Prayer and Family News (April 19, 2020)


  1. Speakers next week: William Liu (English), Pastor George (Chinese).
  2. For Missionaries Tony & Sarah Brown (Panama). Give thanks they are doing well.  Pray for the Wounaan brothers and sisters who lost their jobs/income, are running out of money or even food due to the fairly severe lockdown restrictions there.
  3. Pray for BCMB and MB Family: Pray for Pastor Rob Thiessen and the BCMB team. Also pray for the students at Columbia Bible College, the impact on Camps BC Ministry, and give thanks for a new sense of unity globally at Multiply (aka MB Missions).  Let us pray for church renewal and new opportunities to reach out.
  4. For the Multiply Mobilizers: Give thanks that Missionary Sam Dick has found new ways to share the Gospel and disciple, and give thanks that his support has reached 75%. Pray for all missionaries whose funding might be impacted due to COVID-19.
  5. For the church: (a) Pastor Will’s father is still in the hospital due to stroke. Give thanks that the health workers are very caring.  Pray for his strength and mind, and for Pastor Will and family.  (b) Praise the Lord that Vinson Yik is improving really well.  Pray for his exercises with the physiotherapists; pray for Rowena, Oscar, Tiffany, and Vinson’s parents. (c) Katherine Lam, give thanks that the pregnancy check went well.  (d) For the people whose jobs are affected by the pandemic.
  6. Building Project: Pray for the Building Permit to be issued shortly.
  7. Community: Pray for the protection against the COVID-19. May God give the government leaders, health officials, and shepherds of churches wisdom, power, and strategy to know how to lead at such a special time.  Especially pray for the health care workers.



  1. Welcome everyone to join our online worship.
  2. All Gatherings Online: (a) Sunday services online: see (b) EM Prayer Meetings: We uplift our government officials, health workers, and brothers/sisters through prayer meetings on Wednesdays at 8:00pm via Zoom (Meeting ID: 384-693-6909).  (c) Fellowships Online at 7:30pm Fridays; Check out  (d) Let us holistically share the Good News of Jesus and care for those who are sick, disconnected and vulnerable.  If interested, check with PW.  (e) Tithes & Offering: (i) Online (e-Transfer or, (ii) Cheques, drop off at the church office (Unit 1160, 21331 Gordon Way) on Fridays.  Please call the office prior to your arrival.  Visit for instructions.
  3. New Sermon Series: “Church – Mission of God” starting this Sunday. This will be split into two parts: Part 1 in April – June, Part 2 in September – November.  All fellowships engage in the study of “Ephesians : How Jesus Creates a New People in a New World.”
  4. #StayHome. We need to flatten the curve together by staying home and keeping the social distance.