5 Jan 2018

January 7, 2018 Church News

Posted by mimichu


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)


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.

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