News & Announcements on November 7th, 2021

News & Announcements on November 7th, 2021

Welcome All to Our Worship Service
Welcome back! We are happy you are joining our English Ministry Worship Service in person/on our church’s YouTube Channel LBC(Milliken).

Next Week’s EM/YM Joint Sunday Service ((in person and Livestream) starting at 11:00 AM.

Speaker: Rev.Scott Bissell
Passage:1 King 17:1, 18, 19:1-17
Logos 40th Anniversary

Blessed to Bless: with various activities to bless our communities and to proclaim Jesus. We are thankful for the fruitful Fall Fest held in the past weekend.


Communion will be held during next week’s in person worship and livestream on Nov 14th. Please prepare your bread and grape juice in advance.

Operation Christmas Child

Our target is to bless 500 children with Operation Christmas Child (OCC) shoeboxes this year. Refer to the bulletin insert and our church website for more details.Let’s pray and support this effort to make these goals come true. 

Pack a shoebox by your self ($20 per box + $10 shipping)

  • Picking up a shoebox and label at church
    ( Oct 13th – Nov 14th) Sunday 12-1pm, Monday & Wednesday 1-5pm
  • Use your own shoebox

Return your shoebox

  • Drop off at church: (Oct 17th – Nov 14th) Sunday 12-1pm, Monday & Wednesday 1-5pm
    Last day to drop off at church: Nov 14th
    For inquiries, please contact
  • For Operation Christmas Child  drop off centreClick Here to check out locations & hours.

Please remember to include the shipping fee of $10 either in the shoebox or submit online**.

News from the Interim Board 
1.Foyer and AV Renewal Update:

We are currently in the midst of our foyer renovation. All front entrances will not be accessible. In-person Sunday Service will continue and we will be using back entrances to the gym and chapel.

2.Member’s Meeting — will be held on Sunday November 7, 2021 from 2 to 4pm via Zoom.Please refer to the church website for meeting information and to download voting ballot.


Prayer Meeting/Mid-week Not on Sunday School at 8:00pm 

  • 1st , 3rd , & 5th Wednesday of month will be prayer meeting
  • 2nd and 4th will be a class on Hearing the Voice of God* with Rev. Scott.

So many desire to hear God’s voice but struggle to know if it is really Him.  We will discuss people who connected to God and the clues to hearing Him.  A.W. Tozer wrote “The voice of God is a friendly voice.  No one need fear to listen to it unless he has already made up his mind to resist it.”

Sunday School @9:00- 10:00am 

  • Leading a Quiet Life – Cecilia Lam
     Join us from Sep 19 to Dec 12 to explore how to unhurry, rhythms of daily office and sabbath, and boundaries.

    *to register:

Community Concern.

1.Christmas Hampers Program

This year we are partnering with Markham Food Bank and will prepare 300 hampers for families in need in the Markham area. Markham Food Bank will prepare all the food items, while our church will provide the manpower. We encourage brothers and sisters to help in the following areas to serve our neighbours during this special season.

– Hamper packing and handling helpers on Monday December 13th and Wednesday December 15th

– Phone call ambassadors (welcome families and remind them to pick up their hampers)

– Delivery ambassadors (delivering hampers to selected families)

  • We now looking for volunteers to help with the registration at Markham Food Bank for the following time slot:
    Nov 2nd – Nov 30th, maximum 2-3 people per shift.

         Tuesday 5:30pm – 7:30pm
        Thursday: 12pm – 2pm
       Saturday: 8:30am – 10:30am

If you have a preferred date or would like to go as a group of 2-3 people, please indicate in the field “Any other comments and/or questions?”

Interested brothers and sisters please CLICK HERE to sign up.You may also respond to, or connect with a Community Concern Councillor.

 NOTE: final scheduling will be based on availability and be confirmed with an email.


As part of our Christmas Hamper program, we will be including a toy for families with children. We are looking to collect 300 new toys valued $15-$20 each. Toy donations can be dropped off at church every Sunday from November 14 to December 5 (before and after worship). Alternatively, donations will also be accepted. Please write down “Hamper” on your offering envelope under “Others”

News from Finance



The above financial 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.

2.Offering Report for September 2021


1.Phase 2 of Church Reopening 

In-person worship– Click here to fill and submit the UPDATED registration form or scan the following QR code. (Please use one form for your family or your bubble.)

Room Booking (in-person gathering)

Click here to submit a room booking request

2.Ways to Give
a.Interac e-Transfer — Brothers and sisters can give their offerings and tithes to the Church through Interac e-Transfers using the email address
b. Mail-in cheque offering
c. Cheque Offering Drop off to Church
d. On-line offering using

3.News of Members

Brother Benny Chui has gone home to be with the Lord on Oct 30th, memorial service was held in last Saturday Nov 6th. May God comfort his family during this difficult time.