Monthly Archives: December 2015

Pathways – Trusting Jesus

I always marvel at the level of trust people place in me when I baptize them.  They allow me to submerge them into four feet of water and trust that I will bring them back up again!  If you saw how scrawny my biceps are you would marvel at such trust too! Of course the…

Pathways – Reflections on my mom

As many of you know my mother has suffered from Alzheimer’s for over ten years now.  The last five years have been particularly difficult as she has been completely non-communicative, never speaking and rarely acknowledging our presence.  We have prayed for many years that God would take her peacefully to be with dad as we…

Ordination of our Pastors

The Deacons Board is gladly seeking members’ approval for the ordination of Pastors Jeff Fong and Paul Lam. Ballots will be distributed for two weeks on Dec 13 and 20 consecutive Sundays. Together with Miss Eva Watt, our missionary, they all met the requirement of CBOQ for ordination, being overwhelmingly supported by the Deacons Board…

Maintenance of Membership Statement

Based on the passing of the amendment of the SCBC By-laws regarding membership roll in 2014 Annual Meeting, a Maintenance of Membership Statement will be distributed next Sunday and on Dec 20 after each worship service.  Please complete the statement, and place it to the MMS Return Box at the Welcome Desk between Jan 1…

SCBC Syrian Refugee Sponsorship

SCBC Syrian Refugee Sponsorship With 25,000 Syrian refugees coming to Canada in the next few months, SCBC will show one family the love of Christ by sponsoring them for one year.  We need your help as volunteers to help with housing, transportation, food/household items, counseling, and fundraising. Sign up below or email alexkhlau@gmail.com. Sign up…

Morning Prayer Fellowship – Dec 6th, 2015

Dear SCBC Family, Isaiah 9: 6 “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders.  And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Indeed, Jesus is the reason we celebrate the season.  May we be filled with…

Visitor’s Huddle

Visitor’s Huddle When: Sunday, December 20, 2015 @ 11am – 12pm Where: SCBC, Room B54 Celebrating the Christmas season is not complete without connecting with people – new and old friends alike. If you are visiting for the first, second or third time and if you are interested to meet new friends, we would love…

Pathways – Why do we celebrate Christmas every year?

It’s amazing how quickly we dismiss miracles that are right in front of our eyes. One of the best children’s novels of our age is E.B White’s Charlotte’s Web. It’s a great story of how a spider named Charlotte saves a pig’s life by weaving words into her web. At one point in the story,…