Prayer / Family News / Church Activities (January 24, 2021)


  1. Speakers next week: Pastor William Liu (English), Rev. David Poon (Chinese).
  2. For the church: (a) Pray for Pastor Will’s mom and family: His dad is under palliative care; give thanks to the Lord for His healing on the pneumonia.  (b) Give thanks that Vinson did well on the walking assessment and passed the swallowing test.  Also pray for Rowena, Oscar, Tiffany, and Vinson’s parents.  (c) William KC Chan’s thyroid.  (d) The condition of Mrs. Luk (Betty Wang’s mother) has improved; pray for the Lord’s healing.  (e) Pray for Suzanne’s smooth pregnancy.  (f) For the people whose jobs are affected by the pandemic.  Also, pray for the brothers and sisters looking for jobs.
  3. Building Project: Pray for the Building Permit to be issued shortly.
  4. Pray for our government: Please pray for wisdom and guidance for Canada’s politicians, that they may not err and that they be provided good judgement in the coming 3rd readings on the C-6 Bill.
  5. Community: Pray for the protection against the COVID-19, and pray for the government leaders as well as essential workers.


  1. Welcome everyone to join our online worship.
  2. Meeting this Afternoon. Due to new information on the building project, the Special General Meeting (SGM) today at 2pm is changed to a Town Hall meeting.  The SGM is postponed to February 7th at 2pm.  All members encourage to join and need registration prior through  Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with the new SGM Agenda and a meeting link.
  3. RPG Family Photo 2020 is now available for download:


  1. EM Weekly Sunday Classes from 9:00am – 10:15am followed by a group prayer time. Every third Sunday of the month a joint prayer meeting with the whole church at 10:00am will replace Sunday school class.  The first term will be on Bible Survey: Pentateuch.
  2. EM Gatherings Zoom Meeting ID’s (updated):
    1. EPIC Fellowship (Teens; Fridays at 7:30p) – 683 6929 0012
    2. Thrive Fellowship (College to Age 24; Fridays at 7:30p) – 384 693 6909
    3. SFF (Young Career; Fridays at 7:30p) – 834 6473 7645
    4. EM Prayer Meeting (Thursdays at 8:45p) – 384 693 6909
    5. EM Sunday Classes (Sundays at 9:00a) – 384 693 6909
    6. EM Worship (Sundays at 11:00 a) – 384 693 6909
  3. Home-made Cloth Face Mask: Church and family members/neighbours/friends can share the love by ordering via the following link:
  4. City of Richmond Adopt-A-Street (Beckwith Rd.): Praise the Lord that the City is recognizing our effort on beautifying the area by posting a sign on Beckwith.  Let us keep being the salt and light.  If interested to join the activities, you can register here: or contact William KC Chan.


  1. Mission Central Conference 2021 (a.k.a. Mission Fest Vancouver) – SERVE (January 29th-31st).  Details:  Reminder that SERVE events are open to all, but viewers must register beforehand to access the livestreams.  Take a look at the Mission Central schedule to see what sessions appeal to you over the weekend.  Here are a few recommendations!

Youth Rally

For high school to university students, but all ages are welcome!

Friday 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Opening Panel — Millennials and God’s Mission: Mobilized & Mobilizing

This is an open panel of millennials sharing their experiences and struggles of serving God.  You’re free to ask them questions!

Saturday 10:00am – 11:00am

What Christians Can Learn from Atheists – Johannes Schouten

This seminar discusses arguments from well-known atheists against Christianity and theism, how Christians can respond to them, and what we can learn from atheists.

Saturday 1:00pm – 2:00pm