enCompass News – December

Published November 28, 2014 by

CHRISTMAS EVENTS

BAPTISM: Baptism classes start Nov 30 in preparation for the church baptismal service on Dec 21. If you are interested in being baptized this Christmas, please talk to Simon Kwok after service.
CELEBRATION: Please join us for a Winnipeg Chinese Alliance Church-wide celebration taking place on Saturday Dec 20. enCompass is putting on a fun skit led by Josh Gaudreau and a fun choir led by Joel Chen.
Contact Jocey Chan, Josh Gaudreau, or Joel Chen to get involved!
SOUP PARTY: The enCompass Christmas Soup Party will happen immediately before the Christmas celebration on Dec 20. Please mark your calendars! Details to follow.

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY UPDATE

Service changes: Beginning Nov 30, children will initially be joining their parents during service and will be dismissed after singspiration. Please sign your child in on the 2nd floor as you enter service.
Plan to Protect: Plan to Protect® orientation takes place Nov 30 at 11:15am and  Dec 7 at 11:15am. All children’s ministry and youth workers are required to attend.

YOUTH MINISTRY

GCY (high school & junior high) is having a potluck party on Fri Dec 12 from 6-8pm in the church basement. Students in grades 7-12 and their parents are invited for a night of food and fun! Contact Jo Chan for more info.

WINTER CONFERENCE

LAST DAY FOR REGISTRATION IS NOVEMBER 30, 2014!
Theme: Life Anew, a series on Connect. Impact. Multiply
Dec 27-31, 2014, Sheraton Guildford, Surrey, B.C.
Keynote Speakers
English Adults: Rev. Ken Shigematsu; Teens: Mike Svoboda
Cantonese: Dr. David Pao; Mandarin: Rev. Luke Zhang
Special price ($10) on Rev. Ken Shigematsu’s book, ‘God in My Everything’
Conference website: http://www.cccwc.ca
Questions? Contact bkwok@mymts.net and ikwok@mymts.net

ENGLISH & MANDARIN CLASSES

Pastor Wei is looking for volunteers to teach English on Sundays to newcomers to Canada. Please contact him for details.
We would like to offer Mandarin lessons again in the New Year. If you are interested, please contact one of the deacons.

WELCOME BOB & ANN WIEBE

Rev. Bob Wiebe joins us from the C&MA along with his wife Ann. Bob will be assisting as a transitional pastor and will be in the church office Tuesday to Thursday each week. He will also be preaching during the month of December.  He may be contacted at church or at bobwiebe@encompasschurch.ca.

ELDER BOARD 2015

enCompass members Terry Wong and Wilfred Wong join the WCAC Elder Board for 2015. The other elders are Tony Cheng, Alex Ko, Tony Ng, and enCompass member Duncan Kwok. Please pray for the Board as they lead our church in 2015.

ENCOMPASS DEACONS

As 2014 comes to an end, Simon Kwok finishes his term as elder and joins the enCompass Deacon Board as coordinator. Nobby Woo joins as deacon-at-large. Terry Wong steps down as deacon to join the WCAC Elder Board. Please pray for our deacons as they serve enCompass in 2015.  They can be contacted at deacons@encompasschurch.ca.

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