Prayer / Family News / Church Activities (June 5, 2022)


PRAY

  1. Speakers next week: Pastor Will (English), Walton Pang (Chinese).
  2. For the Church: (a) Pray for Vicky Lam: After discussing with her family and specialists, Vicky will take oral medicines instead of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.  (b) Alice accompanied her in-law safely back to Hong Kong.  Now Alice is in a quarantine hotel and her in-law is in the quarantine hospital.  Pray that her inlaws will get special care within the quarantine period.  (c) Juliana and Pastor Will: Their calling to serve as long-term missionaries with OMF in Japan.  Pray for the acceptance from the Japan OMF office, medical check, psychological assessment, and prayer and vision sharing.
  3. Pastoral Search: Please pray for the process.
  4. Building Project: The safety of the workers and the completion of the project in 10-12 months. Take a look of the progress here:

https://rpgmbc.org/building/

  1. Community: For COVID-19, pray for the government leaders as well as the essential workers.
  2. World: Pray for the war, people and churches in Ukraine. Also, pray for the MB Missionaries Maxym and Anya there.

FAMILY NEWS

  1. Welcome everyone to join our in-person/online worship.
  2. Safety Guideline: Even Dr. Bonnie Henry mentioned the mask requirement is lifted, for the safety of our church congregation, we will continue to require masks for indoor gatherings. Thank you for your cooperation.
  3. 2022 Deacons Nominating Committee (DNC) is being set up with two current deacons, two church members, and the appointed pastor.  Pastor Will has been appointed to chair the DNC, with deacon representatives Alice Tsung and Hilda Wong.  According to the church bylaws, all recommendations of DNC Church Member representatives must come from 2 church members (not from the same or related families).  Recommendations are to be emailed to Pastor Will (william.hui@rpgmbc.org) by June 12th.
  4. Joint Missions Sunday is on June 19th.  Next joint service is on July 10th.
  5. Church Picnic: This year’s church picnic will be held on Saturday, July 2nd from 9:30am to 3:30pm at Deas Island Regional Park in Delta (6090 Deas Island Rd, Delta).  Sign up before June 12th to receive Early Bird price $15 ($10 for children under 14 and seniors over 65).  Regular price $20 per person ($15 for children and seniors).  Deadline to sign up is June 19th.  Sign up through your fellowship leaders or contact Kelvin or Justin after worship.  Family and friends are welcome!

CHURCH ACTIVITIES

  1. EM Gatherings (Zoom):
    • EPIC Fellowship (Teens; Fridays at 7:30p) – 384 693 6909 / in-person
    • Thrive Fellowship (College to Age 24; Fridays at 7:30p) – 644 4273 1187 / in-person
    • SFF (Young Career; Fridays at 7:30p) – 834 6473 7645 / in-person
    • EM Sunday Classes (Sundays at 9:00a) – In-person
    • Church Prayer Meeting (Sundays at 10a) – in-person
    • EM Worship (Sundays at 11:00a) – In-person and Zoom 384 693 6909
  1. City of Richmond Adopt-A-Street Program / Prayer Walk: We have adopted Beckwith Road where our new church site is at.  Let us keep the area clean and safe.  In order to maintain social distance, please sign up at https://tinyurl.com/yyu4ctvt or contact William KC Chan or Gabriel Lai through WhatsApp, cell, or email.
  2. The 60th annual CCWC Winter Conference will be held this year from December 27-31, 2022 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel located in Richmond.  The theme will be United: All For Jesus (John 17:20-23).  Registration will begin in the summer.  More info to follow, please contact Hilda Wong for any inquiries.