Week of June 9, 2024


Reopening of Sunday Service and Programs

CLBC’s Covid-19 Protocol has been removed. Starting on April 7, 2023 mask wearing is optional.

At the same time, we will continue to provide online services via Zoom links:

Children Worship, Children Sunday School (Grades 5 to 7), Teens Sunday School and Community Groups will remain online via Zoom links:

For Children and Teens Sunday School password inquiries, please contact

Reopening for Curbside Offering

Since the stay-at-home order in Ontario has expired, CLBC has reopened for Curbside Offering. Please drop off offering at the following times:

Every Sunday before or after Sunday Service until 1:30 PM
Every Thursday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

E-Offering is Here!

Due to the ongoing pandemic and stay-at-home orders for various parts of the GTA, our church will temporarily accept electronic offering via Interac e-Transfer. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to give your offering to the church using this method. Our church donation email address is Please note that this email address ends in .ca.

If you have any questions, or need help with finding or setting up an offering number as a first-time donor, please email

Members Meeting

Members Meeting will be held on June 23 at 12:30 PM both in person and on Zoom. Members will vote to elect brothers and sisters to be on the Nominating Committee for 2025-2026 church Council. The Nominating Committee is composed of 2 church Council members and 2-7 members. The 2 designated church Council members will be Ricky Lui and Billy Liang. The nominees for the Nominating Committee include: Karen Chan, Wilson Ho, Connie Poon, Gabriel Tam, and Dorothy To. Members, please reserve your time to attend.

Summer Retreat

Summer Retreat “The Road Less Travelled” will be held at Seneca College – King City Campus from Friday, August 2 to Monday, August 5. The speaker will be Pastor Timothy Tse. The registration deadline is June 16. In-person registration is available in the foyer after service. Click HERE to register online.

VBS 2024

CLBC VBS 2024 registration starts NOW! VBS will be taking place from July 8-19, 2024 (Monday to Friday, a total of 10 days) at Sam Chapman Public School (270 Alfred Paterson Dr., Markham). The theme is “Scuba – Diving into friendship with God”.

We are now also accepting volunteer applications.

VBS 2024 Camper Registration
VBS 2024 Volunteer Application
VBS 2024 Volunteer Reference Form (New Volunteers Only)

Teens Wild Camp 2024

Teens Wild Camp will be held from Sunday, July 21 to Tuesday, July 23 (2 nights and 3 days). At the camp, we will have daily messages, sharing, and group interactions. We will also learn survival skills together. Students in Grade 7 and up are welcome to join. Fee: $75. Registration deadline is July 7. To sign up, please use the QR code below:

Scarborough Small Group

Scarborough Small Group is now holding bi-weekly meetings on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday of every month at 7:30PM in Room 1 of the church basement. All are welcome to join. If you have any inquiries or would like more details, please contact Pastor Tim.

Prayer Meeting Update

On the third Sunday of each month, an in-person English congregation prayer meeting will take place at 11:00 AM in the basement as an extension to English Service.

Council 2023-2024

The Council roles for 2023-2024 have been updated as below:

Wai Fung Chan: Chair, Children Ministry, Mission, Outreach
Jenny Leung-Wong: Worship, Treasurer
Ricky Lui: Fellowship Dept, Youth Ministry
Johnny Lo: English Ministry, GM
Billy Liang: Secretary, English Ministry, Christian Education (including Mentorship)

Offering Update

2023 year-to-date offering summary will now be updated and posted on the Elvanto Home page. This can be accessed using the Elvanto App or by clicking on the link here:

Help from Markham Community Group

Markham Community Group would like to extend help to those who are not able to get groceries and daily essentials during this time in the face of COVID-19. If you know of anyone who has any needs or you yourself have any needs, please email Edith.

Serve With Us

We believe God gave all of us gifts and talents to serve others. If you are looking for opportunities to serve, have a look at the list of available opportunities by visiting our website.

Make It A Habit to Read the Bible

Looking for a Bible Plan to get started on reading the Bible? Start with the Read Scripture plan. You’ll reading around 3 chapters plus a Psalm a day. Reading through the Bible in a year. Download the plan in PDF format now. For more information, visit the website.