News & Announcements November 3, 2019

Welcome ALL to our Logos Milliken 

If this is your first time at Logos, please visit our Welcome Table and kindly sign our guest book.

Next Week’s EM/YM Joint Service

  1. Worship Speaker : Rev. Peter Mah
  2. Welcome Team: YM
  3. Passage for Message: 2 Cor 9:6-15

Sunday Service

Our Sunday worship starts at 11:30 am with a period of 15 minutes for us to pray and reflect. We encourage you to make use of this time to prepare your hearts to worship and enjoy the presence of God.

Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting

EM has prayer meetings every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pM in room B03. You are invited to come and pray together as a community.

Administration Affair

  1. Church Common Council Meeting

To be held today 3 PM at B10. All Pastors, Church Council Members of all congregations and Common Church Council Members are required to attend the meeting. 

2. Deacon Board Structure/Function Review Committee—Congregation Representative Election
Election will be held on Sunday November 24th, 2019 after service. Two representatives shall be chosen by English Ministry members from below:

  • Application received by September 15th, 2019 deadline:
    Andrea Pang (confirmed vote)
  • Application received during extension period till October 6th, 2019:
    Juliette Wong, Jim Hui (choose 1)
    Candidate must receive more than 50% affirmative vote from all valid ballots received in order to be elected.

Mission Department — 2019 LBC Joint Mission Conference

Mission Pledges ― Last Sunday we had collected 106 pledges for a total of $76,695. We will continue to collect Mission Pledges today. Our Joint Mission budget next year is $132,500 and our church Mission budget is $74,300 for a total of $206,800. Please pray for our mission efforts, and brothers and sisters supporting this pledge through faith.       

Community Concern

a. Fall is officially upon us and winter is just around the corner. Please help set the table for our hungry neighbors by taking part in LBC food drive. Brothers and sisters can bring healthy non-perishable items to church and drop into the box besides the elevator from next week onward.

b. We are also collecting eyeglasses (men’s, women’s, children’s, single vision/distance, reading and bi-focal) and non-prescription sunglasses until Dec. 7th.  Please drop off in the labelled box next to the elevator.

Operation Christmas Child — We have a target to bless 1,000 children with OCC Shoeboxes this year. Let’s pray and support to make it come true by :

a.   Pack one or more shoeboxes with $10 included in each box for shipping.

b.  For $25 per box, we will pack one on your behalf (shipping fee included), please pick up and order shoeboxes from Oct. 20th – Nov. 10th. Cutoff date for boxes collection: Nov. 17th.

c.   We have set up a book table in the Fellowship Hall today to introduce OCC’s mission, history, development, and a personal testimony book with pictures at a special rate of $5. There is a limited quantity of books for sale.

Others

1. Library and Literature News — Every 1st and 2nd Sunday of each odd month, books displayed in the Fellowship Hall for brothers and sisters to borrow for reading.

2. News from Finance

a. Offering reports for October and YTD Jan-Oct 2019 are now posted on the bulletin board outside the main office. Please check your records for reconciliation.

b. Financial Highlights for 2019 LBCM

 

The above financial summary is for your information. This financial summary is issued on a quarterly basis in April, July, October and January while the annual financial statements will be distributed at the Annual General Meeting in March.

3.  News of Pastors―

a. Rev. Stephen Chung has been on leave from Oct. 30-Nov. 2nd, and will be back in the office on Nov. 5th.

b. Rev. George Mah will attend the CCM Conference in Vancouver on Nov. 1-3rd, and will be back in the office on Nov. 5th.

c. Vivien Tjon will be on leave from Nov. 4-11th, and will be back in the office on Nov. 12th.