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17 Nov 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

17 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

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.

20 Oct 2017

October 22, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Pastor Brian Ho for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word

Deadline TODAY for Deacons and Chairpersons to send the Budget and Ministry Plan 2018 to Geraldine and Joanna.

OCC Christmas Shoebox to Children in Need: Add $10/box for delivery. Collections take place 11/13-19 downstairs in the gym. Contact Daniel Chan or Maggie Tsang for enquiries at pgmbcocc@gmail.com

Condolence to Rachel & Ian Vong’s father and Peter, Benny, Annie’s grandfather passed away on 10/18 in Macau during vacation. Ian is preparing to go to Macau for his funeral. Please pray for the family.

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

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

UPCOMING

10/24 (Tue) Joint Mission Prayer Meeting 7:30pm at our church. David Innes will be sharing about Vancouver Urban Ministries

10/28 (Sat)   Claudia Jang – “Celebration of Life” 2:00 at our church. The family gratefully declines all flowers but any contributions will be donated to various charities and the church. May God comfort the family.

10/28(Sat)    Hobbies Outreach for Young Adults 10:00am-5:00pm @A10. Bring a friend.

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

11/1729     32nd Mission Conference “Equip for Mission”. Speaker Paul Chan.  Please mark your calendars.

  • 11/17 (Fri) 7:30pm English/Cantonese Meeting
  • 11/18 (Sat) 7:30pm 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.

13 Oct 2017

October 15, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Samir Youssef, our supporting missionary, for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Staff News Rev. Xavier is leading the Mission Conference at Bethel Chinese Christian MB Church 10/13-15 (Fri-Sun). Rev. Xavier shifts day off while Rev. Anthony takes make up leave to attend CGST Pastoral workshop on Mon. morning; they will also attend the BCMB Regional Meeting on Wed. night.

2018-2019 New Deacons Yuen Ip and Ida Lam have been officially elected with over 90% of the votes. Please pray for their service.

  • 10/21 (Sat) Old & New Deacon Board Meeting at 9:30am-12:00 noon for delegation of responsibilities and handover.
  • 11/4 (Sat) Old/New Deacons and Dept. Chairs 2018 Plan and Budget Meeting at 9am-5pm. Deacons and Chairpersons please email your budget and ministry plan 2018 to Geraldine Lai and Joanna Li before 10/22.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointments Final list will be announced on 10/29.

OCC Christmas Shoebox to Children in Need: Boxes are available in the foyer or you may bring your own. Add $10/box for delivery. Collections take place 11/13-19 downstairs in the gym. Contact Daniel Chan or Maggie Tsang for enquiries at pgmbcocc@gmail.com or visit OCC samaritanspurse.ca/occ

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

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

UPCOMING

10/24 (Tue) Joint Mission Prayer Meeting 7:30pm at our church. David Innes sharing Vancouver Urban Ministries

10/28 (Sat)   Claudia Jang – “Celebration of Life” 2:00 in our church. Her mom Regina and sister Alison are members of our congregation.  The family gives their sincere thanks for our help and care.

10/28(Sat)    MBCCA Leaders’ Conference – Reformation Movement & Anabaptist History. Speakers: Dr. Bruce Guenther and Dr. Joyce Chan at SVPGMBC. See poster for details.

9/28(Sat)      Hobbies Outreach for Young Adults 10:00am-5:00pm @A10. Bring a friend. Email: hokyamcheung@hotmail.com for inquiries.

11/1729     32nd Mission Conference “Equip for Mission”. Speaker Paul Chan.  Please mark your calendars.

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

6 Oct 2017

October 8, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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Appreciation to Rev. Anthony Yeung for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word. Starting 10/1, Rev. Yeung works in A12, phone extension 26, email anthonyyeung@pgmbc.com and day off on Thu. He will be the Counselor of Goodness, Family Grace, Love, Ladies and Peace Fellowships.
The church office will be closed on Monday for Thanksgiving Day.
2018-2019 Deacon Election Yuen Ip and Ida Lam have been officially elected as they received over 90% votes.
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: No Sunday School TODAY and will resume next Sunday
Adults: Rm A8 | High School: Rm A10 | Youth: Rm A13.
Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!
Sunday @9:15 (Cancelled starting TODAY) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)
The Sunday English prayer meeting will be cancelled starting on October 1, 2017. Tuesday night prayer meeting will continue as usual.
OCC Christmas Shoebox to the Children in Need: Boxes are available in the foyer or you may bring your own. Add $10/box for delivery. Collections take place 11/13-19 downstairs in the gym. Contact Daniel Chan or Maggie Tsang for enquiries at pgmbcocc@gmail.com or visit Operation Christmas Child

UPCOMING

10/21 (Sat) Old & New Deacon Board Meeting at 9:30am-12:00 noon for responsibilities distribution and handover.
11/4 (Sat) Old & New Deacons and Dept. Chairs 2018 Planning and Budget Meeting at 9am-5pm. Deacons and Chairpersons please email your budget and ministry plan 2018 to Geraldine Lai and Joanna Li.
10/28(Sat) MBCCA Leaders’ Conference – Reformation Movement & Anabaptist History. Speakers: Dr. Bruce Guenther and Dr. Joyce Chan at SVPGMBC. See postor for details.
11/17-29 32nd Mission Conference “Equip for Mission”. Speaker Paul Chan

29 Sep 2017

October 1, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

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

Welcome to Rev. Anthony Yeung, our new Cantonese Pastor.  Starting today, Rev. Yeung works in A12, phone extension 26, email anthonyyeung@pgmbc.com and day off on Thu.

Staff News Rev. Xavier takes Thu as day off this week; he and Mimi will take study leave for “Emotionally Focused Therapy” at CCM on Fri-Sat.

2018-2019 Final Deacon Nominees There are two candidates, see details on bulletin board. Members over age 18 please take you ballot before 1:00pm today and vote. Ballot counting at 1:00pm in A13, results announcement on 10/8.

The Deacon Board has appointed Martin Chu, Bunny Lai, Yue Ming Tang and Dan Tieu for ballot counting and Rev. Law for scrutinizing.

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

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

Sunday @9:15 (Cancelled starting TODAY) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

The Sunday English prayer meeting will be cancelled effectively starting on October 1, 2017. Tuesday night prayer meeting will be continued as usual.

OCC Christmas Shoebox to the Children in Need: Boxes are available in the foyer or on your own. Add $10/box for delivery and to be collected 11/13-19 at our gym. Contact Daniel Chan or Maggie Tsang for enquiries at pgmbcocc@gmail.com or visit samaritanspurse.ca/occ .

UPCOMING

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

  • English/Children/Cantonese @9:00am; No Sunday School
  • Cantonese/Mandarin @11:00am
  • Group picture @10:30am
  • Baptismal: (Cantonese) Ricky Chung, Anita Leung
  • Membership: ; Rev. Anthony & Mrs. Kate Yeung; (Mandarin) Ben So

10/21(Sat)    Vancouver Challenge Visitation to neighborhood. Invitations  for 10/29 Cantonese Gospel Service.

10/28(Sat)    MBCCA Leaders’ Conference Speakers: Dr. Bruce Guenther and Dr. Joyce Chan. See P. 3 for details.

11/1729          32nd Mission Conference “Equip for Mission”. Speaker Paul Chan