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Updated Oct 17th

What's happening

Annual General Meeting

On Tuesday, October 27 at 7 pm, our congregational meeting will act as our Annual AGM. As we can only allow 50 people to attend, we would ask everyone that wants to attend to register at reservations@mychbc.ca by noon on Monday, October 26. If any members have misplaced their reports that were issued last year, please email office@mychbc.ca to obtain a digital copy of the reports. Also, find attached the agenda for our AGM.


Candy Cruise Halloween

Our church is participating in the city-wide Candy Cruise Halloween event, organized by Dave Horton. Our church's Halloween display will be set up at the Canadian Tire parking lot along with other participating groups and businesses. Due to the anticipated volume of families participating, we need to be ready with A LOT of candy. If you would like to purchase and donate candy for this event, please drop off your donations in the designated box in the foyer.  Your donations will help us keep costs down, so thank you in advance!


From the Trustees

We are looking for people to help this Winter season with snow shovelling around the Church building. We need people that are able to clear the snow every morning with a one week on rotation schedule. The more people we get the less work everyone needs to do. If you have any questions or are interested in helping please contact Wayne Hamilton through email wlhammy@shaw.ca.

 

Community groups

During this challenging season, we’re looking for ways to make our church, which is large and disconnected to feel smaller and more connected. Here’s an invitation for you to connect with a few others in the church to do life together through Community Groups.

What is a Community Group? 

2-3 families (or up to approximately 12 people) who would gather together weekly in a home to enjoy some fellowship, prayer and watch the online worship service. This could be a great time to share a meal with one another as well! This could happen on Sunday mornings when you’d normally be attending our church service in person or it could take place whenever it works best for your group!

How to get involved?

Ideally if you have people in your lives that you’re already connected to in CHBC you would form your group of 2-3 families or some friends and reach out to us and let us know!  

Are there families that you connect with already that are in your bubble? Make a plan with them to create a group!

If you’re not connected but you’d like to give this a try, reach out to us by sending an email to groups@mychbc.ca and we’ll do our best to plug you in!  If you’re willing to host a Community Group, or have room for more people in your current group please let us know! 


Prayer Meeting

Tuesday October 27 at 10:30 am. Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83503028949?pwd=N1poRk5kUUMwOU01dklvSklWWkxQZz09

Meeting ID: 835 0302 8949 Password: prayer

Prayers for family & missionaries

Falcon Rock Bricks Fundraiser: Praise the Lord we are now at $21,536 – only $3500 still to go! Deadline for donations is just over a week away, Sunday November 1st. Thank you to all who have contributed thus far.


Andrew & Leslie Milton, Roseau River Camp: Leslie is slowly recovering from spinal (neck) surgery but is still experiencing pain and headaches. Please pray for solutions.


Dave & Crystie Tarr: Frontier Lodge, Alberta. Camp was quieter over the summer but they did have a number of Day camps. Crystie had a fall earlier in the year and is still having knee problems which may eventually require surgery. The “Explore” program was different, but very successful this year with Prairie students required to stay at the camp for the full length of the program (due to Covid).


Betty Andrews, CEF: Pray that as more contacts are made that there will be more kids signing up to join us via Zoom. Please pray for Wendy & I, for calmness, alertness and that all would go well with the technology and internet. Also pray that the kids will enjoy the new way of doing club and will be excited to keep coming and invite friends.

CHBC ministries

Ladies Ministry

Ladies evening study is on Monday nights from 7:00 – 8:30 pm in the church Sanctuary. We are studying Galatians and Ephesians. Ladies Morning Out is on Thursday mornings.  Contact Kathy Harris for more details.

 

Men’s Ministry

The weekly Bible study is continuing with teaching by Bob Reid on Zoom, every Wednesday at 7 pm. Studying First Corinthians. To join use the following link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85148347299?pwd=OW1xOUE3d1lXWlJPRkMvaTlsNmVyUT09

Meeting ID: 851 4834 7299

Passcode: chbc


To stay up to date on men's events please sign up with men's messaging app.


Any further questions contact Dave Bandurak at 778-675-9042.


Compassion committee

The Compassion Committee relies on our congregation to be our eyes and ears. If you or someone you know in our congregation or the larger community has tangible needs that we could help to meet, please let us know at compassion@mychbc.ca.


Sermons Online

Visit the Messages page to worship together on Sunday morning around 9–10 am.


Children’s Church

On Sundays there will be a Children’s Church link on our website:  https://mychbc.ca/childrens-church

 

Tithes & Offering

CHBC supports missionaries and non-profit organizations that depend on us for their livelihood and to meet their financial needs.  As you continue to care for your family, please consider giving your tithes and offerings to these ministries as you have done so generously in the past.

 There are several ways to donate to CHBC Ministries:

  • Use the Interac machine in the foyer
  • Put your donation in the Tithe box in the foyer
  • Use E-transfer to giving@mychbc.ca
  • Go online to our website and follow the link http://mychbc.ca/giving/ At the bottom of the page there is a link to Canada Helps.