2024 March 17

Theme: What On Earth Am I Here For?


God’s Sadness & Smiles

English Ministry News

Team “Shepherd” Softball – Contact: samuelchan96@gmail.com
March 24th – deadline to apply
1. March – Meet once a week, focus on theology
2. April to August – 2 meetings per week, focus on theology/practical softball skills

Team “Unchained” Softball – Contact Lucas: lucastimothywong@gmail.com
March 24th – deadline to apply
Looking for – Head/Assistant Coaches, Governors, and Umpires | Administrators | Coaching/Governing/Umping Advisors w/ previous leadership experience

Adult Zone Launch: Full Details: gcgcny.link/adultzone – Interested in Serving? Rev. Ted or Andrew Leung
March: Fri 22 – 7:40PM Seder Dinner Multipurpose, Fri 29
April: Thurs 11, Sun 28
May: Thurs 16, Fri 31

Membership Meeting – Sunday March 24, 12:30pm – Sanctuary A
Agenda Items – New Deacon Nominees: TK Wong, Andrew Leung

Child Dedication Service – Sunday March 31
Let Rev. Ted know the child’s full name

KLS Training Day 2024 – Saturday, April 6th @ 9:30am-2:00pm
Open House – 9:30am-12:30pm
Plan to Protect Training (Mandatory for current KLS Team)

Volleyball Ministry – Contact: Terence Ma (terencecyma@gmail.com)
1. Casual Level – Wednesday 7:30-10:00pm
2. Semi-Competitive Level – Saturday Mornings
Weekly Signup Required – Regular GCGCNY attendees get priority Wednesdays if signed up
Join Discord Server – https://tinyurl.com/gcgcnyvball

The Bar Ministry: is serving singles in Christ. Contact Roland or Haidan, or visit the link [here].

Professional Christian Counseling—up to 8 free sessions to GCGCNY attendees. Contact Rev. Ted.

Rahab Ministry—a faith-based ministry, empowering women and children in the sex trade to be liberated and restored. For more info, contact 647-992-8029 or visit www:rahabministry.ca

EM Women’s Cell (Elizabeth and Mary): to new mothers & women of expecting motherhood. Monthly Sat AM (9:30-10:30am), monthly Tues PM prayer (8-9)pm.

Bible In a Year Group:
– Rev Ted: https://ourdailybread.ca/
– Pastor Santos: https://www.readscripture.org/
– Pastor Michelle: Hard copy/Link

Rooted”– post-secondary discipleship groups sign-up for winter 2024 open now! Also looking for potential leaders. If interested, please contact Elim or Miga.

Church News

GCS Summer Day Camp Registration for Children born 2019 (JK) to 2012 (G6)
For details please go to https://gcsny.ca/summer-camps/

Hiring Summer Camp Counselors who are in University for July to August
Please send resume to: summercamp@gcsny.ca

Pastor Santos away from March 13-21

Rev. Danny Cheung will be on sabbatical leave from Jan to Mar. For needs please contact Rev. Chan.

Serving Opportunities

We are Looking For:
Sunday School Teachers and Assistants (contact Pastor Santos: santos.chan@gcgcny.org)
Softball Ministry Leadership (contact Samuel Chan)
Service Ushers—must be able to attend service in-person (contact Roland: c.rolandchan@gmail.com)
Genesis (Youth Ministry) Adult Leader (contact Santos Chan)
“Rooted” (Post-secondary Discipleship Groups) Leaders (contact Elim or Miga)

Last Week’s Attendance:

– Cantonese 162
– Mandarin 120
– English 109
– Children 39
– Tendercare 0
– Prayer Meetings: 75

Last Week’s Offering:

– General 19,683.75 (YTD 175,829.95)
– Building 450 (YTD 2,050)
– Special Fund Mission 355 (YTD 4,518.33)
– Foodbank 195 (YTD 4,468.16)