Week of May 28, 2023
Reopening of Sunday Service and Programs
At the same time, we will continue to provide online services via Zoom links: https://lnk.bio/GGI4
Children Worship, Children Sunday School (Grades 5 to 7), Teens Sunday School and Community Groups will remain online via Zoom links: https://lnk.bio/GGI4.
For Children and Teens Sunday School password inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 from 12:45 PM to 1:30 PM
Every Thursday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
When Chinese service is in progress in the chapel, please do not enter.
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 Offering@Calvarylogos.ca. 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 Council@Calvarylogos.ca.
Members Meeting will be held on May 28 at 12:30pm both in person and on Zoom. Members, please reserve your time to attend.
To attend virtually, please use this Chinese Service link.
Teens Wild Camp
Teens Wild Camp will be held from Sunday, August 20 to Tuesday, August 22 (2 nights and 3 days) at Earl Rowe Provincial Park (4998 Concession Road 7, Alliston) At the camp, we will have daily messages, sharing, group interactions and learn survival skills together. Students in Grade 7 and up are welcome to join. Fee: $75. Registration deadline is July 23. To sign up, please use the QR code below:
CLBC VBS 2023 registration starts NOW! VBS will be taking place from July 10-21, 2023 (Monday to Friday, a total of 10 days) at Fred Varley Public School (81 Alexander Lawrie Ave., Markham). The theme is “Stellar – Shine Jesus’ Light”. Camper early bird deadline is May 28.
We are now also accepting volunteer applications.
For details and registration, please visit the following links.
VBS 2023 Camper Registration
VBS 2023 Volunteer Application
VBS 2023 Volunteer Reference (New Volunteer Only)
CLBC Membership class will be held on Saturday, June 10 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Brothers and sisters who are interested in attending, please contact Rev. Chan.
Pastoral Search Committee Update
Pastoral Search Committee continues to meet on a monthly basis to evaluate the qualifications and fit with what we are looking for in potential candidates. Please continue to keep this process in your prayers.
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.
Are you looking to grow your relationship with Jesus? Are you seeking a mentor to journey with you in your spiritual development? Our second round of the mentorship program is now open. Sign up to be a mentee today here.
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)
Pastoral Search Committee
Members of the Pastoral Search Committee have been updated as below:
Jenny Leung-Wong (Council representative)
Johnny Lo (Council representative)
Ricky Lui (Council representative)
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: https://calvarylogos.elvanto.eu/
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.