Community News [2022-05-29]

· Offering via E-Transfer is now available! <> 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. 

· We need ushers! You must be able to attend service in-person. All training will be provided. Contact Roland for more details (

· Urbana “Rise Up” – will take place on Dec 28-31, 2022 in Indianapolis. It is a mission conference that happens every 3 years for undergrad and grade 12 students to help them discern their missional role in God’s global mission. For more info, visit

· GCS Summer Camp (July 4-Aug 26) is currently recruiting young mentors (ages 18-29). Interested applicants, please email resume to Att: Ms. Helen Wu. GCS Summer Camp (JK-Gr.6) registration starts today. JK-Gr.1 fee $250/week; Gr.2-Gr.6 fee $120/week. The theme is “Character Music and Movement”. Please refer to poster for details and registration form. Visit for more info.

· KLS updates: starting next week, Sunday classes will be offered between 9:30am to 12:45pm, and the Preschool Room will be reopened [for children aged 2.5 to 4, at K62].  Also, for June to August, the Children’s Fellowship will begin to have in person meetings for the first 2 weeks, and online meetings for other weeks.  Please refer to our church website, or contact Pastor Eva for details.

· Grace Community Food Share: is looking for two summer interns! 30hr/week, $15/hr, 9 weeks, must be 15-30 years old. Duties include: reviewing and updating existing apps and volunteer manual, promo, training videos, community research, and food share operations. For inquires or application email by Sunday May 29. Job description and details at

· Baptism and Membership Service: Sunday June 12. Baptism Candidates: Joshua Zhang, Matthias Ko, Lydia Lu. Membership class Sat June 4, 8-9pm. Contact any of the pastors.

· Our softball team CUP is looking for players!. For more info, contact Roland (

· As the pandemic subsides, we are excited that the church is reopening. Because the lasting effects of the pandemic, not all brothers and sisters are coming to Sunday service in-person. Workload is also increased for some individuals. Therefore, to facilitate offering counting:

1. we strongly encourage you to continue to donate online

2. Cash offering is not suggested

3. At the start of reopening, the counting might start at about 10:35am, there will be only one offering box at the main entrance

4. Offering counting will be carried out only semi-monthly—your checks may take up to three weeks to be clear

· June 5th in-person service: prayer meeting in the conference room at 9:30am, Sunday school 10-11am (Rev. Ted in Conference room, Genesis in W29). Sunday Service at 11:15am-12:30pm.