Community News [2021-12-12]
· Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all group meetings are following Provincial guidelines. For specific meetings and events, please contact the corresponding leaders for more details. Thanks for your patience!
· Offering via E-Transfer is now available! <firstname.lastname@example.org> Provide your Name and Offering number. Thank you to those who have expressed concern about the church’s financial situation amidst this pandemic. The church is now accepting e-Transfer and online credit card donations. Please pray that these along with your offerings and the church financial reserves will help the church through the pandemic.
· If you need to enter the church, please contact the Church Admin 48 hours in advance (email@example.com, 416.499.0111 ext.101). For pastoral needs, please contact your pastors. Please visit the church’s website for more details and prayer hotline.
· To attend physical worship, please register on the church website. The registration time is from Monday to Saturday at 10:30 in the morning, first come first serve until full capacity. Please pay attention to the requirements. Those who are fully-vaccinated will receive a vaccination verification card issued by the church after attending the physical worship for the first time. Please show this card when attending in the future to avoid the need to verify the vaccination certificate and identity documents, and to speed up the admission procedures. Thank you for your cooperation.
· After the stream has gone live, it takes 1-2 days to appear on our YouTube sermon playlist. Thanks for your patience.
· Special announcement from the Board of Directors: After careful investigation, church members, brother Jimmy Gengsheng Ruan（阮更生） and sister Yulan He 何浴蘭) have been found guilty of committing the offenses of:
(a) Trespass against a brother (Matthew 18: 15‑17)
(b) Disorderly conduct (II Thessalonians 3: 6, 7, 11‑14)
(c) Offending Elders (I Timothy 5: 19‑20)
They have refused to confess and repent of these offenses. Effective from March 29, 2021, they have been permanently expelled from Grace Chinese Gospel Church of North York. Their membership have been permanently terminated. They are not allowed to attend any virtual or in-person meetings or be on church property. They are prohibited from contacting any church member unless approved by the Mandarin Deacon Board or delegate. If anyone is aware of any violation of the above, please report to the church at firstname.lastname@example.org
· Mandarin Baptism and Membership today: (Baptism) – Pan Xiaohua, Li Ronghua, Jiang LinLin, Gan Ying. (Membership) – Yu Pi-Hsia Julia, Liu Qiang, Wong Shuyang. Cantonese Baptism and Membership on Dec 19, 202: (Baptism) – Wun Heung Chim, Kuen Jeannie Chiu. Membership: SiuCee Fong, Alice Yuen Man Kwok. English Baptism and Membership on Dec 26, 2021: (Baptism) – Evangel Yip, Roxanne Cheung, Sandra Huang, Serene Chui.
· December 19th will be our KLS Christmas Joy Day! All children are invited to attend KLS Christmas Joint Worship at 2-3pm. And to receive a personalized Christmas gift bag we have prepared for each KLS child, please visit church main entrance for curbside pick-up between 10:30am – 12noon, or between 6:30pm to 8pm.