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Willoughby Church Seniors plan to begin a new season on Thursday, Sept 23rd with a picnic. Throughout the year we will meet biweekly, on Thursday mornings, from 10-noon, enjoying refreshments, speakers, games, and fellowship. All Seniors are invited to join us. For more information call Pat, the coordinator, at 604-882-5461.

"A Church Called TOV": Join this book club (Sept. 27 - Oct. 25) and learn how to create a good (TOV) culture in the church. The Safe Church ministry (CRCNA) is hosting the conversation this fall in a virtual space. For more information and to register click here.

Join the CRC in making this a year of prayer by joining online in monthly Prayer Gatherings on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 8:00 am PST for one hour of prayer led by the CRC Prayer Team. The next Prayer Gathering hosted will held on September 8, 2021, at 11:00 am EST. Pre-register here Pre-register here and to receive the zoom link. To learn more about prayer opportunities in the CRC, please fill out this short Google Survey. 

Celebrating our Bethesda Family and God’s Goodness – 50 years Together!
Join us on September 16 for our AGM and as we officially open our Provincial Office at 2775 Emerson St. AbbotsfordTours of the New Building and on-site food trucks. Two time slots available: 12-1pm and 1-2pm. Open to all, but please sign up ahead of time as space is limited.
Annual General Meeting at 6:30pm for gathering and refreshments. Meeting starts at 7pm in the Community Inclusion room on the 1st floor of the new office building. Space is limited depending on COVID restrictions at the time. Email [email protected] to reserve a spot for the tour or the AGM. Reservations on a first come basis.

Worship in the Park! A community event organized by members of Living Hope CRC, Gateway CRC, and Willoughby CRC. We invite you to join us, on September 19th, at 7:00PM at Mill Lake Park, in Abbotsford for a night full of praise and worship with a message presented by Pastor Jenna Fabiano from Willoughby CRC. The event will be both live and live-streamed, for those who can't make it out.

Coffee Break and Story Hour for women and children coming this fall. Excitement is building! Planning continues! Want to lead a Bible Study or volunteer in Story Hour or nursery? We’d love to have you join us! Contact Elsa at 604-758-6195 or email [email protected] or Denise at [email protected] 

Hearts Exchanged: Join this learning and action journey cohort designed to equip Reformed Christians to engage with Indigenous people as neighbours called Hearts Exchanged.  See also the church website. 

After a long break, the GLORIA DEI CHORALE, a Christian Community Mixed Voice Choir, is excited to start singing again in October 2021. We welcome new and former members to join us.  We are especially interested in male voices but welcome all who are eager to sing.  Rehearsals are held Monday nights at New Westminster Christian Reformed Church:  8255 - 13th Ave, Burnaby.  Contact Tina 604-588-6377 or Marilyn 604-290-5454 for more information.

The Banner: The July/August edition of the Banner is now available at the church. You can also access a copy online at The Banner. The Banner has recently been named the best denominational magazine of 2020!  To support the Banner's ongoing journalistic ministry, consider making a donation.

Today Devotion Books: The Today booklets are available at the church.

Contact for Online Bulletin: If you have anything to add to the bulletin, please email [email protected]

Contact Council: If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email the council at [email protected]

Job Opportunities:

Administrative Assistant: WCRC is hiring an Administrative Assistant! For more info click here

Support Worker for Children’s Respite Service – Abbotsford, BC FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE ON BETHESDA’S WEBSITE. Read more here

The Ministry to Seafarers is seeking a qualified individual with a heart for the ministry to assist the chaplain and the committee as our "Development Assistant." Responsibilities include social media oversight, website management, newsletter and other PR materials design, general admin and correspondence, etc. Approximately 10 hours/week is envisioned. Proximity in the Lower Mainland region is desirable. Contact Rev. Gary Roosma ([email protected]) for a full job description and more information."

Respite Opportunity (Privately Arranged): Preferably in the Langley area. Wendy is seeking a loving Christian person to provide some respite care to her son for 3 weeks in October. Her son has Down Syndrome and is independent in his personal care and has no behavioral challenges. Opportunity Details: Over-night support is a possibility, but not necessary. Even 5 hours per day would be a help. This is a private arrangement. If interested, please contact Wendy at [email protected]

Temporary FT Worship Director @ Cornerstone CRC - Cornerstone CRC of Chilliwack is in search of a  temporary, Full-time Worship Director to cover a maternity leave starting October 1, 2021.  If you have a heart for ministry and people, a love for Worship, a gift for music, and a mind for administration, this could be the job for you.  Hours are flexible, the pay is competitive, and the environment is unbeatable.  Contact Mike Koot, Lead Pastor, for a detailed position description or to apply ([email protected]; 604-997-9521).

East Hill Community Church (EHCC) Vernon B.C., is currently seeking applicants to fill the position of Youth and Worship Ministry Leader, a  0.75 part-time position - 30hrs/week. The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating and leading the youth and worship ministries at EHCC. The role focuses on coordinating, equipping, and assisting our team of volunteers in fulfilling its ministry vision and mission that is consistent with the overall mission of the church. Contact [email protected] for more information and/or to submit your resume. 

THE KING’S Community Church is hiring a maintenance person. Click here for more information. 

Langley Mission Thriftstore is looking for a full-time Operations Assistant to join our fast-paced, dynamic, Christian, almost exclusively volunteer-driven organization.  Click here for information. 

Early Childhood Educator Position:  Covenant Kids Christian Daycare (CKCD) is seeking to fill a position for an Early Childhood Educator for our 3-5 program and on occasion in our Before and After School program. This is a casual part-time position that could lead to a part-time permanent position in August (32 hours per week). Click here for position description.