17 Nov 2017

November 19, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

Posted by mimichu

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.

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