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15 Jul 2017

July 16, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Pastor Lawrence our former pastor and now the chaplain of St. Paul Hospital. 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!

Sunday @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Offering Report 2017.1-6 Simple Report is available in the foyer while the Detailed Report can be seen on bulletin board. For inquiry, please contact Mimi.

The Refugee Family needs a volunteered English teacher, if you are willing to help, please contact the refugee team.

Antioch Church Rental will be ended by 8/27(Sun).

Protestant Reformation and Reform the Church Seminar (Cantonese) TODAY 2:30-4:30pm. at PG. Dr. John Chan will be the main speaker and will be responded by Rev. David Chan. Q&A time available. See poster for detail.

BC Forest Fires Residents lost houses to the fires. MDS is accepting financial donations for that recovery. For further updates on the MDS response and financial donations go to https://mds.mennonite.net/

Staff News   Rev. David Chan has accepted to be our part-time “Interim Preaching & Equipping Pastor” from 7/1-8/20. Other than preaching on some Sundays, he works in the office on Mon.-Wed. He will preach in English Services on 7/9, 8/13 and 8/20

UPCOMING

7/17(Mon)   Beulah Senior Home Holy Communion Worship to be led by Rev. Xavier.  Can you help?

7/22(Sat)      Model-Making Outreach for Young Adults 10am-5pm at A10. Bring a friend. For Details, contact George Cheung for details.

7/23(Sun)   Kick Off Meeting for Community Fun Day for all volunteers

7/23(Sun)  Development Fund Pledge Sunday to renew our pledge for 2017/7/1-2017/6/30. Target for mortgage is $60,000. Please prayerfully consider your pledge.

7/21-29        Vancouver Challenge – Learning local cross cultural mission @B7.12 registered, please remember this training in your prayer.

7/29 (Sat)     1-4pm Community Fun Day. All 3 congregations to serve together, especially set up and clean up!  Please contact Vivian Lee for further info.

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

9/10(Sun)     Family Chat during Sunday School.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. It is 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.

7 Jul 2017

July 9, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Rev. Chan who is willing to support our church ministries and accepted to be our part-time “Interim Preaching & Equipping Pastor” from 7/1-8/20. Other than preaching on some Sundays, he works in the office on Mon.-Wed. He will preach in English Services on 7/9, 8/13 and 8/20.

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 @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

2017.1-6 Offering Report Simple Report is available in the foyer while the Detailed Report can be seen on bulletin board. For inquiry, please contact Mimi.

VCS Summer Break The teaching stuffs are still in all rooms & the gym. Please let them sleep there and keep safe.

Staff News Rev. David Chan will attend the 7/10 VCEMF in the morning.

UPCOMING

7/13 (Thu)   Will celebrate Ema Bakr’s first birthday in Canada. The refugee family needs a volunteered English teacher, if you are willing to help, please contact refugeeteam@pgmbc.com

7/16 (Sun)   2:30-4:30pm Seminar “Religious Reform and Reform the Church” (Cantonese) joint with Alliance Bible Seminary at PG. Dr. John Chan will be the main speaker and will be responded by Rev. David Chan. Q&A time available. See poster for detail.

7/21-29        Vancouver Challenge – Learning local cross cultural mission, knowing more about Muslim, Hinduism, Sikhism or Buddhism. We have 12 registered, please remember this training in your prayer.

7/29 (Sat)     1-4pm Community Day. We need all 3 congregations to serve together, especially set up and clean up!  Please contact Vivian Lee for further info: vivian.wayne.815@gmail.com

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

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. It is 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.

30 Jun 2017

July 2, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Welcome, Pastor Sky Thank you for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Development Fund Let’s take this day to remember what a blessing it is to have this building to take care of. Our monthly mortgage repayment now is $5,000. May God use us to glorify Him and be good stewards of His resources!  

Sunday School – Adult Class takes a BREAK TODAY | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!  Sunday @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Summer Praise Dance  Fri. 11:00am -12:30pm in the gym; and Wed. Outreach (Jun-Aug) 7:30- 8:30pm at Clinton Park.

Family Chat this year will be postponed until further notice.

Picnic Group Photo at Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park can be seen on bulletin board.

VCS Summer Break The teaching stuffs are still in all rooms & the gym. Please let them sleep there and keep safe.

Holiday The office will be closed on 7/3 for Canada Day.

Staff News

  • Xavier is having life camp with Temperance Fellowship during 6/29-7/2, preaching on Sunday and officiating Holy Communion.
  • David Chan, our previous Senior Pastor and now the Vice President of Alliance Bible Seminary in Hong Kong, will preach in English Services on 7/9, 8/13 and 8/20.

UPCOMING

7/21-29        Vancouver Challenge – learning local cross cultural mission, knowing more about Muslim, Hinduism, Sikhism or Buddhism.  $255 (can apply 75% allowance from Mission), register before 7/7 at www.om.org

7/29 (Sat)          1-4pm Community Day. We need all 3 congregations to serve together!  Please contact Vivian Lee for further info

23 Jun 2017

June 25, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

A roaring welcome back to Pastor Jonathan Lyonhart. May the Lord continue to captivate you the way you captivate us with His word.

Today is Development Sunday Let’s take this day to remember what a blessing it is to have this building to take care of. Our monthly mortgage repayment now is $5,000. May God use us to glorify Him and be good stewards of His resources!  

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 @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10). 6/27 (Tue) Joint Mission Prayer Meeting – Kevin Thiessen, Manager from Refugee Welcoming Centre BC will be sharing the ministry in refugees.

Awana Award Ceremony Today in the Sanctuary at 2:00-4:00pm.  All parents and congregants are welcome.

Syrian Refugee Ministry We have helped the Bakr Family apply for language assessment, MSP, benefits, bank account and complete government forms. Jodi is now registered for kindergarten. We will sign them up for other Summer programs.

Summer Praise Dance Starting 6/30 Fri. 11:00am -12:30pm in the gym; and Wed. Outreach (Jun-Aug) 7:30- 8:30pm at Clinton Park.

A HUGE thank you to all helpers in the Church Picnic yesterday, we served over 176 sisters and brothers.

Family Chart this year will be postponed until further notice.

UPCOMING

7/26 (Mon)  1:00pm Beulah Senior Home Worship to be led by Rev. Xavier.

7/21-29        Vancouver Challenge – learning local cross cultural mission, knowing more about Muslim, Hinduism, Sikhism or Buddhism.  $255 (can apply 75% allowance from Mission), register before 7/7 at www.om.org

7/29 (Sat)     2-4pm Community Day. We need all 3 congregations to serve together!  Please contact Vivian Lee for further info.

16 Jun 2017

June 18, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciations to our Brother Phil for sharing in our Service.  May God bless him and his family as well.

Staff News Rev. Xavier takes annual leave till 6/21.

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 @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Syrian Refugee Ministry –

  • The Bakr family arrived in Vancouver on 6/14 and are now settled in their Burnaby home.
  • We are still looking for volunteer to be drivers, English tutors, and friends for the family.
  • Please sign up at http://goo.gl/forms/77Qksq5Ce5 or contact a Task Force member if you are interested. Thanks for your support!

30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World 5/27-6/25 Handbook available in the foyer.  How to pray:

  • Pray that more organizations and Christians will be able to work together and get the help they need.
  • Not all Muslim children can go to school. Pray that they can learn new things.
  • Pray that the Bible will be translated into their language so they can read that as well.

Summer Praise Dance Fri. 11:00am -12:30pm in Clinton Park until 6/30, moving back to the gym; and Wed. Outreach (Jun-Aug) 7:30- 8:30pm at Clinton Park.

UPCOMING

6/24 (Sat)     Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park Picnic – Registration in the foyer .  Early Bird price by TODAY: $6/adult, $4 for ages 4-12. After 6/18: $10 flat fee and $10 for bus. There’s no need to register if you do not need food or transportation. Family members and friends are welcome!

 

6/25 (Sun)   Awana Award Ceremony in the Sanctuary at 2:00-4:00pm.  Clubbers and teachers please wear uniforms.  All parents and congregants are welcome.

6/27 (Tue)    Joint Mission Prayer Meeting – Kevin Thiessen from Refugee Welcoming Centre BC will be sharing the ministry in refugees. Want to know how to pray and help the refugees?  Come together!

7/21-29        Vancouver Challenge – learning local cross cultural mission, knowing more about Muslim, Hinduism, Sikhism or Buddhism.  Ask Oliver Chan: oliverkk7@gmail.com for details.

7/29 (Sat)   2-4pm Community Day. We need all 3 congregations to serve together!  Please contact Vivian Lee for further info: vivian.wayne.815@gmail.com

9 Jun 2017

June 11, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Welcome, Pastor Ali Balandy 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!

Sunday @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Syrian Refugee Ministry –

  • We appreciate the donors and supporting from you. All furniture and necessities are ready in the new home in Burnaby.
  • The family who is Kurdish speaking will be arriving on June 14. The Task Force together with an interpreter will welcome them at the airport.
  • We are seeking volunteers to help show the family around, give rides, and teach them how to live in our community. And we also need families with young children to befriend with them. Please contact a Task Force member if you would like to help.

30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World 5/27-6/25 Handbook available in the foyer.  If we believe that Jesus is the hope for our planet today, we believe he can change the hearts of even terrorists.” Today, as you pray against the spirit of fear:

  • Ask the Holy Spirit to show you where you have adopted the spirit of fear rather that the Spirit of love regarding Muslims.
  • Pray for the Spirit of God to overcome your fear and enable you to show His love to Muslims around you.
  • Pray for those who are involved in terrorism, that Jesus will reveal Himself to them and they will be transformed.

Summer Praise Dance Fri. 11:00am -12:30pm in Clinton Park until 6/30, moving back to the gym; and Wed. Outreach (Jun-Aug) 7:30- 8:30pm at Clinton Park.

UPCOMING

6/24 (Sat)     Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park Picnic – Registration in the foyer   Before 6/18: $6/adult, $4 for ages 4-12. After 6/18: $10 flat fee and $10 for bus. There’s no need to register if you do not need food or transportation. Your family members and friends are welcome!

6/25 (Sun)   Awana Award Ceremony in the Sanctuary

6/27 (Tue)    Joint Mission Prayer Meeting – Kevin Thiessen from Refugee Welcoming Centre BC will be sharing the ministry in refugees.

 7/21-29        Vancouver Challenge – learning local cross cultural mission.  Ask Oliver Chan for details.

7/23-29        Awana BC Camp – On-line registration

7/29 (Sat)   2-4pm Community Day. We need all 3 congregations to serve together!  Please contact Vivian Lee for further info.

2 Jun 2017

June 4, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Welcome, Pastor Matthew 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!

  • Sunday @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Syrian Refugee Ministry –

  • The approved refugee family will be arrived on 6/14
  • A rental home located in Burnaby has been found
  • 15 volunteers attended the 5/28 “Kick Off Meeting
  • 5/30 Special Prayer Meeting took place at the rental home
  • Helper needed: http://goo.gl/forms/77Qksq “5Ce5
  • COLLECTING DAILY NECESSITIES Please visit https://goo.gl/1ALcyI to list your items and then get in touch with Joseph Wong from Love fellowship josephcswong222@gmail.com with pictures and dimensions. If they are used goods, please donate only what you yourself would be willing to use
  • We are looking for families living near the rental home to be loving neighbours to the Syrian family. Please contact refugeeteam@pgmbc.com.

30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World Handbook in the foyer.

UPCOMING

6/7(Wed)    Praise Dance Outreach Jun.-Aug. Wed. 7:30-8:30pm at Clinton Park.  Dance with us every Friday @11:00am!

6/9(Fri)         MBCCA “Worship Together” Young Adult Ministries 7:00pm@ Burnaby PG Grace MB Church.

6/24 (Sat)     Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park Picnic – Registration in the foyer  Before 6/18: $6/adult, $4 for ages 4-12. After 6/18: $10 flat fee and $10 for bus. There’s no need to register if you do not need food or transportation. Your family members and friends are welcome!

7/29 (Sat)  2-4pm Community Day. We need all 3 congregations to serve together!  Please contact Vivian Lee for further info: vivian.wayne.815@gmail.com

26 May 2017

May 28, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Welcome, Pastor Fiona 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!

  • Sunday @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)
  • Special prayer for the Syrian refugee family this coming Tuesday (5/30) Pastor Xavier will lead a group to pray at the refugee rental home. Please e-mail xavierlaw@pgmbc.com if you would like to go.

Syrian Refugee Ministry –

  • Kick-Off Information Meeting TODAY at 1:15 pm in room B7, followed by a Q&A. All volunteers, and anyone interested in learning more about the refugee project, are invited to attend. Sign up to help at http://goo.gl/e9Rg8c
  • NOW COLLECTING DAILY NECESSITIES Please visit https://goo.gl/1ALcyI to list your items and then get in touch with Joseph Wong from Love fellowship josephcswong222@gmail.com with pictures and dimensions. If they are used goods, please donate only what you yourself would be willing to use.

Registration starts for 6/24 (Sat) Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park in the foyer.

  • Before 6/18: $6/adult, $4 for ages 4-12. After 6/18: $10 flat and $10 for bus. No need to register if you do not need food or transportation. Your family members and friends are welcome!
  • Fridge & Freezer Clear Out by today for our church picnic (6/24) food team!  Per the Kitchen Guidelines, all food should not exceed 2 weeks in the fridge/kitchen.

Praise Dance at Clinton Park during Summer – Friday @11:00am. Outreach during Summer, Jun.-Aug., Wed. 7:30-8:30pm

30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World 5/27-6/25 Handbook available in the foyer.

Staff News Rev. Xavier attends MBCCA Pastoral Fellowship on 6/1 Thu. morning.

UPCOMING

5/29 (Mon)  Beulah Senior Home Holy Communion Service led by Pastor Xavier.  You are welcome to come serve with us!

6/9(Fri)         MBCCA “Worship Together” YAM Worship @ Burnaby Pacific Grace MB Church @7:00pm for ages 18-35.

7/29 (Sat)  2-4pm Community Day. We need all 3 congregations to serve together!  Please contact Vivian Lee for further info: vivian.wayne.815@gmail.com

 Awana News: Awana Sunday TODAY and Celebrating the 25thAnniversary of Awana Ministry in PG

  • We’ll have cake cut and photo booth in the Gym after the Noon Service.  All are welcome!
  • And at the same time…there will be registration for the new term
  • Awana Clubbers and Leader who wear uniform today can get 1Awana Share!
  • 6/25 (Sun) 2:00pm Awana Award Ceremony
  • 7/23-29 Awana BC Camp – Register online

19 May 2017

May 21, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Plug in We’d love to have you take part in our community outside of Sunday. Send an e-mail to community@pgmbc.com and let’s connect!

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

Sunday @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

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

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

Praise Dance at Clinton Park during Summer – Friday @11:00am. Outreach during Summer, Jun.-Aug., 7:30-8:30pm

Staff News & Holiday Office will be closed on 5/22 Mon. for Victoria Day.  Rev. Xavier attends Deacon Board retreat on 5/27 morning.

UPCOMING

5/28(Sun)  Registration starts for 6/24 (Sat) Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park in the foyer. Before and on 6/18: $6/adult, $4 for ages 4-12.  After 6/18: $10 flat and $10 for bus.  No need to register if you do not need food or transportation. Your family members and friends are welcome!

Now-5/28    Fridge & Freezer Clear Out Our church picnic is coming (6/24)!  The team is starting to prepare food we will need as much fridge and freezer space as possible. Per the Kitchen Guidelines, all food should not exceed 2 weeks in the fridge/kitchen. Kindly clear your food before 5/28 so that the food team can use the space.

5/27-6/25    30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World  is a Christian, international movement of intercession for the Muslim world. Handbook available in the foyer.

5/27(Sat)   Model-Making Outreach for Young Adults 10:00am-5:00pm at B7. Bring a friend. Email: hokyamcheung@hotmail.com for inquiries.

6/9(Fri)         MBCCA “Worship Together” YAM Worship led by Freeman Lam @ Burnaby Pacific Grace MB Church @7:00pm for ages 18-35.

7/7-8/18      Alpha Course (Cantonese) Led by Rev. Xavier on 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/11 & 8/18(Fri) at 12:30pm, starts with lunch.  Bring a friend and register before 6/25.

7/21-29     Vancouver Challenge Contact Oliver Chan for details.

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12 May 2017

May 14, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Baby Dedication Ceremony during Noon Service, please join in the dedication of: Jolise Cheung, James & Mianca Cheung’s Daughter.  Birthday 2016/12/1

The Junior Choir will present hymns during English Service. Parents, please refrain from taking photos – we will make the performance available afterward from our photographer.

Plug in We’d love to have you take part in our community outside of Sunday. Send an e-mail to community@pgmbc.com and let’s connect!

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

Sunday @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

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

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

Praise Dance at Clinton Park during Summer – Friday @11:00am.

UPCOMING

Syrian Refugee Family will arrive in Vancouver within 2-12 weeks. We found a rental home – furniture is now being prepared. HELP NEEDED! Can you serve? Kindly email refugeeteam@pgmbc.com or visit http://goo.gl/forms/77Qksq5Ce5 to sign up.

5/17(Wed)   Refugee MCC Online Training @6:30pm.

5/19(Fri)       Training “True Connection – Life With God”at PG @7:30-9:30pm for young parents & volunteers serving children. Speaker Lacy Finn Borgo, Din.  http://www.gooddirtministries.org/about. $10/person, 50% subsidized by Children Sunday School. Please register with Rev. Xavier: xavierlaw@pgmbc.com

Now-5/17    Fridge & Freezer Clear Out Our church picnic is coming (6/24)!  The team is starting to prepare food we will need as much fridge and freezer space as possible. Per the Kitchen Guidelines, all food should not exceed 2 weeks in the fridge/kitchen. Kindly clear your food before 5/28 so that the food team can use the space.

5/27-6/25    30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World  is a Christian, international movement of intercession for the Muslim world. Handbook available in the foyer.

6/9(Fri)         MBCCA “Worship Together” YAM Worship led by Freeman Lam @ Burnaby Pacific Grace MB Church @7:00pm for ages 18-35.

7/7-8/18         Alpha Course (Cantonese) Led by Rev. Xavier on 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/11 & 8/18(Fri) at 12:30pm, starts with lunch.  Bring a friend and register before 6/25.