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16 Feb 2018

February 18, 2018 Church News

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ONGOING

Thank you Dr. Matthew Todd for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His Word.

2017 Offering Receipts have been sent out by mail. Can’t find your receipts? It might due to incomplete info, please contact pgmbc@pgmbc.com.

4/1 Easter Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you wish to be baptized, or have been with us for 3 months and want to apply for Church Membership, please contact Rev. Xavier. Applicants are required to attend Baptism/Membership class and the 3/4 (Sun) Lunch and Interview at 1:00 with the Deacons.

2018 Deacons Nomination Committee Chair: Rev. Xavier; Deacons Representatives: Joseph Kwan and Ida Lam; Members Representatives: Alexander  Li and Vicki Chiu. Preliminary Deacon Nominees List will be announced on 8/12.

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

Prayer Meeting Tue. @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

TODAY      2017 Ministries Survey In order to collect the thoughts of our church regarding our 2017 ministries, a survey will be conducted during the announcements portion of the Service.

2/14(Wed) Lent Devotions – Follow Me. Lent is the period of 40 days modeled after Christ’s 40 day fast in the desert. It ends on Good Friday and  is traditionally a time for fasting and reflection. For devotion info, go: http://www.mbseminary.ca/follow-me-easter-devotions/

2/19(Mon) 1:00pm Beulah Senior Home Service led by Pastor Anthony.

2/24(Sat)  Awana Bible Quiz We have 4 teams:

  • 3&4s – Aliza Chan, Curtis Ma, Osias Lai, Ostin Wong, Hannah Kang, Winsy Luu; Mentor: Heather Tieu & Maggie Tam
  • 5s – Micah Lam, Noah Law, Osmond Lai; Mentor: Keeley Law
  • 6s – Alison Wong, Grace Young, Hannah Chan; Mentor: Amy Pun
  • Trek – Janice Lam, Naomi Law; Mentor: Jessie Lao, Yvonne Lam

2/26-3/3   Carey – Romans by Dr. Sam Tsang (Cantonese) @PG. Various discounts to PGs and subsidy from Cantonese Christian Education available. Register at: http://www.3clncarey.com/bibl620cm-羅馬書/

3/1(Thu)   Pastor Xavier will lead a STM team to West Africa 12/14-28. Apply before 3/1, max 7. Subsidy up to 75% available for PG members.

3/31(Sat) Pastor Anthony will lead a team to Prince George 9/20-26. Register before 3/31. PG members can apply for a subsidy up to 75%.

16 Feb 2018

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

9 Feb 2018

February 11, 2018 Church News

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ONGOING

Thank you Pastor Bert Kamphuis for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His Word.

2017 Offering Receipt is ready for pick up in the foyer. Any remaining receipts will be sent out by mail after TODAY. Please always write your A/C# as shown at the right upper corner on the receipt when you make an offering. Can’t find your receipts? Please contact pgmbc@pgmbc.com.

4/1 Easter Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you wish to be baptized, or have been with us for 3 months and want to apply for Church Membership, please contact Rev. Xavier. Applicants are required to attend Baptism/Membership class and the 3/11 (Sun) Lunch and Interview at 1:00 with the Deacons.

Holiday: The office will be closed on 2/12(Mon) Family Day.

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

Prayer Meeting Tue. @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

TODAY      Kitchen/Stove Training at 9:45am & 12:45pm in the kitchen. Kitchen stove is open for use on Fri. evenings and Sat. for fellowships with trained users. Other than Fri. evenings & Sat., please apply with an application form to the Kitchen Department

TODAY      Prince George Vision Luncheon Meeting 1-3pm in B7 (Cantonese). Come listen to our experienced STM team members share their stories and updates for the 9/20-26 trip. Contact Ade Huen if interested

2/14(Wed) Lent Devotions – Follow Me. Lent is the period of 40 days modeled after Christ’s 40 day fast in the desert. It ends on Good Friday and  is  traditionally a time for fasting and reflection. For devotion info, go: http://www.mbseminary.ca/follow-me-easter-devotions/

2/18(Sun) 2017 Ministries Survey In order to collect the thoughts of our church regarding our 2017 ministries, a survey will be conducted during the announcement time of the Service on 2/18. A sample of the questionnaire is posted on the notice board.

2/18(Sun) Mandarin Gospel Sunday 10:00am at A8. Bring your Mandarin speaking friends and invite them to let God change their lives. Lunch to be followed after Service at 11:45am in the Gym. Contact Elisa Kwok of Mandarin Congregation for lunch.

2/26-3/3   Carey – Romans by Dr. Sam Tsang (Cantonese) @PG. Various discounts to PGs and subsidy from Cantonese Christian Education available. Register at: http://www.3clncarey.com/bibl620cm-羅馬書/

3/1(Thu)   Pastor Xavier will lead a STM team to West Africa 12/14-28. Apply before 3/1, max 7. Subsidy up to 50% available for PG members.

3/31(Sat) Pastor Anthony will lead a team to Prince George 9/20-26. Register before 3/31. PG members can apply for a subsidy up to 50%.

2 Feb 2018

February 4, 2018 Church News

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Thank you Rev. Paul Lam for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word; and Nancy for searching our vision to Cambodia.

2017 Offering Receipt is ready for pick up in the foyer. Any remaining receipts will be sent out by mail after 2/11. For accuracy record, donors please always write your A/C# as shown at the right upper corner on the receipt when you make an offering. For those who cannot find your receipts, it might due to incomplete info, please contact pgmbc@pgmbc.com.

English Youth Pastor The Deacon Board has approved the hiring of Pastor Bill Chan as the English Youth Pastor. He will join our pastoral team on 3/1.

4/1 Easter Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you wish to be baptized, or have been with us for 3 months and want to apply for Church Membership, please contact Rev. Xavier. Applicants are required to attend Baptism/Membership class and the 3/11 (Sun) Lunch and Interview at 1:00 with the Deacons.

Lunar New Year Couplets 「福」pick up for free in the foyer.

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

Prayer Meeting Tue. @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

2/11 (Sun)   Kitchen/Stove Training at 9:45am & 12:45pm in the kitchen. Register via kitchen@pgmbc.com. Kitchen stove is open for use on Fri. & Sat. for fellowships with trained users. Outside Fri. & Sat., please apply with an application form to the kitchen department

2/11 (Sun)   Prince George Vision Luncheon Meeting 1-3pm in B7 (Cantonese). Come listen to our experienced STM team members share their stories and updates for the 9/20-26 trip. Contact Ade Huen 604-760-4628/ ade.huen.db@gmail.com

2/17(Sat)    2017 Ministries Survey In order to collect the thoughts of our church regarding our 2017 ministries, a survey will be conducted during the announcement time of the Service on 2/18. A sample of the questionnaire is posted on the notice board.

2/18(Sun)   Mandarin Gospel Sunday 10:00am at A8. Bring your Mandarin speaking friends and invite them to let God change their lives.

2/26-3/3     Carey – Romans by Dr. Sam Tsang (Cantonese) @PG. Various discounts for PGs (full degrees or auditing classes) and subsidy from Cantonese Christian Education available. Please register directly at: http://www.3clncarey.com/bibl620cm-羅馬書/

3/1(Thu)     Ever want to go to Senegal? Pastor Xavier will lead a STM team (English) to West Africa 12/14-28. Apply before 3/1, max 7. Subsidy up to 50% available for PG members.

3/31(Sat)         How about somewhere closer, like Prince George? Pastor Anthony will lead a team 9/20-26 (Cantonese/Mandarin) . Register before 3/31. PG members can apply for a subsidy up to 50%.

26 Jan 2018

January 28, 2018 Church News

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ONGOING

Thank you Pastor Gerald Peters for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Copier Demo TODAT 9:45am & 11:15am at the machine. Please come if you want to learn what is new. Come try it out!

2017.1-12 Offering Report Simple Report is available in foyer while Detailed Report can be seen on bulletin Board.  Please check for errors as receipt printing which will be distributed in Feb.

Key HoldersNew Security Codes In Effect Deacons, Dept. Chairs and fellowship Leaders who has held or will hold a key, please return/sign up with Deacon Ida Lam before 1/31. $50 will be charged for re-copy if key lost.

English Youth Pastor The Deacon Board approved to hire Pastor Bill Chan as the English Youth Pastor. Pastor Bill will join our pastoral team as from 3/1.

Staff News: Rev. Xavier is preaching in Burnaby PG this morning.

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

Prayer Meeting Tue. @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

1/12-3/31    ACTS Seminary Student Intern Oliver Chan who is studying in ACTS will be practicing in the church. He works on Fridays.

1/20(Sat)     Mandarin Fellowship Starts Again 6:45-8:15pm in the Lobby.  Awana available at the same time.

1/29(Mon)   1:00pm Beulah Senior Home Holy Communion Service led by Pastor Xavier.

2/11 (Sun)   Prince George Vision Luncheon Meeting 1-3pm in B7 (Cantonese). Come listen to our experienced STM team members share their stories and updates for the 9.20-26 trip. Contact Ade Huen 604-760-4628/ ade.huen.db@gmail.com

2/26-3/3      Carey – Romans by Dr. Sam Tsang (Cantonese) @PG. Various discounts for PGs from degree to audit, and subsidy from Cantonese Christian Education available. Register directly at:

http://www.3clncarey.com/bibl620cm-羅馬書/

3/1(Thu)      Ever want to go to Senegal? Pastor Xavier will lead a STM team (English) to West Africa 12/14-28. Apply before 3/1, max 7. Subsidy up to 50% available for PG members.

3/31(Sat)     How about somewhere closer, like Prince George? Pastor Anthony will lead a team 9/20-26 (Cantonese/Mandarin) . Register before 3/31. PG members can apply for a subsidy up to 50%.

19 Jan 2018

January 21, 2018 Church News

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ONGOING

Thank you Rev. Matthew Todd for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

2017.1-12 Offering Report Simple Report is available in foyer while Detailed Report can be seen on bulletin Board.  Please check for errors as receipt printing which will be distributed in Feb.

Library Day Today We encourage everyone to visit and borrow books downstairs. Refreshments will be served.

Youth Chat with Pastor Bill 11:30am-12:45pm today in A8. The Deacon Board will have a 3rd interview with Pastor Bill in the afternoon.

Key HoldersNew Security Codes In Effect Deacons, Dept. Chairs and fellowship Leaders who has held or will hold a key, please return/sign up with Deacon Ida Lam before 1/31. $50 will be charged for re-copy if key lost.

Staff News: The pastors will attend the MBCCA meeting on1/25 (Thu) morning.

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

Prayer Meeting Tue. @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

1/12-3/31    ACTS Seminary Student Intern Oliver Chan who is studying in ACTS will be practicing in the church. He works on Fridays.

1/20(Sat)     Mandarin Fellowship Starts Again 6:45-8:15pm in the Lobby.  Awana available at the same time.

1/22(Mon)   1:00pm Beulah Senior Home Service led by Pastor Anthony.

1/26-28(Fri-Sun) Missions Fest Vancouver 2018 “What is the Gospel” at Vancouver Convention Centre.  Visit: MissionsFestVancouver.ca The Mission Board support available for the youths for Youth Rally- please contact Grace Li for ticket details.

1/28(Sun)    Copier Demo 9:45am & 11:15am at the machine. Please come if you want to learn what is new. Come try it out!

2/11 (Sun)   Prince George Vision Luncheon Meeting 1-3pm in B7 (Cantonese). Come listen to our experienced STM team members share their stories and updates for the 9.20-26 trip. Contact Ade Huen 604-760-4628/ ade.huen.db@gmail.com

2/26-3/3      Carey – Romans by Dr. Sam Tsang (Cantonese) @PG. 25% discount for PGs and subsidy from Cantonese Christian Education.

3/19-6/7(Mon) ABS – Genesis III by Dr. Wilson Chan @PG. $15 for PGs.

3/1(Thu)      Ever want to go to Senegal? Pastor Xavier will lead a STM team (English) to West Africa 12/14-28. Apply before 3/1, max 7. Subsidy up to 50% available for PG members.

3/31(Sat)     How about somewhere closer, like Prince George? Pastor Anthony will lead a team 9/20-26 (Cantonese/Mandarin) . Register before 3/31. PG members can apply for a subsidy up to 50%.

12 Jan 2018

January 14, 2018 Church News

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Rev. John Cuddeford for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

2017.1-12 Offering Report Simply Report is available in foyer while Detailed Report can be seen on bulletin Board.  Please proofread for receipt printing.

Offering and Donation Cash/Cheque in CAD are welcome, but no coupon/gift card please. For one has donated a gift card, please contact the Adm. Staff.

Mail Slot has been re-assigned. Retiring users please clear your slot.

Key HoldersNew Security Codes In Effect Deacons, Dept. Chairs and fellowship Leaders who has held or will hold a key, please return/sign up with Deacon Ida Lam before 1/31. $50 will be charged for re-copy if key lost.

Consent to Receive Electronic Messages To receive church news and prayer items, send an email to pgmbc@pgmbc.com to receive a sign up form. We’ll put you in our mailing list after receiving your consent.

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

Prayer Meeting Tue. @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

TODAY         Dept. Chairs Training Forum 2:00-3:30pm at A8, 2018 Dept. Chairpersons and anyone who is interested, come and learn:

  • Why we have certain practices and how these rules and principles are important in complying with CRA and PGMBC’s Purposes
  • Best practices in budgeting & planning and expense claims, and why certain things are good or bad
  • Tips and traps in goal setting and alignment
  • Importance of collaboration across ministry groups & congregations

1/21(Sun)    Youth Chat with Youth Pastor  11:30am-12:45pm in A8. The Deacon Board will have a 3rd interview with him in the afternoon.

1/21(Sun)    Library Day We encourage everyone to visit and borrow books downstairs. Refreshments will be served.

1/21-28       MB Week of Prayer for revival of all churches across Canada: www.mennonitebrethren.ca/news/week-of-prayer-2018/

1/28(Sun)    Copier Demo 9:45am & 11:15am at the machine.  Please come if you want to learn what is new. Come try it out!

1/26-28(Fri-Sun) Missions Fest Vancouver 2018 “What is the Gospel” at Vancouver Convention Centre.  Visit: MissionsFestVancouver.ca

2/11 (Sun)   Prince George Vision Luncheon Meeting 1-3pm in B7 (Cantonese). Come listen to our experienced STM team members share their stories and updates for the 9.20-26 trip. Contact Ade Huen 604-760-4628/ ade.huen.db@gmail.com

3/1(Thu)      Ever want to go to Senegal? Pastor Xavier will lead a STM team to West Africa 12/14-28. Apply before 3/1, max 7. Subsidy available for PG members.

3/31(Sat)     How about somewhere closer, like Prince George? Pastor Anthony will lead a team 9/20-26. Register before 3/31. PG members can apply for a subsidy (up to 50%).

5 Jan 2018

January 7, 2018 Church News

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ONGOING

Happy New Year! Wishing you a year full of His blessings…

Appreciation to Rev. Paul Lam for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Offering and Donation Account name and address should match your Tax Return. Cash/Cheque in CAD are welcome, but no coupon/gift card. For one has donated a gift card last Sunday, please contact the Adm. Staff.

2017 Reimbursement Vouchers Cut-Off Day. Please send the signed vouchers with receipts to Joanna by TODAY. Otherwise, all will count as 2018 expenses which need the new leaders’ approval. 2018 Voucher are Canary.

Mail Slot has been re-assigned. Retiring users please clear your slot.

Key HoldersNew Security Codes In Effect Deacons, Dept. Chairs and fellowship Leaders who held or will hold a key, please return/sign up with Deacon Ida Lam before 1/31. $50 will be charged for re-copy if key lost.

2018 Fellowship and Group Leaders Name List Please send it to pgmbc@pgmbc.com for the church directory purpose.

Staff News: Pastors will attend VCEMF meeting on 1/8 (Mon) morning. Joanna takes annual leave on1/11(Thu) morning.

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

Prayer Meeting Tue. @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

1/13 (Sat)    9:30am Deacon Board Meeting at A9. Agenda on bulletin board.

1/14 (Sun)   Dept. Chairperson Forum 2:00-3:30pm at A8, 2018 Dept. Chairpersons kindly attend to learn about:

  • Why we have certain practices and how these rules and principles are important in complying with CRA and PGMBC’s Purposes
  • Best practices in budgeting & planning and expense claims, and why certain things are good or bad
  • Tips and traps in goal setting and alignment
  • Importance of collaboration across ministry groups and congregations

Also welcome and open to any interested parties.

1/21(Sun)    Youth Chatting with Youth Pastor  11:30-12:45am in A8. The Deacon Board will have the 3rd interview in the afternoon.

1/21-28       MB Week of Prayer for revival of all churches across Canada: www.mennonitebrethren.ca/news/week-of-prayer-2018/

1/28(Sun)    Copier Demo 9:45am & 11:15am at the machine.  Please come if you want to learn what is new.

1/26-28(Fri-Sun) Missions Fest Vancouver 2018 “What is the Gospel” at Vancouver Convention Centre.  General admission free! Let’s go together…visit missionsfestvancouver.ca

12/14-28     Senegal, West Africa Short Term Mission led by Pastor Xavier.  Team members max. 7. Register before 3/1.

29 Dec 2017

December 31, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Dr. Alan Shore from Chosen People Ministries (Canada) for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

TODAY(Sun) Offering Cut-off Day Offerings by TODAY will be summarized in the 2017 Receipt for Tax Return and will be ready in Feb. You can also click in the Canadahelps.org icon on PG web page, www.pgmbc.com, and donate to the church with a credit card (4% service fee will be charged to the church). CanadaHelps issues a tax receipt immediately.

Carpet Wash – Hygiene and Mouse Prevention An expert has been hired to power wash the church carpet on 1/2-3. 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.

Key Holders New security codes in effect starting 1/7(Sun). Deacons, Dept. Chairs and Fellowship Leaders who are holding or going to hold a key, please return/sign up with Deacon Ida Lam before 1/31. $50 will be charged for re-copy if key lost.

Mail Slot will be re-assigned for 2018 starting 1/7(Sun). Retiring users please clear your existing mail slot.

English Tutorial Teacher for Bakrs Please contact Solomon Fung if you want to help the family for English.

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

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

The Office will be closed on 1/1 (Mon) for New Year Holidays.

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

Prayer Meeting Tue. @7:30pm (Rm A10)

UPCOMING

1/7 (Sun)     2018 Deacons and Dept. Chairs Inauguration We pray that the Lord will send His spirit of wisdom to guide them as they serve Him.

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. 2018 Voucher will be in Canary color.

1/14(Sun)    Dept. Chairperson Forum 2:00-3:30pm at A10, 2018 Dept. Chairpersons kindly mark your calendar and attend.

1/21(Sun)    Youth Chatting with Youth Pastor  11:30-12:45am in A8. The Deacon Board will have the 3rd interview with the applicant in the afternoon.

12/14-28     Senegal, West Africa Short Term Mission led by Pastor Xavier.  Register before 3/1.

22 Dec 2017

December 24, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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Merry Christmas! May God bless you with joy, peace and love all year long!

Key Holders New security codes will be updated on 1/7(Sun). Deacons, Dept. Chairs and Fellowship Leaders who are holding or going to hold a key, Please return/sign up with Deacon Ida Lam starting TODAY TO 1/31. $50 will be charged for re-copy if key lost.

Mail Slot will be re-assigned for 2018 on 1/7(Sun). Retiring users please clear your existing mail slot.

English Tutorial Teacher for Bakrs Please contact Solomon Fung if you want to help the family to improve their English.

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

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

MBCCA Young Adult Ministry Sherwin Kwan will be our 2018 Coordinator.

The Office will be closed on 12/25-26 for Christmas Holidays.

UPCOMING

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)  Offering Cut-off Day Offerings by 12/31 will be summarized in the 2017 Receipt for Tax Return and will be ready in Feb. You can also click in the Canadahelps.org icon on PG web page, www.pgmbc.com, and donate to the church with a credit card (4% service fee will be charged to the church). CanadaHelps issues a tax receipt immediately.

1/7 (Sun)     2018 Deacons and Dept. Chairs Inauguration We pray that the Lord will send His spirit of wisdom to guide them as they serve Him.

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. 2018 Voucher will be in Canary color.

1/14(Sun)    Dept. Chairperson Forum 2:00-3:30pm at A10, 2018 Dept. Chairpersons kindly mark your calendar and attend.

12/14-28          Senegal, West Africa Short Term Mission led by Pastor Xavier.  Register before 3/1.