News & Announcements on December 19th, 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.George Mah
Passage: Acts 2:42-47 ,1 Corinthians 3:9-11
Logos 40th Anniversary
Blessed to Bless: with various activities to bless our community and to proclaim Jesus.
We will celebrate Christmas on Saturday Dec 25th. Our theme is “Hope is Here”.
- CM: Dec 25th 11am (in-person & livestream) in the chapel
- EM :Dec 25th 11am (in-person & livestream) in the gym. https://youtu.be/3q0F01z8z0E
- MM: Dec 25th 8pm (via you tube)
- Children (JK-Grade 6): Dec 25th 11am (in-person and youtube). For children Christmas registration and details, please CLICK HERE
CHRISTMAS BAPTISMAL CEREMONY
A baptism will be held on Dec 26th during Mandarin Worship at 9:00am. Please join us online to witness Sister Xiu Qing Lin to take this important step of faith.
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL OFFERING
We will be collecting our annual Christmas Special Offering from Dec 19th to Dec 26th.The funds will be fully donated to our Logos Benevolence Fund.
For those who want to support this Special Offering, please follow the instructions below:
- For cheque offering, please write payable to Logos Baptist Church (Milliken) and write “BF” on the offering envelope under “Others”.
- For offering via Tithe.ly or Interac e-Transfer, please denote for “BF”
Christmas Hampers Program
We are thankful for the opportunity to reach out to our community through Christmas Hampers distribution. We also appreciate all volunteers for their participations and supports.
NEWS FROM FINANCE
1.Offering Report for November 2021
2.2021 offering—If you wish to have your offerings included into the 2021 tax receipt, please follow the instructions below.
a. Mail-in Cheque Offering-please mail before Monday, Dec. 20th.
b. On-line Offering using Tithe.ly-deposit before Friday, Dec. 24th.
c. Offering via Interac e-Transfer-Deposit before Thursday, Dec. 30th.
d. Cheque Offering Drop off to Church-before 1 PM of Friday, Dec. 31st
Offerings received after the above dates and times will be included into the 2022 tax reporting
3.All departments and ministry heads, please submit all 2021 outstanding reimbursement claims and supporting receipts to Finance Dept. by Jan 9th, 2022.
*Fellowship petty cash excluded*
4.2021 Offering Report Inquiry
ing report is sorted by offering number. For enquiry, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org ( Email subject: Offering Inquiry) and leave us your contact information and a brief message.
NEWS FROM CHILDREN MINISTRY
Children Ministry will resume in-person meetings in 2022. More information will be provided at the beginning of the year. For questions, please email email@example.com
1.News from the Interim Board
a.The Board has invited Rev. David To be our Consulting Pastor, commencing January 2022. Rev. To was our Senior Pastor for 3-1/2 years. We are grateful for Rev. To continuing to provide guidance to us as we move forward.
b.The Board has invited Rev. Alan Wu to be our Volunteer Pastor, commencing January 2022. Rev. Wu has been passionate in reaching out to the catering and hospitality sector all these years. In this new appointment Rev. Wu will continue to serve in this sector, as well as future opportunities that may arise. The “New Life Service Sector Fellowship” which Rev. Wu been leading will formally be part of Logos ministry.
c.Due to health and personal reason, Pastor Lawrence Wong will transition into a part time pastor role, starting January 2022.
d.Foyer and AV Renewal Update
Beginning this week, access to the church building can be through all main entrances.As the renovation is still wrapping up, please refrain from entering the renovation zones.
Effective December 2021, gathering limit inside our Church will be relaxed. Fellowships and small groups are encouraged to utilize the facility for your gathering needs. Please refer to attachment for more detail. Room booking can be made by contacting our Office.
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.)
3.News of Pastor
a.Pastors and office staffs will take Dec 27th& Dec 28th h as deferred holiday and will resume to work on Wednesday Dec 29th.
b.Church office will be closed on Monday
Dec 27th& Tueaday Dec 28th for Christmas Holiday.
4.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
b. Mail-in cheque offering
c. Cheque Offering Drop off to Church
d. On-line offering using Tithe.ly
EM PRAYER MEETING AND SUNDAY SCHOOL
1.Prayer Meeting will return the regular format now and into the new year at 8pm on Wednesdays.
2.New year classes will be announced soon.