized or apply for church membership, please contact Rev. Xavier.  Luncheon Meeting interview with Deacon Board on 9/17.