News & Announcements on October 23rd, 2022
We are happy you are joining our English Ministry worship service in-person & online on our church’s YouTube Channel LBC (Milliken).
Next Week’s EM/YM Joint Sunday Service
(in-person/Livestream) at 11 AM.
Passage: Jeremiah 29:1-9
Starting on November 6th, Communion will be held on the first Sunday of the month going forward.
1.Sunday School -The class is called “Matthew – I walked with Jesus.” Come and explore the life of Jesus.
2.Prayer Meeting is at 8pm Wednesdays on Zoom. Come and walk in community with each other, together can share the joys and burdens Click Here
For more information contact Rev. Scott or Pastor Mike.
3. The is a group for everyone!
Have a look below to find a Refresh group to help in your spiritual growth. We all need to share dreams, struggles, and life as followers of Christ. Don’t see a group for you? Contact Rev. Scott Scott.Bissell@logosbaptist.org
Interested in being baptized or learning more, contact Pastor Mike or Rev. Scott for more information.
5.Urbana– Rise Up
A life-changing conference that invites you to give your whole life for God’s global mission.December 28th -31st in Indianapolis, Indiana.Logos Milliken is joining with Logos York Region.Contact Pastor Johnny Cheung, (416) 908-8298, for details
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
1.We have a target to bless 750 children with Operation Christmas Child (OCC) shoeboxes this year.
Let’s pray and support to make it come true by:
- Packing a shoebox by yourself or use your own shoebox ($20 per box + $10 shipping).
- Picking up a shoebox from Oct 2nd to Oct 30th at church.
- Dropping them off: Oct 16th –Nov 6th
- Pre-packed shoeboxes ($30 per box) will be available for purchase through fellowships/small groups.
Deadline for purchase : Oct 30th
For further details, please refer to the bulletin insert and our church web site.
2.We will be also taking a special offering for The Greatest Journey Discipleship Class from October 9th to October 30th Sunday. This program allows children who received an OCC shoebox to continue to learn more about Jesus and become disciples.
a.For Tithe.ly and e-Transfer offering, please type “TGJ” in the message box.
b.For those who wish to use offering envelopes, please write “Others (TGJ).
* Tax receipt will be issued by LBCM*. Special offering received after deadline will go to church general fund*
2023 MISSION PLEDGES
Our 2023 contribution to the Logos Churches Joint Mission budget is $71,603.07 and our church Mission budget is $58,250 for a total of $129,853.07. We will pledge towards next year, today and Oct 30th . Please refer to the bulletin insert and our church website for more details.
CHRISTMAS HAMPERS PROGRAM
1.This year we are partnering with Markham Food Bank and will prepare 400 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 12th to Thursday December 15th
– Phone call ambassadors (welcome families and remind them to pick up their hampers)
– Delivery ambassadors (delivering hampers to selected families)
Interested brothers and sisters please respond to firstname.lastname@example.org, or connect with a Community Concern Councillor.
2.We now looking for volunteers to help with the registration at Markham Food Bank for the following time slot:
Nov 1st – Nov 29th
Tuesday 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Thursday: 12pm – 2:30pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 11:00am
Brothers and sisters may select your preferable date or would like to go as a group of 2-3 people. Further details will be announced next week.
NEWS FROM FINANCE
Offering Report for September 2022
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 email@example.com
b. Mail-in cheque offering
c.Cheque Offering Drop off to Church.
d. On-line offering using Tithe.ly
(Please print your name and offering number clearly. For first time donor, please provide your personal contact information.)
1.Church In-person Gatherings
The church has resumed in-person gatherings, fellowships and small groups events in the building. Please make requests through fellowship committee or department heads for room reservations. For details inquiry, please contact church office 905-305-6467 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
2.Church Covid Measures Update:. The church has decided to follow provincial guidelines and has lifted the face mask mandate for all gatherings beginning September 18th. The decision to wear a make is being left to individuals. Please respect each other’s decision in this.
refresh Refresh Groups
Find a group that helps on your spiritual journey.
University group -for those entering or in
Leader: Tim Phan (EM intern)
Leader: Selene Tang
Leader: Tony Wong
Leader: Ben Chan
Time: weekly, 7:30pm on Thursdays in-person.
For information: email@example.com (647) 818-3811
Young Family & Couples group
Contact: Jacqueline Chan
Time: 1st, 3rd & 5th, 8:30pm Friday
ZOOM & in-person meetings, contact for location.
For information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Leader: Melodie Bissell
Time: 1st, 3rd & 5th, 8pm Friday
ZOOM & in-person meetings, contact for location.
For information: email@example.com
Don’t see a group for you?
Contact Pastor Scott. Scott.Bissell@logosbaptist.org