Monthly Archives: January 2014

Pathways: Jan 30, 2014

As I write this many of you are making plans to celebrate Chinese New Year with family and friends.  It’s a wonderful time filled with good food, reunions, happy memories, and red envelopes! When I celebrate a new year I am always reminded of the Christian gospel and how through faith in Christ we are…

SCBC By-Law Amendment Information Meeting on Feb 2 @1pm Sanctuary

SCBC By-Law Amendment Information Meeting The Joint Board and General Members Meeting in 2013 had approved First Reading of amendments to the SCBC By-Laws. Second Reading was also approved by the Joint Board, and will be brought before the Annual General Meeting in February (Feb 16 for Cantonese congregation and Feb 23 for English and…

Why Can’t I Worship God In My Underwear ?

Pastor Paul Lam – January 26, 2014 Acts 2:42-47 New International Version (NIV) The Fellowship of the Believers 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. 44 All the believers were together and had everything in…

Pathways: Jan 23, 2014

Perhaps one of the greatest invitations that we are given by God is the invitation to worship him.  We read in I Chronicles, “Ascribe to the Lord, O families of nations, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength, ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name.  Bring an offering and come before him; worship…

Children’s Ministry Training Feb 22 @ the Chapel

Children’s Ministry Training Children’s Ministry is leading a half-day seminar designed to equip the frontline leaders and helpers serving in this ministry (Nursery, Pre-school, Primary Sunday School, Awana, SummerFun Camp, special children’s events). We will discover what it means to be part of the Children’s Ministry here at SCBC and explore together practical ways to…

Be Not Afraid Of Greatness

Rev. Warren Lai  – January 19, 2014 Nehemiah 12:27 (Nehemiah 12 : 27, 31 – 32, 38, 40 – 43; 2: 4 – 8) New International Version (NIV) Dedication of the Wall of Jerusalem 27 At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, the Levites were sought out from where they lived and were brought to Jerusalem to…

Mentoring – Videos of event are up!

Thanks everyone for coming out on Sunday Jan 5 to find out what mentoring is all about and for signing up!  For those of you who missed the Mentoring kickoff, we have uploaded the videos on YouTube to get you up to speed. Part 1: Sam Chan on Theological concepts of mentoring Note: Sam’s PowerPoint slides…

Mission Prayer: Elita Fung – Toronto City Mission

Let’s pray for Elita Fung, who works with Toronto City Mission  sharing the gospel with youths and children: that Elita would be creative in reaching out to teens during the cold weather; for the teens who have come to Christ to find joy in learning and growing in the grace of God; for the families…

SCBC Advent Conspiracy Raised over $50,000 to help 5000 families in Kenya

SCBC English Congregation has literally turned Christmas upside down. We collectively raised over $50,000 to build water pumps in Kenya and South Sudan. This translates to changed lives of 5000 families in Kenya and another 500 families in South Sudan. Praise God for this wonderful and heart-warming news! As a community, we can do great…

Flow on Jan 18, 7:30pm @ Community Rm: Lives of the modern-day tentmakers

Lives of the modern-day tentmakers Four young Toronto professionals with the MoveIn ministry dedicate their lives to serving among the urban financially-challenged Scarborough neighbourhoods. They also actively share the vision of MoveIn with Christians and ask them to prayerfully consider moving in among the unreached communities and make reproducing disciples. Come to flow and hear how God guided these couples…