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May 19, 2019

  1. The 2019 "Oh Happy Day" Family Festival will be held on SUN, JUN 9 @12:15-1:15PM in the NRAC parking log. The event will feature food booths ran by fellowship. Tickets will go on sale @12:00PM. Presale tickets will go on sale today (contact your fellowship chairman for more info). Please remove your vehicles from the NRAC parking lot before 11:00AM. All family and friends are invited to join "Oh Happy Day"! As we hope to be environmentally friendly, everyone is also encouraged to bring their own utensils.
  2. Summer Plan-to-Protect (P2P) Training will be held on the following dates and times:

JUN 8 (SAT) @9:30AM

Orientation Training (Cantonese)

JUN 15 (SAT) @9:30AM

Orientation Training (English)

JUN 15 (SAT) @10:15AM

Refresher Training (English)

 P2P Training is MANDATORY for anyone serving in ministries that involve minors (age 0 to 18 years old). Email [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.] for registration and questions.


  1. Pastor Karen Wan has been approved by the C&MA Board of Directors to be an International Worker. There will be a Commissioning Services for her on JUN 30 in all the Chinese worship services and on JUL 7 in all the EM worship services. On SUN, JUL 7 @7:30PM, there will be a special night of refreshments, picture taking, fellowship presentations and sharing as Pastor Karen will respond to her commissioning.
  2. Assistant Pastor Update - Seneca Law has received her licensed worker status from the Canadian Pacific District. She will be joining NRAC as Assistant Pastor leading Children Ministry effective JUL 1. There will be an installation service for her on SUN, JUN 30 @4:30 PM.
  3. The Alliance Women will have a special meeting on SUN, MAY 26 @7:30-9:00PM. Dinner and snacks will be served at 6:45PM. $10/ticket. Register with Helen Chan or Vicky Yip.
  4. The Joint Missions Conference 2019 sponsored by the Canada Chinese Alliance Churches Association will be held on JUL 12-14, @11295 Mellis Drive, Richmond. For more info go to [].
  5. The 2019 NRAC Summer Camp will be held on AUG 2-5 @Cedar Springs (Sumas, WA).
  6. 2019 Roar! Vacation Bible School will be held AUG 12-16 (few spots left), & AUG 19-23 (full), 9:00AM-3:00PM, for children age 3 to students entering grade 6. Both weeks will cover the same content. The theme is “Roar! Life is wild, God is good.” Cost: $120/child per week. Registration is now open. Priority will be given to NRAC attendees and non-Christians. Forms are available outside the main sanctuary or online at []. For more info, contact Seneca Law or email [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.].
  7. “Roar! VBS” Volunteers needed! If you are interested, contact Seneca Law.
  8. We will be singing selections from “Handel’s Messiah” at the 27th Church Anniversary Thanksgiving Worship on OCT 20. If you are interested, please contact Elder Kai Kan or Carly Cheng for details.
  9. The Spring Term of Adult Sunday School (Cantonese) has begun. Refer to the bulletin board downstairs for more details. Please note that the course “ReFrame” will be held on TUES evenings. For those who are interested in joining “ReFrame,” register with Pastor Jeffrey.
  10. Clarke Place Renovation - The renovation of Clarke Place has begun. If you would like to support the renovation, specify your gift to “Building Fund” on the offering envelope. For more details, review the 2019 March Board of Elders Meeting Minutes.
  11. EM Prayer Meeting - Come join us every WED @8:00PM in the chapel for midweek fellowship and prayer. If you have any prayer requests or praise items, you can submit them at [] or the “Prayer & Missions” section of EM Bulletin Board.