Deacon Election was held on last Sunday November 5. 167 active members were eligible to vote, and 103 active members voted in the election which exceeded the quorum of 101. Candidate must receive at least 60% of the total votes, that is 62 votes, to be effectively elected. Gary Choi received 96 "Yes" votes and was elected as deacon to serve a 2-year term (2024-2025).
There will be hymns offering during the Sunday service on December 24. Brothers and sisters are welcome to participate in the hymn's practice. Practice dates: November 26, December 10 and 17, time: 11:30-12:30.
There will also be Christmas caroling at Kingsway and Joyce Station on Dec 24 at 12:30 - 14:00. Brothers and sisters are welcome to join this outreach event. Please contact Joe Chan and Tina Yuen for inquiries and registration.
Church office will be closed on Nov. 13 for Remembrance Day in lieu. Yet we still have CM & MM prayer meeting at 7:30p.m.
Finance Department Hiring: Bethel is looking for a self-employed bookkeeper with 1-2 years of working experience to provide our church with full-cycle bookkeeping services from home. Responsibilities include posting entries/Journal entries, preparing Government reports such as T4s/T4As, GST Rebate, WCB Annual Payroll Report, Bank Reconciliation, and Financial Statements/Reports, etc. Candidate must have a minimum of 1-2 years of experience using QuickBooks and be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) and Google Spreadsheets. Members of Bethel are preferred. The job start date will be January 1, 2024. If you are interested, please send an email to Alvin Chong (Chair of the Deacon Board) or Ivan Chiu (Treasurer) for more details. Note: Bookkeeping Service Agreement will be signed by both parties (Bethel and the self-employed Bookkeeper).