Announcements - July 23, 2023
EM prayer meetings are held every Sunday at 10:30 am in the church office. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.
The church will join forces with other churches of Canadian Baptists of Western Canada to host an "Active in Mission" fundraiser with the goal of fighting hunger in the world. From today until August 13, we appeal to brothers and sisters to donate skills or services as a means of fundraising, details and registration link as follow: http://bitly.ws/LQwU
In order to improve the traffic flow of exiting and entering the main hall after the CM service and before the EM service, starting today: 1) All parents of CitRUs Gr1-6 are requested to use the stairs in the backstage to pick up their children downstairs; 2) Please do not stay in the no-stop zone (marked by a yellow lines) between the main entrance and the foyer. Brothers and sisters please arrive on time for EM service which starts at 11:30am.
Mini-Vacation Bible School will be held on August 25, 26, & 27, from 9 am to 4 pm (Friday & Saturday) and 11:30 am to 4 pm (Sunday). It is for children who will move on to Grade 1 - 4 in September. Registration fee: $20 per child which includes snacks but not lunch. Spaces are limited. Please register at: https://www.westsidebaptist.ca/event-details/wbc-mini-vbs
Mini-Vacation Bible School will need some CLEAN Margarine/Yogurt container lids – approx. 5 inches in diameter. If you have any and can donate, please bring the clean plastic lid back to the empty box in Room F on Sunday. Thank you for donating the activity materials for the children.
The New Immigrant Ministry is now recruiting volunteers. If you are interested to join, please contact Pastor Alan.
Since there will be no praise dance in the coming week, there is no need to stack up the chairs after worships today. Thank you all for the effort to stack the chairs.
Please beware that the church has installed 24-hour security cameras in different places both indoors and outdoors.
2024-2026 Deaconship Election
Current deacon board members: Carson Lai, James Lai, Daisy Liu, Benjamin Mak, Tommy Tung, Jackson Yu, Joyce Yu.
James Lai, Benjamin Mak, Joyce Yu (2nd term) of deaconship will be completed by the end of 2023. Therefore, we will have three vacancies in 2024 deacon board.
Nomination Committee members:
Deacon board Rep: James Lai, Benjamin Mak, Joyce Yu
Congregation Rep: Dick Chan, Wondy Fung, Tony Wai
Criteria and procedure for deacon election has been posted on the bulletin board.
All nominees are to be approved and recommended by the nomination committee.
Nomination commences - July 16
Nomination closes - September 10
Publication of final deaconship candidate list - October 1
Deaconship election - October 15