Prayer / Family News / Church Activities (August 21, 2022)


  1. Speakers next week: Pastor Will (English), Wilson Chan (Chinese).
  2. Changed Life Center (Northern Thailand): (a) Pray that God will provide the needs of Khmu Churches in our area.  (b) Pray for wisdom and spiritual strength to continue God’s work through KSC (i.e. Changed Life Center).  (c) Pray for the health of the leader Pat Boonsearm.
  3. Missionary John Cuddeford (UBC International Students): PRAISE GOD: (a) for the joy and encouragement that come from “being with” each other in person, and (b) that we now have a strong team to lead the ministry at UBC.  PRAY: (a) for the many thousands of international students arriving on our campuses for the first time and (b) for several students in China that I have the privilege of connecting with online.
  4. For the Church: (a) Becky Hui’s family recovering from COVID.  (b) Juliana and Pastor Will: Their calling to serve as long-term missionaries with OMF in Japan.
  5. Deacon Election: Pray for the Deacon Nominating Committee that God-fearing people will be nominated.
  6. Pastoral Search: Please pray for the process.
  7. EM Retreat: Pray for the camp, more people will join, and the speaker, Pastor Brandon Crain.
  8. Building Project: The safety of the workers.  Also pray for the community on Beckwith: there are some seniors living in the area and we have met some neighbours who are adjusting to the many developments there.  Take a look of the progress here:

  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.



  1. Welcome everyone to join our in-person/online worship.
  2. The Pastoral Search Committee is in touch with two applicants who are interested in the Senior Pastor position.  Please pray that PSC has the wisdom and heart in seeking the Lord’s guidance.  Once there is further information, PSC will make known to the congregations.  In the meantime, let’s give thanks to God’s provision and trust as He knows our needs.  Continue to pray that the Lord will send a God-fearing shepherd to pastor His flock.
  3. Membership class will start on August 28th, here you can find the Membership form.  If you would like to move your faith to the next milestone, contact Pastor Will.
  4. EM Retreat Coming Up! September 2nd – 5th, 2022 @ Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre.  Registration form can be found here.  There will be no EM Worship on September 4th at Matthew McNair Secondary.  You are encouraged to join the worship at Loon Lake Lodge.
  5. Missions Workshops (September 16th-17th, 7:30pm):
    • Workshop A (Cantonese): Missions Caring, Speaker: Katherine Lo
    • Workshop B (English) (September 16th): Ratanak – Ratanak and Human Trafficking in Cambodia, Speaker: Brian McConaghy
    • Workshop B (English) (September 17th): Ratanak – The Heart of God: Justice and the Bible, Speaker: Graeme Illman
    • Workshop C (Cantonese): Welcoming HK Immigrants, Speaker: Felix Chan & BAC
  1. Safety Guideline: For the safety of our church congregation, we will continue to require masks for indoor gatherings.  Thank you for your cooperation.



  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 through garbage picking and snow shovelling during snow season.  The upcoming events will be garbage picking and prayer walk and will held on August 19th at 1900.  Please sign up at the sign-up sheet below or contact William KC Chan through WhatsApp, cell, or email.



  1. 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.  Details can be found here.  Please contact Hilda Wong for any inquiries.
  2. CCCOWE Canada, OMF, and Half Crown Media present “Breakthrough, Legacy Response: Refocusing on Hudson Taylor”.  Learn how the inspiring story of Hudson Taylor is being retold for a new generation and worldwide gospel impact.  The event will take place in Vancouver from August 19th to 21st from 7:30 to 9:30 pm.  Free admission, no registration required.  See the posters for speakers, time and location.