News & Announcements on November 20th, 2022

News & Announcements on November 20th, 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.

Speaker: Rev. Scott Bissell

Passage: Acts 15:36-41


1.Sunday School -The class is called “Matthew – I walked with Jesus.” Come and explore the life of Jesus. 9:30AM-10:15AM both in-person and online. Click Here

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



Our theme is “Journey to the King”. Christmas celebration for 3 congrgations arranged as follow:

December 23rd   

  • Cantonese – dinner @6:30pm, Christmas Celebration @ 8:00pm*
  • English – Christmas Celebration @ 8:00pm*
  • Children – Christmas Celebration @8:pm

December 24th

  • Mandarin – Dinner @ 5pm, Christmas Celebration @ 7:30pm*

December 25th  – Christmas Sunday Worship

Pancake breakfast for everyone @ 10am

  • Mandarin @ 9:00am*
  • English & Cantonese @ 11am*

*Children program



Children Ministry is recruiting for

a.Welcome desk: 9am, and 11am


If you would like to serve in Children Ministry please contact Pastor Angelina Hung or Connie Ma.




a.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 (11am -2pm, 5pm-8pm)

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

–     Delivery ambassadors (delivering hampers to selected families)on the following dates

      Tuesday  December 13th – 2pm-5pm, 5pm-8pm

      Thursday December 15th – 2pm-5pm, 5pm-8pm

b.We now looking for volunteers (max 3 people per shift) to help with the registration for the hampers at Markham Food Bank at the following times:

Nov 1st – Nov 29th

Tuesday 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Thursday: 12pm – 2:30pm

Saturday: 8:00am – 11:00am

Brothers and sisters can join or go as a group of 2-3 selecting your preferred date.

If you are interested please Click Here  or email


As part of our Christmas Hamper program, we will be including toys for families with children. We are looking to collect 400 NEW toys valued $10-$15 each. Toy donations( without wrapping) can be dropped off at church every Sunday till December 4 (before and after worship).

Alternatively, donations will also be accepted. Please write down “Hamper” on your offering envelope under “Others”
Special offering received after deadline will go to church general fund



Member’s Meeting

A member’s meeting will be held on Dec.04th, 2022 from 2pm to 4pm. It will be conducted in person and as well via Zoom.

Agenda as follows:

  1. Year end report from Senior Pastor
  2. Report from Board Chair
  3. Sharing from deacon candidates.
  4. Motion to accept new deacon candidates.
  5. Motion to accept 2023 Board of Directors Candidates.

Offering Report for October  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
b. Mail-in cheque offering
c.Cheque Offering Drop off to Church.
d.  On-line offering using

(Please print your name and offering number clearly. For first time donor, please provide your personal contact information.)



1.2023-2024 Church Theme Banner Design

Our church theme for 2023-2024 is “Rise Up”.We are now looking for people who would like to help to design the 2023 and 2024 theme banner. If you are interested, please talk to Pastor Scott or Pastor Mike by Nov. 20th.

2.News of Pastor:

Rev. George Mah will be leading a group of ministry leaders to Israel on a study tour from November 12th-24th . The goal of is to equip leaders with a chronological view of Christ’s life and ministry foundations.


refresh Refresh Groups  

Find a group that helps on your spiritual journey.

University group -for those entering or in

Leader: Tim Phan (EM intern)

     Time: 2nd & 4th Monday     Click Here
For information:

Woman’s group

Leader: Selene Tang

Time: 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 8pm     Click Here
For information:

Career group

Leader: Tony Wong

  • study November 1st
  • video series 22 or 29th

Time: Tuesday, 8pm    Click Here
For information:

Mixed group

Leader: Ben Chan

Time: weekly, 7:30pm on Thursdays in-person.

For information: 
                               (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:

Couples group

Leader: Melodie Bissell

Time: 2nd, 4th & 5th, 8pm Friday

ZOOM & in-person meetings, contact for location.
For information:

Don’t see a group for you?

Contact Pastor Scott.