Community News [2022-07-24]
· Offering via E-Transfer is now available! <email@example.com> 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.
· Last Week’s in-person Attendance: Cantonese 112, Mandarin 60, English 110, Children 42, Tendercare 22.
· We need ushers! You must be able to attend service in-person. All training will be provided. Contact Roland for more details (firstname.lastname@example.org)
· 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 urbana.org
· GCS Summer Camp (JK-Gr.6 from July 4-Aug 26) 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 gcsny.ca for more info.
· 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
· Free hand sanitizer, one per person after service. Free Level-2 mask in the foyer, free for all.
· Support our Softball Teams!
Unchained today 2:00/4:00pm at Parkway Forest Park
Sack of Rice today 6:00pm at Goldhawk Park
· Join our Volleyball Ministry every Wed from 7:30-10:00pm. Register at gcgcny.link/vball. Contact Terence Ma (email@example.com) or Edwin Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more info.
· Rev. Ted will be on vacation from July 22 to 24th. For pastoral inquiries, please contact Rev. Fanco or Pastor Michelle.
· Summer Hot Dog Day! Join us in celebrating 10 years of Grace Community Food Share! Join us on Sat Aug 6th at at 11:00am—1:00pm for snacks, hotdogs, live music, games, and gifts! If you have a tent to lend us, please contact Joanne Chan (email@example.com).
· Genesis Coffeehouse Fundraiser on August 5 at 7:30—9:30pm. Bring your own cup! Proceeds go to our sponsor children.
· Read our updates on the 7th wave of Covid 19 [here].